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The Glory Which Shall Be Revealed in Us

The Apostle Paul said, “I consider that the sufferings of this present time are as nothing compared with the glory to be revealed for us” (Rom. 8:18, WEB). Whether it is the glory that will be revealed for us, as … Continue reading

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The Rebuilding the Foundations System Spelled Out by the Apostle Peter

I am keenly aware of how hard it is for human beings to shift core belief systems. As a friend said recently, it is hard even to consider the idea that works have anything to do with eternal life. Of … Continue reading

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A Protestant Way of Thinking

I found a coalition of house churches. They sounded pretty awesome, so I emailed the closest one, which is about an hour and a half away. I like a lot of things they do, but honestly I cannot endure this … Continue reading

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Welcome to PaulFPavao.wordpress.com

Wow, was I astounded to find that PaulPavao.wordpress.com had been taken. It’s not even being used! I am making an attempt to move here because I have struggled so much with getting a design I like it with wordpress.org software. … Continue reading

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Through the Bible in a Year: Romans 9-11

On Monday, we’ll be returning to the Hebrew Scriptures and reading 1 Samuel. We’ll read chapters 1-5 on Monday. For today, I’m going to send you back to last week’s post on Romans 7-11. I have just moved from our … Continue reading

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Through the Bible in a Year: Exodus 9 through 12

The Schedule Chapter readings for this week Overall schedule, week by week Exodus 9:1-7: The Fifth Plague: Livestock This is the first plague where God specifically distinguishes between the Israelites and the Egyptians. Exodus 9:8-12: The Sixth Plague: Boils In … Continue reading

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Genesis One: The Waters Above and the Waters Below

I was really having a hard time getting anything out of day 2 of creation. Maybe Answers in Genesis can deal with the science of having water above the firmament which holds the sun, moon, and stars, but I can’t. … Continue reading

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Predestination, Calvinism, and Bible Interpretation: Part Three

We have been looking at Calvinism’s TULIP a little bit. I considered going point by point through TULIP–and I still want to do that–but there’s something more important than that. Does the Scripture ever really bring up Calvinism? Are the … Continue reading

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Calvinism, Predestination, and Bible Interpretation; Part Two

Well, since Britt–a dear friend of ours and a good, godly man–has put it on my mind with his comment, let me make part two to cover Romans 9-11. I need to keep this short enough for a blog, which … Continue reading

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Calvinism, Predestination, and Proper Bible Interpretation

Someone once told me that if I wanted to know if a teaching was true, look at what it asks you to do. If it asks you to do something that Scripture also commands, you can probably trust the teaching. … Continue reading

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