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  • Stephen L Smith
    Stephen L Smith replied to the thread Ecumenicalism.
    Gossip is rife on the Internet, even in supposed Christian circles. Use discernment when you read online. Beeke is a winsome but careful Bible teacher. i am sure he keeps strict integrity in all...
  • C. M. Sheffield
    C. M. Sheffield reacted to brandonadams's post in the thread Is 1689 Federalism Novel? with
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    Grant, you have claimed multiple times now that we have incorrectly referenced various theologians in support of specific aspects of 1689 Federalism (side note: 169 pages doesn't qualify as a...
  • C. M. Sheffield
    Just to clarify, this thread is not about what 1689 Federalism is, or a defense of it. This thread is about whether 1689 Federalism is novel or not.
  • C. M. Sheffield
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    Ben, I would say the Abrahamic Covenant has both peoples in view. I would say the promises to ethnic Israel are subservient to the salvation of the elect if that is the proper language to use. I...
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    I apologize that I don't have time to dive into this and so if this has some way been addressed, again apologies (I'm indexing a book which is miserable work, and just taking a brief break), but...
  • Reformed Covenanter
    ... O Merciful and heavenly Father, wee thy servants do humbly prostrate our selves before thy Majesty, acknowledging here in thy sight our heinous offences committed against thy Majesty, seeing &...
  • brandonadams
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    Simply referring to Gill also being someone that multiple “camps” claim. Gill does seem to have some conflicting quotes. Brandon, thanks for providing the rest of the information and...
  • brandonadams
    brandonadams replied to the thread Is 1689 Federalism Novel?.
    Thanks for clarifying. The number of covenants isn't really something that we focus on, but I understand what you're saying. I encourage you to perhaps reframe your investigation a bit, if this is...
  • Gforce9
    Iain, I have very much appreciated all of your remarks, and thank you for them. Regarding the question of whether all who can preach (in ordinary or extraordinary circumstances) can administer...
  • RamistThomist
    RamistThomist replied to the thread Demon Possession in the NT.
    Pretty much this. ^ Another line of thought hinges on one's interpretation of Satan being cast down in Revelation. We normally take that as referring to the primordial fall of Satan and his...
  • brandonadams
    brandonadams replied to the thread Is 1689 Federalism Novel?.
    Grant, it's not about passing or not passing my test. At this point I simply don't know what you're trying to say. You have said that 1689 Federalism has historic roots, but that it is novel...
  • brandonadams
    brandonadams replied to the thread Is 1689 Federalism Novel?.
    Can you please specifically state what is novel about 1689 Federalism?
  • brandonadams
    brandonadams replied to the thread Is 1689 Federalism Novel?.
    I'm still unclear what you're saying. Does it have historic roots, or is it novel?
  • SeanPatrickCornell
    I'm having a hard time making sense of your statement. Just to clarify, are you claiming that 21st century baptists have completely misread all of the sources, including all of the 17th century...
  • SeanPatrickCornell
    Thank you for the questions. The point of the post is to show the substantial agreement between Gill and 1689 Federalism, so no that is not what I intended to convey. The one sentence "Regardless...
  • SeanPatrickCornell
    Grant, I apologize I overlooked those posts. Thanks for referencing them again. Regarding Gill, can you please clarify how dispute over the position of an 18th century theologian has bearing on a...
  • brandonadams
    brandonadams replied to the thread Is 1689 Federalism Novel?.
    Thank you for the questions. The point of the post is to show the substantial agreement between Gill and 1689 Federalism, so no that is not what I intended to convey. The one sentence "Regardless...
  • arapahoepark
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    Ben, I would say the Abrahamic Covenant has both peoples in view. I would say the promises to ethnic Israel are subservient to the salvation of the elect if that is the proper language to use. I...
  • brandonadams
    brandonadams replied to the thread Is 1689 Federalism Novel?.
    I'm having a hard time making sense of your statement. Just to clarify, are you claiming that 21st century baptists have completely misread all of the sources, including all of the 17th century...
  • brandonadams
    brandonadams replied to the thread Is 1689 Federalism Novel?.
    Grant, I apologize I overlooked those posts. Thanks for referencing them again. Regarding Gill, can you please clarify how dispute over the position of an 18th century theologian has bearing on a...
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