September 13, 2015

Katoog vs. the Gospel, pt. 1

Posted in biblesupport.com tagged , , , at 4:18 PM by chriswadams

Katoog,

As you will see, below, I have answered every one of the verses you provided for your doctrine. But you have answered ZERO of the verses I provided; in fact you cut out large numbers of them, presumably so they wouldn’t bother your conscience. I challenge you to start answering them, and stop ignoring them.

You wrote:

It means that every natural descendent of Adam is spiritually dead, having no spiritual understanding, a lover of darkness rather than light, a slave of sin, unable and unwilling to obey God and come to Jesus Christ for salvation. This truth is contrary to the damnable poison known as “free will,”
instead, these self-righteous boasters believe that it is the effort of the sinner that makes the difference between salvation and damnation

Hyper-Calvinism because you link Salvation with the deny of Free Will.
Because you don’t accept that the effort of the sinner to repent can make the difference between salvation and damnation.
What means that only sinless five point Calvinist and sinless fatalists are saved while the rest of humanity go to Hell.

This is exactly what I was talking about. You have completely removed all the Scripture references I supplied for the above quotes. Can’t deal with them, can you? They completely destroy your doctrine. They completely demonstrate that the effort of the sinner makes no differrence whatsoever in salvation.

Here they are:

For “It means that every natural descendent of Adam is spiritually dead, having no spiritual understanding, a lover of darkness rather than light, a slave of sin, unable and unwilling to obey God and come to Jesus Christ for salvation. This truth is contrary to the damnable poison known as ‘free will,'”:
Gen 3:5; Psa 14:2-3; Pro 12:10; 15:8; Isa 45:20; 64:6; Jer 13:23; 17:9; Mat 7:18; Joh 3:19-20; 6:44-45; Rom 1:20-23; 3:9-12,20; 5:12; 6:16-23; 7:5; 8:5-8; 10:2-3; 1Co 2:14; 2Co 4:3-4; Eph 2:5; 4:18; Col 1:21; 2:13; Heb 9:14; 11:6

For “instead, these self-righteous boasters believe that it is the effort of the sinner that makes the difference between salvation and damnation”:
Psa 25:14; 74:18; 94:4; 139:20; Pro 30:12-13; Isa 28:14-18; 42:8; 48:11; Joh 16:8-14; Rom 3:27-28; 4:2; 10:3; 16:17-18; 1Co 2:12; 2Co 10:3-6; Gal 1:8-9; 6:14; Eph 2:8-9; Phi 3:18-19; 1Ti 4:1; 2Ti 3:2-5; 4:3-4; Heb 10:29; 1Jo 2:22-23; 4:6; 2Jo 9

Please DEAL with them, rather than whining about how much I make salvation dependent on God rather than on you.

As for Calvinism, you obviously know nothing about Calvinism. The vast majority of Calvinists would vehemently oppose the doctrine I put forth above, especially the part about free will being ‘damnable poison’. This isn’t about Calvinism (fatalist or otherwise), but about the Gospel.

And as for being sinless, I am far from sinless:

When God regenerates and converts a sinner, indwelling sin is not totally removed from a believer. A believer continues to sin against God all the days of his life, and he continues to be ashamed of and to repent of his sin. But a believer’s sin in no way forfeits his interest in Jesus Christ nor annuls God’s covenant with him. Scripture rejects the lie that man may be freed from indwelling sin in this life; anyone who says he has no sin is an unbeliever. [1Ki 8:46; Psa 32:5; Psa 37:24; Psa 38:18; Psa 41:4; Psa 69:5; Psa 130:3; Rom 7:14-25; Jam 5:16; 1Jo 1:8-10]     (Christian Confession of Faith, V.C.5)

You wrote:

The gospel, which is clearly revealed within the Scriptures, is the power of God to salvation to everyone believing. No man ever has, or ever can be, saved apart from the knowledge of this gospel, for it is this gospel and this alone that glorifies God in all His redemptive attributes. Scripture rejects the lie that a regenerate person may be ignorant of the gospel or that the people of God were saved by various other means under various other dispensations (such as the keeping of the law in the time of Moses, etc.)

What happen with the Saints who were born before Isaiah?
I through that this was the Proto-evangelium (first Gospel)
About the Coming of the Messiah who shall defeat the serpent(devil) and the rebellious kings and rule with the Saints over the World

You again have removed the verse references I provided. They are:
Deu 4:34-35; Psa 36:9; 119:98-100; Isa 45:20; Mat 13:23; Mar 16:16; Luk 24:44-46; Joh 6:40,45-47; 8:32,56; 17:3; Act 4:12; 26:26; Rom 1:16-17; 4:1-8,23-24; 6:17-18; 10:2-3,8; 1Co 2:10-12; 10:9-11; 2Co 4:3-6; Gal 3:10-13; Eph 1:13; Phi 3:8; 2Th 2:13-14; 2Ti 3:15; Heb 11:27; 1Jo 5:20

Yes, the saints before Isaiah believed the Gospel; the word ‘evangelium’ means Gospel. The Proto-evangelium was the Gospel in embryonic form. The verses that follow are all there to prove a doctrine that I agree with.

Gen 3:15 I will put enmity between Thee and the woman, between Thy seed and her seed: He shall bruise Thy head, and Thou shall bruise His heel. Rev 12 Hab 3:13 Gen 25:26 .

Gen 49:10 The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh shall come: and to Him shall be the gathering of the people.

Deu 18:15 A Prophet from among of Thee, will the LORD Thy God raise up to Thee of Thy brethren like to Me; to Him shall ye listen. Act 3:22 Act 7:37 .

Isa 40:9 Go up upon the high Mountain: Zion, that bring the Gospel, 1Pe 1:25 . Jerusalem, that bring the Gospel, lift up Thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say to the cities of Judah, Behold your God!

Isa 52:7 How comely upon the mountains are the feet of them that preach the Gospel of Peace, and bring glad tidings of good things, that publishes Salvation; that said to Zion, Thy God reigns! Rom 10:15 .

Isa 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord JeHoVaH is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to preach the Gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised; Luk 4:18 . (and the opening of the prison to the bound); Isa 61:2 to preach the acceptable Year of the LORD, Luk 4:19 . and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

Nah 1:15 Behold upon the mountains the feet of Him that preach the Gospel of Peace! Hear Judah, keep Thy solemn Festivals, perform Thy vows: for the worthless shall no more pass through Thee; he is utterly cut off.

The TULIP is not the Gospel.
Gospel=εὐαγγέλιον=euaggelion (G2098)

Yes I agree. I never said it was. The only person who has mentioned TULIP or Calvinism is you.

Mat 4:23 [Fame]. And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the Gospel of the Kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness, and all manner of disease among the people.

Mat 24:14 And this Gospel of the Kingdom shall be preached in all the World, for a testimony to all nations; and then shall the end come.

If these verses are meant to show that the Gospel is not Calvinism, so what? I agree that the Gospel is not Calvinism. You are fighting against a straw man of your own creation.
You wrote:

Jesus Christ saves everyone he wills to save. If he died to save everyone without exception, then everyone without exception WILL be saved.

The possibilities:
Jesus Christ dies to save all (Unlimited Atonement)
Jesus Christ dies to save many
Jesus Christ dies to save a few ( five point Calvinism and sects)

It is a gift; Salvation is not conditional (by no free Will and Universalism)
It is a gift but Salvation is still conditional (by free Will)

The question is NOT: how many did Jesus die to save?

The question IS: does Jesus save everyone he wills to save?

Your answer is ‘No’. The Bible’s answer is ‘Yes’:

“The Atonement fully and perfectly accomplished complete, absolute, entire redemption of all the people for whom Christ died. To redeem means to buy, to purchase, to pay the ransom price for a possession so as to rescue or deliver that possession. God’s people “were bought with a price” (1 Corinthians 6:20). They were “redeemed … with precious blood of Christ” (1 Peter 1:18-19). They were “purchased through [His] own blood” (Acts 20:28). They “shall be saved from the wrath through Him” (Romans 5:9). They are “justified freely by His grace through the redemption in Christ Jesus” (Romans 3:24). They sing to Jesus Christ, “You were slain, and by Your blood purchased us to God out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation” (Revelation 5:9). Jesus Christ came to “save His people from their sins” (Matthew 1:21) and to “set these free, as many as by fear of death were subject to slavery through all the [time] to live” (Hebrews 2:15). He is “the [One] delivering us from the coming wrath” (1 Thessalonians 1:10). He has “given Himself a ransom on behalf of all” (1 Timothy 2:6). He “gave Himself for our sins, so that He might deliver us out of the present evil age” (Galatians 1:4). He “gave Himself on our behalf, that He might redeem us from all lawlessness” (Titus 2:14). “Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law” (Galatians 3:13). He came “that He might redeem the ones under Law” (Galatians 4:5), “to give His life a ransom for many” (Matthew 20:28; Mark 10:45). In Christ, “we have redemption through His blood” (Ephesians 1:7; Colossians 1:14).” (Marc Carpenter, Gospel Atonement).
You wrote:

I use version there RHB 3.7 beta (feel free to use the KJ3 )
Keyword “die”
Joh 11:25 Jesus said to her, I AM the Resurrection, and the Life: he that believing in Me, even if he dies, yet shall he live:

Again, you’re assuming that the living is CONDITIONED ON the believing. But the truth is that BOTH believing AND eternal life are gifts from God, conditioned on the work of Christ alone (Deu 7:7-8; Isa 65:1; Eze 36:22-32; Rom 8:29; Rom 9:11,16; Rom 10:20; 1Co 1:25-29; Eph 1:11; 2Ti 1:9)

Rom 5:8 But God commends his love towards us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

This is a great verse, because it totally smashes universal atonement. Tell me Katoog, how did God love his people BEFORE they made a “decision” to believe? And how did Jesus show his love for his people? By dying for them:

Much more then, being justified now by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him. (Rom 5:9, LITV)

Paul teaches that Jesus’ blood JUSTIFIES and SAVES. You have a jesus who only POTENTIALLY justifies and only POTENTIALLY saves.
You wrote:

Keyword “save/Salvation”
Mat 18:11 For the Son of Man is come to save that which having been lost.

Jesus taught that his mission was to SAVE his people. You have a jesus who only POTENTIALLY saves.

Mar 16:16 He that having believed and having been baptized, shall be saved; but he that having believed not shall be condemned.

Luk 9:24 For whoever may will to save his life, shall lose it; but whoever may will to lose his life for My sake, the same shall save it.

Act 16:31 And they said, Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and Thou shall be saved, and Thy house.

Rom 10:9 that if Thou may confess with Thy mouth: Lord Jesus, and may believe in Thy heart,
that God has raised Him from the dead, Thou shall be saved.
σωθηση (save Future, Passive, Indicative)

2Co 2:15 For we are to God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are being saved, and in them that are perishing:
σωζομενοις (save Present, Passive, Participle)

Again, you’re assuming that the being saved is CONDITIONED ON the believing.

Eph 2:8
For by grace ye are having been saved, through faith; Jas 2:14-24 and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of GOD: εστε (“ye are”) σεσωσμενοι (“having been saved” Perfect, Passive, Participle)

How is it possible that the faith is “not of [our]selves”? In what way is it the gift of God?

As for James 2:14-24:

Jas 2: (14) My brothers, what is the gain if anyone says he has faith, but he does not have works? Is faith able to save him? (15) But if a brother or a sister is naked and may be lacking in daily food, (16) and any one of you say to them, Go in peace, be warmed and filled, but does not give them the things the body needs, what gain is it? (17) So also faith, if it does not have works, is dead being by itself. (18) But someone will say, You have faith, and I have works. Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith out of my works. (19) You believe that God is one. You do well; even the demons believe and shudder. (20) But are you willing to know, O vain man, that faith apart from works is dead? (21) Was not our father Abraham justified by works offering up his son Isaac on the altar? (22) You see that faith worked with his works; and out of the works the faith was made perfected. (23) And the Scripture was fulfilled, saying, “And Abraham believed God, and it was counted for righteousness to him;” and he was called, Friend of God. (24) You see, then, that a man is justified out of works, and not out of faith only.

Here is a quote from Marc Carpenter’s sermon on this passage:

James 2: (21) Was not our father Abraham justified by works offering up his son Isaac on the altar?

James now goes into an example of faith evidenced by works. Abraham, out of obedience to God, offered up Isaac on the altar. The rhetorical question that James puts forth states clearly that, in this act of offering up his son, Abraham was justified by works. Now the controversy starts spinning more rapidly. How could James say that Abraham was justified by works, when Paul said in Romans 3:28 that a man is justified by faith without the works of the law? And how about Romans 4:2, which says, “For if Abraham was justified by works, has a boast, but not with God”? Are Paul and James contradicting each other here? Well, we need to remember that it is the Holy Spirit through Paul and James, not just Paul and James. So if I’m going to ask if Paul and James are contradicting each other, it would be the same as if I asked, “Are God and God contradicting each other here?” Of course God doesn’t contradict God. God is One. He is in perfect unity with Himself. He is only truth. That is why none of the Scripture contradicts itself. James is not contradicting Paul. James is talking about a different kind of justification than Paul is talking about. Paul is talking about justification as being declared righteous before God. James is talking about justification as proving that one’s faith is real. Turn to 1 John 2:3-6:

1 John 2: (3) And by this we know that we have known Him, if we keep His commands. (4) The [one] saying, I have known Him, and not keeping His commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that one. (5) But whoever keeps His Word, truly in this one the love of God has been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him. (6) The [one] claiming to rest in Him ought so to walk himself as that [One] walked.

Our works are what prove our faith to be real. In this sense, we are justified by works. So Abraham, by faith, offered up Isaac, showing that He believed God’s promise.

You wrote:

1Ti 1:15 Faithful is the Word, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the World to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

Paul taught that Jesus “came into the World to save sinners”. But you don’t believe that; you believe that he came into the world to make people savable, if only they would do their part.
You wrote:

Luk 3:6 And all flesh shall see the Salvation of GOD. Isa 40:5 .

Titus 2:11 For it has appeared that the grace of God brings Salvation to all men.

The ‘appeared’ in Tit 2:11 refers to the doctrine of God’s grace in the Gospel, not universal salvation. It would help if you used a more accurate translation. Here is how some of the others translate this verse:

For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, (KJV)

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people, (ASV)

For the saving grace of God has appeared to all men, (LITV)

For the saving grace of God was manifested to all men, (YLT)
You wrote:

Rom 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God to Salvation to every one who is believing; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek[Gentile].

Paul taught that it is the Gospel which is the power of God to salvation. But in your view, the Gospel just makes men savable; what really is the power of God to salvation for them is their free will decision, not the Gospel.
You wrote:

Keyword “lost”
Joh 17:12 While I was with them in the World, I kept them in Thy Name: those whom Thou have given to Me I have kept, and none of them is lost except the Son of Perdition; that the Scripture might be fulfilled.

Really, Katoog? Are you saying that God predestined Judas for Hell? Why that sounds downright … calvinistic! How cold! How fatalistic! How … biblical!

Acts 4: (27) For truly both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the nations and the peoples of Israel, were gathered together against Your holy child Jesus, whom You anointed, (28) to do whatever Your hand and Your counsel before-determined to be done.

You wrote:

The word elect G1588 ἐκλεκτός is connected with the word few in the Textus Receptus

Mat 22:14 For many are called, but few are elect.

But wait, Katoog! If ἐκλεκτός is a choosing, then in what way is the choosing of God different from the calling of God? According to your view, God is calling and choosing everyone, right? How is it that FEW are chosen?
You wrote:

Mar 13:20 And except the Lord has shortened those days, no flesh would be saved: but for the elect’s sake, whom He has chosen, He has shortened the days.

The elect are people who are chosen. If your view were correct, then this verse should say that the elect chose themselves, not that God did.
You wrote:

keyword “many”

Mat 8:11 And I say to you, that many shall come from east and west,
and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob in the Kingdom of Heavens!

Mar 14:24 And He said to them,
This is My blood of the New Covenant, which is shed for many.

Jesus taught that there would be many in the kingdom, and that he would shed his blood for many. You believe that he shed his blood for ALL without exception. If that were true then all without exception would be a part of the kingdom of heaven.
You wrote:

Rom 2:12 for as many as have lawlessly sinned, shall also lawlessly perish: and as many as have sinned in the Law, shall be judged by Law;
Rom 2:13 (for not the hearers of the Law are just before God, but the doers of the Law shall be justified;

Mat 20:28 even as the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve,
and to give His life a ransom for many.

Mar 10:45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve,
and to give His life a ransom for many.

Again, Jesus taught that he would “give His life a ransom for many”. But in your view, he gives his life a ransom for all without exception. There is no hint of “all without exception” in this verse.
You wrote:

keyword “all/whole”

1Ti 2:3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of GOD our Saviour;
1Ti 2:4 who will have all men to be saved, and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
1Ti 2:5 For there is One GOD, and One mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus;
1Ti 2:6 who gave Himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.

Aha! Clearly this is speaking of all without exception, right? Nope! The word ‘all’ (παντας, G3956, pantas) can mean all without exception, but it can also mean ‘all without distinction’. That it means ‘all without distinction’ here, can be easily seen from the context:

1Ti 2: (1) First of all then, I exhort that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made on behalf of all men, (2) for _kings and all the ones being in high position_, that we may lead a tranquil and quiet existence in all godliness and dignity. …  (7) to which I was appointed a herald and apostle (I speak the truth in Christ, I do not lie), a teacher of the nations, in faith and truth. (8) Therefore, I desire the men to pray in every place, lifting up holy hands without wrath and doubting.

Paul is urging Timothy to pray for kings and rulers as well as commoners; not ‘all without exception’, but ‘all without distinction.’
You wrote:

1Co 15:22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.

The key to this verse is the doctrine of Representation. Adam represented all of his descendents in the garden, while Christ represented all of his people on the cross (2Co 5:21, Gal 2:20, Eph 5:25, Heb 2:9 1Pe 3:18). All who are in Adam die, all who are in Christ shall be made alive.
You wrote:

2Pe 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some men count slackness; but is patience towards us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

The word ‘us’ is distributed here:

2Pe 3: (9) The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some men count slackness; but is patience towards us, not willing that any [of us] should perish, but that all [of us] should come to repentance.

You wrote:

1Jn 2:2 and He is the propitiation for our sins: and not for, ours only, but also for the sins of the whole World.

The word ‘world’ refers to Gentiles as well as Jews; again, not everyone in the world without exception, but without distinction. It’s hard to realize today how shocking this truth was at the time of the apostles; the Jews repeatedly tried to kill both Jesus (Luk 4:25-29, Mat 21:43-46) and Paul (Act 13:46 & 50, Act 21:27-28) for proclaiming it; but Paul labeled it ‘the mystery of the gospel’ (Eph 3:4-6).
You wrote:

1Ti 4:10 For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we have trusted in the Living God who is the Saviour of all men, especially of those that believe.

On this passage, Marc Carpenter writes :

“Notice here (1 Timothy 4:10) that Christ is not mentioned. The Literal Translation more accurately translates this passage: “for to this we also labor and are reproached, because we hope on the living God, who is deliverer of all men, especially of believers.” The word for “savior” can also be translated “preserver.” God providentially preserves all, and he takes particular care of His people. This is akin to the passage, “As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith” (Galatians 6:10).”

You wrote:

Rom 11:32 For God has concluded them all in unbelief,
that He might have mercy upon all.

In his sermon on Rom 11:32, Marc Carpenter wrote:

“What does the first part of this verse remind you of that we’ve previously seen in Romans?  It’s a reiteration of Romans 3.  Paul had been talking about the wickedness of the Gentiles and then the wickedness of the Jews and concluded in Romans 3 that all – the heathen Gentiles and the religious Jews – were unrighteous in their natural state.  Romans 3:19 says, “But we know that as many things as the law says, it says to the ones within the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world be accountable to God.”  God has stopped every mouth.  God has shut up all into disobedience.  “All” here means both the Jews and the Gentiles.  The second part of verse 32 shows WHY He did this.  It was in order to show mercy to all.  Again, “all” here means both the Jews and the Gentiles.  God had a purpose in shutting up the Jews and Gentiles into disobedience.  It was to show that none of them had a righteousness that answered the demands of God’s law and justice.  They were all equally in need of a righteousness that they could not produce, no matter if they were religious or irreligious.  Romans 3:23 says, “For all sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”  That is where mercy comes in.  The very next verse, after God says that all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, says this: “being justified undeservedly by His grace through the redemption in Christ Jesus.”  The only way that there is mercy and grace is if fallen man is totally depraved and can do nothing to gain or maintain salvation.  Shutting up all into disobedience is the only way that mercy can be shown.  Because if even the slightest part of salvation is conditioned on the sinner, then it is not of grace, but of debt, as Romans 4:4 says.  If it is by grace, it cannot be of works, or else grace is no longer grace.  And if it is by works, it cannot be of grace, or else work is no longer work, as Romans 11:6 says. “

Rom 3:21
But now the righteousness of God apart from the Law is manifested, being testified by the Law and the Prophets;
Rom 3:22 even the righteousness of God, which is by faith of Jesus Christ to all, and upon all them that believing; for there is no difference:
Rom 3:23 for all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
Rom 3:24 being justified freely by His grace, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:
Rom 3:25 whom God has set forth to be a propitiation, through faith in His blood,
to declare His righteousness for the passing over of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God.

I’m not sure how this supports Free Will or Universal Atonement, unless you are again assuming (without evidence) that the propitiation of Christ is conditional.

keyword “perish”
Joh 3:16 For God so loved the World, that He gave His only-begotten Son, that whoever believing in Him, should not perish, but may have everlasting life.

Again, the word ‘world’ is talking about Jews and Gentiles, a concept that would have been shocking to Nicodemus.

Scripture, in speaking of God’s love for “all men” and “the world” is not speaking of all men without exception. Rather, these words refer to God’s love for all men without distinction – that is, regardless of their nationality or status. (Christian Confession of Faith, II.D.2e)

keyword “forgive”
Mat 6:14 [Heavenly Reward 2].
For, if ye may forgive men their trespasses, your Heavenly Father will also forgive you:
Mat 6:15 but if ye may forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Once again, you simply ASSUME that all of this is because of Free Will. But an assumption isn’t proof.

Mat 12:32 And whoever may speak a word against the Son of Man, it shall be forgiven him: but whoever may speak against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this Age[World], neither in the Coming!

But Katoog, what if the person who blasphemes the Holy Spirit uses his Free-will decision-making power to sincerely seek forgiveness? Will God refuse to forgive him? Does your theology even ALLOW God to refuse to forgive someone?

Only here is suggested that a few (instead many or all) that are being saved.

Luk 13:23 Then said one to Him, Lord, are there few that are being saved?
And He said to them,
Luk 13:24 Strive to enter in through the narrow gate: Mat 7:13 .
for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able!

Why will ANY be refused entrance when they are “seek[ing] to enter in”? Why would God refuse to honor their “decision for Christ”?

You wrote:
God is actually in control of the human will:

Actually the verses I supplied, which you cut out, teach it:

2Ch 36: (22) And in the first year of Cyrus the king of Persia, in order to accomplish the Word of Jehovah in the mouth of Jeremiah, Jehovah awakened the spirit of Cyrus the king of Persia, and he caused a voice to pass throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying,
Pro 21: (1) As streams of waters, the king’s heart is in the hand of Jehovah; He extends it wherever He desires.
Rom 9: (18) So, then, to whom He desires, He shows mercy. And to whom He desires, He harden

You suggest that Noah (and his family) was saved because God control his will so that he was just while the others were lost because they were unable to be just.

But if everybody sinned(except Jesus Christ) how can Noah and Abraham be counted as righteousness.

Heb 11:7 By faith Noah, having been divinely warned of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the Salvation of his House; by which he condemned the World, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith. Gen 6:5-9:17 .

Rom 4:1
What shall we then say that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, has found?
Rom 4:2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has whereof to glory, but not before God.
Rom 4:3 For what says the Scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness. Gen 15:6 .
Rom 4:4 Now to him that works, is the reward not counted of grace, but of debt.
Rom 4:5 But to him that works not, but believing in Him that justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
Rom 4:6 Even as David also speaks of the blessedness of the man to whom God counts righteousness apart from works,
Rom 4:7 saying,
Blessed are they whose iniquities were forgiven,
and whose sins were covered! Psa 32:1 .
Rom 4:8 Blessed is the man to whom the LORD will not impute sin! Psa 32:2 .

Noah and Abraham were both righteous because of the imputation of Christ’s righteousness, the same as any other saved sinner:

At the same time a sinner is regenerated, he is adopted into God’s family and set apart from the world. He is counted to be as holy and acceptable before God as Jesus Christ Himself, is made to be at peace with God, and enters into fellowship with God based on the imputed righteousness of Jesus Christ alone. [Job 29:14; Psa 85:8; Isa 26:3; Isa 32:17; Isa 61:10; Joh 1:12; Joh 17:21-23; Rom 3:22; Rom 4:6-8; Rom 5:1-2,19; Rom 8:14-17,33-39; 1Co 1:30; 1Co 6:11; 2Co 5:21; Gal 3:26; 4:5-7; Eph 1:4-5; Eph 2:14-19; Eph 3:11-12; Eph 5:25-27; Col 1:20-22; 2Th 2:13; Tit 3:7; Heb 2:10-11; 1Jo 1:3; 3:1; Rev 21:7] (Christian Confession of Faith, V.C.2)

How can they “resist the Holy Spirit” if God control the human will?
Act 7:51 Ye stiff-necked, and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers did, so do ye.

The context of this verse is that the Jews were about to kill Stephen, just as they had murdered the prophets before him. The word ‘resist’ can also be translated ‘oppose” or ‘fall against’. How did the Jews ‘oppose’ or ‘fall against’ God? By opposing, falling against, and murdering the prophets.

Works without faith is wrong as faith without works except for those who are unable as the “poor in spirit” (children and handicaps): they have a free ticket to Heavens (not Hell).
Mat 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the Kingdom of Heavens!

A “free ticket to Heaven”? Where is that in Scripture? God has only one standard for entrance into Heaven, and that is pure, perfect righteousness:

Since God is infinitely holy and righteous, He cannot fellowship with anyone who has less than perfect righteousness. [Exo 20:5; Deu 4:24; Deu 5:9; Deu 27:26; Psa 130:3; Isa 6:5; Isa 28:17; Hab 1:13; Mat 5:20; Rom 3:19; Gal 3:10; Heb 10:28-31] (Christian Confession of Faith, II.A.4)

But the good news of the Gospel is that God causes his people to be clothed in the pure and perfect righteousness of Christ himself:

At the same time a sinner is regenerated, he is adopted into God’s family and set apart from the world. He is counted to be as holy and acceptable before God as Jesus Christ Himself, is made to be at peace with God, and enters into fellowship with God based on the imputed righteousness of Jesus Christ alone. [Job 29:14; Psa 85:8; Isa 26:3; Isa 32:17; Isa 61:10; Joh 1:12; Joh 17:21-23; Rom 3:22; Rom 4:6-8; Rom 5:1-2,19; Rom 8:14-17,33-39; 1Co 1:30; 1Co 6:11; 2Co 5:21; Gal 3:26; 4:5-7; Eph 1:4-5; Eph 2:14-19; Eph 3:11-12; Eph 5:25-27; Col 1:20-22; 2Th 2:13; Tit 3:7; Heb 2:10-11; 1Jo 1:3; 3:1; Rev 21:7] (Christian Confession of Faith, V.C.2)

For more about the relationship of faith and works, please see the sermons Faith Without Works is Dead, and Works Without Faith Are Dead.

Saved by Grace but don’t reject the Gift of Grace or God may reject you giving Grace.

You have just made your so-called ‘Grace’ into a work. You have drained the word of all meaning.

Rom 11: (6) But if by grace, no longer is it of works; else grace no longer becomes grace. But if of works, it is no longer grace; else work is no longer work. (LITV)

You wrote:
Psa 82: (2) Until when will you judge unjustly, and lift up the faces of the wicked? Selah.
Psalm 82:6 is referring to judges, kings, and other heads of government, who are like gods only in the sense of the power they have over people’s lives:

Are you aware that Selah means pause or interlude or paragraph and that “like gods” or “as gods” is not the same as “are gods” .
But don’t stone me because I tell you that we are “Children of GOD” or “sons of God” by faith!
Gal 3:26 For ye are all Children of GOD by faith i”Ye are GODS” is the Truth!n Christ Jesus.
1Jn 3:10 In this the Children of GOD are manifest, and the children of the devil:
whoever does not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loves not his brother.

Stoning you? Where did that even come from? Saying you are unregenerate is a far cry from stoning you, despite what you seem to think.

You never said “we are “Children of GOD” or “sons of God” by faith!”. What you said was, “‘Ye are GODS’ is the Truth!” That’s significantly different. If what you meant was ‘sons of God by faith’ you should have said that, not ‘Ye are GODS’.

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