For then you will delight yourself in the Almighty, and shall lift up your face to God. Job 22:26 The Hebrew word here translated 'Almighty' is shaddai (שׁדּי - H07706), which comes from a root word, shad (שׁדד - H7703), meaning 'to be burly' or 'powerful'. It implies the ability to 'ravage' or 'destroy': Ruth … Continue reading The Almighty
II. Theology Proper – The Doctrine of God
We have seen that Wesley's Man-centered theology allowed for instruction from God outside of the Bible. Now it is time to examine how this Man-centered theology affected Wesley's view of the most important subjects in the Bible. First and foremost, the Bible is God's revelation of himself to his people. The righteousness and glory of … Continue reading II. Theology Proper – The Doctrine of God
Appendix A: John Wesley’s Vicious Attacks on Augustus Toplady
The following incidents serve as a good example of the kind of treatment people could expect at the hands of John Wesley when they refused to speak peace to him, and dared to touch his idol, Free Will. Furthermore, the arguments Toplady puts forth to refute Wesley's arguments for Free Will are instructional. But please … Continue reading Appendix A: John Wesley’s Vicious Attacks on Augustus Toplady
D. Predestination 1. Election a. In eternity past, God the Father covenanted with God the Son, Jesus Christ, to glorify Himself by saving a particular, elect people, and those only, from the guilt and defilement of sin, by the atoning blood and imputed righteousness of Jesus Christ. (Psa 89:19) Then you spoke in vision to … Continue reading Election
Verses in favor of Free Will?
A couple of months ago, at biblesupport.com (a site that acts as a repository for e-Sword modules, and also has message boards, blogs, etc.) a user named 'DSaw' posted a request for Bible verses in support of free will. He also stated that he wasn't interested in debating, but I'm sure you can guess what … Continue reading Verses in favor of Free Will?
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