Category: 07. Controversies

Spiritual Baptism: Henry Pinnell on Baptism

Henry Pinnell on Baptism Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Matthew 28:19 Original source: Henry Pinnell (1600’s) on Baptism “As for Baptism, I leave you and others also to the freedom of your faith therein. But if…

We’re Not Trying To Be (Nor Are We Being) Offensive…

We’re Not Trying To Be (Nor Are We Being) Offensive… Please understand, if a Christian doesn’t “like” your religious comment or post; doesn’t say “amen” to the theological position or sentiment that you share; doesn’t affirm that a deceased loved one “is in heaven right now;” or otherwise doesn’t affirm/confirm your religious viewpoint, it isn’t…

The Spiritual Law Before Moses [More Notes / From 07/20/2018 Discussions]

The Spiritual Law Before Moses [Notes From Today’s Discussion-MCW3/07/20/2018/FB] These are some of the key points from a Facebook discussion today, one focused upon the nature of that law written in the hearts of both the Pre-Moses unregenerate (carnally observed and manifested, and which cannot please God) and the Pre-Moses regenerate (spiritually observed and manifested…

The True Nature Of Agapē Love: How Love & Obedience Are One And The Same

The True Nature Of Agapē Love How Love & Obedience Are One And The Same -or- How Agapē Love Literally Is God-Wrought Obedience To God’s Extant Law Introduction The following is one of the most important doctrines that I have researched/written about, concerning the Christian’s walk before God in light of their justified state. Why is it so…

Progressive Sanctification, Rule of Life, Moral Law, and Antinomianism… Revisited

What If We Used Words Objectively? Imagine if Christians, rather than fighting against terms needlessly, took those terms back, defining them clearly and objectively, and educating others on the right use of them. Progressive Sanctification (Literally, proceeding onward in, forward in, or increasing in, being set apart for a sacred purpose)1913 Webster Dictionary: Progressive: Moving…

What Did John Wesley Believe?

The following “sermon,” so-called, does not represent my biblical/Gospel view; in fact, it is diametrically opposed to all that I believe. I post it only to (1) evidence what John Wesley believed and preached and (2) to evidence how far he fell from biblical, Gospel, truth. Mr. Wesley deeply, passionately, and without remorse held to…