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NPNF1-11. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistle to the Romans – Christian Classics Ethereal Library

John Chrysostom (349-407AD), Archbishop of Constantinople, is considered one of the three holy heirarchs by the Eastern Orthodox church, a saint of special honor. His homilies on Romans 14, 1 Corinthians 8, Colossians 2, and 1 Timothy 4 are must … Continue reading

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Origen’s Commentary on Romans 14

Origen’s commentary on the book of Romans is hard to come by. We do not have the original greek; what we have is a Latin translation of it completed by Rufinus of Aquileia. But his translation strikes one as Origen’s … Continue reading

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Drunkenness

Proverbs 28:7- The one who keeps the law is a discerning child, but a companion of gluttons brings shame to his parents. 1 Cor 6:10… “drunkards shall not inherit the Kingdom of God”… Does this include a person who uses … Continue reading

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Justice Department phasing out private prisons: America’s mass incarceration disaster has become a surprisingly bipartisan rallying cry — Quartz

Source: Justice Department phasing out private prisons: America’s mass incarceration disaster has become a surprisingly bipartisan rallying cry — Quartz Ephesians 6:12- “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the … Continue reading

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[10] Chief Points of Gnosticism

-two sides of the same counterfeit coin- (6) “The teaching, on the one hand, of asceticism as the means of attaining to spiritual communion with God, and, on the other hand, of an indifference which led directly to licentiousness.” [10] … Continue reading

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[9] Sufficiency of the Scriptures

Holy Spirit will NOT empower obedience to laws that do not have the Lord’s approval from Scripture [9] Wayne Grudem’s Systematic Theology The Sufficiency of the Scripture #5. With regard to the Christian life, the sufficiency of the Scripture reminds … Continue reading

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[8] Colossians 2:16-23

old- time bar-crashing Carrie Nation was captured by demons, just like the Gnostics of the second century, whom Paul warned us of in 1st Timothy chapter 4- It is one thing to abstain from food and drinks of your own … Continue reading

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[7] Liberty of Conscience

Liberty of conscience. When Scripture commands, “therefore, let no man judge you with respect to food and drink…” and our culture seeks to do that very thing, follow God. Stay true to what you really believe to be true!   … Continue reading

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[6] Activities of Demons

Foundations of Pentecostal Theology (Duffield, Van Cleave)  Backing Idol worship, and encouraging formalism and asceticism are known activities of demons. We can see these play out in cannabis prohibition The Doctrine of Angels D. The Purpose of Demons The overall … Continue reading

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[5] International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (ISBE): Gnosticism

Because there is so much reading involved, I gathered the highlights into another outline. Still a lot to read, but a lot more focused. I would really encourage you all to get a solid understanding of what Gnosticism is, because … Continue reading

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