Yearly Archives: 2013

5 Implications on not believing in free will.

Here are 5 problems that arise when one denies free will. 1 – It makes God the cause/author of sin. 2- It makes God a monster playing us all like a game of chess. Making some do good and others do

Posted in Articles by Jamie RA Gerrard., Free-Will, Reformed Theology

The Schleitheim Confession.

The Schleitheim Confession printed by Rod and Staff Publishers, Inc., Crockett, KY Sixth Printing, 1985Adopted by a Swiss Brethren Conference, February 24, 1527 Brotherly Union of a Number of Children of God concerning Seven Articles The articles which we discussed and

Posted in Anabaptist Theology.

Anabaptist Theology

Anabaptist Theology by Robert Friedmann     No Anabaptist ever wrote a book or tract approximating systematic theology, comparable to what the Reformers of the sixteenth century have done. Therefore, a discussion here can point only to an implied, not to an

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Is easy believism true?

There is nothing easy about believing, believing is the same as obeying. Not just a one time profession of faith as many like to preach today. Jesus said – “My mother and brothers are those who hear God’s word and

Posted in Articles by Jamie RA Gerrard., Christian character, Discipleship, Doctrine, Obedience., Q&A, Salvation

Abrahams faith and obedience – Menno Simmons.

Abraham, the highly renowned patriarch, who had not his equal in honor, as Sirach writes, believed God and trusted upon his word with the whole heart, and thus manifested obedience and power as the result of his faith. The Lord

Posted in Christian character, Discipleship, Doctrine, Menno Simons, Obedience., Salvation

Faith – By Menno Simons

FAITH In the third place, we teach with Christ and say, “Believe the gospel,” Mark. 1:15. That gospel is the glad tidings and promulgation of the favor and grace of God toward us, and the forgiveness of our sins through

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Saved by grace?

Saved by Grace “For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.” (Eph 2:8-9) If we are

Posted in Discipleship, Doctrine, Obedience., Reformed Theology, Salvation

Romans 5 – Against Original Sin

Rom. 5:12, 18-19: ”Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned…Therefore as by the offense of one judgment came upon all men

Posted in Against heresies., Doctrine, Original sin.

John Wesley on Pelagius.

“I verily believe, the real heresy of Pelagius was neither more nor less than this: The holding that Christians may, by the grace of God, (not without it; that I take to be a mere slander,) ‘go on to perfection;’

Posted in Pelagian Theology, Quotes

What flesh did Jesus come in?

I have spoke to many lately(Mostly Calvinists but some who are truly against Calvinism) deny that Christ came in the flesh that we have. They say he came in the pre-fall flesh or a different flesh. Which both are unscriptural

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Posted in Against heresies., Articles by Jamie RA Gerrard., Christ