Tag Archives: Salvation

Rethinking 1 Corinthians 9:27: Disqualification from Salvation or Christian Ministry?

My first reading of 1 Corinthians 9:27 was that Paul had his own salvation in mind, that is, he could lose it.  But I’ve since reread this text, concluding that Paul is speaking of his own disqualification from Christian ministry. … Continue reading

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Making a Distinction between Salvation and Conversion

While it is customary for us to speak of salvation and conversion as referring to one and the same event, given the data we find in both the book of Acts and Paul’s letters, a distinction must be maintained. 1. … Continue reading

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If an Open Theist Understanding of Salvation, “Who then can be Saved?”

In his book God of the Possible: A Biblical Introduction to the Open View of God, Greg Boyd, senior pastor of Woodland Hills Church, decided to filter the matter of salvation through his own open theism: From an open view … Continue reading

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Issues in Salvation: What do you Make of this?

A repost: I have decided to leave the Baptist Church and look elsewhere. In all honesty I no longer believe that we are saved by faith alone or that we have an absolute assurance of salvation. It bothers me that … Continue reading

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