“They That Are In The Flesh Can Not Please God” Rom.8

Edward O’Hara Wed 1/29/2020 5:01 PM Is Paul telling us this so that we will know that the flesh is evil? Is this verse telling us that because the flesh is evil man must be punished with death because it makes him the enemy of God and that this is why men go to hell? Ummm…. not so much. Because first of all not only do we not see those words being used in Rom.8 or elsewhere. But, secondly when Paul tells us things like this, and things like the carnal mind is at enmity with God in Rom.8:7, he is referring to the mind that was made by God. Made to relate only to the world that he was put in that is what has been made. But, made by God nonetheless.  So it’s being at enmity with God…

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What Universalists And Calvinists Have In Common

Edward O’Hara Thu 12/26/2019 6:54 PM… The Calvinist(those who believe John Calvin’s teaching) believes that God chose who will go to heaven and who will go to hell before they were born. The Universalist believes that all men will be saved because God chose them before they were born. The Calvinist gets this from confusing what Paul taught about predestination in Rom.8 and what Paul taught in Rom.9. The Universalist gets this from confusing Paul’s message in Rom.5:18. In Rom.5:18 Paul says “Therefore as by the offense of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.” They believe this means that just as all are condemned in Adam because of his sin. So all are justified in Christ because of His sinlessness. Even though on the…

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