NEW BOOK: Sanctifying Interpretation

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NEW BOOK: Sanctifying Interpretation

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  • Reply October 10, 2016

    Charlie Robin

    Terry Wiles Charles Page Here we go Timothy Carter may have more internal info from PTS

    • Reply October 10, 2016

      Terry Wiles

      Interested in all info Timothy Carter has.

    • Reply October 10, 2016

      Charlie Robin

      There were several large discussions last year when it came out. A very interesting dialogue with i Moltmannian pneumatology – Moltmann basically recognizes Pentecostalism being 100% right on true Biblical NT and early church fathers pneumatology Henry Volk knows

    • Reply October 10, 2016

      Henry Volk

      Do you have links to those original conversations?

    • Reply October 10, 2016

      Charlie Robin

      yap – posted what I could find in the group

  • Reply October 10, 2016

    Varnel Watson

    Minutes of the 61st General Assembly of the Church of God

    Place: World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA.
    Date: July 29 – August 3, 1986.
    General Overseer: Raymond E. Crowly.

    Recommendations from the 1986 General Council to the General Assembly (pp.53-55).

    Item 5: Practical Commitments (p.54).

    SUPPLEMENT:

    Declaration of Faith (p.4). [48th A.]
    Church of God Teachings (pp.6-8). [48th A.]
    Resolution Relative to the Principles of Holiness of Church of God. (p.13). [48th A.]
    Project 2000 (p.14).

  • Reply October 10, 2016

    Charlie Robin

    Nicely done Charles Page do you have a copy?

  • Reply October 10, 2016

    Timothy Carter

    I have not read this.

  • Reply October 10, 2016

    Timothy Carter

    But, Chris Green is very insightful.

  • Reply October 10, 2016

    Charles Page

    Is his interpretation sanctified. Lots of interpretations are not sanctified. Many interpreters are born again and what they say is without being sanctified.

  • Reply October 11, 2016

    Walter Polasik

    What exactly do you mean by that? As the Bible teaches, if you’re born again you are, by definition, sanctified (made holy) by the blood of Jesus, by the water of the Word, by the Holy Spirit Himself. How dare we suggest that a BELIEVER is NOT sanctified? Now, as to whether he’s PERFECT (including interpretations), THAT is another story. But let’s be clear on our terms please.

  • Reply October 11, 2016

    Charlie Robin

  • Reply October 15, 2016

    Timothy Carter

    Yes, this is one of my articles. Believing in Christ does not make us perfect people without the ability to do wrong. We must still choose to do the correct thing. Sanctified thinking brings about Sanctified actions. It is our personal choice. Paul calls this “Self Control”. Titus Chapter 2 shows us that God’s Word instructs us to be self-controlled. If we automatically become a person without flaw then Paul’s instructions are invalid. We must choose to do the correct thing.

    • Reply October 15, 2016

      Charles Page

      You can’t get sanctified by wishing and hoping, praying and planning you have to act on the word and let the Holy Spirit do His part. This is old fashion instantaneous work of grace once practiced by the Church of God in the past.

    • Reply October 15, 2016

      Timothy Carter

      James 1:23-24
      For if any are hearers of the word and not doers, they are like those who look at themselves] in a mirror; 24 for they look at themselves and, on going away, immediately forget what they were like (NRSV).

      It is our choice to obey God’s Word. We can’t obey His Word without His providing His strength to us to obey.

      As a matter of fact, God provides strength to live the life of Sanctification.

      1 Peter 4:11
      Do you have the gift of speaking? Then speak as though God himself were speaking through you. Do you have the gift of helping others? Do it with all the strength and energy that God supplies. Then everything you do will bring glory to God through Jesus Christ. All glory and power to him forever and ever! Amen (NLT).

    • Reply October 15, 2016

      Charles Page

      As a matter of fact, God provides strength to live the life of Sanctification. That is a very Calvinist answer and one I have grown to detest. The other side of that coin is that if you don’t genuinely live the life you were never regenerated in the first place.

      Now I could live with “you were never sanctified in the first place” but not born again. Our sanctification is subsequent to the new birth.

    • Reply October 15, 2016

      Timothy Carter

      If Calvin said, God provides strength to live the life of Sanctification,” then he was simply explaining the Word.

      You are correct. We should not say, that someone was never regenerate in the first place. Sanctification, is subsequent to Salvation.

    • Reply October 15, 2016

      Charles Page

      We have a choice of living a sanctified life, Calvinism denies that

    • Reply October 16, 2016

      David Lavoie

      I don’t think so.

    • Reply October 16, 2016

      David Lavoie

      Calvinists differ broadly and not all seem to have read the works they reference.

      Maybe theirs some smacking of that somewhere in the camp but I haven’t t seen it

    • Reply October 16, 2016

      Timothy Carter

      Charles Page, when I support the statement, “God provides strength to live the life of Sanctification.” This is saying that we do have a choice and that we can’t live Holy by our strength. We must lean on God’s strength.

  • Reply October 16, 2016

    Charlie Robin

    Charles Page The split in Liberty Baptist and the expelling of over 40 people did not happen b/c any other doctrine like Spirit baptism or charismata gifts but b/c they wanted to make sure they were saved. It happened b/c of the Weslyan doctrine of entire sanctification. The split occurred b/c of a strife for true holiness. Let’s talk more about that – lets make it the standard for our discussion.

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