The Doctrines That Divide: A Fresh Look at the Historic Doctrines That Separate Christians

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Kregel Publications - Religion - 256 pages
Christian doctrine is a vital part of the gospel message, but certain doctrinal beliefs have divided the church for centuries. Lutzer examines various controversies that exist within the broad spectrum of Christianity, presenting the historical background of the issue and the biblical understanding of the doctrine. Chapters include "Predestination or Free Will?" "Justification by Faith."

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Is Christ Truly God?
IS Christ Truly Man?
Was Mary the Mother of God?
Was Peter the First Pope?
Justification By Faith Sacraments or Both?
Why Cant We Agree about the Lords Supper?
Why Cant We Agree about Baptism?
How Many Books Are in the Bible?
Predestination or Free Will Augustine v Pelagius
Predestination or Free Will Luther v Erasmus
Predestination or Free Will Calvin v Arminius
Predestination or Free Will Whitefield v Wesley
Can a Saved Person Ever Be Lost?
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Page 31 - And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, begotten of the Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father...
Page 47 - Manhood ; one and the same Christ, Son, Lord, Only-Begotten, to be acknowledged in two natures, inconfusedly, unchangeably, indivisibly, inseparably ; the distinction of natures being by no means taken away by the union, but rather the property of each nature being preserved, and concurring in one Person and one Subsistence, not parted or divided into two persons, but one and the same Son, and only begotten, God the Word, the Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 35 - By this you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God, and every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God.

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