In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Absalom's final sermon before ordination was on the gospel, heathen, and predestination.
- On this latter point, Kent includes Calvinists and their doctrines of predestination and election.
- In the 1860s a controversy over predestination among Midwestern Lutherans caused further splits that lasted well into the twentieth century.
- Is this some sort of lesson on predestination?
- This has significant implications for some theological concepts, particularly predestination and free will, which is where I began.
- Hooker saw that the doctrine of predestination was, for most people, a counsel of despair.
- The doctrine of predestination is associated with Protestant pioneer John Calvin of Geneva.
- Hastings agreed with and supported a strict doctrine of predestination.
- He also retained a belief in predestination and in an unfathomable Providence overseeing the affairs of the world.
- Insisting as I do on the priority of divine grace, I can accept the doctrine of predestination in certain forms.
- As we study today's text, it's tempting to invest the majority of our time dealing with the theological issue of predestination.
- While predestination was central to Calvin's thinking, it was not primary.
- The first two doctrines, predestination and the bondage of the fallen human will, had been stressed by strongly Augustinian reformers in the past and came as no surprise to Catholic opponents of the Reformation.
- For centuries, theologians have puzzled and debated the topic of predestination.
- Strangely enough, though Edwards promoted the doctrine of predestination, he preached so strongly about the terrors of separation from God that his listeners flocked to repent and join churches.
- In other words, she believed in what theologians call ‘the absolute predestination of Christ.’
- But as Weber acknowledged, its doctrines, especially predestination, were problematic for living in this world.
- These churches professed a belief in predestination, a theological tenet that suggests the futility of the ambitious pursuit of wealth.
- Bede's allusions are made in the context of an early medieval theology of grace and predestination.
- Augustine's critics fastened on the evident fact that his doctrine of predestination appealed to a partial selection of texts in scripture and had to use force on other texts which did not fit his thesis.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.