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Daily Archives: May 29th, 2012

Abusers as liars: a case study

“Tania Head” is the false name of an imposter who pretended to be a survivor of  the Word Trade Center disaster of 9/11. Alicia Head conned the world for five years. A narcissistic, deliberate, charismatic liar, she joined a support group for the World Trade Center survivors and  became their spokesperson. The genuine survivors all …

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Are Abusers Christians? Faith and Repentance are Inseparable — taken from Brian Schwertley

The following words about the inseparability of faith and repentance are taken from Brian Schwertley’s excellent article entitled , The Necessity of Sanctification: A Brief Refutation of the Carnal Christian Heresy, which can be read in its entirety at: http://www.reformedonline.com/view/reformedonline/Sanctification.htm “The idea that holiness is optional for believers is disproved by the Bible’s teaching on repentance. Repentance is …

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The “Christian” Abuser: Couldn’t He be a “Carnal” Christian? Part 4

The following is a summary of the conclusions of Sam Storms, who writes at Enjoying God Ministries.  His take on 1 Cor 3:1-3 is a bit different than we have presented in parts 2 & 3 of this series of posts, but it is also excellent and he also rejects any notion that there exists a …

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The “Christian” Abuser: Couldn’t He be a “Carnal” Christian? Part 3

In his article “Rethinking a Much Abused Text: 1 Corinthians 3:1-15” Brian Borgman provides a great summary of the background and elements of the “carnal Christian” teaching.  I will provide you with just enough material from his article to whet your appetite, and then you can read the entire article at the following link: http://www.biblicalstudies.org.uk/pdf/ref-rev/11-1/11-1_borgman.pdf Here …

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The “Christian” Abuser — Couldn’t He be a “Carnal” Christian? Part 2

ESV 1 Corinthians 3:1-4 But I, brothers, could not address you as spiritual people, but as people of the flesh, as infants in Christ.  I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you were not ready for it. And even now you are not yet ready, for you are still of the flesh. For …

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