The Problem of Sin

The Problem of Sin

When did you hear the term “sin” the last time? We do not talk much about it any longer.

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The Plan of Salvation (Great Controversy)

The Bible is not only a fascinating book, it also informs us about God’s plan of salvation. Therefore, it is very practical and addresses our questions and concerns: How do we explain the evil that is present in our world? Where do we come from? To where are we heading? What about the future of…

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Justification and the Cross

A careful, substantial, and thorough examination of Romans 5:12-21 and the related passage in 2 Corinthians 5:8, 9. The central question is how or in what sense was all humanity involved in Christ's death on the cross. Is it a matter of incorporation or beneficiary linked with faith? Here is an opportunity to see in…

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Adam and the Human Race in the Writings of E. G. White

Traces the understanding of Ellen White as it relates to this topic.

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Comments on the “In Adam/In Christ” Motifs

A brief but careful study of the way the concept of being in Adam and in Christ is used in the Bible, and how it can be understood harmoniously with the other teachings of the Scriptures.

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Justification in Romans 3:21-24

In this seminal passage, how does the apostle relate justification to faith? Here is a brief but informative discussion of the question.

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Christ Saved the Human Race

In what sense can we speak of Christ's saving the world? Does it mean His death actually redeems all persons, regardless of faith or its absence? Does it mean all are redeemed but only an elect group receives the benefit?

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Some Problems with Legal Universal Justification

This brief paper catalogues a number of issues that must be addressed in any serious discussion of the theme.

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Some Thoughts on Original Sin

What do we mean by original sin, and is it taught in the Bible rather than based in Catholic theology alone?

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Why Did Jesus Die? How God Saves Us

With the end of the first century of the Christian Era and the death of John-the last intimate eyewitness of Christ's ministry-questions previously taken for granted began to surface: Who was Jesus? Why did He come? Why did He die?

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