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Sufficient for all?

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“Christ died sufficiently for all, efficiently (or efficaciously) for some”. I’m afraid I fail to get any real meaning out of this, no matter how hard I try, except if I use an idea of sufficiency which is many miles from the what I believe about Christ’s death. The only logical conclusion I can get from this statement is “Christ death was sufficient for no one’s salvation.” — insufficient for all. Now let me explain.

Being predictable

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Being predictable is often seen as a negative thing. Yet predictability is tied up with what it is to be truly known by someone, and this extends even to God…

My King / The Seven Way King

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My King’ or ‘The Seven Way King’ is a famous ‘psalm’ (that’s the best word I can find to describe it) about Jesus Christ, by Dr S.M. Lockridge. I’ve been able to find two main versions of this on the net and other places, and lots of variants in the transcripts, so I thought I’d put up the results of my own searches, and audio files I’ve encoded or collected…

By the Spirit

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Thoughts on Romans 8:13: “If you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the {nl} Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body you will live”

John 15:9

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As the Father has loved Me, so I have loved you…