Paracletos or Periklutos: The Comforter is the Holy Spirit

One of the arguments of Muslims is the claim that the New Testament contains prophecies of Muhammad. In reality, however, these verses actually refer to the Holy Spirit, not Muhammad. The verse in question comes from the Gospel of John and the Greek word παράκλητος (paracletos) which is translated as …

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Hitler was not a Christian, but He did Admire Islam

Dr. Alfred Rosenberg, Chief of the Political Bureau of the Nazi Party, said: “I have become convinced in my own mind and I think I can speak for the Fuhrer as well, that both the Catholic and Protestant churches must vanish from the lives of our people.” “The Christian cross …

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Predestination Calmly Considered

THAT to the height of this great argument, I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God with man. — MILTON. 1. I AM inclined to believe, that many of those who enjoy the “faith which worketh by love,” may remember some time when the power of the …

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A Roman Catechism with a Reply Thereto

THE PREFACE. IT has been a frequent complaint among some of the Romish church, that the Protestants have misrepresented the doctrine of their church : on the other side, the Protestants accuse the writers in that church, of concealing, disguising, and palliating their doctrines. The latter justify their charge by …

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The Witness of the Spirit: Discourse Two

“The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.” Rom. 8:16 I. 1. None who believe the Scriptures to be the word of God, can doubt the importance of such a truth as this; — a truth revealed therein, not once only, not obscurely, …

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The Witness of the Spirit: Discourse One

“The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.” Rom. 8:16 1. How many vain men, not understanding what they spake, neither whereof they affirmed, have wrested this Scripture to the great loss if not the destruction of their souls! How many have mistaken …

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The Witness of Our Own Spirit

“This is our rejoicing, the testimony of out conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world.” 2 Cor. 1:12 1. Such is the voice of every true believer in Christ, so long as …

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The Wisdom of God’s Counsels

“O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God!” Rom. 11:33 1. Some apprehend the wisdom and the knowledge of God to mean one and the same thing. Others believe that the wisdom of God more directly refers to his appointing the ends of all …

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The Wilderness State

“Ye now have sorrow: But I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.” John 16:22 1. After God had wrought a great deliverance for Israel, by bringing them out of the house of bondage, they did not immediately enter into …

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