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Mar 10, 2021

What does the abundance of one’s heart reveal? Examining mouth output in the pursuit of truth.

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  • Romans 10:9 - Requirement for salvation, achieved by unitarian Christians.
  • 1 John 5:11 - Belief that Jesus is the Messiah, a requirement for salvation.
  • Matthew 1:18 - Matthew betrays his Trinitarian beliefs by giving Jesus a “genesis.”  
  • Luke 6:45 - Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
  • Acts 2:22 - Peter says some awfully non-Trinitarian things about Jesus.
  • Acts 14:8-15 - Paul and Barnabas pass by a glorious opportunity to describe the God that came to earth.
  • Ephesians 1:17 - The God of our Lord Jesus, lacking all the requisite caveats and qualifiers to prevent reader misunderstanding.
  • Revelation 3:2,12 - Jesus repeatedly confuses people by talking about his God.  
  • 1 Timothy 2:5 - One God and one mediator, and that mediator is a man.
  • John 17:3 - Eternal life is believing in the one true God (the Father) and in Jesus the Messiah.
  • Matthew 9:8 - The gospel writer himself notes that God had given authority to men (rather than agreeing with Jesus’ opponents).
  • Matthew 14:29 - Peter walked on water, proving that he was...
  • Romans 5:12-21 - Paul explains how Jesus brought salvation but never references having to be God, but repeatedly calls him a man.
  • Mark 12:29 - Jesus explains what the greatest commandment is, and it isn’t to “worship Satan.”
  • Places where the New Testament writers say the Jesus had a God, was subject to God, was a servant of God: Matt. 27:46; Mark 15:34; John 14:28, 20:17; Acts 3:13,26, 4:27,30; Rom. 15:6; 1 Cor. 3:23, 11:3, 15:28; 2 Cor. 1:3; Eph. 1:3,17; 1 Col. 1:3; Pet. 1:3; Rev. 1:6, 3:2,12.
  • Places where New Testament writers qualified what “having a God” meant so that readers wouldn’t get the wrong, heretical ideas:

 

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