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Objections to the belief in carnal Christians: 1) It suggests that there are two types of Christians, carnal and spiritual, but there is no biblical basis for this distinction. The NT does differentiate between Christians and non- Christians, those who live according to the spirit and those who live according to the flesh, etc. but does not point to a third class of people called carnal Christians. 2) The concept implies the need for a second step beyond conversion. 3) It suggests that a person can accept Christ as Savior without accepting Him as Lord, this is completely foreign to the scriptures. Of course we all fail to keep Christ as Lord at some times, but continually living with ourselves as lord of our lives is not possible for the Christian. 4) It suggests that a person can be walking according to the flesh and still be thought of as a Christian. This is never taught in the Bible. Grace: God’s free and unmerited favor shown toward guilty sinners who deserve only judgment. It is the love of God shown to the unlovely. It is God reaching downward to
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course BTH 321 taught by Professor Thorsell during the Spring '08 term at Masters CA.

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