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In reaction to the article “The Error of Eternal Functional Subordination” of Rev. McGeown in the SB of 1 February 2017, page. 201, I think that the problem is not with “eternal” or “functional” or “ontological,” but with something different. From the Canons of Dordt is the clear fact of God’s sovereignty in predestination as well the fact that man remains responsible. In our human minds, these two facts are mutually exclusive. When we try to reason out how these two facts can stand together, we invariably will emphasize the human responsibility at the expense of the God’s sovereignty in...

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In the Standard Bearer, Volume 86, pages 272, 320, 324, the clash between science and the biblical accounts is evident. Being a person for whom science was easier to grasp than history and politics, I like to defend the integrity of scientists. Take the laws of kinematics and gravitational pull for example, the understanding of which has enabled humanity to visit the moon. Take the laws of electronics and magnetism, the understanding of which has provided communication media and data processing. Nobody will deny the law of mathematics that one plus two equals three. A clash between science and the biblical...

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