Articles Tagged: 1 John (3 Posts)

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether there is an unforgivable sin. The argument is that Matthew 12:31-32 and Mark 3:29 say that blasphemy of the Holy Spirit is an unforgivable sin, but passages such as Acts 13:39, Titus 2:13-14, and 1 John 1:9 say that no sin is unforgivable. However, there is […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether God loves or hates people. The argument is that John 3:16, Romans 5:8, and 1 John 4:7-8, 16 say that God loves people, but Psalm 5:5, 11:5, Proverbs 6:16-19, and Hosea 9:15 say that God hates people. However, the solution to this alleged contradiction in the […]

Some argue that Calvinism and 1 John 2:2, 4:14, John 1:19, 4:42 are contradictory because 1 John 2:2, 4:14, John 1:19, 4:42 teach that Jesus died for the sins of “the world” and that he is the Savior of “the world.” They argue that this contradicts the doctrines of limited atonement and unconditional election. However, […]