Skyriter wrote: A) But works and obedient faith are absolutely required to maintain your salvation B) You are not born in sin and you don't have a sin nature C) original sin is the very gnostic philosophy the early church were fighting
A) Heresy. B) Heresy. C) Heresy.
Someone cannot read his Bible properly.
Skyriter. What you are up against is not just Reformed Theology - It is the Bible itself. Your philosophy above suggests (A) God and Christ are insufficient. (B) Man is born sinless - Like Jesus??? (C) That the human has a control over his being which sin does not necessarily influence.
Rom 3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God
Rom 3:10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:
Rom 5:19 For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners
Eph 2:1 And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;