Tag Archives: Gnosticism

Free Book on the Doctrine of Free Will | Jesse Morrell

ALL of the Early Church for the first three hundred years universally believed in the doctrine of free will and ONLY the Gnostic heretics denied it. Augustine, when he converted out of Gnosticism, brought Gnostic doctrine into the church and later … Continue reading

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Did the Atonement Pacify God? Is the God of the New Testament Different from the Old Testament? Jesse Morrell

Did the Atonement Pacify God’s Wrath? Is the God of the New Testament Different from the Old Testament? Jesse Morrell http://www.OpenAirOutreach.com The Old Testament has a plethora of verses on the graciousness and mercifulness of God. Yet, many seem to … Continue reading

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IS SEX A SIN? Original Sin, Augustine, Gnosticism, & Calvinism – Jesse Morrell

IS SEX A SIN? Is all sexual desire, even in marriage, sinful? Or is the involuntary sexual attraction of the body natural, normal, and part of God’s design? Many seem unaware that Augustine’s doctrine of original sin, which is the … Continue reading

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Is Perfection Attainable In This Life? Yes and No – Jesse Morrell

I got an email from a fellow street preacher who needed some legal help because he had been arrested. After connecting him with a Christian attorney, we began to dialog more through email. He asked a theological question relating to … Continue reading

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Does Romans 8:7-8 Teach Natural Inability and Deny Free Moral Agency? – Jesse Morrell

An excerpt from the book, “The Natural Ability of Man: A Study on Free Will & Human Nature” by Jesse Morrell To Order: Click Here ____ _____ __ ____ The Carnal Mind Cannot Obey “Because the carnal mind is enmity against … Continue reading

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Can Eternal Life Be Lost? Is Righteousness by Works or Faith? Does Man Inherit A Sinful Nature? Is Our Body or Flesh A Sin? Is Perfection Attainable in this Life?

Someone made this comment on my post Does Jesse Morrell Claim Sinless Perfection? & Can Homosexuals Be Christians?: When a person accepts Christ as savior they inherit eternal life. If that can be lost at a later time then apparently they … Continue reading

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Beyond Augustine Documentary: Did Augustine Corrupt the Church With Gnostic Heresy?

Beyond Augustine is a church history and theological documentary that examines the free will debate in light of the Early Church and the Gnostics. Did Augustine corrupt the church with Manichean or Gnostic doctrine? Is Calvinism or Reformed Theology really orthodox … Continue reading

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On Original Sin, Sinful Nature, and Romans Chapter Five – Jesse Morrell

On Original Sin, Sinful Nature, and Romans Chapter Five “What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, the fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge? As I live, … Continue reading

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