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Old 01-05-2010, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Fundamentalist View Post
The early church fathers were so misguided and lacked true spiritual guidance that even though they had and believed the greatest news of universalism however they didn't teach it nor share it because they didn't trust the power of God's word instead they usurped God's authority for their own and spreaded a false doctrine a "heresy" called "eternal torment" it is irrelevant if they had good intentions or not-remember Satan comes as an angel of light. So as you see either way the early church fathers were practicing heresy.

Always remember to trust God's word only and preach the gospel, the power of His word.

Since most of the early church fathers writings have been lost or burned and the remaining are mostly from those the paganized church considered O.K., how can you know the early church fathers were wrong.

Also, where do you read any of the early church fathers that believed in God saving all also taught God would eternally torment people?

If the TRANSLATION of what they wrote says "eternal torment" you can best bet it is a mistranslation of either AIWN or AIWNIOS.
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Old 01-05-2010, 12:20 PM
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I must add, that depending on how one interprets such things, I would imagine that predestination gets its strongest treatment in Barth.
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