Logic wrote:With out a pure heart, one can not be perfect and upright.
Murrcolr said:So clearly there can be an area in your life that can still be un-purified yet still be declared by God "perfect and upright"
murrcolr said:Dualism---The bible tells us we are made up of Spirit, Soul and Body. 1 Thessalonians 5:23 with this verse alone Dualism is declared null and void. Our bodies are the Temple of God and contains three parts just like the temple that was in Jerusalem Holy of Holies, Holy Place and Outer Court.
logic said:So, you are contradicting yourself by having the "sin nature" theology and discounting Dualism.
murrcolr said; Paul describes Babes in Christ as carnal 1 Cor 3:1 he tells us that because you are carnal you are under sin
logic said:Carnal Christian are not because they are yet babes in Christ, but the other way around. They are STILL babes because they are carnal.Their carnality stunts their growth.Carnality is a choice, not an "age of spiritual growth.
murrcolr said:Roms 7:14 For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.
Logic saidThis is concerning a pre-salvation experience.