Five Solas

主なる神の言葉である聖書を、あらゆる事柄に関する最高権威、人生における規範とし、イエス・キリストを主とする神の国(支配)の拡大と完成を願っています。

Rousas John Rushdoony The Biblical Philosophy of History Chapter Four

Rousas John Rushdoony The Biblical Philosophy of History Chapter Four
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【論文名】
4. Regeneration and History

【著者名】
RousasJohn Rushdoony

【書名・(巻・号)・出版社・出版年・(版)】
The Biblical Philosophy of History, Vallecito, California: Ross House Books, 2000, pp.31-33

【本文の構成】
Preface
1. The Biblical Philosophy of History
2. The Dimension of Victory
3. The Dimension of Time
4. Regeneration and History
5. The Concept of an Ultimate Decree
6. Eternalizing Time
7. Truth and Historical Action
8. Inescapable Knowledge
9. Incarnation and History
10. Comte’s Law and History
11. The Virgin Birth and History
12. The Denial of History by the Historians
13. The Tree of Life
Appendices
1. American History: Meaning and Resources
2. The Heresy of the Faithful

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Chapter Four
Regeneration and History

 Some years ago, Westcott observed, “The great mystery of religion is not the punishment, but the forgiveness, of sin: not the natural permanence of Character, but spiritual regeneration.”1 The problem of social and personal regeneration has been a major concern of both religion and philosophy, and the basic conclusions have been clearly pessimistic. (p.31)

 “Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the Kingdom of God” (John 3:5). The water signifies forgiveness of sins, purification, as set forth in baptism. The past is not destroyed; forgiveness covers it, and the totality of the past is now used for good, our good and God's glory (Rom. 8:28). The Spirit means that man's regeneration is the act of God the Holy Spirit, Who regenerates man into the perfect humanity of Jesus Christ. The work of regeneration is not destructive but creative. God so loved the world, His creation (John 3:16), that He is re-creating it by saving men, a first step towards “the times of restitution of all things” (Acts 3:21). (p.33)

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