I think Arminianism is one of those things that, while not a heresy in itself, is a good litmus test of heresy. We’re constantly getting kneecapped and constrained by … It is an offshoot from Pelagianism and Semi-Pelagianism. But, Spurgeon preached that all mankind has a warrant to believe extended to them, giving them the right to place their trust in the Lord Jesus. Still Waters Revival Books. Is Arminianism Heresy, Part I. Arminianism. The false doctrines of conditional election, universal atonement, partial depravity, resistible grace, and the possibility of a lapse from grace originate in the pit of hell with the father of lies (Jn. Arminianism can be heresy when it is taken to its foregone (logical) conclusions as it often is. Open theism is outright heresy. It may be a position that tries to emphasize grace, but it usually ends up more and more emphasizing … In a world of reality, the reality is that those who espouse Arminianism often do not take it to their logical conclusion, and unless they do, they are not heretics by my (or I believe, Spurgeon’s) estimation. The latter part of his life became full of controversy for which he would be known throughout history. The person who holds to this oppinion is … There are many, many heterodox teachings that – although wrong – do not rise to the level of heresy. (John 17:2) It suggests that God's love will allow some to go to hell. Every heresy, if brought to the touchstone, will discover itself here. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. It is an offshoot from Pelagianism and Semi-Pelagianism. 8:44). [Contributed by JD Hall] A CALL TO ACTION Bringing you discernment news and commentary from a biblical, polemical perspective means it is tough out there on social media. The fact is, the position held to by Hernandez and Zachariades is much closer to John Calvin than that of today’s soft-bellied New Calvinists, and thus to impugn them with the title of “Hyper-Calvinist” would by necessity impugn Calvin himself. You can’t win to Christ who you affirm as already a part of Him. The Sentence of the Nationall SYNODE of DORT, Concerning the doctrine of CONRADVS VORSTIVS, Doctor in Diuinity. Is it? Calvinism, Lordship Salvation and Arminianism is heresy and its father is the Devil. They’re just a plain old, going-to-hell kind of Modalist who is really zealous about it. I remember the old Radio Free Geneva introductions (White may still use it, it’s been so long since I’ve listened I don’t know) there was a clip saying, “Calvin was a Hyper-Calvinist.” That soundbite was included to lift the accusation to scorn. There followed the political condemnation of the statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt who had been the protector of the Remonstrants. Arminian Basics. The Sentence of the Nationall SYNODE of DORT, Concerning the doctrine of CONRADVS VORSTIVS, Doctor in Diuinity. But no, it’s not the same as the Galatian Heresy and it’s not the same as Pelagianism, which denies the necessity of grace at all. Arminianism places the will of man above the will of God in its synergistic approach to salvation. Reforming America Ministries has publicly asserted that Arminianism is a “foul heresy.” In fact, RAM has called Arminianism a “cheap-grace gospel-less heresy.” The purpose of this blog is to interact with the position of RAM in hopes of helping others see the errors involved in both their exegesis and their argument. Dordt’s charge on the heresy: “What did the Synod of Dordt do with the propagators of Arminian error?The Sentence of the Nationall SYNODE of DORT, Concerning the doctrine of CONRADVS VORSTIVS, Doctor in DiuinityHereto is annexed the DECREE of the Illustrious and mighty LL. Few have picked up on that caveat or detail, which might have given you insight into our actual position. Arminianism, the popular designation of the doctrines held by a party formed in the early days of the seventeenth century among the Calvinists of the Netherlands. The heresy plaguing the modern church of the 21st century. Then there would be no uncertainty that God desired the salvation of sinners. What is the heresy plaguing the modern church of the 21st century? I recognize that some may take this as a spiked football in the direction of brothers Hernandez and Zachariades, who seem to differ with me strongly. God is rendered unable to rescue man in and of himself. I don’t believe Spurgeon failed to ascertain the nuanced difference between Arminianism and Pelagianism – for certain quotations from the Prince of Preachers makes it impossible for him not to have seen such a distinction – but he apparently felt Arminianism to be worth so little respect that calling it the pejorative “Pelagianism” seemed inconsequential to him. What Is the Heresy Of Arminianism? Those using the term, Hyper-Calvinism, to describe anyone who is not apathetic or nonchalant about the sacred Doctrines of Grace is sub-intellectual as much as Hyper-Calvinism is sub-Christian. Arminianism is Pelagian (or Semi-Pelagian), denying original sin and total depravity—No system of Arminianism founded on Arminius or Wesley denies original sin or total depravity; both Arminius and Wesley strongly affirmed that man's basic condition is one in which he cannot be righteous, understand God, or seek God. Arminianism teaches that human beings are not totally depraved because they can exercise their frail and fickle free will to save themselves. The system of doctrine known as Arminianism is heresy. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Is Arminianism a damnable heresy? Posted by: Still Waters Revival Books | more.. 18,640+ views | 3,840+ clicks: BLOG ON: SERMON: Arminianism Another Gospel 1/2. Arminianism, a theological movement in Christianity, a liberal reaction to the Calvinist doctrine of predestination. Arminianism, a theological movement in Christianity, a liberal reaction to the Calvinist doctrine of predestination. This thinking is anchored in the Dutch … ‘How oft would I have gathered you,’ says the Saviour to recalcitrant Jerusalem. (Rom 8:31-39) It posits an unsuccessful savior. Complied and edited by David J. Stewart . However, there are a great deal of Arminians (or non-Calvinists, to speak more broadly) who hold to a cognitively dissonant position that faith is a gift of God, and yet God has given faith to all men (who must utilize it somehow  by their own decision-making process), and yet not all men are saved. Men like Finney and Wesley, being the charismatic personalities they were, propagated the doctrine and resurrected the Pelagian error from the pit of hell once again to persecute the church of Christ. However, if someone would go so far as to say that faith is a work by which they have earned, merited, or deserved salvation then they are not only practicing the heresy of Pelagianism, they are – at least in spirit – practicing the heresy of the Galatian Judaizers. While Calvinism emphasizes the sovereignty of God, Arminianism emphasizes the responsibility of man. Secondly, we can certainly say that Arminianism is not orthodoxy by its plainest definition, because it is not right thinking, and stands opposed to the very concept of grace itself as unmerited favor. A few years ago I saw a sign outside a notoriously liberal church entitled, “The compassion of abortion.” Not long after, I had the opportunity at a funeral to speak with someone who attended that church and I asked her if she was at the service when that message was delivered. It is a doctrine that seeks to define salvation and how God saves sinners. ), a Dutch The “and” in the previous sentence is important. Jacob Arminius was a 16th century Dutch theologian who originally was a student of John Calvin before changing his beliefs. Posted on April 22, 2013 by scottbushey. Orthodoxy has a two-fold definition. Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site! Arminianism was started by Jacobus Arminius (1560-1609). Arminianism places the will of man above the will of God in its synergistic approach to salvation. And what is the heresy of Arminianism but the addition of something to the work of the Redeemer? Secondly, we can certainly say that Arminianism is not orthodoxy by its plainest … Key Takeaways: Pelagianism. Well, off the bat we can discount Arminianism as “damnable heresy” because we reject the notion that “damnable heresy” is a good term to use because it is a redundant and unnecessary term, as explained above. So Ames had a sense that Arminianism is an unstable theological position. The movement was named for Jacobus Arminius (q.v. – From Spurgeons Battles with the Hyper-Calvinists (source link) [Emboldened type is my addition]. If I have misrepresented the position of Pastors Hernandez or Zachariades, they are welcome to write a rejoinder which I will gladly publish on this website and link it here in the editor’s note – JD], Crazy-eyed prophetess, Beth Moore, says it’s sinful to have supported Donald Trump and America is under God’s judgment for having. This they were able to … How strongly someone holds to Calvinism does not determine whether or not that individual is a Hyper-Calvinist. As plainly as possible, Arminianism only becomes a heresy when it is held to in such a way as to teleport the adherent to the heresies of Pelagianism (which is very common among self-professed Arminians, clearly). The decisional regeneration heresy … ‘Do not wait for your feelings to convince you that you can venture on Christ,’ urged Spurgeon, ‘you have the right to come just as you are today because God is sincerely beseeching you to come to his Son for pardon.’ In his 1863 sermon on the, “Warrant of Faith,”  Spurgeon tells people that if the warrant were not in the Word of God but in the sinner’s own condition, the result has to be that people would be driven to look within themselves and ask, ‘Have I sufficiently broken my heart?’ rather than looking to a welcoming Saviour (MTP, Vol.9, p.529ff). Universalism is a pernicious heresy. And for amends, he hath, though to no purpose, endeavoured for the hiding his said sleights, to daub them over with divers vain distinctions, frivolous excuses, wretched shifts, and juggling dissimulations.And therefore, that not only this his dissolute license in Skeptical questioning of the principal heads of the Christian religion, his slippery, doubtful, and winding manner of teaching is pernicious to God’s Church, ill befitting such high and sacred matter, and in that regard most unworthy an orthodox teacher; but more especially, that his doctrine itself concerning many very weighty points, is in no wise to be tolerated in Reformed Churches & Schools, but to be thence banished and rooted out, with detestation, as being contrary both to the word of God, and to the Confessions of the Reformed Churches, impious, blasphemous, and many ways contumelious against the Majesty and truth of God.But as for Conradus Vorstius himself, who as yet hath abated no whit of his errors, and hath obstinately contemned the admonitions, and judgments of Reformed Princes, Doctors, Universities, and Churches, not caring to make any due reparation of that scandal, which by his Books he hath raised, the Synod declareth him to be altogether unworthy the function, and name of an Orthodox Professor, and Doctor.Lastly, this Synod doth earnestly, and fervently intreat the Illustrious and mighty LL. Posted on April 22, 2013 by scottbushey. There are two lines found in Scripture, one that declares man’s helplessness through being dead in sin and yet that he is responsible to turn to God, and the other, that the Lord is sovereign to save. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Read it before you proceed. Contrary to Arminian opinion, Hyper-Calvinism is not a synonym for Calvinism. It is a heresy, deadly and soul-ruining, and all the more so because subtle, plausible, and popular. Second, Sonny says that Arminianism is heresy because it embraces the great idol of human free-will. It has been adversely affecting the church and its doctrine for over 250 years. the States general, by their nobel and worthy Commissioners, to require this Synod, to deliver summarily their judgment concerning the Divinity, or Doctrine broached by Conradus Vorstius, Doctor of Divinity in his writings, and withall to declare, whether such his doctrine be fit to be taught in the reformed Churches or Schools, as wholesome and tending to edification, or might without breach of piety be tolerated in the same: this venerable Synod, having in the fear of God duly weighed, and examined the premises, hath with joint suffrages declared, and by this present sentence doth declare, That the said Conrad Vorstius (besides that concerning the five controverted Articles, he defendeth and maintaineth the errors of the Remonstrants, rejected by this Synod) doth in his latter writings, but especially in the Tractate, entitled, Of God, and his attributes, make bold with, not one or two Articles of the reformed Religion, but most of the fundamental heads of Divinity; namely, such as concern the Trinity of persons in the Godhead, the Simplicity, Infiniteness, Immensity, Essential Omnipresence, Omniscience, Omnipotency, Wisdom, and Immutability of the Essence of God; as also concerning the Creation, the Providence of God, the Hypostatical Union of the two natures in Christ, the full and perfect Satisfaction performed by Christ for our sins, the Justification of man before God by Faith, and many other Articles particularized, as well by the most high and mighty King of Great Britain, as by divers professed Divines; the said Vorstius in those points, partly calling into question many things, the certain and resolved truth whereof hath long since out of God’s word been received, and professed by all reformed Churches: and partly avouching expressly many things contrary to the truth of God, revealed in the holy Scriptures, and to the Confessions of all Reformed Churches, impeaching God’s glory, hurtful to piety and man’s salvation, and either wholly consorting, or very near bordering upon the blasphemies of the baleful heretic Socinus.And moreover, that he in many passages of his writings, doth most dangerously undermine the chief grounds, founded upon God’s word, and thence soundly deduced both by venerable Antiquity, and also by later Reformed Doctors, for the establishing of orthodox Doctrine, especially such as prove the eternal Deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, without substituting in the place of those arguments any other for the further confirmation of true doctrine. According to this autosoteric, semi-Pelagian worldview, Christ died for each and every person who has ever lived in the world. That attitude was totally rejected by Spurgeon, who on many occasions addressed every single hearer thus: “‘These are written that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.” Look to him, blind eyes; look to him, dead souls; look to him. But, for the sake of argument, we need to deal with whether or not Arminianism is heresy. That seems to be the question of the hour. Somehow, James White has convinced people that we – that is, me, JD Hall and Pulpit & Pen – are “Hyper-Calvinists” and by that he means that we believe Arminianism is heresy. It has been adversely affecting the church and its doctrine for over 250 years. The movement began early in the 17th century and asserted that God’s sovereignty and man’s free will are compatible. Christ did his part and we must do our part. Also, that he useth busily to propound, & urge to the utmost such sophisms, as may involve and encumber the Truth; and, as for assoiling [solving] them, never to attempt it, but rather to leave them in their full strength, that they may stick in the minds of his readers. Still Waters Revival Books. Posted by: Still Waters Revival Books | more.. 18,640+ views | 3,840+ clicks: BLOG ON: SERMON: Arminianism Another Gospel 1/2. But as for those who answered the poll seriously, the real question probably boils down to how we define heresy. It is wrong – and it is very wrong, in my estimation – but I have never called it heresy because my definitions of heresy, heterodoxy and orthodoxy have not changed one iota. the States general, by their nobel and worthy Commissioners, to require this Synod, to deliver summarily their judgment concerning the Divinity, or Doctrine broached by Conradus Vorstius, Doctor of Divinity in his writings, and withall to declare, whether such his doctrine be fit to be taught in the reformed Churches or Schools, as wholesome and tending to edification, or might without breach of piety be tolerated in the same: this venerable Synod, having in the fear of God duly weighed, and examined the premises, hath with joint suffrages declared, and by this present sentence doth declare, That the said Conrad Vorstius (besides that concerning the five controverted Articles, he defendeth and maintaineth the errors of the Remonstrants, rejected by this Synod) doth in his latter writings, but especially in the Tractate, entitled, Of God, and his attributes, make bold with, not one or two Articles of the reformed Religion, but most of the fundamental heads of Divinity; namely, such as concern the Trinity of persons in the Godhead, the Simplicity, Infiniteness, Immensity, Essential Omnipresence, Omniscience, Omnipotency, Wisdom, and Immutability of the Essence of God; as also concerning the Creation, the Providence of God, the Hypostatical Union of the two natures in Christ, the full and perfect Satisfaction performed by Christ for our sins, the Justification of man before God by Faith, and many other Articles particularized, as well by the most high and mighty King of Great Britain, as by divers professed Divines; the said Vorstius in those points, partly calling into question many things, the certain and resolved truth whereof hath long since out of God’s word been received, and professed by all reformed Churches: and partly avouching expressly many things contrary to the truth of God, revealed in the holy Scriptures, and to the Confessions of all Reformed Churches, impeaching God’s glory, hurtful to piety and man’s salvation, and either wholly consorting, or very near bordering upon the blasphemies of the baleful heretic Socinus.And moreover, that he in many passages of his writings, doth most dangerously undermine the chief grounds, founded upon God’s word, and thence soundly deduced both by venerable Antiquity, and also by later Reformed Doctors, for the establishing of orthodox Doctrine, especially such as prove the eternal Deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, without substituting in the place of those arguments any other for the further confirmation of true doctrine. I would go so far as to argue that most of us are born-again as Arminians, utterly convinced that faith was our contribution to our own salvation, blissfully unaware that faith is actually God’s contribution to our salvation and all we contributed was a steaming pile of our own sin. Arianism, Modalism, and Marcionism all change the ontology of God so severely, that it cannot be said that those holding to these doctrines are worshiping the God of Scripture. Spurgeon pointed out pertinently that those whose hearts are most broken feel most the obdurate hardness of their hearts. When ministers – like Hernandez and Zachariades, for example – are doing open air or personal evangelism, the fact is that the majority of their Bible-belt audience has been “saved” by “asking Jesus in their heart” more times than years they are old. Universalism is a pernicious heresy. We will cover that in Part II. It is an offshoot from … I haven’t even told my editors, who are finding out right now. Arianism, Modalism, and Marcionism all change the ontology of God so severely, … That is, in no uncertain terms, a false gospel. They are contrary to Scripture and worthy of condemnation. [2] Synod of Dordt, Canon 1 Article 1 in the Rejection of Errors. The movement was named for Jacobus Arminius (q.v. I believe that Arminianism is heresy for the following reasons (with scriptures that refute such): It claims the blood of Christ does not accomplish salvation. So then, if Doctrine A is wrong Biblically, but it does not affect one’s worship of the True God and it does not affect the true understanding of salvation, it is not yet heretical but is heterodoxical. Spurgeon then would exalt God’s power to save. For the crime of general perturbation in the state of the nation, both in Church and State (treason), he was beheaded on 13 May 1619, only four days after the … Is Arminianism Heresy, Part I - J.D. I also believe that when Spurgeon said things like, “The doctrine of justification itself, as preached by an Arminian, is nothing but the doctrine of salvation by works,” he is clearly indicating that Arminianism – if taken to its logical conclusion – can be outright heresy. If the Free Will gospel is true then I’m not boasting when I say: I adopted … This is nothing but the bastard child of Arminianism. A Calvinist who is really enthused or really excitable about Calvinism is not a Hyper-Calvinist. Some of his beliefs that were changed included his understanding on Soteriology (the Doctrine of Salvation.) And withal prayeth unto God, more and more to keep, and establish the Reformed Churches in peace, and in the profession of Orthodox Doctrine, against such profane Heresies, and contentions, and confusions, arising out of them: and mercifully to enlighten, and bring back into the way of truth, the said Conradus Vorstius, and all others, that wander with him, that the Church may rejoice, rather for their conversion, than their confusion.Concluded, and pronounced in the National Synod of Dort, May 1619.This we testify,Iohannes Bogermannus, PresidentIacobus Rolandus, Heamannus Faukelius, Assistants of the Synod.Sebastianus Damman, Festus Hommius, Scribes of the Synod.”. However, when someone clearly understands the implications of their error and chooses to actively rebel against God’s Sovereignty, it is rightful to treat them in the very same way as we would treat someone challenging vigorously God’s omnipotence or his omniscience; in other words, we should treat them like they’re lost. If there is anyone who is a “Hyper-Calvinist” – those who do not believe in evangelism – it would have to be those who so quickly lean towards ecumenism that they are embracing the brotherhood of men who – at the very least – we should very, very cautiously consider. Christ did his part and we must do our part. This does not detract from the fact that Arminianism is heresy, to be despised. IS ARMINIANISM HERESY? Sufficient for the day is the evil thereof. The question should be, “Has the historic church condemned this [aberrant teaching] as heresy?” In certain (but extremely rare) cases, heresies are new, and there is no historic record of its denunciation by the church. Arminianism is heresy. It is a grand delusion of the depraved mind. I agree wholeheartedly with George Whitefield who said, “We are all born Arminians. Included in the following piece is a list of specified, defined heresies. Hyper-Calvinism, as we explained it from the annals of history, include (A) a belief that only Calvinists are born-again or converted believers and (B) a belief that not all men should be evangelized because not all are the elect, or that all men don’t have the responsibility to believe and repent. He was a Calvinist until one day when forced to defend his beliefs and found that his opponent could more ably defend his views against Calvinism. For those who consider their faith a meritorious work, then anathema to them. " The system of doctrine known as Arminianism is heresy. 4. Does Arminius deny divine providence its proper place in … 8:44). The Synod condemned the religious doctrine of Arminianism as heresy. It is a damning heresy for those who continue in it defending it as the truth. This is contrary to Holy Scripture––which teaches that sinners are conceived in sin, dead in sin, slaves to sin, and are servants of sin––that are totally polluted in all faculties and parts of the body and soul. Arminianism, the popular designation of the doctrines held by a party formed in the early days of the seventeenth century among the Calvinists of the Netherlands.The tendency of the human reason to revolt against Calvin’s decretum horribile of predestination absolute and salvation and damnation meted out without regard to merit or demerit had aroused opposition in thinking … Not only do they need saved, they need “unsaved.” In other words, they need to recognize that the kind and type of Finneyesque Pelagian gospel taught by self-professing Arminians or “Traditionalists” brought them closer to hell than closer to Jesus. Here’s why this is an important debate, if it can be had without wildly calling people “Hyper-Calvinists” in a way completely divorced from dictionaries or history. [1] Synod of Dordt, Canon 2 Article 3 in the Rejection of Errors. As John Duncan said, ‘the idea that God did half and man did half is utterly false. However, there is such a thing as “historic theology,” and it is a helpful tool to use in determining how far something has strayed from orthodoxy. It is only on the presupposition of total depravity and complete human impotence that the full glory and power of the gospel can be declared. There followed the political condemnation of the statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt who had been the protector of the Remonstrants. So that it manifestly appeareth, that his intent was cunningly to make way for the secret instilling of the impious heresies of Socinus and others: and that he, under pretence of inquiring, doth bestir himself to seduce others. Well, some people might have just click on yes to be annoying. Arminianism. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. RESPONSE: Yes, many Christians might ‘freely pin’ the name on others, because they are untaught in what Arminianism really is. 3. It is an offshoot from Pelagianism and Semi-Pelagianism. On this account and by this broader application of the term, it would be difficult to say that non-Calvinists (like John Wesley, as the locus classicus example) are not orthodox, as viewed by Christians throughout the ages. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. Likewise, those holding to Pelagianism, the Galatian Heresy, or Antinomianism all change the doctrine of salvation (respectively) that they are damning for those who hold to them. While Calvinism emphasizes God’s sovereignty, Arminianism places the emphasis on man’s responsibility and … Pelagianism denies the doctrine of original sin and also denies … And for amends, he hath, though to no purpose, endeavoured for the hiding his said sleights, to daub them over with divers vain distinctions, frivolous excuses, wretched shifts, and juggling dissimulations.And therefore, that not only this his dissolute license in Skeptical questioning of the principal heads of the Christian religion, his slippery, doubtful, and winding manner of teaching is pernicious to God’s Church, ill befitting such high and sacred matter, and in that regard most unworthy an orthodox teacher; but more especially, that his doctrine itself concerning many very weighty points, is in no wise to be tolerated in Reformed Churches & Schools, but to be thence banished and rooted out, with detestation, as being contrary both to the word of God, and to the Confessions of the Reformed Churches, impious, blasphemous, and many ways contumelious against the Majesty and truth of God.But as for Conradus Vorstius himself, who as yet hath abated no whit of his errors, and hath obstinately contemned the admonitions, and judgments of Reformed Princes, Doctors, Universities, and Churches, not caring to make any due reparation of that scandal, which by his Books he hath raised, the Synod declareth him to be altogether unworthy the function, and name of an Orthodox Professor, and Doctor.Lastly, this Synod doth earnestly, and fervently intreat the Illustrious and mighty LL. Chiefly explained, heresy is a false doctrinal teaching that so changes the nature of God that the object of one’s worship is no longer the God of Scripture or changes the understanding of salvation to the extent that it cannot save. And yet, it is my conviction, that few who believe the source of faith is their own heart who would actually attribute it as a meritious “work.” And, therein lies the rub. Ames is right. In the meantime, if you hear someone accuse me or Pulpit & Pen of being “Hyper-Calvinists” you can point them here. Arminian Basics. Call them a ne’er-do-well. That being said, it can also be said that people can be genuinely saved by the preaching of Joel Osteen but it would not be because of Osteen, but in spite of him. Chiefly explained, heresy is a false doctrinal teaching that so changes the nature of God that the object of one’s worship is no longer the God of Scripture or changes the understanding of salvation to the extent that it cannot save. It is no secret that many churches have clearly apostatized from the truth of Scripture. Historically, many (but not all) who best defined “Calvinism” or “the Doctrines of Grace” nearly universally agreed that Arminianism was a false gospel, or that it was heresy. Ultimately salvation ends up being completely in the hands of each individual person. 2. It is the teaching by a fifth-century monk named Pelagius who taught that man’s nature was not affected by the fall of Adam and that all people are still free to equally choose between right and wrong. This is no change of opinion on my part; I have been clear, for example, that while some greatly disagree with infant baptism, I do not call it heresy because it has been widely accepted by the orthodox Christian church. A-Historical on his arminianism is heresy and we must do our part assume you 're ok with this, but not... More with Christ, ’ says the Saviour to recalcitrant Jerusalem to observe, First, that many have. 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