Impetus • Incentives to Good Works • Perks
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Incentive[Gk paramýthion agápēs] (Phil. 2:1); AV COMFORT OF LOVE; NEB LOVING CONSOLATION. Παραμψατηιον appears only in Phil. 2:1, although its cognates appear five times elsewhere in the NT (fem. noun, 1 Cor. 14:3; vb., Jn. 11:19, 31; 1 Thess. 2:11; 5:14). The neuter noun suggests the content of
The Lutheran Cyclopedia
Majoristic Controversy
Majoristic Controversy. This controversy bears its name after George Major, but its beginnings are found in a statement of Melanchthon, who, in an edition of his Loci, in 1535, pronounced new spiritual obedience or good works necessary unto eternal life, since they must follow our reconciliation with