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Belief in Jesus, God's Only Son, so that one might have eternal life [= achieve salvation], is the reason in scripture that God sent his Only Son, showing his love for us precisely by sending his Only Son. cf. the famous and oft quoted John 3:16 (RSVCE): 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not ...


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Can the belief of Jesus' listeners be considered belief unto salvation? YES Galatians 3:2-7 (NLT) Let me ask you this one question: Did you receive the Holy Spirit by obeying the law of Moses? Of course not! You received the Spirit because you believed the message you heard about Christ. How foolish can you be? After starting your Christian ...


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Yes, I think it was a "belief unto salvation" and I think there is both a Biblical and logical argument to back that up. Biblical Looking at the Strong's words for this chapter, this particular word, pisteuw, means: believe, commit unto The root word, pistiv, is even more explicit: conviction of the truth of anything, belief; in the NT of a ...


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From the Catechism of the Catholic Church: Catechism of the Catholic Church 1825 Christ died out of love for us, while we were still "enemies." [Rom 5:10]. The Lord asks us to love as he does, even our enemies, to make ourselves the neighbor of those farthest away, and to love children and the poor as Christ himself. [cf. Mt 5:44; Lk 10:27-37; ...


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1 Corinthians 13 is one of those chapters that tends to be read at weddings and get taken out of context. Because of its association with weddings, many associate it with romantic love, and David Stratton is right to say clearly that this is not what Paul was thinking about. If you look at chapter 12, you'll see that Paul was addressing the issue of the ...


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Since Paul didn't expand on this, the best we can do is to review what noted theologians have said about this. To get some good answers, you really need to look no further than Bible commentaries. Bear in mind that the type of love here is agape love, which is also translated as charity, or selfless love. It's not speaking of romantic love as on "love ...


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By studying Christ's teachings on love, we can get a better understanding of the belief of love. He gives us an idea of how strong his love us for us in John 15, as well as guidance on how to love one another. He loves us as the Father loves him. If we obey, we remain in his love. He states we're his friends and that everything he's learned from his ...



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