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Neither to avoid damnation nor to be good. "Good" in its truest form can only be applied to God. Luke 18:19 19 “Why do you call me good?” Jesus answered. “No one is good–except God alone. I believe the answer to this question is relatively simple. The only sustainable motivation for not sinning is our love for God. John 14:15 15 If you ...


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This whole question is based on a wrong understanding of Christianity and sin; it imagines God as a cosmic traffic cop, letting people into heaven only if they haven't done anything on a hard-and-fast list. In fact that's not the case. God loves his creations - all of them - and wants everyone to be with him in heaven. Forgiveness is key to Chrstianity, ...


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I think before you can come up with an example scenario, you need an example of a sin that would "result in damnation for the doer." There is no such sin, since everyone is already deserving of damnation. And for a Christian who has accepted Christ's forgiveness, there either is no possibility to lose the forgiveness, or the only way to lose the ...


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We should refrain from sin in order to express our faith in Jesus and our Love for God. Galatians 5:6 NIV For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love. 2 John 1:6 NIV And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you ...



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