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You are saved if you have put your trust in the Lord, you don't need to worry! Here are three sets of verses that show this, and there are many more! [John 3:16-18, 36 NKJV] 16 "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. 17 "For God did not send His Son into ...


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Catholic Perspective Definitions are always useful. 113. What is sin? A. Sin is an offense against God, by any thought, word, deed or omission against the law of God. - Source: Penny Catechism, 113. Therefore since sin is an offense against God, only God can forgive sins (my thinking, no sacrifice needed except some kind of making up - ...


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Hosea 6:6 says For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings." Take this verse and the predicament humanity found itself in after Adam and Eve committed the first human sin. We had just followed in the footsteps of Satan and disobeyed a holy God, which in numerous verses of the Bible says is punishable ...


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Since God provided for the forgiveness of sins in the Old Testament, why do we need Jesus? There are several distinct aspects that need to be considered. Forgiveness for relationship. Forgiveness for judicial sin debt. The receiving of eternal life. The idea that the forgiveness is relational can be supported by comparing the following; Leviticus ...


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Yes, God forgave people before Jesus died. But take a look at the situation back then. In Numbers chapter 31, the Israelites, at God's orders, slaughter thousands of captive Midianite women and children. Deuteronomy chapter 13 says, "If your very own brother, or your son or daughter, or the wife you love, or your closest friend secretly entices you, saying, ...


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What was it about the death of Jesus that allows God to forgive us? Many people attempt to see in the physical pain and suffering of the crucifixion that Jesus paid for our sins. While his death was much more physically painful than most, the sins he bore were for the whole world. 1 John 2:2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours ...


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Jesus' death did not "allow" God to forgive us. Were that the case, God would be subject to some external law that says "someone must die for sin". Instead, God Himself decided that this would be the best way to accomplish His purposes. He could have said that forgiveness could only be available to left-handed people who pray the rosary in Hindi...but He ...



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