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I would like to continue the thought from Beestocks answer. Genesis 3:15: I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel From this verse several things are to be understood: When man sided with the enemy, he basically turned and rebelled against God. As such ...


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Satan had a good idea of God's plan of salvation for men. The first clue was the prophecy pronounced directly against him after the fall of men. I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel (Genesis 3:15) Then there was the sacrificial system, where lambs ...


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No, it is not necessary for salvation. Either Christ's work is complete at the cross or it is not. Lets go to scripture. Act 11:16 Then remembered I the word of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost. Water Baptism is merely a symbol of the Holy Spirit which baptizes. No man made ...


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This is more complicated than you might expect, since Catholicism and Protestantism (which often takes a "salvation by grace alone" approach) can have slightly different approaches to concepts like justification, salvation, faith, grace, and merit. In Catholic belief, salvation is achieved not in an instant, nor by predestination before birth, but over a ...


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Here is a response from the perspective of the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) and sort of from the perspective of the New Church, or Swedenborgian, churches that accept his theology. I say "sort of" because although there were a number of active and reasonably successful Swedenborgian missionaries in the 19th century, that activity fell off in ...


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Short answer Because Jesus is that important to you, and you want him known to all the world. Swedenborgianism From the linked question, I am assuming you are asking on the perspective of Swedenborgianism, which is forms the doctrinal foundation of the New Church Evangelism According to Dream Prophecy New Church tends not to evangelize, and ...


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From a Swedenborgian perspective, this is a trick question. Technically, according to Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), anyone who rejects Jesus ("the Lord," as Swedenborg refers to him) cannot go to heaven. However, Swedenborg's definition of "rejecting the Lord" is quite different from the usual Christian definitions. By the usual Christian definitions of ...


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According to Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) and the New Church, all infants and children who die before they are adults go to heaven and are raised there until they grow up and become angels themselves. This, Swedenborg says, is true whether or not they have been baptized, and no matter where or in what religion they were born. Baptism, Swedenborg says, ...


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The answer is simple. Hebrews 10:26 tells us - "If we willfully/deliberately keep on sinning after we have received knowledge of the Truth, NO sacrifice for sin is left. Pretty simple eh?


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According to baptist belief what do you do to be saved? There is a bit of a spectrum here that can get quite contentious. One side says that all that is necessary for salvation is belief. Acts 16:30-31 And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and ...


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I'm a baptist and I want to tell you and to everyone that to be saved from hell is not the way of affiliation or joining to any organization. Baptist cannot saved you from hell but only Jesus Christ, John 14:6 "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me." If you accepted Lord Jesus Christ as your ...


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That's sort of like asking, "What color is a horse?" There are horses of many colors, and many answers to the question. Still there is pretty general agreement among all 'anabaptists' (That's the name that baptists get their name from. It just means that they believe that water baptism does not save one, and must be done after one is 'saved.') The common ...


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As Caleb pointed out, most of these verses you have quoted aren’t actually using the word “soul” to refer to the same theological concept you’re trying to get at. As an addendum to that, I note that one reason for that discrepancy in usage is that you’ve selected a bunch of New Testament verses that are quoting the Septuagint. Matthew 12 is quoting Isaiah ...


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The above answer that says we are saved by "nothing less and nothing more" than faith in Jesus Christ is at best misleading. Scripture also has this to offer, from the Epistle of James, Chapter 2: Faith and Works.[f] 14 What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister ...



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