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Jesus paid it ALL! Done! past, present, and future. I work with Muslim communities and many of them because of the teaching that we need to confess our sin to Christ everyday and every time that we commit the sin, they don't believe that they are totally forgiven and need to work and do something to please God. So they ask, "If I sin and didn't confess my ...


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In the New Testament, there is a line of thought concerning reward. In Matthew 5 and 6 the Lord Jesus speaks repeatedly concerning reward (5:12, 46; 6:1-2, 5, 16). In 1 Corinthians 3:8 Paul says, Each will receive his own reward according to his own labor. Then in verse 14 he goes on to say, If anyone's work which he has built upon the foundation ...


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I just wanted to add to what timf so beautifully put in reference to 1 Corinthians 3:11-15 the works of our own, are "wood hay and stubble" they will get burned up, the flesh has been crucified. It os no longer us that live but Christ in us. (Galations 2:20) The Gold Silver and Precious Jewels are works of the Spirit of Jesus in and through us. ...


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Throughout the narrative parts of the Old Testament, there is very little mention of any afterlife. That idea arises mostly later on, in the books of the Prophets. During the bulk of Old Testament times, salvation had little or nothing to do with: Heaven or the afterlife, since there was little or no belief in such a thing. Being freed from the curse of ...


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Before and even after the Incarnation, the Jewish people have considered themselves to be set apart (Holy). Set apart not by Works, or by lineage or even by Ethnicity, they were set apart, made Holy, by Covenants made by God with man. This action done solely by the Grace of God set the people of God apart from all others. They were God’s Chosen people, ...


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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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