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If we are “Saved” by grace, then why are we getting "Judged? There are two judgments. The judgment of works is for the unsaved and determines punishment; Revelation 20:13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. For those who ...


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In the Gnostic Light To understand Sin is to understand Grace. In the beginning the first Law was to not eat of the fruits of the knowledge of good and evil. Notice that it does not say "you must be good". It says you must not know whether you are good or not. The Purpose of the Law In the beginning not knowing good or evil was God's plan. Once we knew ...


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I can only offer in form of an interpretation: Genesis 1:1—2:3 is a picture of God's purpose [which is to express Himself through man and to exercise His dominion with man (Gen 1:26)], and 2:4-25 is a portrait of the way to fulfill God's purpose. This is why we have the second record of creation in Genesis 2. Genesis 1 reveals God's purpose in creating ...


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Yes, there are 2 creation accounts. According to commentator and foremost authority on Genesis Gordon J. Wenham in Story as Torah, this is because Genesis 1 is a response to the Enûma Eliš while Genesis 2 is a response to the Egyptian creation accounts. Wenham believes that the first account was added after the second account. Furthermore, it became common ...


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The reason for judgement is that mankind has free will (though Calvinists might disagree.) As it says in Ephesians, salvation is a "gift" and a gift can be either accepted or rejected. It cannot be forced upon us otherwise it is neither a gift nor do we have free will any longer. As such, it must be adjudged as to whether we accepted or rejected this gift ...



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