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A self-subsisting being means that its essence (what it intrinsically is) is "to exist" (existence) itself. The best biblical evidence is Exodus 3:14, "I am Who am." (אֶֽהְיֶ֖ה אֲשֶׁ֣ר אֶֽהְיֶ֑ה), the most proper name of God because "the existence of God is His essence itself, which can be said of no other (q. 3 a. 4 ["Whether ...


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Others might beg to differ but my reading from the death of Jesus Christ is that all our sins have already been forgiven. You do not need to do absolutely anything to be forgiven. The next day he *saw Jesus coming to him and *said, “Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! - John 1:29 Source: https://bible.knowing-jesus.com/topics/Lamb-...


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If you are referring to the Christian God of the Bible, there are several points to keep in mind: We cannot make bargains with the God of the Bible. We cannot say, "I'll stop doing A if you give me B." When we come to the God of the Bible, we serve Him for His own sake - we must place Him first in our lives, above all of our wants and desires. ...


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