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Re: A religious man says... A saved man says...
« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2013, 06:22:23 PM »
I do know this...Mankind prefer the watered down Gospel..They want the emotional..for the moment feel good..Then after that passes ..what next.....Man is depraved today...Believing another Gospel..They do not want Christs Provision Alone..The want Faith Plus works...They want to be in charge of what the Believe he requires today(Its all about I will, I will, I will..They want to perform, they want to feel they have earned their position..They will not Trust Christ Alone..It is a sad sad day..
I agree that some do preach works, but also true is that others preach easy believism which is just a damning and any message that reject repentance is easy believism. Acts 20:21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
Isaiah 48:18,Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

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« Reply #16 on: April 21, 2013, 10:50:55 PM »
A religious man says -
 
Thank God I'm not the sinner I used to be. I quit doing this, this, and that. Now God is giving me the power to overcome sin in my flesh.
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 A saved man says -
 
Romans 7:17-25
 King James Version (KJV)
 
17 Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
 
18 For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
 
19 For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.
 
20 Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
 
21 I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.
 
22 For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:
 
23 But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.
 
24 O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?
 
25 I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.
"...to make all men see"(Ephesians 3:9)

We don't change God's message -- His message changes us.

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Re: A religious man says... A saved man says...
« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2013, 11:00:16 PM »
A religious man says -
 
Thank God I'm not the sinner I used to be. I quit doing this, this, and that. Now God is giving me the power to overcome sin in my flesh.
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 A saved man says -
 
Romans 7:17-25
 King James Version (KJV)
 
17 Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
 
18 For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
 
19 For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.
 
20 Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
 
21 I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.
 
22 For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:
 
23 But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.
 
24 O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?
 
25 I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.

A true man of God says;
Acts 20:21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
Isaiah 48:18,Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

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« Reply #18 on: April 22, 2013, 02:14:13 PM »
"For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God, being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus" (Romans 3:23, 24).
 
Prior to salvation, everyone is dead in trespasses and sin and by nature the children of wrath (Ephesians 2: I, 3). In this condition, the future holds only judgment and eternal punishment. However, God provided a remedy for our sin and its outcome by sending His Son to be a substitutionary sacrifice on our behalf (Romans 3:25). He paid the penalty for our sin and, therefore, redeemed or rescued us from our need to pay the penalty.
 
We truly have been bought with a price (1 Corinthians 6:20). By shedding His blood, our Saviour paid the greatest price possible, and yet paid the only price that could meet God's requirement for righteousness. We have redemption through the blood of Christ, the forgiveness of our sins according to the riches of God's grace (Ephesians 1:7). As a result of this demonstration of righteousness, we have received the gift of righteousness (Romans 5:17).

By God's grace, Christ's death was our death, and His resurrection was our resurrection. God has made us alive together in Christ and raised us up with Him and seated us with Him in the heavenly places (Ephesians 2:5, 6). This position is true for everyone who believes the gospel of our salvation (Romans 3:22; 5:8-10; I Corinthians 15: 1-4).
 
What should be our response to our redemption in Christ? Does our freedom from the penalty of sin give us a license to sin? God forbid! (Romans 6:1-11). On the contrary, our response should be to glorify God in our body,  presenting it as a living and holy sacrifice (Romans 6:13; 12:1-2; 1 Corinthians 6:20).
"...to make all men see"(Ephesians 3:9)

We don't change God's message -- His message changes us.

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Re: A religious man says... A saved man says...
« Reply #19 on: April 22, 2013, 03:22:58 PM »
"For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God, being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus" (Romans 3:23, 24).
 
Prior to salvation, everyone is dead in trespasses and sin and by nature the children of wrath (Ephesians 2: I, 3). In this condition, the future holds only judgment and eternal punishment. However, God provided a remedy for our sin and its outcome by sending His Son to be a substitutionary sacrifice on our behalf (Romans 3:25). He paid the penalty for our sin and, therefore, redeemed or rescued us from our need to pay the penalty.
 
We truly have been bought with a price (1 Corinthians 6:20). By shedding His blood, our Saviour paid the greatest price possible, and yet paid the only price that could meet God's requirement for righteousness. We have redemption through the blood of Christ, the forgiveness of our sins according to the riches of God's grace (Ephesians 1:7). As a result of this demonstration of righteousness, we have received the gift of righteousness (Romans 5:17).

By God's grace, Christ's death was our death, and His resurrection was our resurrection. God has made us alive together in Christ and raised us up with Him and seated us with Him in the heavenly places (Ephesians 2:5, 6). This position is true for everyone who believes the gospel of our salvation (Romans 3:22; 5:8-10; I Corinthians 15: 1-4).
 
What should be our response to our redemption in Christ? Does our freedom from the penalty of sin give us a license to sin? God forbid! (Romans 6:1-11). On the contrary, our response should be to glorify God in our body,  presenting it as a living and holy sacrifice (Romans 6:13; 12:1-2; 1 Corinthians 6:20).

Only for those who repent.
Acts 20:21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
Isaiah 48:18,Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

 

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