FAITH IS THE CROWN OF LIFE
AND MORAL EXCELLENCE FIRST IS THE FIRST JEWEL
St. Peter writes few practical suggestions for Christian growth. Faith is the basic foundation on which the whole edifice of a Christian spiritual life is built upon. In fact, faith is like a crown decorated with seven jewels. The life journey of a disciple of Christ begins with faith. Indeed faith is a gracious gift of God. It is based on the knowledge revealed through the Holy Scripture.
The God we serve is a forgiving God. One who balances His decrees and our self-interests, not out of equality or fair play but of equity (value) and sovereignty. This is what makes Him worthy of all our praises, thanksgiving, and worship. He is an awesome God and when compared to other so-called gods and deities have no equal because who really wants or needs to serve a vindictive superior being. The history of mankind has always
Originally Posted by JohnTalmid
So I lost my salvation because I do the instructions of the Father while keeping the testimony of Yeshua the Messiah the Son of YHWH Elohim? I used to believe as you do my friends. There's nothing humanly possible for me to do in my salvation other than, "good works" as the church describes.
These "good works" are the same thing we are warned we cannot gain salvation through. It may be argued that the modern church; if you could put them in one category, put these