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that is what Peter told the jewish authorities when they told the Apostles not to preach Christ.

" depart from me you workers of inequity " Jesus said this as He was closing the Sermon on the Mount.

then He went own to say that those who did the things He said, in the sermon.

neither of these had anything to do with the Law or the Sabbath.
That is what you and the Pope preaches, but the Christ of the Bible said differently.

17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.
18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

You have your religion, and Jesus has His Gospel. I'm sticking with the Christ.
 
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I believe what the Word of God says. Who said anything about tradition. Our righteousness comes from the Holy Spirit and the cleansing of the Blood of Christ. It does not come from any kind of works, deeds, etc that we can do.
Amen , the righteousness of Christ imputed by faith without the deeds/works of the law..........
 
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Amen , the righteousness of Christ imputed by faith without the deeds/works of the law..........
So is the word the Greek used to communicate how Faith is applied , ( pisteuo ) defined as" a personal surrender to Him and a life inspired by such surrender , " a deed / or work of the law ?
 
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So is the word the Greek used to communicate how Faith is applied , ( pisteuo ) defined as" a personal surrender to Him and a life inspired by such surrender , " a deed / or work of the law ?
Faith is a spiritual GIFT irrevocably given by and through Christ. It has been initiated by HIM, it is HIS WORK in us and HE finishes this work in ALL that HE begins it in...it is the evidence of things NOT SEEN. IT cannot be gained, given, obtained etc. by ANY WORK of man, including any supposed LAW keeping/Obedience based religious system..............
 
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Faith is a spiritual GIFT irrevocably given by and through Christ. It has been initiated by HIM, it is HIS WORK in us and HE finishes this work in ALL that HE begins it in...it is the evidence of things NOT SEEN. IT cannot be gained, given, obtained etc. by ANY WORK of man, including any supposed LAW keeping/Obedience based religious system..............
Should I repeat the question . You didn't answer it .

Here is a new one about this reply .

If pisteuo defined in the Greek dictionary as " a personal surrender to Him and a life inspired by such surrender, " is " gift from God " , how does that work ? God personally surrenders our life to Himself for us ? Remember , Pisteuo is repeated 248 times in the NT .
 

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I just said what jesus and others said


Matthew 22:37- 40
37 Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.”

Romans 13:8
[ Love Your Neighbor ] Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law

Romans 13:10
Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law

Galatians 5:14
For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”\\

James 2:8
If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you do well;


As for the commands, No one can keep the ten perfectly thats why they are a tutor to lead us to christ, they expose sin, they were not given to show us how to not sin,
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The royal law is the ten commandments., the Ten commandments are summed up in the Two , love toward God (4) love toward neighbor (6) THE TEN COMMANDMENTS ARE A LIVING LAW, THEY DIRECT EVERY ASPECT OF OUR LIVES. We are human beings and fail, that is where grace comes in, the forgiveness of sin thru Christ's sacrifi
I just said what jesus and others said


Matthew 22:37- 40
37 Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.”

Romans 13:8
[ Love Your Neighbor ] Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law

Romans 13:10
Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law

Galatians 5:14
For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”\\

James 2:8
If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you do well;


As for the commands, No one can keep the ten perfectly thats why they are a tutor to lead us to christ, they expose sin, they were not given to show us how to not sin,
That's odd I sure thought when they said "don't commit adultery" etc that was really telling us what not to do and also what to do Such a twisting and turning to find a way not to obey God LOL!
 

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BORN AGAIN FROM ABOVE BY INCORRUPTIBLE SEED...........

THAT which is BORN of SPIRIT is SPIRIT........

I really suggest you start over at square one and be open to the truth....every thing you post is full of holes and errors......
 
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Should I repeat the question . You didn't answer it .

Here is a new one about this reply .

If pisteuo defined in the Greek dictionary as " a personal surrender to Him and a life inspired by such surrender, " is " gift from God " , how does that work ? God personally surrenders our life to Himself for us ? Remember , Pisteuo is repeated 248 times in the NT .
IF........take it up with God.....Faith is a GIFT.....and the fact that you seem to doubt this speaks volumes....

For to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, and to another the word of knowledge according to the same Spirit;
To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;

For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
 

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So is the word the Greek used to communicate how Faith is applied , ( pisteuo ) defined as" a personal surrender to Him and a life inspired by such surrender , " a deed / or work of the law ?
I'm gonna take the liberty to jump in on this post. What's the difference in "surrender" and accept. One cannot accept that free gift of salvation unless they believe and accept. A deed and or work does not provide salvation.
 

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Personally, I have no idea why God loved me enough to provide through Jesus Christ my eternal salvation gift. I can/could/have never done anything to be worthy of such love.
 

Suzy37

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DC Hollering doesn't make it any better, still no proof just noise!

If you are born again you are spirit and I don't think you are, This is not hard to understand the same word is translated both ways the translators chose which way to use it and sometimes they got it wrong, not only here but also in other places. We are not born of the Spirit at this time, we are flesh and blood and I just bet you are too! Do you have a Strong's , if so look it up, study show yourself approved to God!

If not take your spirit body and fly over here and show me , then I will believe it but not if you are still flesh!
 
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I'm gonna take the liberty to jump in on this post. What's the difference in "surrender" and accept. One cannot accept that free gift of salvation unless they believe and accept. A deed and or work does not provide salvation.
Exactly...........works do not, have not and will not ever produce faith........faith is a spiritual gift "1st Corinthians 13" and it is given in measure to every man except JESUS who was given faith without measure.......the faith which has been given unto us can be increased, grown and matured by study and the transformational process as described in Romans 12.....at thee end of the day.....any work, all works, any fruit, all fruit is the result of faith and fro CHRIST working through us as a LIVING sacrifice....exactly why they will never save and or why Christ gets all the glory.
 
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DC Hollering doesn't make it any better, still no proof just noise!

If you are born again you are spirit and I don't think you are, This is not hard to understand the same word is translated both ways the translators chose which way to use it and sometimes they got it wrong, not only here but also in other places. We are not born of the Spirit at this time, we are flesh and blood and I just bet you are too! Do you have a Strong's , if so look it up, study show yourself approved to God!

If not take your spirit body and fly over here and show me , then I will believe it but not if you are still flesh!
This is not AOL and I was not hollering....big letters so you can see your error.....2nd Timothy 2:15 has no bearing on being born spiritually from above by faith and seed that is incorruptible......

BORN AGAIN FROM ABOVE BY INCORRUPTIBLE SEED...........

THAT which is BORN of SPIRIT is SPIRIT........
 

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Yes it was a typo......his reference was the Great White Throne judgment in Revelation 20
But mine was not I was talking abt people who have their part taken out of Book of Life, Sorry I thought you were talking to me! Rev 22:19
 

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This is not AOL and I was not hollering....big letters so you can see your error.....2nd Timothy 2:15 has no bearing on being born spiritually from above by faith and seed that is incorruptible......

BORN AGAIN FROM ABOVE BY INCORRUPTIBLE SEED...........

THAT which is BORN of SPIRIT is SPIRIT........
AOL?
What are you talking abt? II Tim has to do with sin being the transgression of the Law, it defines sin! BTW I have not seen a visitation from a born again spirit body yet!
 
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The royal law is the ten commandments., the Ten commandments are summed up in the Two , love toward God (4) love toward neighbor (6) THE TEN COMMANDMENTS ARE A LIVING LAW, THEY DIRECT EVERY ASPECT OF OUR LIVES. We are human beings and fail, that is where grace comes in, the forgiveness of sin thru Christ's sacrifi

That's odd I sure thought when they said "don't commit adultery" etc that was really telling us what not to do and also what to do Such a twisting and turning to find a way not to obey God LOL!
Hi Suzy , let me put me two cents in about what your standing on .

First , no doubt your being drawn and called to Christ by the Father . But we aren't called to fulfill God's law . You can certainly try , that is your right . But if you break one of God commands or laws for just one millisecond , from birth to death , even in your thoughts , your guilty of breaking all of them .

This is where true NT Faith and faithing come in, Pistis and pisteuo in the Greek .when we answer the call of the Father by Faith applied ( personally surrendering our lives to Him and living a life inspired by such surrender ) if this first act of faithing or pisteuo is seen as genuine by Christ , he then will move us into the testing ground , or what the word calls the parable of the sower . Only one of the four surrendered lives will keep moving forward , to be accepted and sealed with His Spirit .

Then ! We Will start to see His nature flow through us as we are continually increasing our faith and faithing as He is perfecting us by His Spirit , His presence , His mind , and His regeneration . If we see a reflection of obedience , fruits of the Spirit , or validation of what He has done with others who went before us , happening in us , that is Him doing it , not us .

The only thing we can continue to fulfill is faithing or pisteuo . To offer God continually an increased surrendered life . Everything else comes from Him accepting , testing , sealing , and regenerating , the surrendered life . Without that continually surrendered life , God can't do anything .

I hope this creates some questions , please ask them .
 

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No worries sister, I also have difficulties with this digital age. I think you are doing just fine. This forum is a dangerous place. Be sure to have His Armor on when you visit.
Were you ever on End Times? That was a rowdy group at times. People get very upset when their beliefs get questioned, I expect it
 
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AOL?
What are you talking abt? II Tim has to do with sin being the transgression of the Law, it defines sin! BTW I have not seen a visitation from a born again spirit body yet!
A. 2nd Timothy 2:15 has nothing to do with sin being a transgression of the law........
B. The latter statement was a bit ridiculous...the Spirit is BORN again RIGHT now and bound in this BODY of sin......waiting to be given a Celestial Heavenly body at the resurrection/change which takes place at the Parousia of Christ.