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    Water baptism is necessary to be in the first resurrection

    I've given you more Scripture than you. And the verses I've shared SAY what I believe, unlike the ones you share. Clear case of total denial. you have certainly exposed your errors. I've been letting Scripture contradict your ideas. You are NOT. You are full of ad hominem. Your approach...
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    You need both water baptism and the Holy Ghost/Holy Spirit.

    FreeGrace2 said: Please explain what "repentance" means to you. Then I can reply. OK, thanks. But, before I respond, I need to ask one more question: by "turning away from a course of action", does that mean or indicate a change of lifestyle? Thanks.
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    Do you believe in (OSAS) Once Saved, Always Saved?

    Why, thank you. I think I will. :) I'm confused as to what you are referring to here. I said this: FreeGrace2 said: "This is a problem? And you are so willing to NOT believe the guarantee that Jesus gave in John 10:28. He said that recipients of eternal life shall never perish. Do you...
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    Christ's death was on behalf of the entire human race. iow, He died for all, everyone. A number of verses plainly say this. So, does that save everyone? Obviously not. So your question is good. Every believer should understand this important point. Christ's death reconciled the world to...
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    FreeGrace2 said: Far too many people totally misunderstand James. A "dead faith" is a faith without deeds. That does NOT mean an unsaving faith. There is no such thing as an unsaving faith. We are saved by grace through faith. Eph 2:8 Do you believe that or not. I don't think either James...
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    Seems you are trying to move the goalposts. :) The term I was replying to was "sinless perfection". That aside, believers have been united IN Christ, which theologically is called union with Christ. That means all believers share with Christ in their position IN Him. So, since Jesus is...
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    Do you believe in (OSAS) Once Saved, Always Saved?

    This is a problem? And you are so willing to NOT believe the guarantee that Jesus gave in John 10:28. He said that recipients of eternal life shall never perish. Do you believe that or not? Simple question. Shows where your loyalty lies. Mine is with Scripture. The church has been...
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    Do you believe in (OSAS) Once Saved, Always Saved?

    Many verses have been posted already. 1 Thessalonians 4, etc... As I pointed out, there is NO MENTION of Jesus taking glorified believers to heaven. What verse actually shows Jesus doing this? I haven't found any. There is nothing to tie together that will result in a pretrib rapture...
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    The Atonement: What did it REALLY Accomplish?

    Since there is no reason to "glory in free will" all this post isn't worth reading. It is the Calvinists who hate the very notion that man is able to believe what God says (gospel) because he has been deceived to believe that God chooses who will believe. But this is not biblical. God offers...
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    Do you believe in (OSAS) Once Saved, Always Saved?

    To be real clear, this position is really the position of Jesus Christ Himself. Do you believe what I quoted from Him or not? It seems you view some sins worse than others and will result in loss of salvation. But you don't have clear verses. And you CAN'T have such verses, because what...
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    Do you believe in (OSAS) Once Saved, Always Saved?

    AMEN! To be even more clear, it is only those who "never believed" that will be condemned. John 3:18 - Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son. 2 Thess 2:12 - and so...
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    Goliath said: PS Loving others leads to sinless perfection, by changing the heart. Still wrong. First, there is no such thing as "sinless perfection" this side of eternity. That's why all believers will receive a glorified body that CAN'T AND WON'T sin. Until then, believers can only grow...
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    Far too many people totally misunderstand James. A "dead faith" is a faith without deeds. That does NOT mean an unsaving faith. There is no such thing as an unsaving faith. We are saved by grace through faith. Eph 2:8 Do you believe that or not. The point of James in 2:14-26 is found in...
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    I strongly disagree here. Salvation is clearly communicated in the Bible. No mystery at all. Paul's answer to the jailer's question leaves no room for confusion, doubt, etc. Jailer: what MUST I DO to be saved? Paul: believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and you will be saved. No one is saved...
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    You need both water baptism and the Holy Ghost/Holy Spirit.

    Please explain what "repentance" means to you. Then I can reply.