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    Not By Works

    Obey, works, obey, works. There is not one single person on this awesome thread who has obeyed all the commandments. We are not under the law anymore, praise Jesus Christ the Lord. We are to ask forgiveness if we realize we have sinned or have been disobedient. Yes. But to try to continue...
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    Not By Works

    Thanks. There was some inclination that I didn't do works by someone but hey, it's all copacetic. As long as my Savior knows my heart, that's all that counts. Bottom line is that what's in our hearts is what counts most.
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    Not By Works

    Nowhere did I say in my last post that I "do not work" for the Lord. What I said was that I received a blessing when I needed it most without having to "work." Point being, blessings are freely given by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as we need them and sometimes when we do not deserve them...
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    Not By Works

    Feeling a bit down today but just read in my devotion: "I will never leave you nor forsake you." Just what I needed to read. Guess what? I didn't have to do one single "work" either.
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    Not By Works

    In reference to my post, we work for God because He is actually doing His work through us. We work for God because we desire to. I'm not against works but works does not save nor do works mean we are "special" and God is happy with us. My point was that whenever we are being tested or going...
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    Not By Works

    This year has been a challenge for my husband and me. You know what Satan is whispering in my ear? "You are doing this. You aren't doing that. God is mad at you. You aren't doing enough work for Him." Sound familiar? Satan is alive and well in our world today like never before.
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    Not By Works

    Amen
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    Not By Works

    AMEN and Praise God for His mercy
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    Not By Works

    We cannot buy God's blessings, work for His blessings but we can obey Him for His blessings.
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    Suicide

    I truly irks me whenever people decide the state of another person's soul. Suicide is not done with a complete mental healthy person. Depression, bipolarism are real mental health issues. Being abused both mentally and physically can lead to mental health issues. While suicide is not the...
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    Not By Works

    Satan's mantra: Deceive, divide, destroy. The closer we are to the Lord, the harder he works with those 3.
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    Not By Works

    Over and over in my devotions I read about people trying to do good works enough to wipe out their sins. No way can any of us do enough good works to cleanse ourselves.
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    Not By Works

    Anyone can "believe" in something. I believe in certain things I see but that doesn't mean I accept them. Of course of one accepts Jesus Christ, they would have to believe He exist. Acceptance is the key word for me in the process of salvation.
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    Not By Works

    Salvation is free. The work was done by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He offers, we accept. Why do some try and make this into a complicated configuration? Simplicity. Christ did it all. Our only part is to Accept.
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    Not By Works

    Thank you for giving your story and your testimony. What a challenging life you have had. Yes, once saved is always saved. Our eternal salvation cannot be taken from us. Why? Because that free gift (no strings attached) was supplied by the Blood of Jesus Christ and no one nor anything can...
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    Not By Works

    What in this world makes anyone believe they must do works to obtain eternal salvation? How can a sinner born into a sinful world ever believe they can do any works great enough to eradicate their sin(s)? Only the precious blood of Jesus Christ, the Sacrificial Lamb, can cleanse us enough to...
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    Not By Works

    Worry is a disease which eats up our faith
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    Not By Works

    Satan's greatest lie is we lose our salvation if we do not do good works.
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    Not By Works

    All some people see is "works" and that without works we have no salvation, faith, eternal life.
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    Not By Works

    Praise God nothing, no one, no action or inaction of a believer and saved follower of Christ can ever take away our eternal salvation provided by the Son of God, Jesus Christ Our Lord