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    Not By Works

    Jesus HAD his Father's love. You don't need to earn what you already have. Come to think of it....are you trying to earn what you don't already have?
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    Not By Works

    Doesn't sound like a born-again believer to me.......:unsure:. Born-again believers are no longer slaves to sin. Plus born-again believers love God and love their neighbor.
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    Not By Works

    Indeed, all you need to be is broke and thirsty......Isaiah 55:1-3.
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    Not By Works

    OSAS is not the least bit "dangerous" to a born again Christian washed by the blood of the Lamb. It is however a most comforting assurance to those who cry "Abba Father".
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    Not By Works

    I'm waiting for you to answer both of my questions asked in #152,572.
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    Not By Works

    I'll tell you what: more than simply answering the question I have obtained the victory. By the blood of the Lamb. By grace through faith. More than that I have the eternal security of knowing to Whom I have entrusted that day (2 Tim 1:12), knowing that whom He predestinated, He will inevitably...
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    Not By Works

    "OSAS" has nothing whatsoever to do with a "license to sin". On the contrary, OSAS inevitably carries with it the concept of being an "overcomer"......a victorious hypernikao.......a super conqueror. 1 John 5:4-5 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory...
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    Do you observe the Sabbath?

    Yep. Seven days a week.
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    Not By Works

    Soooo.....keeping the 10 Commandments MORE BETTERER than most anyone else makes you a 1st class Christian? All Christians who do not diligent keep the 7th day Sabbath (unfailingly) are doomed to perdition? Looks like the dirty rotten sinful thief on the cross goes to the back of the bus huh? Or...
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    On the contrary there is never any Saturday gathering of Christians for fellowship & worship mentioned in the Bible. At any rate we are to rest in the Lord every day and likewise worship in the Lord every day.
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    Not By Works

    Sooooo.......you are telling us that YOU in fact keep the 10 Commandments perfectly, unfailingly, flawlessly?
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    Well....Paul must be in deep trouble here.... Rom 7:25 - 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. Notwithstanding the abovementioned... Rom 10:4 - For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to...
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    We happily rest in faith knowing Jesus kept the whole law with perfect agape.
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    The early Church met on the first day of the week. Were they all doomed reprobate sinners because of this supposed error?
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    Not By Works

    Keeping the 10 Commandments perfectly? Not as long as we endure this mortal coil I can guarantee you that.
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    Well....by your standard the repentant thief on the cross is both the most advantaged yet most decrepit of all Christians. He demonstrated ZERO works and ZERO growth and fruitfulness. And at the same time paradoxically ZERO failings to resist temptations post-salvation. So what do we have here...
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    Tell us, if you will, what is this "whole law" that Paul is referring to in Galatians 5:3. And then please exegete what Paul is saying will be the THE RESULT of attempting to keep this "whole law" per Galatians 5:4.
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    Research: Majority of Americans Believe Works Are the Key to Salvation

    Why do you insist on remaining the son of the bondwoman per Galatians 4:25? We are the children of promise per Galatians 4:28.
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    Not By Works

    What is your opinion of Galatians 4:10? I will go thru the Greek when I get a chance.
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    Not By Works

    No son of Adam has ever kept the 10 Commandments perfectly, regardless of your opinion of its origin. That's why the second Adam came. For both Jew (Rom 11:32) and Gentile (Gal 3:22) are to be the recipients of God's merciful gift of His completed work. God is not impressed by anything that...