Originally posted by josephwThe whole purpose of the life of a Christian is to get salvation.
Tell us who and what you are. If you will.
Are you a Christian?
What is the message you wish us to know?
Tell us what it is you believe.
What do you want us to know?
Tell us what the truth is.
Tell us what we are to do.
And most importantly, tell us HOW to do it!
Originally posted by Rajk999It doesn't exist in the Bible? Then how do you explain these verses?
I dont know that term 'born-again', it does not exist in the Bible.
Originally posted by ThinkOfOneAnd how do we do that? The Bible says no one seeks after the Lord. We are unable to in or natural state.
According to Jesus, it's by following the will of God, i.e., overcoming the "desires of the self" (sin).
Originally posted by pritybettaMark 12:30-31
And how do we do that?
Originally posted by pritybetta'born-again' and 'born again' are not the same.
It doesn't exist in the Bible? Then how do you explain these verses?
Joh 3:3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Joh 3:7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.
1Pe 1:23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.
Originally posted by ThinkOfOneJer 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments."