" I am the resurrection and the life ..." (John 11:25)
"But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became wisdom to us from God:
both righteousness and sanctification and redemption." ( 1 Cor. 1:30)
Lord Jesus, from this moment on YOU are my past. Lord Jesus, from this moment on, YOU are the record of my history. Lord Jesus, my legacy is Christ. My whole past life is Christ. And my future is You Lord Jesus. "
Originally posted by sonshipFinally a post of yours which I fully agree with
Christians and seekers of God -
We do well not to seek "things" from God as independent blessings. But rather we should realize that all the "things" of God are Christ Himself.
Christ is a Person. But we often get sidetracked to want things of God apart from this Person. The Person - Christ, is all the positive things of God.
He did not come to t ...[text shortened]...
I will present in this thread that everything is in Christ. And Christ is everything man needs.
Originally posted by sonshipOutstanding
Perhaps decades can be saved for the searching person when they realize that God has given mankind ONE all-inclusive blessing - [b]Christ.
We do not need thousands of good things. We need to learn to take Christ as those things. Christ is the fulness in Whom are all the positive things God bestows.
Okay, on one hand Christ is the Redeemer. Yet on ...[text shortened]... need a thousand things apart from Christ. We just need Christ Himself to be everything we need.[/b]
" Him who did not know sin He made sin on our behalf that we might become the righteousness of God in Him." (2 Cor. 5:21)
" ... the RIGHTEOUSNESS of God in Him"
"Him who did not know sin He made sin on our behalf that we might become the righteousness of God in Him." (2 Cor. 5:21)
"But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became wisdom to us from God: both righteousness and sanctification and redemption,
That as it is written, He who boasts, let him boast in the Lord." (vs. 30,31)
Originally posted by sonshipThe devils know and believe all you say about Jesus Christ, just like many do.
It is crucial to see that Christ is a living Person. Since His resurrection He is available and living yet unusual like no other Person.
But though He is a Person we Christians often think PLUS the Person of Jesus Christ there are many things we need also. No, Christ is made to us all that God has for us.
All the blessings are simply bits of Christ. ...[text shortened]... n our behalf that we might become the righteousness of God in Him." (2 Cor. 5:21) [/quote][/b]
Originally posted by Rajk999It is love that saves us.
The devils know and believe all you say about Jesus Christ, just like many do.
They would not be welcomed into the Kingdom of God. Nobody enters the Kingdom of God until they have pleased God in some way. Some by their faith, some by the works, but nobody by just talking and shouting that they know Christ. It does not work that way.
So far you h ...[text shortened]... ause what Jesus said to do conflicts with the teachings of a man you have placed on a pedestal.
Originally posted by Rajk999
" Seeing His divine power has granted to us all things which pertain to life and godliness, through the full knowledge of Him who has called us by his own glory and virtue.
Through which He has granted to us precious and exceedingly great promises that through these you might become PARTAKERS OF THE DIVINE NATURE, having escaped the corruption which is in the world by lust." (2 Pet. 1:3-4)
" For in this way the entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly and bountifully supplied to you." ( 2 Peter 1:11)
Originally posted by PudgenikSonship is not a believer in love and charity. He preaches a doctrine that a man is saved by professing his faith in Christ, and that nothing else is required. In fact even if the man subsequent to accepting Christ, continues with sin and evil , he will still enter the Kingdom of God. It s a doctrine that places emphasis on mouth worship rather than on love.
It is love that saves us.