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Sparks

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  1. "Evolution theory attempts to describe the formation of the universe, Earth and life, but fails because it cannot explain the genesis of energy, matter or life." - Joseph Farah (Thanks God)
  2. Yep, it's an instant thing. For those who have accepted salvation, and who are born-again and saved, it all happened in an instant. We still grow as Christians for the remainder of our lives, though, but know that this statement does not mean we are working our way into heaven. Jesus already paid that debt for us, and we already have our spot there, instantly. For those already saved, you also cannot lose that salvation. Jesus didn't offer us a discount on sins in which he only balanced the records up to the moment of salvation, he cancelled the entire record for us, now and forever. I think this idea really scares some people, to realize that when they are born-again they are no longer bound to Mosaic Law and are really that free, but we born-again are not bound to it for a good reason. Galatians 3:10 (NTL) But those who depend on the law to make them right with God are under his curse, for the Scriptures say, “Cursed is everyone who does not observe and obey all the commands that are written in God’s Book of the Law.” Of course, no one has ever been able to uphold those laws (fulfill), except for Jesus Himself. Those born-again are a new and different being, spiritually, and the Holy Spirit literally indwells them (meaning God comes to live within their heart), but most of all, we are under God's Grace when saved, and not the law. When the law does not apply to you, how can you really break it? I stress here that this applies to those born-again, and who are saved (those who have actually accepted the Gift of Salvation), and not just someone calling themselves 'Christian,' for a myriad of wrong reasons. With that being said, a person praying a quick prayer and heading out to Vegas for a sinning spree, is most likely is not saved. A great deal of desire to sin vanishes when a person is saved, but that does not mean we are not still tempted while in the flesh. These two passages back the points I have made: Romans 11:29 Amplified Bible (AMP) For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable [for He does not withdraw what He has given, nor does He change His mind about those to whom He gives His grace or to whom He sends His call]. John 6:37 (ESV) All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out. Remember that the Bible does not conflict with itself, and for Jesus to claim He won't cast out those who come to Him is a very strong assurance. We also have His two commandments, which encompass the law, and are written on our hearts. When you love your neighbor as yourself, you would not want to kill him, or lie to him, and so on. I hope this helps, and I hope I have answered your worries.
  3. I am stunned about this news, Soph and I am so sorry to know that you are going through this. You are most certainly in my prayers.
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