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27 minutes ago, Behold said:

Many believers do not enjoy their Christianity as they should because they have an idea of God, and how to deal with Him, and how He deals with them, that is remarkably wrong.

Briefly, Behold, my dear fellow, how do you think this happens?

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Wow I needed this. Thank you so much. I tend to forget. It becomes such a joy to worship and obey Him when I know his heart towards me. 

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1 hour ago, IainL said:

Wow I needed this. Thank you so much. I tend to forget. It becomes such a joy to worship and obey Him when I know his heart towards me. 

Yeah, me too. Especially right now for many reasons. Really great topic and contributing thread, everyone. This is very edifying and pleasing to the Lord. WTG! (way to go)  

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I was going to say that, in my view,  this is the kind of thread that we need so much more of. If the whole Worthy was filled with threads like this, I would certainly post more often.  Uplifting, encouraging, inspiring. We know what the disease is. What we need the cure. 

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8 hours ago, Behold said:

Many believers do not enjoy their Christianity as they should because they have an idea of God, and how to deal with Him, and how He deals with them, that is remarkably wrong.

There are many born again Saints whose entire idea of fellowship with God is not  friendship, is not a love relationship, is not family..... but its a sort of a "how do i make myself worthy enough for God to be nice to me and accept me".

 

 

If they are seeking to make themselves worthy of God, are they Christian?

 

We do not make ourselves worthy, we accept what we do not deserve, Gods free gift of salvation, adoption as sons etc etc etc.

 

 

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13 minutes ago, Who me said:

 

If they are seeking to make themselves worthy of God, are they Christian?

 

We do not make ourselves worthy, we accept what we do not deserve, Gods free gift of salvation, adoption as sons etc etc etc.

 

 

 

 

If they are seeking to make themselves worthy of God, are they Christian?

Excellant question ......If the are trying to add to the Gospel with their works, two things are certain— “ They are fallen from Grace and  they are  severed  from the  Cross Of Christ” Some say this is loss of Salvation others say  it is not.I suppose one can take  their pick .

 

 

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