Is it true that we are saved through faith in Jesus alone?

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or the difference of thoughts or opinion or conclusion may involve LISTENING:

It is interesting to note the Chinese character for "LISTEN": it consists of several components:

Ear = What you use to listen (hear)
King = Pay attention as if the other person were king (obey)
Ten and Eye = Be observant as if you had ten eyes (heed)
One = Listen with individual attention (attend to)
Heart = Listen also with your heart (in addition to ear and eye) (hearken)

Am posting this for myself as well, to improve myself my LISTENING skills :)





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Fish Catcher Jim

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Please do not get the Laws of God mixed up and place them in one box.

There is the Old Law (old covenant laws)

Then there are the Laws of the Kingdom in which we must abide in.
Example Law of Faith
Law of Love etc.

Note Jesus made us Holy and Righteous and yet must still strive to mature and grow.

Note: There has only been one man who has or ever could keep the old covenant law and that is Jesus or Lord and Savoir our Christ!!

Blessings
FCJ
 
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As Christians are we really saved through faith in Jesus Christ alone? If that's really true, then why do we have to repent for our sins? And doesn't the scripture in the Book of Revelation about unbelievers,abominable,liars,murderers,idolterers and those who commit sexual sins not inheriting the Kingdom of God contradict with the we are saved through Christ alone theory?
Yes, we are saved through faith in Jesus. The confusion may come through what faith means to the average person.

Some will say all we need to have faith in is that Jesus existed as a person and He died for our sins. While this is true, I don't think it is the full picture. I think the faith Jesus is wanting is not faith in a name only, but in the name AND what the name represents.

What does the name of Jesus represent? When we know this answer, then the question about what kind of faith do we need will become crystal clear.

In peace
 
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As Christians are we really saved through faith in Jesus Christ alone? If that's really true, then why do we have to repent for our sins? And doesn't the scripture in the Book of Revelation about unbelievers,abominable,liars,murderers,idolterers and those who commit sexual sins not inheriting the Kingdom of God contradict with the we are saved through Christ alone theory?
Salvation is a concluded fact, a present process and a future prospect. We were saved by Christ's death and resurrection when we accepted him as Lord and savior and we got born again, we are being saved daily by the washing of the word as we are transformed by the Holy Spirit when we follow his will according to the word of God and we will be saved from these bodies and from this sinful world when Christ sets up his new kingdom, when these mortal bodies put on immortality and the devil is destroyed in the lake of fire.

Repentance is the first step in salvation after one hears the word of God and discovers that they are a sinner and separated from God and are actually under his wrath. You feel sorry that you have been living contrary to the will of God and your heart testifies to you that you are a sinner. You then, after recieving Christ as your personal saviour seek to do those things which are pleasing to him. You cannot serve two masters, either you follow Christ or you follow Satan. Sin is deceptive, it will lead you to believe that as long as Christ died for you, you can continue to sin. This is what Jude addressed in his letter. When you faithfully start walking with and listening to the Holy Spirit, you will be shown what areas of your life need to change and what areas are displeasing to him. Two cannot walk unless they are agreed, Amos 3:3. You cannot walk with the Holy Spirit and sin willfully without the Holy Spirit revealing that to you.
 

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Salvation is a concluded fact, a present process and a future prospect. We were saved by Christ's death and resurrection when we accepted him as Lord and savior and we got born again, we are being saved daily by the washing of the word as we are transformed by the Holy Spirit when we follow his will according to the word of God and we will be saved from these bodies and from this sinful world when Christ sets up his new kingdom, when these mortal bodies put on immortality and the devil is destroyed in the lake of fire.

Repentance is the first step in salvation after one hears the word of God and discovers that they are a sinner and separated from God and are actually under his wrath. You feel sorry that you have been living contrary to the will of God and your heart testifies to you that you are a sinner. You then, after recieving Christ as your personal saviour seek to do those things which are pleasing to him. You cannot serve two masters, either you follow Christ or you follow Satan. Sin is deceptive, it will lead you to believe that as long as Christ died for you, you can continue to sin. This is what Jude addressed in his letter. When you faithfully start walking with and listening to the Holy Spirit, you will be shown what areas of your life need to change and what areas are displeasing to him. Two cannot walk unless they are agreed, Amos 3:3. You cannot walk with the Holy Spirit and sin willfully without the Holy Spirit revealing that to you.
Amen Brother!!
That's key.....Repentance and Change is a 24/7/365 on going way of life for us.

Thank you
Blessings
FCJ
 
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Amen Brother!!
That's key.....Repentance and Change is a 24/7/365 on going way of life for us.

Thank you
Blessings
FCJ
And the Christian life is best lived in the company of and service to the saints. Like iron sharpens iron, Proverbs 27vs17, we would do well to live our lives with brothers of faith close by. A coal stays hot as long as it is among other coals.
 
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As Christians are we really saved through faith in Jesus Christ alone? If that's really true, then why do we have to repent for our sins? And doesn't the scripture in the Book of Revelation about unbelievers,abominable,liars,murderers,idolterers and those who commit sexual sins not inheriting the Kingdom of God contradict with the we are saved through Christ alone theory?
Hi Allison, are you still following this thread?