Which religion is really true and which isn't?

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Many traditions within Hinduism share the Vedic idea of a metaphysical ultimate reality and truth called Brahman (One Person)
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindu_views_on_monotheism
I know - you have “Atman” or the individual soul, pictured as a drop of water subsiding into the ocean of Brahman. I know that Islam pictures Christianity as a religion that has narrowed down polytheism to just three gods, but that would be to misunderstand the biblical concept of the Trinity.

I simply meant that within the individual pantheon of Hindu gods, each in limited and certainly not all of them are good.
 





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Say what you want about me, I can prove what I say from the Bible.

“Blessed are ye, when [men] shall revile you, and persecute [you], and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.”.....Matthew 5:11 KJB
No but you are part of the modern resurgent heresy called Free grace theology.

I didn't even know there was such a thing... and that's why i called this forum's christianity for easy grace gospel... but apparently this heresy has a name.
 





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No but you are part of the modern resurgent heresy called Free grace theology.

I didn't even know there was such a thing... and that's why i called this forum's christianity for easy grace gospel... but apparently this heresy has a name.
When a label is created, it is usually by the group who disagree with the idea - take “Lordship Salvation”...

The "lordship salvation" controversy (also "Lordship Controversy") is a theological dispute regarding key soteriological questions within Evangelical Christianity, involving some non-denominational and Evangelical churches in North America at least since the 1980s. The dispute spawned several books, pamphlets, and conferences. According to one website advocating Lordship Salvation, "the doctrine of Lordship salvation teaches that submitting to Christ as Lord goes hand-in-hand with trusting in Christ as Savior. Lordship salvation is the opposite of what is sometimes called easy-believism or the teaching that salvation comes through an acknowledgement of a certain set of facts." Another website critical of it, defines it similarly, however: "As defined by its own advocates, Lordship Salvation could more properly be called "Commitment Salvation," "Surrender Salvation," or "Submission Salvation" since in actuality the debate is not over the Lordship of Christ, but the response of a person to the gospel and the conditions which must be met for salvation."

Let me take a pragmatic view with you. If you find that fear of lost salvation is the primary motivating factor for holiness in your life, keep on track with it. If you are born again, we will meet one day when we both see through the glass less darkly.

On the other hand, you make yourself appear judgemental and unlearned by accusing genuine followers of Jesus of being heretics. If you really do have a concern about maintaining a sinless state of perfection, sitting in judgement over believers you barely know and being angry at a brother (or sister) without a cause are not recommended.
 





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On the other hand, you make yourself appear judgemental and unlearned by accusing genuine followers of Jesus of being heretics. If you really do have a concern about maintaining a sinless state of perfection, sitting in judgement over believers you barely know and being angry at a brother (or sister) without a cause are not recommended.
You don't understand the gravity of the fact that you appear to be an advocate of a heresy ?

And when made aware of this heresy... you answer with a knee jerk reaction ?

How about some introspection ? How about a little investigation into this... for your own good you know.

Salvation is at stake... so i would make a serious effort in finding out if i am a heretic or not.

Back to the drawing board !


O i forgot salvation is not at stake... for you just believe in Jesus right ?
 





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You don't understand the gravity of the fact that you appear to be an advocate of a heresy ?

And when made aware of this heresy... you answer with a knee jerk reaction ?

How about some introspection ? How about a little investigation into this... for your own good you know.

Salvation is at stake... so i would make a serious effort in finding out if i am a heretic or not.

Back to the drawing board !


O i forgot salvation is not at stake... for you just believe in Jesus right ?
I distinguish between the judgement of the believer and the judgement of their works.

Salvation is not hard to understand, but it is humbling.


Judgement of works is clearly presented by Paul. You can spend from now till the Rapture trying to harass born again Christians over their so called licentious behaviour. If you do, it will be your loss.

1 Corinthians 3

Christ the Only Foundation
(Isaiah 28:14-22; 1 Peter 2:4-12)

10According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. 11For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble; 13Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is. 14If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. 15If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
 





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Greetings, Mr. Fishnet.
I think you have read this before. :)
Guidance is not in our hands but His The Most Exalted the Most High.
Send a prayer to the Creator using the words Creator or God alone.
Ask for guidance and have faith you will be led to the straight path.
May the Creator of the heavens and earth guide you . Ameen.

 





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Judgement of works is clearly presented by Paul. You can spend from now till the Rapture trying to harass born again Christians over their so called licentious behaviour. If you do, it will be your loss.
Let me see if i get your doctrine right... as long as you believe in Jesus Christ your ticket to Heaven is assured no question asked... but there might not be any rewards there for you... if you live say licentiously on the earth ?
 





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Let me see if i get your doctrine right... as long as you believe in Jesus Christ your ticket to Heaven is assured no question asked... but there might not be any rewards there for you... if you live say licentiously on the earth ?
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*For a more extensive explanation of the relationship of a born again person to sin, I really recommend Romans 6, 7 and 8. If you get hold of that truth, it will change the way you see yourself, others and God.
 





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Btw @TokiEl - you may find this interesting:-

Repentance from Dead Works

“Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God, Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.”

~ Hebrews 6:1-2

REPENTANCE is a cardinal doctrine of Christianity.

We must repent of trusting our “good works” to get us into Heaven, and not just trusting in works before salvation. A “dead work” is something that you try to do to earn your way into Heaven.It is dead because Many professed Christians are hoping their works will get them to Heaven (I know this because I was one of them). You need to, even as a Christian, make sure that you’re not expecting your good works to get you in. If you were once trying to get into Heaven without Christ, you were trying to work your way in and you need to repent of this.

How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God? (Heb 9:14). “Dead works seems to refer here to the ‘works’ that people try to do to earn their way into Heaven. It says that the O.T. sacrifices were a figure, a representation of Christ’s coming sacrifice (Heb 9:9), and they could not make the people perfect. “For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sin” (Heb 10:4).

This does not mean that we should not do good works. Ephesians 2:10 tells us that we are saved TO DO good works and it was foreordained that we should walk in them. (This is RIGHT AFTER Eph 2:8,9, which tells us that salvation is by faith not works.) See my article Salvation unto Good Works.

Dead works also refers to sin. The unsaved will be judged according to their WORKS: “And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God … and they were judged every man according to their works” (Rev 20:12,13). Before you were saved, you were “dead in trespasses and sins” (Eph 2:1,5). Sin is not just a dead work; it is a deadly work!!! Before you were saved, your sins were KILLING you!!!

Therefore we must repent of our sins. This is not something you do just at salvation. As you grow in the faith and read your Bible, you will discover other sins in your life not previously known to you. The Holy Ghost will show you things in your life you never knew were sin and maybe you never even you did. When you repented at salvation, you promise God that you will turn away from and abandon ALL your sins. When you realize that something in your life is sin, repent of it and turn from it.

Some early Christians were asking thinking that, since forgiveness of sins was by grace, if they sinned more, they would get more grace, and God would look more holy because of it.

Here is how Paul responded:

Romans Chapter 6

1 What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
2 God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?
3 Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?
4 Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
5 For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:
6 Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.
7 For he that is dead is freed from sin.
8 Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him:
9 Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him.
10 For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.
11 Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
12 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.
13 Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
14 For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.
15 What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.
16 Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?
17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
18 Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.
19 I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.
20 For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.
21 What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.
22 But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.
23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

We need to repent from our dead works and serve the living God. But you can’t get rid of your sins on your own. You need the POWER of God to help you.

https://www.preservedword.com/content/repentance-from-dead-works/
 





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*For a more extensive explanation of the relationship of a born again person to sin, I really recommend Romans 6, 7 and 8. If you get hold of that truth, it will change the way you see yourself, others and God.
So your theology tells you that as long as you believe in Jesus your salvation is assured... and there is no way in Hell you won't go to Heaven ?

But this is beautiful ! Sign me up asap !

O wait i believe in Jesus... i made it !
 





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See how easy our salvation is u muslim sukers ?

I just believe in Jesus and... poof

I'm in Heaven !


Devils: We believe as well ...
 





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So your theology tells you that as long as you believe in Jesus your salvation is assured... and there is no way in Hell you won't go to Heaven ?

But this is beautiful ! Sign me up asap !

O wait i believe in Jesus... i made it !
1 Corinthians 1

18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

Too simple?!

Matthew 18

1At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? 2And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, 3And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
 





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“Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God, Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.”

We must repent of trusting our “good works” to get us into Heaven, and not just trusting in works before salvation.
We must repent of our dead works !

Let us move on from the basic principles of the doctrines of Christ towards perfection.

The basic principles are...

*Repentance from dead works.
**Faith in God.
***Baptisms.
****Laying on of hands.
*****Resurrection of the dead.
******Eternal Judgement.


This is milk... now let us move on to perfect meat.


The author of that article has an agenda... he removed a word from the Script and injected his own word. The Script says dead works and the author says good works. He got it wrong... because he has agenda to belittle good works. He doesn't want you to do good works because he is an ordained minister of Satan or wateva the hell he is.
 





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We must repent of our dead works !

Let us move on from the basic principles of the doctrines of Christ towards perfection.

The basic principles are...

*Repentance from dead works.
**Faith in God.
***Baptisms.
****Laying on of hands.
*****Resurrection of the dead.
******Eternal Judgement.


This is milk... now let us move on to perfect meat.


The author of that article has an agenda... he removed a word from the Script and injected his own word. The Script says dead works and the author says good works. He got it wrong... because he has agenda to belittle good works. He doesn't want you to do good works because he is an ordained minister of Satan or wateva the hell he is.
He distinguished between repentance from dead works I.e. a salvation of works from being “saved unto good works”.

Good works follow from being saved, but they are not the thing that saves you.

I rest my case @TokiEl
 





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He distinguished between repentance from dead works I.e. a salvation of works from being “saved unto good works”.

Good works follow from being saved, but they are not the thing that saves you.

I rest my case @TokiEl
No he removed the word dead and injected his own word good.

The Script says a basic christian doctrine is to repent from dead works... that is sinful and OT ceremonial works. It says nothing about repenting from good works... that is charity compassion etc etc.

Will dead works like sinful and OT ceremonial works bring a believer into the Kingdom of God ? Absolutely not !

Will good works like charity compassion etc etc bring an unbeliever into the Kingdom of God ? Absolutely !


Jesus Christ spilt His blood to save sinners ! Therefore repent from dead works and do good works !
 





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I'm afraid some christians will be left outside while some jews and even muslims enter into the Kingdom of God.

Jesus spilt His blood for all who turn from sins and live godly... all that is left for us to do and even required are good works worthy of the Kingdom of God.

This christian idea and some will say heresy of just believe in Jesus will somehow excuse sins... when it is clearly stated in the Script it is repentance that is turning from sins... which saves the soul.

Today a lot of christians are under the impression that as long as they believe in Jesus they are saved no matter what... but have they turned from sins ? Are they living godly lives ?

That's what i want to know... so i can come and straighten them out if they don't.
 





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I'm afraid some christians will be left outside while some Jews and even Muslims enter into the Kingdom of God.
Perhaps you have accidentally showed your true convictions here? Islam is a religion based on prescribed good works, and without assurance of salvation.

Could you explain to me Biblically how those trusting in Muhammad’s precepts (and their sustained obedience to them) would receive the atoning work of Jesus?

Or - is it possible to be saved without accepting His atoning sacrifice, death and resurrection?
 





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Perhaps you have accidentally showed your true convictions here? Islam is a religion based on prescribed good works, and without assurance of salvation.

Could you explain to me Biblically how those trusting in Muhammad’s precepts (and their sustained obedience to them) would receive the atoning work of Jesus?

Or - is it possible to be saved without accepting His atoning sacrifice, death and resurrection?
Jesus Christ spilt His blood for sinners !

Do not think there are no righteous jews muslims hindus catholics etc etc... nevertheless any sinner whatever his creed or color who turns from sins and starts living righteously are covered by the spilt blood of God.

That's what it's all about here on earth... righteous living !