Though there are so many preaching the Good News now, we must be aware that in our present times there might be even more people far away from the right path then in Jesus’ time. At his time the vast world was going through the gate of destruction. Therefore many might think Jesus was specifically speaking about his time and not giving a prophecy for the future, because they think everybody is saved and therefore all shall enter the Kingdom of God, but they are very mistaken.
common thread amongst religions of the world = adherence to a certain set of moral or ethical principles that either maintain or substantiate a person’s relationship with God.
principles + standards vary from religion to religion, or from denomination to denomination; but at their core = all one thing in common = all based on a law relationship with deity.
True Christianity = not law based = only way in which man can actually + completely be united with God relationally.
Yet majority of Christian teaching runs away from this principle + bolsters it at every occasion by proclaiming abstinence from sin as its main theme rather than the finished work of Christ;
=> let no one judge you in food, drink, or regarding a festival or a new moon or Sabbaths,
by deeds of the law no flesh will be justified in His sight, for by the law is the knowledge of sin. ~ Romans 3:19-20
There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death. ~ Proverbs 14:12
“Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it. ~ Matthew 7:13-14
The following statement is taken from the book of Alcoholics Anonymous; and although written by a secular author, the point of the statement itself unfortunately substantiates the position many Christians have taken concerning the New Covenant grace of God!
“There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments, and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance—that principle is contempt prior to investigation.”
There is a common thread amongst the religions of the world, and that thread is an adherence to a certain set of moral or ethical principles that either maintain or substantiate a person’s relationship with God. These principles and standards vary from religion to religion, or from denomination to denomination; but at their core, they all have one thing in common – They are all based on a law relationship with deity. True Christianity on the other…
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