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Just Thinking

Not all religions are equal. Those dealing with God(s) freely acknowledge sin, i.e., violating absolute rules of right and wrong established by God(s). Most of even deal with notions of Heaven, an eternal, peaceful co-existence with God. But there is a BIG difference after that: only Christianity claims that there can be forgiveness of sin by God and because of that, only Christianity offers a sure path to God.

There is no other religion that claims that people are offered a sure path to be reconciled to God--only Christians talk about the grace of forgiveness. There is no other way to God except by forgiveness, because all sin and fall short of God's intended purpose. You can't earn the forgiveness of a loved one that you hurt, and you certainly cannot earn the forgiveness of God. Forgiveness comes by the good grace of the one doing the forgiveness.

Forgiveness by God only comes through grace, and that forgiveness only comes through Jesus Christ. There is no other name under Heaven or Earth by which one may be saved. The Prophet Mohammed offers no sure forgiveness. Nobody but Jesus Christ has ever dared to make such a bold claim, and nobody else has ever claimed to BE God. And nobody but God may offer the grace of forgiveness, and He promises to do just that for those with the right heart and a desire for repentance. Only Jesus Christ, God who became flesh and dwelled among us, can possibly offer forgiveness. You can't earn forgiveness. It's always a gift by the one forgiving. And forgiveness has always been about looking at the heart of someone else and their desire to repent, whether it is the forgiveness of a loved one or the forgiveness of God.

Dolores Lear

In God's Sight, How are we going to have Equality in All the Religions on Earth, about the One GOD/Trinity Gods of the Universes.

If Humans accept a Paradise Kingdom on Earth of One GOD on Earth, 'in the beginning', why do we keep on Over-reproducing, killing and dying, for Each Spirit/Trinity/Multiple God teaching, from somewhere out there?

Why not take an Oath, for all Humans to take poison and die, so we can go to the Religious Paradise, in the Spirit Paradise/Heaven, like the Jim Jones Commune did?

Is that what Humans are Living for on Earth, to die and go to Heaven/Paradise? We are going to Die, anyway, with more suffering for All, in the Coming Planetary Nuclear War.

There is 'Literal' Eternal Physical Human Life, After Birth, on Planets with High Tech Science Reproduced Human Life, as it was 'in the beginning' in Genesis.

OR, did Life on Earth Evolve?

Equal Sharing of Resources, Work, Housing, etc., is for Everyone, on Planets with a Pure-bred Human Caretaker Population, and in Spaceships.

Humans are Reproduced by High Tech Science or Heterosexual Body Birth. Both Birth Processes use the Seed of Humans, to make Humans.

Eternal Physical Life is for the Living Human Clone Helpmeets, on Paradise Planets, as Earth was 'in the beginning'.

Paradise a Physical Place, is not for the Dead Humans in Religious Spirit Heavens.

Is Physical Life, Dying and returning to GODs Elements, that they are made from, the Spirit Heaven of Religion?

Jesus is Alive, not a Spirit, with God our Ancestors on their Planet and in their Spaceships.

Eternal Physical Life on Paradise Planets, is for the Living Humans, as our Earth was 'in the beginning'.

Eternal Human Life is for the Living Humans on Paradise Planets and in Spaceships, not for the Dead Humans that return to a Spirit Heaven, of GODs Elements.


Just Thinking

There is no shame in claiming that there is only one path to God through the grace of God's forgiveness that comes through Jesus Christ. There is no shame in claiming there is only one path to God when no other religion offers ANY sure path! "I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile." -- Romans 1:16

"Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved." -- Acts 12:4. Salvation can only come through God's grace of forgiveness, and forgiveness only through Jesus Christ.

Acts 10
"We are witnesses of everything he did in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem. They killed him by hanging him on a tree, but God raised him from the dead on the third day and caused him to be seen. He was not seen by all the people, but by witnesses whom God had already chosen—by us who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead. He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one whom God appointed as judge of the living and the dead. All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name."

RichB

I've been involved in dialogues where everyone believes we're all the same. There's nothing to dialogue about, so the folks just patted each other on the back.

I enjoy being dedicated to my faith, and I enjoy people who are dedicated to theirs. I can learn more from a Jew who believes that his being a Jew is better than his being a Christian, even though I believe the opposite about myself. Only he will give me ideas that will challenge me, and only through this challenge can I learn anything.

When Muslims tell me that I should be Muslim, I have to articulate the reasons why I think my being a Christian is important. This makes me reflect on my own values, and keeps me from taking my faith--and God--for granted.

Dolores Lear

God's Daily Promises 5/7/08. This Week's Promise: "God protects his people."
"Rest for God's people. 1 Kings 8:56-58. NLT.

"In spite of all appearances to the contrary, God has a plan for this bankrupt world...this earth of ours, he still wants it as a theater for his grace and glorious direction." Helmut Thielicke (1903-1986)."

What kind of theater for God's Grace is our Planet Earth? Did God's Plan guide us to use our High Tech Science for Killing? God said 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'. What is going on with His Children?

Which group of Killers is he acknowledging as His Own? Who has he Blessed with the most Nuclear Bombs? Is this what His 'Free Will' means? Do as you Please, not as I say?

What happened to Jesus' Lifestyle of Equality and Passivity? Instead of Living like Jesus did, we made him a God. What does God think about this?

Instead of being about the Father of Life on Earth's Business of Peace, what Happened. Heterosexual Mis-bred Body Birth?

Until we recognize why we are Born Killers, and now with our High Tech Science Weapons, who can stop us from Killing God's Planet?

Not the Father God. They gave us Free Will to Live or Die Physically, not make a bunch of Gods on Earth to Die for.

So...On with the Show. It 'is' all being recorded on Theater Earth, by our Ancestors High Tech Equipment, called the All Seeing Eye of God.

Just Thinking

Where in the world would anyone ever get the idea that this physical world can be redeemed? Who could possibly entertain such a mistaken impression? There is no hope for this physical world.

This world has been irreversibly corrupted by sin. It's blatantly obvious to even the most ignorant that there is no hope for curing the ills of this world. Everyone who looks at the locks on doors realizes that the first violations of theft or violation against another in their home has forever changed this world. And it can't be fixed. Never.

It is not God's plan to save this world. This world serves as a lesson to those who want to be with God, a lesson that must never be forgotten: any evil (opposition to God), no matter how small, even the smallest tug of a thread, causes the entire fabric of perfection to unravel completely. Only a fool expects this physical creation to be redeemed. The perfect is NOT a part of THIS CREATION. It WAS GOOD, but no longer.

Hebrews 9:11
When Christ came as high priest of the good things that are already here, he went through the greater and more perfect tabernacle that is not man-made, that is to say, not a part of this creation.

AylaSurin

For those who believe that being a good person is enough to exist daily I find they do not credit the Bible as God's inspired Word. They continually ask why they should believe the Bible because it was written by man. Many people are satisfied just announcing they believe in God and claim no particular religion and/or denomination. It is the same laziness they complain is wrong with groups of people in unredeemed situations. To begin dialogue I believe it is an important task to explain the indispensable essence of our Bible. Stick to the Bible!

Dolores Lear

I accept that the Christian Religion does teach this Planet will be destroyed, not by the Devil/Satan or God, but by Fallen Humans.

Christianity also has Jesus, a Human that was 'regenerated' by High Tech, by God/Father our High Tech Ancestors, that Colonized Earth.

They, and Jesus will return in the Last Days of Life on Earth, 'regenerate' a group to go with Jesus, to a New Planet like Earth 'in the beginning'.

They will be taken in the New Jerusalem Spaceship, that descends down from Heaven in Revelation.

I suppose this Judgement Day, has to happen after our Nuclear War. It would be a Big Project, to move the Population explosion of 7 Billion Humans, by our Sexual Explosion.

Even our Ancestors Supernatural Power to 'regenerate' them all, and take them to a new Planet, another Paradise like Earth was in the beginning, would not be Humanly possible.

Reading the Christian Bible with a High Tech Science translation, does reveal the Truth of High Tech Human Life on Earth, from High Tech Colonization and Reproduction, to Hetersosexual Body Birth, and Death of the Home Planet's Eco System.

Is there Really Life After Death? Jesus proves there is Physical Life After Birth, in Space and in Spaceships. He went in a Human Body up into the sky, and out into Space, with the Father of Life on Earth.

Our Human Ancestors are in our Human Image, only Pure-bred, with Equality and Eternal Physical Life After Birth.

Patricia

The wonderful thing about Siddartha, or Buddha, is that he looked out at a world full of strife and suffering, because of the arguing over whose God is better, and worked toward transcending the issue of God-defined by concentrating on the states of being that lead to God. These were the Four Heavenly Abodes: loving-kindness (metta), compassion (karuna), sympathetic joy (mudita) and equanimity (upekkha). They, in turn, allow each individual to find God for herself.

Some of us believe that in Jesus' admonishments, he, too, was offering peace to the world through teachings with a lack of emphasis in defining God, but very much concentrated on states of being or ways to live that lead to God. Elements that are often the same as Buddha's.

Likewise, where Islam may vary in its concept of God, you can find the same elements in the Qu'ran. And in Judaism and Hinduism and Shintoism and other religions.

When we look at the "end product" or the specific HUMAN beliefs regarding God, through the doctrine of a religion or denomination, it can be difficult to see the commonality. It is in the righteous behaviors and states of being where we find union and where we will also find God.

God is in the offering or granting of forgiveness, in the very essence of the action or state, and not in the definition or human-imposed conditions of forgiveness.

RichB

@AylaSurin

Maybe those people are referring to Matthew 25:31-46. Being good to and helping the poor seems to be the essential difference between the sheep and goats in this context.

Patricia

The wonderful thing about Siddartha, or Buddha, is that he looked out at a world full of strife and suffering, because of the arguing over whose God is better, and worked toward transcending the issue of God-defined by concentrating on the states of being that lead to God. These were the Four Heavenly Abodes: loving-kindness (metta), compassion (karuna), sympathetic joy (mudita) and equanimity (upekkha). They, in turn, allow each individual to find God for herself.

Some of us believe that in Jesus' admonishments, he, too, was offering peace to the world through teachings with a lack of emphasis in defining God, but very much concentrated on states of being or ways to live that lead to God. Elements that are often the same as Buddha's.

Likewise, where Islam may vary in its concept of God, you can find the same elements in the Qu'ran. And in Judaism and Hinduism and Shintoism and other religions.

When we look at the "end product" or the specific HUMAN beliefs regarding God, through the doctrine of a religion or denomination, it can be difficult to see the commonality. It is in the righteous behaviors and states of being where we find union and where we will also find God.

God is in the offering or granting of forgiveness, in the very essence of the action or state, and not in the definition or human-imposed conditions of forgiveness.

Just Thinking

It's ridiculous for someone to offer their own concept of God's forgiveness without one shred of authority. The only possible source of authority concerning God's forgiveness is found in Christianity. There is simply no other religion that that dares to extend an offer of forgiveness. So there is no other possible source of authority except Christianity. Therefore if one denies Christianity, then they deny the ONLY offer of forgiveness of sin by God, explaining what Jesus meant when he said, "if you do not believe that I am the one I claim to be, you will indeed die in your sins."

The absence of any offer of God's forgiveness in other religions makes the following statement all the more profound and true: "Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved."

Dolores Lear

Is Salvation by Jesus' name, for Life After Death? Or Living Life?

Jesus is Alive, not Dead, and No One dies, and goes to Jesus when they die.

"I know my redeemer lives" is an Easter Hymn.

We are in the Human Image of the Gods, that started Life on Earth, and we Know how to do this supernatural act today. Jesus is with them, Alive.

Does that mean if Jesus is Alive, he lives in a Physical Body?

Or he is in the Spirit now, and will come back to Earth in a Physical Human Form?

The Literal High Tech Translation, can solve all these Mysteries of all the supernatural acts of the Gods in the Christian Bible and Myth.

And how they will return, Alive in the Same Bodies at Judgement Day, that they had 'in the beginning'.

Eternal Physical Life is for the Living, not the Dead.

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