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Saved By Following Bible
Go, and preach the gospel!
Most Christians agree this is what the church is supposed to do. Most have been told the word gospel means good news or glad tidings.
The question nobody asks should be, what is the good news?, or which gospel? Hardly anyone asks this. Everyone tries to preach the gospel without an agreement of what it is.
There are many gospel messages in the Bible. When Christians fail to see the difference in the gospel message revealed to the apostle Paul from other gospels in the Bible, then what the church preaches becomes an uncertain sound and causes confusion

How To Give A Tithe
Tithers mention Melchizedek as if this King of Salem could justify their required tithe teaching.
Abrahams tithe to Melchizedek doesn't require the church to pay tithes to a local pastor.
Abraham tithed responding to a blessing by Melchizedek. Gen 14:18-19 states that Melchizedek brought bread and wine and blessed Abram. You didn't receive the blessing from Melchizedek, nor were your enemies delivered into thy hand.
Abram tithed of the spoils (Heb 7:4) not from his monthly or yearly paycheck. He tithed of all that he had captured from enemies.
It was a one time tithe. Abram never paid another tithe to Melchizedek. I doubt tithers agree you should only tithe once.
Cheerful giving and "required tithing" are not the same

How To Follow Jesus
Why should we follow the pattern the Lord provided through the apostle Paul?
The Lord Jesus Christ sent Paul (Acts 9:15).
God commanded it (1 Tim 1:1, 1 Tim 1:16).
God made him your apostle (Rom 11:13).
God gave him the gospel of the uncircumcision (Gal 2:7-8).
If you are saved, it is by his gospel of Christ (Rom 16:25, 1 Cor 15:1-4).
Peter gave Paul exclusive rights of ministry to the uncircumcised (Gal 2:9).
Peter deferred to Paul in matters of what the Lord was doing now (2 Pet 3:15).
Paul instructs it (1 Cor 11:1, Phil 3:17).

Praying From A Book
Many hymns, as many written prayers, are simply religious words. Some popular songwriters were covenantal, overly spiritual, confused Israel with the church, or taught a variety of kingdom doctrine. Unacceptable from the pulpit, and should be rejected from hymnals.
Paul says singing ought to teach and admonish the word of Christ. It is more honorable to sing old hymns out of tune with right doctrine, than to sing world class modern worship music filled with emotional pablum.
It's obvious Jesus never actually prayed the "lords prayer repeated by millions (though Jesus instructed them not to pray using vain repetitions- Matt 6:7). If he did pray it he would have been a sinner, as is everyone else that prays it. (Luke 11:4)

How To Follow Jesus
Many think they are following Jesus when the Bible says he is seated in heavenly places (Eph 1:20).
In biblical times, people literally followed him across Israel. Today, people follow him sitting in pews. Seated in heavenly places, the Lord isn't going anywhere at the moment, and neither are those who claim The Lords apostle to gentiles instructs us to follow him as he is of be following him. (1 Cor 11:1)
He recorded his instructions and there are faithful men that follow after his God-given pattern (2 Tim 2:2, 2 Tim 3:16). The Bible contains Gods instructions. The Bible rightly divided contains Gods instructions for us.

Salvation Greater Than Peter
The bodily resurrection of Christ is fundamental for Christianity. No one can be a Christian without it (1 Cor 15:14).
Without resurrection his death would not mean anything (1 Cor 15:17).
Paul's gospel doesn't stop with our sins being put on Christ, it finishes with his righteousness being imputed to us (2 Cor 5:21).
Without Christs resurrection we are all dead.
Without resurrection we do not have any reason to worship Christ, preach Christ for salvation, declare righteousness in Christ, or eternal life through Christ.
It was Paul who said:
Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:
It is by that gospel of the resurrected Christ that we are saved.

Conflicting Christians Opinions
Right division doesn't cause church division
In this dispensation of Grace, Paul instructs to avoid those causing division contrary to the doctrine:( Rom 16:17)
1 Tim 6:4-5, Paul instructs to withdraw from those who consent not to the doctrine:
After he teaches the doctrine of Eph 1,2, and 3 Paul says chapter 4:3: Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
It's first that Paul instructs Timothy to teach no other doctrine
(1 Tim 1:3)
It's important to understand we should not become argumentative, angry, hateful, or divisive. However, to follow Gods order for peace, we are charged to defend sound doctrine. Gods peace comes from like-minded believers who unite through an understanding of Gods Word.

Lack Of A Healing
Our faith is not in a healing, but in the death, burial, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ for our salvation (Rom 1:16, Rom 4:25, 1 Cor 15:1-4). Walking by faith does not describe a healing (2 Cor 5:7).
God did everything necessary to save your soul by the cross of Christ. If there is something left for God to do for you, then he has not done it all, and you are not complete in Him. Without the truth, people believe lies, they become gullible.
If you believe the grace of God is sufficient, then the Bible says you are complete in Christ, even if you are physically infirmed (Col 2:10, 2 Cor 12:9). Put your hope in the Lord, not in a healing.

Do You Tithe
It's time for the storehouse tithing doctrine to be placed in the landfill of church history. Malachi 3:9-10 speaks about the covenant relationship between Israel and God not the church of today.
Many tithers mention Melchizedek as if this King of Salem could justify their required tithe teaching.
Does Abrahams tithe to Melchizedek require the church to pay tithes to our local pastor?
No. Abraham tithed in response to a unique blessing by Melchizedek. Gen 14:18-19 states that the king brought bread and wine and blessed Abram. You did not receive the blessing from Melchizedek, nor were your enemies delivered into thy hand.

Do You Tithe
Placing someone under a required system of tithing and offering is tantamount to ignoring the redemption of Christ and placing the church back under a curse of the law.

Those living under liberty and grace cannot be placed under a curse (Gal 5:1). Mandatory tithing is not a practice for the church, the Body of Christ. Those who teach tithing are either ignorant of Pauls instructions or are mishandling the word of truth (Titus 1:11).

Our generosity is an outgrowth of our thankfulness to God for what he has done on the cross. When pastors use the law to motivate giving they are denying the all sufficient power of Gods grace (2 Cor 5:14-15, 9:8).

Does Jesus Recognize Church
//Would Jesus recognize the church today upon his return? //
He will have no problem recognizing HIS OWN BODY.

Col 1:18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things he might have the preeminence.

Col 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:

Does Pope Embrace Evolution
//What kind of church do you attend now, and how are its leaders chosen?//
Body of Christ ministries, our assemblies are ran by the members of the congregation

Does Pope Embrace Evolution
//None - the college of cardinals does, just like the electoral college votes for president,//
Thank you for the info, I figured the pope and Obama are both nothing more than political leaders. I attended one "denominational" church early in life, where the pastor was assigned by "headquarters" never again.

Does Pope Embrace Evolution
//He is elected, NOT self-proclaimed. None, because AT THAT TIME, he was talking about politics and not religion. On April 15, do you mail your 1040 form, or a tract?//
How many pew sitters voted for him?
For someone who claims apostolic authority from Christ, and claims to be his vicar on earth, the Pope missed his chance
When Peter spoke at Pentecost he testified to the religious and political leaders in Israel of the need for faith in Jesus Christ as King.
(Acts 4:12)
I mention this because the Catholic church teaches Peter was the first Pope, and they assume authority from the keys the Lord gave to him.

Does Pope Embrace Evolution
//I am saying your false statement that the speech is a speech of 'doctrine of works salvation'//
Go back and pull out where I said the pope spoke about works salvation.
What this religious leader spoke about was nothing about salvation, it was no more than a political speech.
Btw did you check Paul's gospel?

Denying Christ Is Only Way
God offered salvation and forgiveness since the world began, but explaining salvation was a mystery.
God was merciful and forgiving, offering salvation, but no one could explain how.
Many, pastors included, know salvation is needed and God provides it, but are ignorant of the salvation gospel.
Salvation was a mystery, and remains a mystery until people acknowledge the message revealed to Paul, the chief of sinners. (1 Tim 1:16)
Salvation was part of Gods purpose kept secret since the world began, revealed to Paul to teach to the world.
Through the scripture written by Paul, we can explain the manifold wisdom of God to bring salvation to all (Eph 3:9-11).
The mystery has now been revealed. ( Rom 3:26

Does Pope Embrace Evolution
//That BECAUSE the WHOLE Speech never happened.//
The pope's political speech to the U.S. congress Sept. 2015 look it up
The Church isn't Israel and Peter wasn't ordained the apostle to the Gentiles (Gal 2:7-9, Rom 11:13), but why quibble over right division.
//I believe you are the same One on CN who made up a gospel and named it the 'gospel of Paul'?//
Try reading
Pauls gospel made no distinction between Jew or Gentile. All are counted in unbelief as sinners, and are judged by God without respect of persons whether given the law or not.
my gospel. (Rom 2:16, 16:25)
Paul say this? "according to my gospel 2 Timothy 2:8
No one else in scripture could claim my gospel,

Does Pope Embrace Evolution
When Jorge Mario Bergoglio known by the faithful to the doctrine of works salvation as Pope Francis spoke to our legislative leaders. You would search in vain in his transcript for any mention of the Lord Jesus Christ. What kind of message of salvation was presented by the self proclaimed head of the church? None, unless salvation comes from more policies, politics, and less pollution.
Maybe he was speaking om subjects he knows best.

Who Is A True Christian
If what most see as Christianity is true, why would anyone want it? Maybe we need the right Bible rightly divided presented with the right heart.
There's a lot of fakes and flukes claiming Christianity, but only one Biblical Christianity. It requires right division of the word of truth. Find it and be fully persuaded in your own mind (Rom 14:5).
Every reason not to be saved is a lie. Let God be true and every man a liar (Rom 3:4).
The truth is there will be a day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to Pauls gospel (Rom 2:16). Christ died for your sins, and resurrected from the dead (1 Cor15:1-4) so that he could freely give grace, righteousness, and eternal life is the gospel that saves.

Who Is A True Christian
We need the right Bible rightly divided presented with the right heart.
There are fakes calling themselves Christianity, but there's one Biblical Christianity. It requires right division of the word of truth. You need to find it out and be fully persuaded in your own mind (Rom 14:5).
The truth is there will be a day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to Pauls gospel (Rom 2:16). Christ died for your sins, and resurrected from the dead so that he could freely give you grace, righteousness, and eternal life is the gospel that saves.
If you trusted the power of God unto salvation, which is the gospel,(Rom 15:1-4) then you have received the love of the truth and know why everyone should be saved in Christ.

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