Belief In Truth As a Sign Of Eternal Life…themes first John pt 11

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I am the Way the Truth and the Life, no one comes to the Father but by me.(John 14:6)

We have been studying the threefold sign of eternal life, as taught by the Apostle John in His First Epistle. We have stressed that Eternal Life is a gift of God, it cannot be merited, it can only received freely by faith.

But how does one know whether or not he has received the gift of eternal Life?

After all, in our day as well as in John’s there were many teachers, and prophets who were redefining the knowledge of God, and claiming a new, secret, unique and mystical relationship with God, that was much more experiential and elaborate than the salvation taught by the Apostles.

By their “spiritual warfare”, prophecies, “Words” and supposed “Anointing” the new prophets had so confused and beguiled the believers, that some departed from orthodox christianity…

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As Satan Comes Disguised as An Angel of Light – So Does RACHEL HELD EVANS: Pretty as a Picture Yet Slippery As a Snake

Absolute Truth from the Word of God

 “For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.  And no wonder! For Satan himself transforms himself into an angel of light.  Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also transform themselves into ministers of righteousness, whose end will be according to their works”  (2nd Corinthians 11:13-15)

I write this article in hopes that many parents of young people who are seeking the Truth from the Word of God, will know that the writings and so-called “ministry” of Rachel Held Evans is NOT from our God nor His Word.

Her words are neatly packaged in a form of sweetness and sincerity;  but don’t fall for it.  She is a servant of the devil, and many vulnerable people are following her right into hell.

We must pray for this woman, that God would reach her and open her eyes and heart to…

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Eternal Life is Evidenced By Righteous Living…Themes 1 John pt 9

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Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous. He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil. Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God. In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.( I John 3:7-11)

The first epistle of John is a series of tests, the threefold tests of eternal life or the absence thereof. John wants to clear up the confusion engendered by counterfeit versions of christianity. Gnos`tics had redefined the knowledge of God, to the…

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Eternal Life is Evidenced by Love… themes 1 John pt 7

Pastor Bill Randles Blog

We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.( I John 3:14)

We have been discussing the theme of First John , which is the threefold test of eternal life, based on three simple theological propositions.

Firstly, because God is Light and in Him there is no darkness at all, those who share in the gift of the life of God, hate evil and sin. Eternal Life is opposed to all that is false and evil, unceasingly exposing and repudiating it . Those who have eternal life confess their sins to God, they neither deny them or seek to hide them, rather they live in the light of God.

Secondly, because God is Love, those who have a share in the life of God , love the people of God. Eternal life causes us to…

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