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Micah 6:8
"He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?"

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Gold star!!!!
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I love this one!!!
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My answer too, though mine was the NASB and just the second half of the verse.
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That's it that's it that's it thumbs up from this believer.
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Well that all depends on what you mean by requires for you! Some people look up to him cause their religious but some people may just believe in him without being religious about it! I mean I try and pray every night before going to bed but if I'm too tired to pray I know that he knows that I'll pray the next night!

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Love

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so he will send you to hell if you dont?
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If you don't love anything, yeah.
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Where's LOVE then??
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To serve him through everything you do and to love and worship him unconditionally.

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To serve him and dont back down when he comes

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its all about love

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To love him, believe in him, go to church, read the bible, and serve him. There is so much that you can do for him!!! :)

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what up hehehehehehehehehehe
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To simply accept that he sent his son to die for your sins and be the best person you can be. Not perfection, we all sin. Just ask for forgiveness and go on letting your light shine.

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Absolutely, awesome answer!!!!!
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That which does not exist doesn't require anything.

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So basically your a non believer...?
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Why do you say he don't exist ?
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So you are opting for the smoking room?
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The smoking room is a lie.
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that is very true the doctrine of hellfire is a lie. It was adopted from the valley if hinnom where all the trash would be thrown to be burned!!!! research it
The Valley of Hinnom formed a part of the boundary between the tribes of Judah and Benjamin, Judah?s territory being to the S, placing Jerusalem in Benjamin?s territory, as outlined at Joshua 15:1,8; 18:11,16. The valley is now known as the Wadi er-Rababi (Ge Ben Hinnom).
Apostate King Ahaz of Judah made sacrificial smoke and burned his son(s) in the fire in this valley. (2Ch 28:1-3) His grandson King Manasseh exceeded Ahaz, promoting wickedness on a grand scale, also making ?his own sons pass through the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom.? (2Ch 33:1, 6,9) King Josiah, Manasseh?s grandson, put an end to this detestable practice in Topheth by defiling the place, desecrating it, thereby making it unfit for worship, possibly by scattering bones or refuse therein.?2Ki 23:10.
The teaching that souls suffer in hell promotes a morbid fear of God. By contrast, a person who learns the truth about God and comes to love him will develop a healthy fear of him. ?The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; prudent are all who live by it,? explains Psalm 111:10. (The New American Bible) This fear of God is, not abject terror, but awe of and profound reverence for the Creator. It engenders in us a healthy fear of displeasing him.
Consider how learning the truth about hell affected Kathleen, a 32-year-old former drug user. Her life had been filled with parties, violence, self-hate, and immorality. She admitted: ?I would look at my one-year-old daughter and think, ?Look at what I?m doing to her. I will burn in hell for this.?? Kathleen tried to stop using drugs, but nothing worked. ?I wanted to be good,? she said, ?but everything in my life and in the world was so pathetic. There seemed no reason to be good.?
Kathleen then met Jehovah?s Witnesses. ?I learned that there is no burning hell. The Scriptural evidence made perfect sense,? said Kathleen. ?Knowing that
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I believe everything in books too
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i thought what beck said was that anything that doesnt exist doesnt have to do with anything that does. (like the basic philospical fact) including but not limited to requiring anything.
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Of me....? He hasn't told me yet. Nor do I know what to do.

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Keep listening. ;)
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I wish he would "tell me" before I get depressed again. :/ My life is great,( and it's probably too early to be thinking about this..) but I'm runnin low on hope of what's to come after it. :/
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The fact that you think of Him and what He wants of you is proof that the Holy Spirit is nudging you. God is pursuing you. We do have to keep taking steps towards Him. Maybe try reading some of the Psalms. King David( that's who wrote a lot of them)was always wondering where God was too.
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Well...I mean..I'm kinda scared of him too... And I'm not much of a bible reader... '-'
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It's normal to be a little scared of something you don't know very much about.... If you find a study bible online to check out it helps explain it do you don't feel like a ninny because you don't get it at first. My first one is falling apart now. Think about.
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Nobody gets it at first. ;)
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...I guess that's true..
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Be a good person in life

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Well Strawberrygirl...
I'm not God but I'm guessing respect? Imagine god as your Mother or Father, ((even though technically if you believe in god, he is your father...))They made you but they don't require you to be anything but Im sure they would want respect. Just a thought.
~KaT~

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Help those in need <3

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To put nothing/noone before him, and to keep his commandments.

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I heard from the grapevine that he likes it when you eat lamb.

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nothing ,Jesus paid it all . just accept the fact that your a sinner as I did ,ask Jesus to forgive you , believe God raised him from the dead . believe he came to save you . and accept Jesus as the only way to please God , that is the only thing God will accept from anyone ,That why Jesus had to die .because God required a sacrifice , one with out sin, and only Jesus was born without sin .

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Luke 13:19 Also, he took a loaf, gave thanks, broke it, and gave it to them, saying: ?This means my body which is to be given in YOUR behalf. Keep doing this in remembrance of me.? 20 Also, the cup in the same way after they had the evening meal, he saying: ?This cup means the new covenant by virtue of my blood, which is to be poured out in YOUR behalf.
also he stated
Matt 23: 16 However, the eleven disciples went into Gal?i?lee to the mountain where Jesus had arranged for them, 17 and when they saw him they did obeisance, but some doubted. 18 And Jesus approached and spoke to them, saying: ?All authority has been given me in heaven and on the earth. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of people of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the holy spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all the things I have commanded YOU. And, look! I am with YOU all the days until the conclusion of the system of things.?
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Faith and good intentions
Atleast in my belief

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He wants you to love eacch other and belive in god. CTR (choose the right) hehehehhehehehehhehehehehehhehe

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Good question. I believe we have to find our purpose to know his requirements of us.Ofcourse He wants us to love all and obey his word but he gave us free will to make that choice of our own. So I would say he require us to find out our purpose he has for us an individual and follow

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Nothing. He wants us to love each other and preach the gospel so others will believe

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faith

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It takes more than just faith. Jesus stated that24you see that a man is to be declared righteous by works, and not by faith alone. 25In the same manner was not also Ra?hab the harlot declared righteous by works, after she had received the messengers hospitably and sent them out by another way? 26Indeed, as the body without spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.
so although Rahab had led a sinful life she changed her course and turned around
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That was quoted from James 12: 24-26
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Faith. Love.

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He asks that you accept he lived and died on the cross to save you from your sins. Once you have salvation you are on the right path

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God doesn't "live" and most certainly God cannot die.
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All God asks is that we carry out his will.

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To believe in Him.

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That depends on who you are. If you're Jewish, God expects you to obey His 613 Commandments as are taught by the rabbis. Your being in good standing with God depends then on how you do vis a vis these 613 Commandments. If you're not Jewish, and it doesn't matter what as long as you're not Jewish, God expects very little of you: only to keep the Noahide law, and most people do. You keep the Noahide law - you're in good standing with God. Going to church or reading the Bible makes no difference, as God doesn't care about these. He does only if you're Jewish.

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Completely untrue.
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What about the convenant with Ishmael?
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The Gentiles can worship their gods, idols, the Sun and Moon, a man who makes himself god, whatever, and that's okay with God as long as they don't violate the Noahide law. Only Jews are prohibited from worshipping idols and other gods, and when they do God punishes them.
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With Solomon we have an interesting conundrum- Yahweh granted Solomon wisdom since he was his faithful servant. Now why would God grant wisdom to somebody who allowed the worship of idols and foreign gods in the most holiest of places dedicated to Yahweh?
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Momo, there is no covenant between God and Ishmael. There is a promise from God to Ishmael, but not a covenant: Genesis 21:12-13 and Genesis 16:7-15.
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Btw Lior, Allah does not allow any form or shape of idol worship. You out of all the people should know this.
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Yes, Momo, you are right that Islam is very strict against idolatry. That's one of the good things about Islam. But Muslims follow a false prophet, and since they do not obey the Torah, they fall under Gentiles. Now, since the Noahide law is included in Islam, Muslims are in good standing with God. They have nothing to worry.
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What exactly is the Nohide Law? Be fruitful and multiply?
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Us Gentiles are pretty ok worshipping God the Father, and accepting grace from God the Son, and being led by God the Holy Spirit.
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Jkgarrett, the Noahide law is a set of 7 laws that include six prohibitions (murder, theft, idolatry, blasphemy, sexual immorality, and eating an animal while it is still living), and one requirement (to establish courts of law). These are God's requirements of Gentiles that would guarantee a decent society.
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Yes, lala, some Gentiles ate very happy being Christians, other are happy worshipping the Ba'al, or Ishtar, or any other god or gods. That's exactly my point: God is okay with all those religions, as the only standard to which He holds Gentiles is that of the Noahide law. Christians should be careful with idolatry though, as there is a thin line between worshipping something represented by a statue and worshipping the statue itself.
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I'm positive God cares what I'm doing and He knows that I am worshipping Him. I am a child of God and His friend.
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And those who worshipped Ba'al or Ishtar were sure Ba'al or Ishtar knew they worshipped them, and that they were their friends... It's a totally meaningless statement...
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We follow the Torah, the Psalms, and the Gospel as sources not a path. We follow the Quran which is no way in contradictions with the Torah, the Psalms, or the Gospel.
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Momo, one of the 613 Commandments of Judaism is to not add nor subtract anything from the law. Muslims added... And while they don't eat pork, they do violate other dietary laws, hence subtracted. And accepting the Christian gospels as scripture doesn't add much either!
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Well Lior, all religions command not to add or subtract anything from their laws, but does it really mean anything? What did Muslims add or take off from the law of Moses?
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See examples above...
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Those aren't meaningless statements they are facts from the bible. 1John 3:1 and Isaiah 41:13. And before you start something else. The New Testament is God breathed and directly from Him. And so... Galatians 3:26-29 says..... You are all sons of God through faith on Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves whit Christ. There is no Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.
It's all true and you should just get used to it. I mean that as politely as possible.
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@Lior, what happens if you break one of the 613 Commandments?
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Lala. That is in no way polite. I don't know anyone who simply "gets used to" truth. Seems that in history from pre-Abraham to today we consistently misinterpret truth and insist that our interpretations are correct. You may or may not be right on that issue, but if you're Protestant, I'm sure you're wrong on many, many others, like most of us Protestants. You don't believe the truth. Get used to it. And I don't have any false pretense of being polite.
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Lala, those are meaningless statements, because you stated you knew your god cared etc. the same statement with the same confidence could been made by any Ba'al worshipper. So how meaningful is it? As for the quote, yes, Paul said that. So what? He had an agenda to convert the Gentiles, so he made up that lie as he made up many other ones too.
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Strawberrygirl, the answer depends on which one you break, and also on some circumstances. For most there is a way to repent. If you fear your broke one on the 613, the best thing to do is to consult a rabbi as to the proper way to repent.
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Do any of those 613 happen to deal with going to the Temple for specific feasts (at least 3 per year) or sacrificing there?
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Of course, and you know the answer is yes. That's a non-Problem, solved almost 2,000 years ago by the rabbis. Christians like to bring it up, but it's really a no problem. If anything, Judaism is pragmatic. Of course you can't be held responsible if there is no Temple!
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I am not trying to be a smart aleck. I have never heard how the rabbis solved it.
Often on here it is claimed that for Christianity, that because the death, burial, and resurrection being such a crucial foundational pillar that if it could be proved that Jesus did not rise from the dead, that would basically demolish Christianity. I would totally agree with that (although I am sure people would try to find a way around it, or just ignore it). I just don't know how it was dealt with in Judaism with the Temple being such a central critical item with so many direct commands concerning it.
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Right. So each day Jews pray that the Temple is rebuilt. But the rabbis of the generations following its destruction found alternatives: prayers at synagogues, atonement of transgressions on Yom skipper with fasting and prayers, the Passover Seder to replace the paschal sacrifice in Jerusalem, centrality of Torah learning over priestly worship (i.e., the ultimate victory of the Pharisees over the Saducees), etc. Judaism, as a practical religion, adapted itself to exist even without the Jerusalem Temple.
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actually god is one GOD and has the same laws for ALL of mankind.
ACTS 15:34-4334At this Peter opened his mouth and said: ?For a certainty I perceive that God is not partial, 35but in every nation the man that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him. 36He sent out the word to the sons of Israel to declare to them the good news of peace through Jesus Christ: this One is Lord of all [others]. 37YOU know the subject that was talked about throughout the whole of Jude?a, starting from Gal?ilee after the baptism that John preached, 38namely, Jesus who was from Naz?areth, how God anointed him with holy spirit and power, and he went through the land doing good and healing all those oppressed by the Devil; because God was with him. 39And we are witnesses of all the things he did both in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem; but they also did away with him by hanging him on a stake. 40God raised this One up on the third day and granted him to become manifest, 41not to all the people, but to witnesses appointed beforehand by God, to us, who ate and drank with him after his rising from the dead. 42Also, he ordered us to preach to the people and to give a thorough witness that this is the One decreed by God to be judge of the living and the dead. 43To him all the prophets bear witness, that everyone putting faith in him gets forgiveness of sins through his name.?
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@psalms, who forgave Abraham, Jesus or God?
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Abraham was under the Mosaic law as were all the people at that time. Jesus had not been sent to the earth by the creator so that people could be forgiven for their sins through his shed blood. So at that time is was God. But as for the time now we ask forgiveness through the ransom sacrifice of Jesus, until he hands the kingdom back to his father.
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Abraham was under the Mosaic law as were all the people at that time. Jesus had not been sent to the earth by the creator so that people could be forgiven for their sins through his shed blood. So at that time is was God. But as for the time now we ask forgiveness through the ransom sacrifice of Jesus, until he hands the kingdom back to his father.
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I would like to tell you that I am no part of Christendoms trinity. I think it is un-scriptural. I worship the one true God, the creator of the heaven and the earth.
Could I ask your view point on who you think forgave Abraham?
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Abraham was NOT under Mosaic Law, as the latter had not existed yet at Abraham's time! E.g., Abraham prepared for the angels a blatantly unkosher meal! There was some pre-Sinaic Law known to Abraham, but that's very different than Mosaic Law.

And I disagree that God wanted the same Law for all of humanity. That's a Christian viewpoint, that is unacceptable to me.
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@psalms, I believe God forgave Abraham. I asked you this because you said ^^ there "To him all the prophets bear witness, that everyone putting faith in him gets forgiveness of sins through his name". So, I thought you were talking about Jesus's name. Jesus was a staunch believer in the oneness of God as I am. He came to re-enforce the old commandments. He said:

"Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets; I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill..." God commanded the Israelites, according to the Old Testament:
""I am the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt.." I agree, the trinity has no basis in the Bible. If it did have its basis on facts, it would have been explicitly stated in the Old Testament. On the contrary, the teachings of Moses urge us to believe in one God. Jesus earnestly championed for this unity of God, as the New Testament quotes in Mark 12:29-30.
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that is true that the later had not yet been instilled. However they were making sacrifices for atonement for their sins.The cinematic law was the way pointing to the Mosaic Law. GOD is not partial every man is acceptable to him. He is the creator would it make sense or even be just for him to create people he would intentionally reject? Acts 13:34At this Peter opened his mouth and said: ?For a certainty I perceive that God is not partial, 35but in every nation the man that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him. 36He sent out the word to the sons of Israel to declare to them the good news of peace through Jesus Christ: this One is Lord of all [others]. 37YOU know the subject that was talked about throughout the whole of Jude?a, starting from Gal?ilee after the baptism that John preached, 38namely, Jesus who was from Naz?areth, how God anointed him with holy spirit and power, and he went through the land doing good and healing all those oppressed by the Devil; because God was with him. 39And we are witnesses of all the things he did both in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem; but they also did away with him by hanging him on a stake. 40God raised this One up on the third day and granted him to become manifest, 41not to all the people, but to witnesses appointed beforehand by God, to us, who ate and drank with him after his rising from the dead. 42Also, he ordered us to preach to the people and to give a thorough witness that this is the One decreed by God to be judge of the living and the dead. 43To him all the prophets bear witness, that everyone putting faith in him gets forgiveness of sins through his name.?
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God forgave Abraham for what? Abraham's only sin was to present Sarah as his sister.

And while God will accept any person, they first need to convert to Judaism. If not, they fall under Gentiles, and God may be okay with them if they keep the Noahide Laws, but not truly accept them like He accepts His People Israel.
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Lior, I just used Abraham as an example to show who was the Redeemer before Jesus's time. If God could have forgiven anyone who lived before Jesus, then he will continue to forgive anyone He wants till the day of Judgement without the need of blood sheep or any kind of blood.

As for Jews being the chosen people, well they are are no longer God's chosen people. They were chosen for a particular reason, at a particular time and with a view toward extending blessings to their brethen. With the coming of the last Prophet, everyone can become God chosen person if he accepts his call through his last Prophet! To the jew as well as to the gentile, the conditions are the same. repent of your sins, accept the last Prophet sent by God and follow his teachings, and salvation is all yours!!
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@psalms, are you giving me a Bible lesson because I've already had many lessons. ;)
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God never forgave Moses! And Momo, you know I can't accept your statement. The last prophet was Malachi. God's Covenant with Israel is eternal.
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@Loir God forgave Abraham for being a sinner that is what the atonement sacrifices were for. WE are all sinners. We have all inherited sin from the first human couple Adam and Eve. They sinned by turning aside from the creator by claiming they could be in charge of their own decisions. This is why they listened to Satan the original serpent, disobeyed go and ate the fruit which they were commanded not to. Then they had children. Their children were born with inherited sin, as was the rest of human creation born after them.
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@ Loir you have firm grip on your belief that is commendable! I am in agreement with your own personal strong belief that you are correct. However in all your answers and accusations you do not offer any PROOF only ridicule. You believe Jesus was a prophet? Do you? Do you believe that Moses was a prophet? if he was then how is it you say he was not forgiven? Everyone knows he was punished for taking the credit to bring the water out of the rock. His punishment? He was not allowed to cross over into the promised land. That does not mean he was not forgiven. Your GOD will be more pleased with you if you prove his word by divine truth. that is by proving from Gods' word? quote some please
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@psalms, if you follow the Biblical account of the prophets then no prophet in the Bible is worthy of forgiveness including Moses. The Bible says Lot begot bastard children with his daugthers, Reuban slept with his father's wife on the roof, Noah is called an alcoholic. The average man today can't even hold a 9-5 job let alone the job Noah had. King David depicted in the Bible is a murderer, plotter, and a seducer. Solomon was a idol worshipper. Are you okay with reading such allegations against the prophets of God? Thank God to the Quran! It discharged all of these false allegations.
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@momo Although you state no scripture to specifically back you speaking.... The creator has his inspired writing placed in the Bible for a protection for us. Yes there were mistakes made by sinful mankind. It was loving and Just that the creator placed the gross sins in there as a lesson to us. This shows that if you carefully read before the sins, the sins them selves and the punishment afterward. How it came about that the people left gods favor committed gross sin. Some felt bad and were punished. some never repented and were removed from the planet! Davis committed all these things you speak of. he lost gods favor. He sincerely repented though. He was forgiven with punishment. Bathsheba and his son died. Speaking of the average man today??? I agree, why is it so bad? Because the Devil knows he had a short period of time so he is trying ever harder to mislead mankind away from the creator. That is why The creator tells us "be wise my son and make my heart rejoice, that I may make a reply to the one who is taunting me." you love your creator, you see the difference between right and wrong, you see that man is disgusting in their filth. But you do not walk in the same low sink of debauchery right? Neither do I. I am married, I do my best to please the creator. I studied many religions, bibles and ancient articles to find the truth. I also went to a university and graduated with 3 honors. Many of the people in the world are misled. They need to look deeper into what the message from the creator is saying. Where does it say that lot fathered bastard children? Lot was married and was delivered by angels from Sodom and Gomorrah!!!
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Try Genesis 19:30-38
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Thanks for sharing your credentials with us, but it looks like you have read not the Bible cover to cover. Now, did you?

Since you mentioned your credentials, let me tell you that I have also graduated from university.
B.A in education
Minor in Psychology
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congrats on that. Yes I have as I stated several different bibles, religions, archeological papers, library books etc. read the bible thoroughly in depth through and through picked it apart, studied it several times over. Yes lot was drunk and his daughters took advantage of him their offspring the Moabites and the Ammonites were not people that were favored by the creator. Lot did not intentionally sleep with them. They intentionally got him drunk and seduced him. That is so disgusting sorry I forgot.... Deu 2:9 &19
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Yes, indeed it is very disgusting! Now should we take it out of the 'book of God' before our children read it?
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Certainly not, as I stated before God has his inspired writings there for a purpose to teach us the difference between right and wrong. The Bible states raise up a boy according to the way. Look at the examples we learn about "bad association" and the consequences it can lead to by the account of Dinah. All of us can learn by example.
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No man needs the books called bible to learn goodness. In fact honest men, those who despise bible, has rather a higher state of morality & charity than those who live by bible.
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Psalm:
There's something dangerous in a human who has the taste to defend the actions of lot with his daughters. Moral men find it heinous even to mention to such infamy, let alone justifying it.
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just what the bible said that he was given wine and was out of it in bed, passed out whatever. The act was disgusting I do not defend that. I defend what the Bible says that he was seduced. IT did not say he intentionally went to have relations with his daughters. I agree with you on a point that many people without religion have a high state of morality and charity. That is because the churches in order to continue to have a full income have adopted and conformed to the low standards so prevalent today. There are many decent people out there that do not worship the creator. I never said that PI, but thank you for taking the time to read my comment :) Have you always felt the way you do about religion and god? Obviously you see and recognize the hypocrisy in the churches.
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I certainly don't believe this part to be the word of God. Btw Psalms, this was just one example of out of many other cases.
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are you saying the holy writing are a lie?
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A portion of it certainly is. Don't you?
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Absolutely not. I am done speaking with you, I did not come here to argue which is something you obviously enjoy.
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I just was highlighting you points (in the Bible) that apparently you didn't know nothing about. Enjoy your reading time!
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strain out the gnat......................... Obviously there are large parts of the holy writings which you yourself have yet to grasp.
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Lot's daughters thought there were no other men left. They thought they were saving humanity. Of course it was a sin though.
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How foolish they were. after being saved by angels they had a sad lack of faith. yes and as I pointed out earlier their offspring was not blessed.
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God requires each one us to Surrender,Sacrifice,and Summit to His will and ways, meaning in all your ways acknowledge Him,and to deny yourself and pickup His cross and follow Him.
He has left His word to follow .The Bible ! which means.
B - Basic
I - Instruction
B -Before
L - Leaving
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Why can't it be:
B - Bogus
I - Informational
B -Book of
L - Lies &
E - Errors
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2 tim 3:16,17
16All Scripture is inspired of God and beneficial for teaching, for reproving, for setting things straight, for disciplining in righteousness, 17that the man of God may be fully competent, completely equipped for every good work.
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Gen. 1:27, 28: ?God proceeded to create the man in his image, in God?s image he created him; male and female he created them. Further, God blessed them and God said to them: ?Be fruitful and become many and fill the earth and subdue it, and have in subjection the fish of the sea and the flying creatures of the heavens and every living creature that is moving upon the earth.?? (Thus God indicated his purpose to have the earth filled with the offspring of Adam and Eve as caretakers of a global paradise. After God had magnificently designed this earth for human habitation, making it unique among all the planets that man has examined with his telescopes and spaceships, did the Creator simply abandon his purpose, leaving it forever unfulfilled because of Adam?s sin?)
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Therefore, brothers, since we have boldness for the way of entry into the holy place by the blood of Jesus, 20 which he inaugurated for us as a new and living way through the curtain, that is, his flesh, 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God, 22 let us approach with true hearts in the full assurance of faith, having had our hearts sprinkled from a wicked conscience and our bodies bathed with clean water. 23 Let us hold fast the public declaration of our hope without wavering, for he is faithful that promised. 24 And let us consider one another to incite to love and fine works, 25 not forsaking the gathering of ourselves together, as some have the custom, but encouraging one another, and all the more so as YOU behold the day drawing near.
Point one- yes it takes faith but the faith motivates one to action. beginning with repentance then baptism.
Point two- hold fast your public declaration. This is what a Christian is. The meaning is to be a follower of Christ. what did Christ do? He went and publicly declared the good news of Gods kingdom.
What did his followers do? The same thing. What did Jesus tell his followers to do? Matt 28:18 . 18 And Jesus approached and spoke to them, saying: ?All authority has been given me in heaven and on the earth. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of people of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the holy spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all the things I have commanded you. And, look! I am with YOU all the days until the conclusion of the system of things.?
also Luke 8:10 10 After these things the Lord designated seventy others and sent them forth by twos in advance of him into every city and place to which he himself was going to come. 2 Then he began to say to them: ?The harvest, indeed, is great, but the workers are few. Therefore beg the Master of the harvest to send out workers into his harvest
Point 3- showing love and good conduct
Point 4- Gathering together for Gods instruction.

James 7: 24 You see that a
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Can u please repeat the question? By the way, It's not that the more u say the more right u are.
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You know what Pi, You be who you are, you believe what you want. I personally believe in God. But very specifically Jehovah and that he sent his son to redeem any man whom may want it. If you do not believe it that is your choice. I would like to say Pi, I used to absolutely hate religion. That was one of my points actually for studying so many of them! When I would find their teachings inconsistent with the bible I would move to the next one... Funny thing I was disputing the validity of the origins of holidays. That my point was they are not pagan that they are great for family time.... Without the Bible, I went to the library and researched every holiday I could think of. I came to my own conclusion with facts on the matter without a Bible.
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On the contrary. I've a life that's so good, so happy, so charming & so full, that u could only envy. Miserable life ought to be your's, who has to cling on to comfortable myths to give life a meaning.
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Mic. 6:8b "Do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God."

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In Islam, the most important and greatest command that Allah has legislated for mankind is that they worship Him exclusively, and not associate any partners with Him in worship.

This is the religion of Abraham. And it is upon this noble foundation that every act of good is established and every act of evil is forbidden.

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do you accept that Jesus Christ is the Savior appointed by the creator through the line of David which was a descendant of Abraham?
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A Promise to Benefit All Mankind
Though the human condition had become desperate, man was not left hopeless. At the crucial point, Jehovah God stepped in with a promise. To Abraham, God said: ?By means of your seed all nations of the earth will certainly bless themselves.? (Genesis 22:18) Incidentally, this promise has been accepted by three of the world?s major religions?Judaism, Christianity, and Islam?as part of their beliefs. The Bible alone reveals the outworking of this promise by recording the dealings of Jehovah God with Abraham and his descendants, including the ancient nation of Israel.
But here is where many people would take exception. They feel that this is a typical case of nationalistic favoritism or prejudice. On this basis they dismiss the Bible, or at least much of the Hebrew Scriptures, as mere tribal lore. Yet is this sound reasoning? Why did Jehovah show such confidence in Abraham and make the promise to him?
The Bible explains: ??Abraham put faith in Jehovah, and it was counted to him as righteousness,? and he came to be called ?Jehovah?s friend.?? (James 2:23) Interestingly, the Islamic holy book, the Koran, also points to faith as the reason for Abraham?s being accepted by God as a friend. ?Who has a better religion than he who submits himself entirely to Allah? And he is the doer of good (to others) and follows the faith of Ibrahim [Abraham], the upright one, and Allah took Ibrahim as a friend.??SURAHIV, verse125, Holy Qur?an, translated by M.H.Shakir.
What about the Israelites? More than 400 years after God made the promise to Abraham, Moses told them: ?It was not because of your being the most populous of all the peoples that Jehovah showed affection for you so that he chose you, for you were the least of all the peoples. But it was because of Jehovah?s loving you, and because of his keeping the sworn statement that he had sworn to your forefathers.??Deuteronomy 7:7,8.
So it was not because Abraham or the Israelites were of a superior race or nation, or because they were in any way
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Yes, I agree that Jesus was the Savior appointed by God during his time. In our time, the Savior is Prophet Muhammad! No one comes to God but through Prophet Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him and his companions.
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I disagree, according to the last words of the Bible in revelation 22:18 ?I am bearing witness to everyone that hears the words of the prophecy of this scroll: If anyone makes an addition to these things, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this scroll; 19 and if anyone takes anything away from the words of the scroll of this prophecy, God will take his portion away from the trees of life and out of the holy city, things which are written about in this scroll.
20 ?He that bears witness of these things says, ?Yes; I am coming quickly.??
?Amen! Come, Lord Jesus.?
21 [May] the undeserved kindness of the Lord Jesus Christ [be] with the holy ones.
That looks pretty clear to me. I do not recall reading about another messiah coming after Jesus. Could you say where that is in the Bible?
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Jesus said:

"Nevertheless I tell you the truth: it is expedient for you that I go away; for if I go not away, the comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment ... I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.

"Howbeit when he, the spirit of truth is come, he will guide you unto all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you things to come.

"He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall show it unto you". (John 16:7-15)
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Btw, Jesus is not the one speaking in revelation 22:18. Paul is!
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GOD created man in Paradise. There, Adam and Eve lived in complete happiness. However, after they were put out of Paradise, conditions deteriorated rapidly. All mankind was affected. Selfishness nourished hostility, and envy inflamed hatred. Conflicts prevailed, and corruption and immorality spread like pestilences, so that love became rare, and kindness all but disappeared. Today, society as a whole has become devoid of basic values; united and happy families have become a rarity. These tragedies affect every individual in all communities, even people who believe in God.
God has shown concern for mankind ever since creation. He gave his guidance to Adam first. Later God gave it to mankind through his prophets, such as Enoch (Idr?s), Noah (N??), Abraham (Ibr?h?m), Job (Ayy?b), and Moses (M?s?). Beginning with His prophet Moses, God inspired books, which are still available in our day. God wanted all mankind to be instructed by Him and to find happiness in following His guidance.
Concerning the obligation to exercise faith in these books, the Qur??n emphasizes: ?Each one (of them) [the men of faith] believeth in God, His angels, His books, and His apostles.? (Al-Baqarah [2]:285) The Qur??n also speaks about the faithful ?who believe in the Revelation sent to thee, and sent before thy time, and (in their hearts) have the assurance of the Hereafter.? (Al-Baqarah [2]:4) But what is meant by ?the Revelation . . . sent before thy time??
The Holy Scriptures are God?s books. They preceded the Qur??n, which mentions them often and emphasizes that they contain God?s guidance. We read at ?l ?Imr?n [3]:3, 4, NJD: ?He has revealed to you the Book with the truth, confirming the scriptures which preceded it; for He has already revealed the Torah and the Gospel [Inj?l in Arabic] for the guidance of men.? (See also Al-M??idah [5]:46, 47.) And we find at Al-Nis?? [4]:163: ?To David We gave the Psalms.? The Qur??n also encourages going back to these books: ?If thou wert in doubt as to what We have revealed unto thee, then ask those
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Yes I am aware that Jesus was not speaking in Revelation it was stated come lord Jesus
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Jesus said NO one comes to the father except through him.
John 14:1-6 Do not let YOUR hearts be troubled. Exercise faith in God, exercise faith also in me. 2In the house of my Father there are many abodes. Otherwise, I would have told YOU, because I am going my way to prepare a place for YOU. 3Also, if I go my way and prepare a place for YOU, I am coming again and will receive YOU home to myself, that where I am YOU also may be. 4And where I am going YOU know the way.?
5Thomas said to him: ?Lord, we do not know where you are going. How do we know the way??
6Jesus said to him: ?I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 7If YOU men had known me, YOU would have known my Father also; from this moment on YOU know him and have seen him.?
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There is no doubt that Jesus Christ was the way of life as his time! He was an example of the holy way of life, not that he is the only way to get to heaven but he showed how to do it. He said to follow me, not worship me. All the prophets of God came down on earth to show us the way to eternal salvation. Tell me something my friend, who was the way, the truth and the life during Mose's time? Paroah or Moses?
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It was the creator and I do not worship Jesus Christ. That is Blasphemy. Moses was a tool used by the creator to deliver the creators people. Moses was used as a mediator to tell the people what was expected and required of them.
Moses sinned by his own haughtiness and took the credit due to God. he was punished. he was no longer allowed to lead the people to the promised land but you already know that.Pharaoh was a pagan and challenged the creator he did not love the creator nor did he respect him so how could he be the way???
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You understood my point!
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Not a simple point, it is an understanding of Bible accuracy.
Many Have Betrayed God and His Books
Wrong Acts and False Beliefs of What God Says in the
Judaism and Christendom Holy Scriptures
Some doubt the presence of ?In the beginning God created
God, the Creator, and believe the heavens and the earth.?
that man evolved from inferior ?Genesis 1:1.
animals.

They practice immorality, ?[God] has a legal case with
and their history abounds with the inhabitants of the land. . .
wars and the shedding of There are the pronouncing of
innocent blood. curses and practicing of
deception and murdering and
stealing and committing of
adultery that have broken forth,
and acts of bloodshed have
touched other acts of bloodshed.?
?Hosea 4:1, 2.

They have abandoned God?s ?It is in vain that they keep
word in his books and have worshiping me, because they
turned to traditions of men. teach commands of men as
doctrines.??Matthew 15:8, 9;
Isaiah 29:13.

By use of the cross, images, ?You must not make for
and icons in their churches yourself a carved image or a form
and their worship, professed like anything . . . You must not
Christians promote idolatry. bow down to them nor be induced
to serve them.??Exodus 20:4, 5.
?Little children, guard
yourselves from idols.?
?1 John 5:21.

Most professed Christians ?[The Lord] our God is one.?
believe in the Trinity, ?Deuteronomy 6:4
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.... To believe in the One He has sent.
Jn 6:29

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How can someone who doesn't exist at the first place require something of an existing being as me? And what does it matter what a shadow might or might not require of a substance?

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sacrificial subjugation such as your devotion and time, love and honesty, money for charity, prayer and bacon.

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Why should god need your money? Is he is shortage or in debt?
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Is there an "old heaven" too??
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The very meaning of life is to love, serve, and know God forever. We must come close to Him by praying, attending Mass (where we MEET with God), taking the sacraments, and being a friend of Jesus, who is God. As children of God, we must act like His children by giving Him our time and devotion. For more information, ask a priest or meet with a spiritual director.

Hope this helps! - ManOfKnowledge

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Micah 6:8
He hath showed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?

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It depends which religion, and which sect you follow.

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To acknowledge his existence and accept Jesus as you personal savior. That's it.

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God requires us to love all living beings. To be kind and compassionate to all. To believe in God. To devote our life to God. To carry out God's work and help everyone go back to Heaven, the place where we came from. To help the needy and those who are suffering. To bring joy and hope to everyone. To make earth a heavenly place to live in.

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well you guys are really candy coating it in reality he has about 600 commandments and we follow about like 4 of them in reality good luck

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The purpose of the Old Testament law is to convict people of our inability to keep the law and point us to our need for Jesus Christ as Savior (Romans 7:7-9; Galatians 3:24). The Old Testament law was never intended by God to be the universal law for all people for all of time. We are to love God and love our neighbors. If we obey those two commands faithfully, we will be upholding all that God requires of us.
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Strawberrygirl, you grossly misunderstand the purpose of the 613 commandments. Unfortunately, that's indeed what your sources say. That is because their author(s) did not understand judaism, and in fact were ignorant of it for the most part. No rabbi or Jewish source ever argued that was the intention of God's 613 commandments. Their purposes is totally different. You are right God never intended them for the entire humanity to obey; only for His People, Israel, and He still intends them for Israel. With the Gentiles, God is happy if they satisfy the Noahide Laws.
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What are the Noahide laws?
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Actually when Jesus was on the earth he fulfilled the law. Not meaning they no longer exist. But we do no need to make animal sacrifices any longer because Jesus was a perfect sacrifice. he gave a new commandment that you love god with your whole heart, soul and mind. The other is that you love your neighbor as yourself. If you are doing those 2 things you will be following all the laws!!!! Jesus said it at Matt 22:37-39
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The requirements of ALLAH(God) from his creature is defined in the last Book of Allah my mean Al-Quran. Please read it which will Tell you all your question raising in minds. I would not suggest to you other any kind of book which is written by the people against their desires. The rality of human being and life after death what will be faced to us be find in Al-Quran and Hadeeth of Our Last Messanger Hazrat Muhammad (Peace be upon him).Thanks for hearing if message reaches to you.

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Deuteronomy 10:12-21... i think. When i visited my aunts church they had a reading about it...

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That one is very good too, thanks
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Honesty and kind , then God will reply your questions

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To discover the deepest part of who you really are, and live it with all of your heart.

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To accept that He sent His Son to die for our sins.

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That answer is found in the book What does the Bible really Teach used with your Bible. It will help you answer all these questions. www.watchtower.org
Is This What God Purposed?
1. What Is the Truth About God?
2. The Bible A Book From God
3. What Is Gods Purpose for the Earth?
4. Who Is Jesus Christ?
5. The Ransom Gods Greatest Gift
6. Where Are the Dead?
7. Real Hope for Your Loved Ones Who Have Died
8. What Is Gods Kingdom?
9. Are We Living in the Last Days?
10. Spirit Creatures How They Affect Us
11. Why Does God Allow Suffering?
12. Living in a Way That Pleases God
13. A Godly View of Life
14. How to Make Your Family Life Happy
15. Worship That God Approves
16. Take Your Stand for True Worship
17. Draw Close to God in Prayer
18. Baptism and Your Relationship With God
19. Remain in Gods Love

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All those questions are good ones to ask. But, it really matters what the answers would be. thanks
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check out the book, use your bible the link is there and the book is free. Would you like the first question.... Is this what god purposed? a clip of the first 2 paragraphs of the book compliments of me...
READ any newspaper. Look at television, or listen to the radio. There are so many stories of crime, war, and terrorism! Think about your own troubles. Perhaps illness or the death of a loved one is causing you great distress. You may feel like the good man Job, who said that he was ?drenched with misery.??Job 10:15, The Holy Bible in the Language of Today.
Ask yourself:
? Is this what God purposed for me and for the rest of mankind?
? Where can I find help to cope with my problems?
? Is there any hope that we will ever see peace on the earth?
The Bible provides satisfying answers to these questions.
THE BIBLE TEACHES THAT GOD WILL BRING ABOUT THESE CHANGES ON THE EARTH.
?He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.??Revelation 21:4
?The lame one will climb up just as a stag does.??Isaiah 35:6
?The eyes of the blind ones will be opened.??Isaiah 35:5
?All those in the memorial tombs will ... come out.??John 5:28,29
?No resident will say: ?I am sick.???Isaiah 33:24
?There will come to be plenty of grain on the earth.??Psalm 72:16
What is your answer... is this what god purposed ?
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Dear Psalms I want to ask a question what Bible suggests the name of followers of Hazrat Essa Allahi Islam .
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Al God requires in you is to love, trust and obey :)

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Do your best.

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some say do your best, God will do the rest
totally opposite is what i've learnt : Leave it all to God first and ask Him if there's anything you need to do .... pray for wisdom to find out through friends/circumstances/bible
God bless!!

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very good, thanks
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To try as hard as you can to be a good person

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I agree, except I don't believe in God and I bet you don't either
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as a naturalist, that is to follow what nature had dictated us to do. (note that nature had given us capability also to think)

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The premise to believe in the nature all around us will give us the answers is absurd.It is the creator of the universe that one should look to. After all it was all created by him. Your comment is like asking the pottery for advise on how to be a vase... or a tree in your case wont you find realistic answers by asking the one that made the vase???
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we know that a vase was created because we are concious they are created (by us). how are we to know if nature (including us) was created by something or someone above itself? that is what is absurd.
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i mean we are aware they are created. any assertion of anything above everything leads to nowhere but false hopes and fullfillment.
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Very good one. Bravo.
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thank you
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Act justly, to love mercy and to walk humbly with our God <3 Micah 6:8

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