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The Bible says that if you are saved your whole family is saved. So if a family member dies after you are saved do they go to heaven?

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Where in the Bible does it say that? Just wondering.

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kat12239
same question i never once read that
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Yeah me too.
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Acts chapter 16 v 31
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I think what the bible is saying is the people of the house heard the word and was saved
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When I read that I admit I didnt think it meant that being related to a believer was enough. I took it to mean If you and any of your house believe, then you and they are saved. I mean isnt the idea you have to convert to be saved But anyone can convert and be saved?
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No. Where does it say that? You have to be saved to go to heaven. if your family want go to heaven they have to get saved. All of them.

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Honestly, I believe you are saved if you have been kind to all and have done good deeds in your life. All who accept God into their lives will be saved.

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You are not saved by good deeds, A person is Saved who asks God through Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior-to be saved.
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My apologies, I'm not religious myself but my family is. And I was told if you were a good person to all then you will go to Heaven.
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the bible says lots of things

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it doesnt say that if you are saved it doesnt make your family saved its each indeviduals choice because being saved says you want to go to heaven and if your family member gets saved and you dont want to go to heven how is that fair? no your family wont go to heaven if only one member is saved again its each indeviduals choice

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It is an individual thing. I am Mormon and do have some slightly different beliefs than most, but according to our doctrine everyone has a chance to "be saved" as it is commonly put. One does not need to be baptized as a baby to make it into heaven. Even if you die early(or anytime). You have a chance in the next life.

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I've read the Bible a couple times, and I also Read the New Testament. which while I dont agree should have been added to the Bible, I understand Christians do. Anyways, I don't recall seeing that anywhere. But I would guess somewhere in the New Testament. They go on about being saved. So where precisely does it say this?

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HELLO- you are kidding. The New Testament is all about the birth,crucifiction and testimony of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior.
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I think it should be it's own stand alone text. I mean we might as well add the teachiing of Joseph Smith too.
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Well, I'm an atheist and at one point had studied the Bible extremely hard under the idea that I was a Christian. I never read this being said anywhere at all. In fact, if the Bible really does say this, then that means that even as an atheist and a nonbeliever, I would still go to heaven and be considered saved simply because some of my own family is.

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Of course, I don't believe in any of that, so I don't really care.
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You had better read the Bible again- the REAL Bible -not one of those silly Khristian bibles
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No thank you.
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Don't believe all that bible-thumping nonsense, and this is a classic example of it!

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I'm sorry but no..... No man can see the kingdom of heaven without the son of god all needs to call his name and ask him In there heart to go to heaven not this one out of your family if that was the case the whole wolrd would go to heaven becuz everyone comes back to Aden and eve so if there is one saved then all are saved and that's not true so to answer you it's a no you can't go to heaven if one of your family is Saved

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No- a blanket salvation plan for the ENTIRE family is not what God meant. A person needs to Confess their sins, Believe that Jesus died on the cross, was resurrected to offer salvation, then Ask for salvation to God through Jesus Christ-C,B,A Confess, Believe ,Ask.

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Nicely put god bless
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But nothing about repentance?
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The Bible doesnt say that anywhere. Youve misunderstood something. Salvation is a choice each person has to make willingly and on their own while alive. Acts 16:31 does not say that everyone is automatically saved. If you read thevwhole passage it refers to everyone hearing the Word and if the Master of the household becomes a believer he will lead his household as a believer should so that they will become believers as well. If you read the very next verse it says 'and they spoke the word to him and everyone in his house' so they all heard the word and became believers because of that, not because some magic wave hit the household the second one person became a believer. Every person has to make the choice individually, it cant be done for you.

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Wonderful answer. :)
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Acts 16:31-34
He's just saying : If you believe on the Lord you & your house can be saved.
Meaning : anyone in your house can believe & be saved if they choose to believe.

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