We are forgiven not by our works or by our performance, but by the blood of Jesus, who by grace shed His blood for us.
We are to continuously give grace to those we walk with and those we love.
We grow in part by learning to deal with life and others when we don't get our own way. We grow by the things we endure, without them moving us.
We are called to endure suffering as believers.
Those who have been causing the trials, tribulations, persecutions and even martyrdoms for followers of Jesus, God will pay those enemies of the faith back by pouring out His Wrath during the 7 year tribulation.
Either you ask Jesus to pay for your sins, or you spend an eternity paying for your sins.
The unsaved will be shown Jesus died for their sins, providing a space in the Book of Life for them. Because they reject Jesus, there is only a blank space, where their name would have been.
Revelation 20:1-7 lists the phrase a thousand years 7x, it is obvious it is a literal thousand years. Ask an Amillenialists, who doesn’t believe in the Millennial Reign why.
There is only one in depth, scriptural account of a person paying for sins, that’s the crucifixion of Jesus paying for the sins of others, paying for our sins, instead of us.
The unbeliever will go to an everlasting death, not annihilation, with no hope for change or getting better. This is why evangelism is so important.
Not every person who calls on the name of the Lord, will be saved.
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