God is ONE…and it’s NOT what you think!

We’ve given messages in the past and I recommend that you go back and listen to these for a better understanding on the subject:

The God of the Old Testament

The Two Gods of the Old Testament (The Father and the Son)

No Divinity in the Trinity

Introduction

Deuteronomy 6:4 “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one!

Mark 12:29 Jesus answered him, “The first of all the commandments is: ‘HEAR, O ISRAEL, THE LORD OUR GOD, THE LORD IS ONE.

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There is No Immortal Soul

Nearly all religions believe that there is a separation of the temporary and eternal at our death. This is the concept of the immortal soul as it called in much of modern Christianity.

The term “immortal soul” is not found in the bible

Its roots are in Greek philosophy

It’s what man has concocted

But as we will see later, it goes back much farther than that

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Growing in Grace Part 2

Grace and Works and Law

Grace: unmerited favor; the showing of godly love towards a person in the form of giving unearned and undeserved gifts.

In the last message:  In addition to forgiveness of sins and being saved by grace, we showed many of the other things that came by grace, such as: calling, belief, acceptability, redemption, justification, and etc

But it is still much more than that and it would be nearly impossible to encapsulate all the ways in which grace can be given or shown – because simply stated it is the way that God acts towards us and the way that we should act towards others!

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The Gospel of the Kingdom of God Part 2

WHO gets to be a part of the Kingdom of God?

As we mentioned before, the Kingdom of God is the Government of God (Isaiah 9:6-7) and this is a system that is led by spiritual beings. So to be a part of it we can no longer literally be flesh and blood.

It is conditional

Many do not like to hear this, but it is true and makes sense. A relationship cannot be one-sided – in this case it cannot be God doing everything right and us doing whatever we want. Does that make sense?

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