torsdag 7. juli 2016

No. 1275: Egil Svartdahl warns against something he corrupting and accomplice in!

No. 1275:
Egil Svartdahl warns against something he corrupting and accomplice in!

Picture of Egil Svartdahl.

When Stephen Christiansen and Jesus Church sought jointly against Pentecostalism, so was Egil Svartdahl Board in Filadelfia Oslo.
Who received him, and without reservations? Egil Svartdahl, and come in retrospect and hindsight. What is it Svartdahl doing? He turns jersey after the wind, just as it suits him. Everything to ingratiate himself ?!

At first he was 100% for these charismatic groups, now he's against them. It was he who received them, and could have guided them on. But what did he do?

The prophet Daniel was opposite one Egil Svartdahl, he said that we have sinned. Egil Svartdahl screaming out their sin!

Here is the disclaimer they lux. But can one expect anything else? Svartdahl and today's Pentecostal leaders have now held for so long, that they are so innsauset in their heresy and their spiritual blindness that they will never realize that they need God's grace ?!

We all need God's grace, not least in this time of so much evil and seduction!

This is from my commentaries Ephesians 2 1. You were once dead in trespasses and sins.
Isaiah 59. 2. "It is their transgressions which stand between you and your God. Their sins hide his face, then do not hear you. "
Transgressions = wrong doings that separates us from God with a deep ravine.
Synder = miss the mark with our lives. When disappears God for us. Blessing says: "The Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you." But sin hides God's face so it does not shine over us so we can get grace.

2 You lived on the current world view and let you lead by the ruler of the air's, the spirit that now worketh in the disobedient.

Paul addresses himself with: "Yes, we lived once all that they. We followed the desires of our sinful nature and let us be guided by it and by our own thoughts. So we were by nature under God's wrath, even as others. " Ef.2,2-3. There must be a before and now in a person's life if they want to listen to Christ. There is no question of being better than others, but being a Christian requires a break with this world's sinful nature, and a commitment to Christ. "That was before his conversion, Paul said about himself that he was better than everyone else . In Philippians he writes: "I have indeed what I can refer to human advantage. If anyone thinks that he can rely on such a thing, I can it even more. "But after his conversion has the tone become another:" We have our boasting in Christ and put not our trust in anything human. "By this clear Christ Confession came he opposed relation to the people and to the future of religious leaders. But after meeting with the resurrected Jesus Christ was an impossibility for him to preach something different gospel than he had received. The Holy Spirit had clearly revealed to Paul who he was. "I know that in me, that is the way I am in myself staying no good." He maintains both for themselves and for everyone else that only path to salvation was to turn to Jesus Christ to receive the undeserved mercy and forgiveness from him. He even got to experience the persecution that he had previously initiated against the Christians. He previously was jealous hatred against Christians, now burn with love for both Jews and Gentiles. "I have great heaviness of heart. Something that always torments me. I'd like to be accursed and separated from Christ, it was just to help my brothers and countrymen. "Rom.9,3.
It is not difficult to records that the anti-Christian forces are active today. It goes both preaching and forms. The most active to pursue Christians are precisely those who think about themselves: "I correct- enough that I can refer to human advantage." When both mayors, politicians, diocesan council and media oppose one episcopal candidate because he chooses to stand on scripture, they all combine to reveal the large separation there is between this world and the kingdom of God. Actually, this is only natural, Paul writes in Corinthians: "Such a man is in itself, it does not receive the things of the Spirit of God. For him it is foolishness, and he can not comprehend it; it can only be spiritually discerned. "" As soon dichotomy tages away is that being a Christian vrøvel. "

3 Yes, we lived once all that they. We followed the desires of our sinful nature and let us be guided by it and by our own thoughts. So we were by nature under God's wrath, even as others.
All people are not intellectual neutral. Either we are influenced by God or Satan. By the fall so all men were "sold" to Satan. Calvary was all people "won" back to God.

4 But God is rich in mercy. Because He loved us so great a love,

Both nature and revelation testify of God's love. Our Father in heaven is the source of life, wisdom, and joy. Look at all the beauty and wonder of nature! Think of how wonderful everything is adapted not only for humans but for all living creatures happiness and needs. Sunlight and rain that delights and refreshes the earth, as well as hills, lakes and plains speaks to us about the Creator's love. It is he who provides everything we need. Or, as the psalmist so beautifully puts it: "All eyes are waiting for you, and you give them meat in due season. You open your hand and satisfy every living thing with that which is good "(Ps 145, 15.16).
God formed man perfectly holy and happy. The beautiful earth arose from the Creator's hand, without any signs of decay or shadow of the curse. It is a violation of God's law, the law of love, which has brought evil and death with him. But even in the suffering that sin has caused, come the love of God appear. We read that God cursed the ground for man's sake. (1 Gen 3:17). Thorns and thistles, the difficulties and trials that fills life with toil and worry, would serve our best interests. They belong to God's plan to lift us up out of the destruction and degradation that sin has brought upon us. Although the world has fallen, we find not only grief and misery. Nature itself brings message of hope and consolation. On the thistles are the flowers, and the thorns are covered with roses.
On each bud opens, and every blade of grass that sprouts up, it is written that God is love. The beautiful birds that lets the air with the sound of happy songs, the colorful flowers in their perfection fills the air with fragrance, the tall trees in the forest with its lush costume of living green - all testify that God cares for us as a father; and that he wants to make their children happy.
God's Word reveals his character. He has spoken out about his infinite love and mercy. When Moses prayed, "Let me when your glory!" Lord replied, "I will pass you in all my goodness." This is His glory. Lord passed before Moses, and proclaimed, "The Lord, the Lord is a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy and truth! He lets his mercy for thousands of generations; he forgives sin and guilt and rebellion." He "does not stay angry forever, because he would like to show mercy" because he is "slow to anger and rich in mercy" (2 Mos 33,18.19; 2 Mos 34,6.7; Mik 7.18; Jonah 4,2) .
God has tied our hearts to Him by countless testimony in heaven and on earth. He has sought to reveal Himself to us through nature as well as in the deepest and tenderest ties that the human heart knows. But this is still only an imperfect representation of his love. Despite all these proves he is the enemy of all good blinded the minds of men, so they came to regard God with fear. They thought of him as a strict and unforgiving God. The evil got people to imagine God as a being with an inflexible justice that the most prominent character traits, a strict judge, gruff and demanding towards their debtors. He gave the impression that the Creator eagerly scout for human error and missing, so he can send judgments upon them. It was to remove this dark shadow and show the world God's infinite love, Jesus came and dwelt among men. The Son of God came from heaven to reveal the Father.
"No one has ever seen God, but the only Son, who is God and who is in the bosom, he has shown us who he is." "Neither one knows the Father except the Son and the Son will reveal him." When one of his disciples came with this request: "Lord, show us the Father!" Jesus replied: "You know me, Philip, even I have been with you lay long? He who has seen Me has seen the Father. Why can not you say, 'Show us the Father?" (John 1:18; Mt 11:27; Jn 14,8.9).
Jesus described his mission on earth with these words: The Lord has "anointed me to preach good tidings to the poor; he hath sent me to announce that prisoners will get freedom, and the blind recover sight, to set the oppressed free." 5) This was his work. He went about doing good and healing all that were oppressed of the devil. There were whole villages where sickness and distress disappeared from every home, because Jesus had been there and healed the sick. His business testified that he was anointed by God. All his actions were expressions of love, mercy and compassion. He had compassion for the children. He took on their nature to get them to help in their distress. The poorest and lowliest was not afraid to go to him. Even little children were attracted to him. They would like to climb up on his knees and look into the pensive face, which glowed with tenderness and love.
Jesus held not a single word of truth, but He said it always in love. In their concern for the people he showed the greatest tact and way to meet people. He was thoughtful, friendly and attentive. Never was he reckless, never he spoke an unnecessary severe word, never let him unnecessary pain befall a sensitive disposition. He did not rebuke human weakness. He pointed out the truth, but always in a loving way. He denounced hypocrisy, unbelief and sin, but there were tears in his eyes when he uttered His scathing rebukes. He wept over Jerusalem, the city he loved, but who would not receive him, "the way and the truth and the life." They had rejected Him, the Saviour, but he treated them with tender compassion. He lived a self-denying life with deep caring for others. Every soul was precious in His sight. Although he always acted with divine dignity, he showed the tenderest regard to every member of God's family. In his eyes were all men slain, he was tasked to save them.
Such is the character of Christ as it appeared in his life. And this is God's character. From Father's heart flows the streams of divine compassion that appeared in Christ, out of man. Jesus, the tender, merciful Saviour, was God the Father who sent him. Christ the anointed manifest in the flesh, seen by people, etc. 1. Joh. b. 4. 2 Spirit of God knows you this: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God.
Jesus lived, suffered, and died to redeem us. He was a "man of sorrows" that we could partake in an eternal joy. God permitted His beloved Son, who was "full of grace and truth", leaving an indescribable wonderful world and come to a world that was corrupted and ruined by sin, darkened by death and cursing shadow. He allowed him to leave his own love's embrace and angelic homage to meet shame, scorn, hatred and death. "He was chastised, that we might have peace" (Isaiah 53.5). See him in the wilderness, in Gethsemane and on the cross! Spotless Son of God took the burden of sin in itself. He who had been one with God, known in its essence is the terrible separation between God and the people who sin entailed. This painful realization caused him to cry out in anguish, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" (Matthew 27.46). It was the burden of sin, the sense of its terrible abomination and the separation that it brings between man and God, which shattered the Son of God's heart.
Jesus great suffering was being spaced from the Father, the eternal God. And was made sin for us when the curse hit him. Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree said prophecy. 5. Deuteronomy 21 23 Thou shalt not leave his dead body hanging overnight in the tree, but bury him the same day. For whoever gets hung up in a tree is cursed by God and the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess, you must not defile.
But this great sacrifice was not intended to do God lovingly disposed towards us, to make him willing to save. No! "So God loved the world that He gave His Son, the only" (John 3:16). It is not because of the great Atonement Father loves us. He was able Atonement because He loves us. Christ was the mediator of His infinite love for a fallen world: "God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself." (2 Corinthians 5:19). God suffered with His Son. In Gethsemane deep pain and death on Golgotha ​​paid the eternal love of God the price for our redemption. Jesus said, "The Father loves me, because I gave my life since taking it back" (Jn 10:17). It will say, "My Father has loved you so much that He loves me even more because I gave my life to redeem you. Because I was their deputy and pant, because I gave up my life and took on their guilt and transgression, I have become even dearer to my Father. for by my sacrifice, God can be just and still justify him that believeth in Jesus. "
No other than the Son of God could redeem us, for no other than he who is in the bosom of the Father, could explain him. Only He who knew the height and depth of God's love could reveal it. Nothing less than the infinite sacrifice Christ brought for fallen man could express the Father's love to lost humanity.
"So God loved the world that He gave His Son, the only one." He gave him not only that he would live among the people, bear their sin and die as a sacrifice for them. He sent him to the fallen race. Christ would become one with the people, with their interests and needs. He who was one with God has linked himself to people with ties that should never burst. "Therefore not ashamed Son over to call them brethren" (Hebrews 2:11). He is our Sacrifice, our Advocate, our brother. He carries our human figure at the Father's throne, and is the eternal one with the fallen race he has redeemed. He is the Son of Man. And all this was done so that people would be lifted out of the corruption and degradation that sin had brought them out, and that they should reflect the love of God and partake of holiness and joy.
The price that was paid for our redemption, our heavenly Father's infinite sacrifice when he gave his Son to die for our sake, should give us a clearer view of what we can be in Christ. when the inspired apostle John fixed his gaze upon the height and depth and breadth of the Father's love for the lost race, he was filled with admiration and awe. He could not find words that fully describes the greatness and tenderness of this love, but he urged the world to regard it: "See what love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God" (1 Jn 3,1). What value this gives to man! Because of transgression were people Satan's minions. By faith in Christ's sacrifice can Adams children become children of God. By assuming our nature promises Christ man to a higher step. Fallen men are at the connection with Christ even worthy to be called "children of God".
Such love is without equal. The Heavenly King of children! For a precious promise! That should be the subject of our deepest considerations. We can not comprehend God's love to a world that did not love him. The thought of this makes us humble. The mind is captured under God. The more we ponder God's character in light of the cross, the more we see of kindness, tenderness and forgiveness, together with justice and righteousness. Our vision becomes clearer and we see innumerable evidences of a love that is without limits, a tender pity surpassing a mother's heartfelt sympathy to his wayward children.

5 he made us alive together with Christ when we were dead because of our sins. By grace you have been saved.

Justification is a divine act where God declares the sinner to be innocent of his sins. It is a legal act by which God declares the sinner justice just as if he should have kept God's law. Justification based solely on Christ's sacrifice on the cross where he sacrificed his blood. "Rooms 5.9" ... having now been justified by His blood "(Romans 5.9)" .. just because of the redemption in Christ Jesus "(Rom. 3:24; Tit 3: 7) comes due grace (Romans 3:28; 5: 1). Christians receive Jesus (John 1:12) and puts his trusting faith to what Jesus did on the cross (Isaiah 53:12; 1 Pet 2:24) and through it they are justified by God. The Bible says that justification is not obtained by works (Rom 3:20; 28; 4: 5; Efe 2: 8-9) because our righteous acts are regarded as dirty laundry before God (Isaiah 64: 6). Therefore, we are saved by grace alone, through faith alone in Jesus alone.
Those who are justified are saved and salvation is a free gift. (6:23), something we can not earn (Ephesians 2: 1-10) But the Roman Catholic teachings denies justification by faith alone and says:
• "If someone says, that by faith alone is the wicked justified, in such a way that it does, that nothing else is required to grace, and that it in no way necessary, that he is prepared and willing of his own will, let him be anathema (Council of Trent, canon 9)
• "If anyone says that man is truly absolved of his sins and justified, because he surely thought himself acquitted and justified, or that no one is truly justified except him who believes himself justified and that through faith alone, .., he be anathema (Council of Trent, kanon14)
 Banishing will comply. Catholic theology say excommunicated, "the exclusion of a sinner from the faithful society" The Greek word anathema is in Norwegian translated as "cursed" (Romans 9: 3; Gal 1: 8-9). Roman Catholic theology pronounces a curse exclusion from Christ's proximity, if you believe that you are saved by faith in Jesus Christ alone.
Says the Roman Catholic Church directly that you are saved by grace and works? I do not know if some places it is said, nor say the aforementioned canon, something like that. But when the Catholic Church denies justification by faith alone, implies necessarily mean that we must do something for justification, for it is not by faith alone, it must be by faith and nothing else.
At this point there are many Catholics come with James 2:24 which says, "You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone." But here we are talking about Jacob dead faith as opposed to living saving faith. James says that if you declare that you have faith, but this does not prove in deeds (James 2:14) can not be the faith save you because it is a dead faith (V.17). In other words, a mere intellectual acceptance of Christ is a dead faith and causes not recreating and no change in a person's life. Such faith does not justify. It's only the real and living faith in Christ resulting in justification. When someone is justified, he really saved and recreated. Therefore we see the results of a true saving faith when it is manifested in a total change of life to one that is saved. True faith causes good deeds, but it is not these works that saves you. Good works are the result of salvation, not the cause of salvation in any way. And good deeds helps no one to retain their salvation.
 Protestant theology as a whole, referring to the Bible alone for spiritual truth and maintains that justification is not by works, but by grace through faith in Christ and His sacrifice alone. When all, the Bible says the: "And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace." (Romans 11: 6). Furthermore, the Bible says:
• Room 3.20: "No man is justified by works of the law. By law we become conscious of sin. "
• Room 3.24: "But freely by his grace through the justified of redemption in Christ Jesus."
• Rom 3:28: "For we hold that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the law."
• Rooms 4.3: "What does the Scripture say? Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness. "
• Room 4.5: "It is different with the one that does not work, but believes in him who declares the ungodly righteous. He gets imputed because he thinks. "
• Room 4.13: "For it was not through law that Abraham and his offspring received the promise that he would be heir of the world, but by the justice one gets by faith."
• Rooms 5,1: "When we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ."
• Rooms 5.9: "Now that we have been justified by his blood, how much more will we not through him be saved from wrath!"
• Rooms 10.9: "If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved."
• Gal 3:14: ".. and that through faith would receive the Spirit as it was promised."
• Ef 2,8: "For by grace are ye saved through faith. It's not their own work, but God's gift. "
I feel a little confused when I read the Catholic theology that denies justification by faith alone and that requires a superhuman effort in addition to the grace of God to be saved. Catholics deny of course that there are works that saves us, and that is correct. But it contradicts itself when it learns that certain things must be done by the people to be justified and to retain justification. If Catholics call these works acts of faith or not is immaterial.
 Of the actions required by Catholics to be justified, baptism is the first requirement (the same as the Lutheran doctrine). Consider these quotes:
• "Baptism is of forgiveness first and chief sacrament because it unites us with Christ who died for our sins and rose again for our justification, that also we shall live and walk in newness of life" (The Catholic Church Catechism (CCC), 977 )
• "The justification was earned by Christ's suffering. It is given through baptism. It conforms us to God's righteousness that makes us righteous. Its goal is God and Christ and the gift of eternal life. It is the most wonderful work of God's mercy lions. "(KKK 2020)
I can not find that the Bible says anywhere that we are justified by baptism. There are admittedly verses that can be interpreted that way, but if it were so, it would contradict the clear teaching in Romans 3:20; 28; 4: 3; 5: 1; Ephesians 2: 8) which states that salvation is by grace through faith, not grace through faith and baptism. For a discussion about this read: "Is baptism necessary for salvation?".
"Thus, we can hope for the glory of heaven God has promised to those who love Him and do His will. In every circumstance should hope, with the grace of God, to "endure to the end" and get the joy of heaven, as God's eternal reward for the good deeds that have been done by the grace of Christ. "(KKK 1821)
This quote clearly says that heaven is "God's eternal reward for the good deeds that have been done by the grace of Christ." Catholic doctrine asserts that works are necessary for justification, in direct violation of God's word says, "that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the law" (Romans 3:28) What is the works of the law? Everything we do in the hopes of receiving or maintaining our righteousness before God.
In the Catholic Church Catechism paragraph 201 states:
"Powered by the Spirit and the love we can then merit for ourselves and for others the graces needed for our sanctification,"
How can anyone deserves the undeserved kindness of God's grace? Grace is by definition an undeserved favor. For me it is an utterly false doctrine that you can earn the grace of God through deeds or rituals. How does the Catholic Church to explain the contradiction that grace is an unmerited favor obtained through profits? It says:
"The sanctifying grace is the undeserved gift that God gives us of his life lodged us in the soul of the Holy Spirit to heal the sin and sanctify it." (KKK 2023)
This is the core of the problem. Roman Catholic theology assures that God's grace is bestowed through baptism and filed by the Holy Spirit. This makes man capable of great deeds which in turn rewarded with Heaven. Fundamentally there is no difference in the theology of sects who maintain that justification is by grace through faith and works whether baptism, going to the true church, keeping certain laws, receive sacraments, or other things that you must do. In response, we see what God's Word says: Gal 3.1 to 3:
"You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you, you who have received the crucified Jesus Christ painted for their eyes? 2 Answer me now on one thing: Did you receive the Spirit because of works of law, or was it by hearing and believing? 3 Are you so foolish? You began by the Spirit; you will now complete with the works of man? "
Not saying this scripture that receiving God's Spirit is by faith and not by what one does? Say it is not that we can not perfect our salvation by works? To receive Jesus (John 1:12) means to become a temple of the Holy Spirit. (1 Corinthians 6:19) which means that a person is saved, justified. Is salvation something we can accomplish by their own effort? Of course not! It is given to people through God, secured by God because it rests on what God has done and not something that we have done - it is salvation by faith and not works. About salvation rested on something that we had done, would our salvation not be secured and we would constantly try to be good enough to go to Heaven. It only leads to bondage to law and we would lose our insurance of salvation, and we would have a constant concern if we are good enough. You will once again submit to church teachings and requirements of what you must do to be saved. The only natural result of this would be that you can lose salvation again and again, and you must perform the necessary requirements from the Catholic Church to remain saved.
Catholic theology teaches that you must maintain your justification.
Because the Catholic view is that justification is a collaboration between God and man can justification is lost and recovered by human lack of sufficient grace through meritorious deeds. Here I must interpolate that among Protestants there are different views regarding the maintenance of eternal salvation. Some believe that salvation can be lost and others are not. Here I shall not discuss this. I concentrate on the point that the Roman Catholic teaching that works are necessary to re-attain justification. This is how:
According. Catholic theology is fined a sacrament where a person through a Catholic priest (CCC 987) receives forgiveness for sins committed after baptism. The penitent person must confess their sins to a priest. The priest gives absolution and assigns a botsakt must be performed.
"Christ instituted the sacrament of Penance for all sinful members of his Church: above all for those who have fallen into serious sin after baptism, and have thus lost their baptismal grace and wounded ecclesial communion. Them gives the sacrament of Penance another opportunity to repent and get back into the justifying grace. Fathers of the Church portrays this sacrament as "another rescue plank after the shipwreck loss of grace is". (KKK1446)
 Trent (Sess XIV, c. I) declares regarding bot:
"As a means to re-obtain mercy and justice, penance has through all times been necessary for those who have polluted their souls with a mortal sin .."
Penance may vary, but some of them are prayer, rosary prayers, scripture reading, reciting a number of Our Father or Hail Mary, performing good deeds, fasting or similar things. Is it by doing these mortifications that Catholics are able to re-gain its fair condition above God? I am astonished when I think that they are taught that it is mortifications their making sure they are justified again or short, deserves its salvation. Think about it. If you are not saved, and you achieve salvation through saying prayers, fasting and / or do good deeds, then you are guilty of acts to achieve justification and it is condemned by the Bible. This is false doctrine.
I confess my sins to God. He forgives me. (1 John 1: 9) I do not need Catholic priest as between husband for forgiveness. I need the true between man and High Priest, Jesus. He alone is the mediator (1Tim2: 5) He has all authority in heaven and on earth (Jn 28:18) to forgive me my sins and plead for me. He completed the deed on the cross (John 19:30) so I have to do some works to obtain, maintain or even regain my salvation. That is why the Bible teaches that we are justified by faith (Rom5: 1) without works (Rom 3:28).
To say that we can add to the finished work of Christ on the cross, is the same as to say that what he did was not sufficient to save us. We are saved by grace through faith, not by grace through faith and our works. If it were so, would not grace be grace.
"And if by grace, it is not because of deeds. Otherwise would the grace be no mercy, "(Rom 11,6).
Salvation is a free gift from God released from his enormous grace and based on the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. Christians receive this by faith because faith is all we have back since what one does is excluded, by God, to have anything to do with salvation.
May God receive all the glory accruing to him because of his mercy.

6 In Christ Jesus he raised us up from death with him and put us in heaven with him.

In the spiritual really this has already taken place. Once we have this obviously has learned to sit.

The next step is learning to walk. Here I repeat Watchman Nee. The verse which in 2005 translated: Efes. 4. 1. "So I urge you, I am the prisoner for the Lord, that you live a life that is worthy of the calling you have received". In 1930 translation was "living a life worthy" translated more directly from the original text with "walk worthy is". In principle there is no difference of opinion. The point is that when we see what we are in Christ and that we are already sitting with him in heaven, so shall it have practical consequences in how we live our lives.
The final stage is to enter the spiritual battle: "Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may stand you against wiles of the devil." (6:11). From the child who learns to ride to the man who opposes the struggle has been a very development and growth in maturity and strength. It is inconceivable that "child" can wear a suit of armor.

7 How would he in the ages to show richness of His grace and His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.

The coming times are now, they came with Christ. In Christ, God the Father shown us who he is. In Christ all our opportunities. Do not have him, you have set yourself without passing anything.

8 For by grace are ye saved through faith. It's not their own work, but God's gift.

Grace means "pleasant surprise" and "undeserved favor." Because salvation is a gift, it is free.
You do not pay for a gift! A gift may be pricey, but it is the giver who paid for it.
Our salvation was so expensive that it cost Jesus his life, but for us it is free. The only thing we must do is accept the gift!
The tragedy is that people are perishing although sin bill is paid. Someone needs to tell them about the gift of salvation so they can accept!
Although all sin is atoned, man must be born again to enter heaven.
 Therefore it says so great: "All those who received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, those who believe in His name. And these were born .... of God "(John 1: 12-13)
The gift is free, salvation is finished and sins forgiven.
But when one receives this gift, a miracle happens called to be born again! It happens by grace.
"They are born, not of blood, nor of the flesh, nor the will of man, but of God." (John 1:13)
The new birth is not of ourselves, it is of God! But this new birth gives us partakers of the divine nature and will be the start of a whole new life.
"The old has gone, the new has come!"

9 It rests not on works, lest any man should boast.

Scripture teaches us clearly that we are saved (justified) by faith in Christ and what he has done on the cross. Faith alone can save us. But we can not stop here without taking us what James says in James 2:24: "You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone."
There is no contradiction in that. All you need to do is to look at the context. James 2 has 26 verses: Verses 1-7 instruct us not to favor. Verses 8-13 are comments on the Law. Verses 14-26 are about the relationship between works and faith.
James begins this section by using the example of someone who says he has faith but no deeds. "My brothers! What good is it if someone says he has faith but has no deeds? Can faith save him? "(James 2:24) James are talking about a dead faith, a faith that is nothing more than an oral statement, a public confession what one thinks and not something that comes from the heart. It is empty of life and action. He begins with the negative and shows what an empty faith is (verses 15-17, words without deeds). Then he goes on to show that this kind of faith is not different from the faith of demons (v. 19) Finally, he gives examples of living faith that has words followed by actions. Works follow true faith as a result of faith. James shows that Abraham and Rahab are examples of people who show their faith by deeds.
In short, James is examining two kinds of faith: one that leads to good works and one that does not. One is true and the other false. One is dead and the other alive, therefore: ".. faith is of no avail without works?" But he does not contradict the above verses that say that salvation / justification is by faith alone.
Notice also that James cites the same verses that Paul quotes in Romans 4: 3 among a multitude of verses about about justification by faith. James 2:23 says: "Thus, this scripture fulfilled: Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness," If James had tried to teach a doctrine that stood in contrast to the other authors of the NT he would not have used Abraham example. Therefore we can see that justification is by faith alone, and that James is talking about false faith, not real faith when he says we are not justified by faith alone.

10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared in advance finished that we would go into them.

Your calling is to follow Jesus, but how the concrete will be reflected in your life you need to consult with him, he has a unique interest in you, and a plan for your life!
For Paul came ahead of a dream.
The point is that I think God guides us on simpler and more everyday things than we think. God guides his people by means of, among other dreams, thoughts, words, prophecies. He has always done it that way since the beginning, why should he not be able to do it now? Our question is, are we willing to take your fingers long enough out of the ear, to try to listen what he has to say, and we are willing to not only reject everything just fantasies, and we are all open for God to guide us in these ways, or we get busy building our own way and our own works?
For Paul, for Europe and for the church was of immense importance that Paul followed what he saw as the voice of God through a dream. For many of the people we have around us, it is absolutely essential that we become more responsive above the managements and the vocation God is trying to teach into our everyday lives, and that we are actually willing to go on it? To go on they are definitely not just comfortable, but it was then not disciples.
Think of the difference it will make for a human life, if you by word you have been reminded of God, speak directly into the life of the man. Everything starts when you let God bring greater control of your life, that you listen to the calling he puts in your daily life, the things he already added ready if you want to go into those.
For Paul, had his own plans aside, the plan and the calling God has. These hurdles can just as often come in your life too, the question is whether you build a staff and jump over, or lets you actually God lead you in another direction.

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