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To Jeffrey: The new convenent

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Submitted by Richard Lion heart (United States), Mar 8, 2006 at 16:49

Dear J,


The passages you quoted are pretty interesting. unfortunately you don't understand them. Let's read this one.

Hebrews 10:26-31
For if we sin deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a fearful prospect of judgment, and a fury of fire which will consume the adversaries. A man who has violated the law of Moses dies without mercy at the testimony of two or three witnesses. How much worse punishment do you think will be deserved by the man who has spurned the Son of God, and profaned the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and outraged the Spirit of grace? For we know him who said, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay." And again, "The Lord will judge his people." It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

If you truly understood this passage you would never be follwing a false prophet. Muhammad spurned the Son of God and profaned the blood of the convenant. By denying Jesus is the Son of God that's exactly what he did. Muhammad outraged the Spirit of grace. So why do you follow a man who's condenmed by God.

Jesus is not only the standard by which we will be judge, Jesus is also the one who will judge us.

John 5:22 "Moreover, the Father judges no-one, but has entrusted all judgment to the Son"

Acts 17:31 "For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to all men by raising him from the dead."

Sure God's shows no partiality. When Paul made that statement he was talking to the Jews who thought they were better than the gentiles. But Paul reminded them that the sacrifice of Jesus and to love our neighbors are the key to everlasting life with God. However, rejecting the new convenant will bring damnation.

Galatians 1:3 "Grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, 5 to whom be glory forever and ever."

I get God's message, but I'm afraid you don't. Repentance and forgiveness of sins are justified only through Jesus Christ.

"When Jesus saw how much faith they had, he said to the man, 'Your sins are forgiven, my friend.' The teachers of the Law and the Pharisees began to say to themselves, 'Who is this man who speaks such blasphemy! God is the only one who can forgive sins!' Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them, 'Why do you think such things? It is easier to say, 'Your sins are forgiven you,' or to say, 'Get up and walk'? I will prove to you, then, that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins.' So he said to the paralyzed man, I tell you, get up, pick up your bed, and go home!' At once the man got up in front of them all, took the bed he was lying on, and went home, praising God." Luke 5.20-25.
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