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To Jeffrey: only the blood Jesus and repentance

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Submitted by Richard Lion heart (United States), Mar 9, 2006 at 19:42

Dear J,

who says you can sin all you want and still go to heaven. Christians don't believe that. However muslims believe if they massacre in the name of allah they will go to heaven. Repentance and change of conduct that's what Jesus ask from us. Jesus ask us to obey God's commandments and believe in His sacrifice. The greatest commandment Jesus left us is to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. That does not exist in Islam.

Muslims think they are in a safe zone but only recognizing Jesus as a prophet but denying His Divinty. Denying Jesus's Divinity and His new convenant is a grave sin.

covenant means an agreement, and the events of September 11, 2001 highlighted two very different kinds of agreement between God and his servants. The highjackers who crashed themselves and other passengers into the Manhattan towers did so because they were assured that any man dying in battle for God (jihad) was immediately guaranteed all the joys of heaven. What is the meaning of the covenant that Jesus made with his disciples at the last supper?
"This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood" (Luke 22:20).

Jesus was referring to a contrast Jeremiah the prophet made between the old covenant and Jesus' new covenant. "The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. It will not be like the covenant that I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt. But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the LORD: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts" (Jeremiah 31:31-33).

The Lord Jesus told us what we have to do to go heaven. Take part in His convenant and Love our neighbors, for if you love you will not sin against God. And if you do sin you will ask for His forgiveness and repent.
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