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There is No Corruption of Absolute Truth - Only Corruption in the Human Handling of It.

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Sep 29, 2010 at 17:40

Permit another means of trying to understand why there are questions from those who follow the Quran and are taught/told not to trust the words of the Holy Bible from someone who has had nearly forty years of study of the words of Jesus Christ.

First, one must wonder at some time; why, that if Jesus Christ is a person that is universally recognized as being a person of prophetic status with a close personal relationship with Almighty God, is He also the subject of ridicule? If I have knowledge that believing that Jesus Christ IS who He says He is, and brings salvation to those who believe in Him in love and faith, and He tells me through His Holy WORD to share this with people, such as you, should I not obey Him? The answer is yes; I will obey Him in love and share His good news with you and those who will receive His WORD.

Now, the reason there are people who would not honor the WORD of the LORD through Jesus Christ is because they have been taught/told that salvation through Jesus Christ is not necessary. In continuing to prevent the truth of the Holy Bible from reaching their minds, they must find some way to discredit its truth so they can believe the delusion of it not being necessary for eternal life. It is the Adversary's argument. The argument that the Holy Bible is corrupted is as old as the first lie told thousands of years ago, and it is still being used today because people do not want to honor the LORD of the Holy Bible. Be that as it may, but who is going to lose their salvation from sin if they do not believe in faith and love in Jesus Christ? Only those who dishonor the Holy Bible and Jesus Christ, whose WORD is the basis and the foundation.

Therein lies the choice. You may choose to disbelieve the Holy Bible and the witness of Jesus Christ as LORD and try to find some level of comfort (there will be no peace!) in human logic for not believing; or choose life in the Name of Jesus Christ as LORD, in Whom the Holy Bible rests with its truth of the love of Almighty God. But remember, in making a choice not to believe, your decision not to believe will never rest upon the argument that the Holy Bible is not what Jesus Christ says it is, but unbelief comes from believing the delusion of an ancient argument never to be proved.

Now, there is the tradition mentioned in the Muslim world of the supposed corruption in the Holy Bible, but what if the tradition is legend, and not reality? Does a tradition have enough power over a person's live that they will die for it without understanding the truth that has more power than the tradition? If one is not willing to observe the reality over the tradition, then the reality is still there; but the tradition remains to blind the mind's eye of the reality.

And finally, no natural born human can ever, EVER, clean one's self from the mortality that is the result of sin. That requires the supernatural power of Almighty God, and of His Spirit through Jesus Christ. Therefore, one cannot say "I cannot clean myself if I'm not sure." No one can ever clean themself.

All spiritual cleansing comes from believing in faith in the substitutionary death of Jesus Christ in His Humanity for each of our sinful lives, and holding Him in our hearts for our justification in the heavenly realm. You, I, we cannot do it ourselves; we must absolutely place our faith in Him through His Words in the Holy Bible in order to set our future, or realize that in not doing so, we will have no one else but ourselves to blame when the final reality, death, overtakes us and our future determined on whether we have believed, or not.

As it says in the old American movie: "the choice is yours."

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