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Conversion - Prosetylizing Without Faith Never a True Conversion

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), May 29, 2021 at 14:57

Unless one hears the truth and understands the message of Yeshua from the Upper Room, conversion will never be understood and the process will never have proper fulfillment. But who perverted the act of faith first and corrupted the message of the Gospel for the duration of the Church age, for which the period of conversion was determined and bringing humanity to a place of realization; that religion by itself does not lead to eternal rewards and conversion under those circumstances fails to bring redemption.
It is well within an argumentative persuasion that the Middle East is still caught up in the ages old battles of empires and captives are either compelled to convert or die. Even in the perversion of the Gospel message by errant militants of the crusades whereby both Jewish and Muslim were subjected to such threats while 'Christian' (label only- no truth faith here) took on the same tactics while cloaking themselves in self-righteousness while forcing conversions just as tragically as the Islamic hordes did.
This is what has been handed down from the ages. Yeshua never commanded forced conversions; only the perversion by evil induced religious persuasion did this process of conversion or death gain traction.
That other religious persuasions (Hindu, Sikh, Buddhism, Shinto, etc., etc., etc.,) were compelled to determine their own defense of belief after their own histories of religious endeavors were threatened in a way that required obeisance or extinction; those that survived found continuance by acquiescence or modification of belief in which compatibility came at a price of compromise. For followers of Yeshua in the early days, the price was forfeiture of life. Survival of the message of the Gospel followed the Savior's promise of His Spirit and that truth is why it is as contentious now as it ever was that the Gospel of the Savior is still proclaimed today under that same threat of death; and yes, the Messiah's on the way.
Believing was not about converting; it was then and remains a personal choice; accept and be saved or reject and be left behind. Conversion is a religious term and that's why it is so controversial: convert to what? Whose terms of conversion are going to determine access to eternity? Strange as it may seem, none; for they are all humanly derived, not spiritually so.
As it is written:

1 سَأقِفُ عَلَى بُرجِ المُرَاقَبَةِ،
وَسَأنْتَصِبُ فِي مَكَانِي عَلَى السُّورِ.
سَأنْظُرُ لِأرَى مَا سَيَقُولُهُ اللهُ لِي،
وَكَيْفَ سَيَسْتَجِيبُ لِشَكوَايَ.

جَوَابُ الله

2 فَأجَابَنِي اللهُ:

«اكتُبْ هَذِهِ الرُّؤْيَا بِوُضُوحٍ عَلَى ألوَاحٍ،
لِيَرْكُضَ كُلُّ مَنْ يَقْرَأُهَا وَيُبَلِّغَهَا.

3 لِأنَّ الرُّؤْيَا دَلِيلٌ عَلَى أنَّ الوَقْتَ قَدْ تَحَدَّدَ،
وَأنَّ وَقْتَ النِّهَايَةِ قَدْ تَثَبَّتَ.
إنْ بَدَا أنَّهَا تَتَحَقَّقُ بِبُطءٍ فَانتَظِرْهَا،
لِأنَّهَا سَتَأْتِي وَلَنْ تَتَأخَّرَ.

4 الَّذِي تَتَكَبَّرُ نَفْسُهُ
لَنْ يَسْلُكَ بَاستِقَامَةٍ،
أمَّا البَّارُّ فَبِالإيمَانِ يَحيَا.

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