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Old 04-06-2011, 12:43 AM
 
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If you were to die tonight and stand before God's judgment seat, and if He were to ask you why He should let you into heaven, would you begin to think of your good deeds and depend on them, or would you without hesitation say that you are depending on the merits of Jesus and are confident that He is a sufficient Savior?
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Old 04-06-2011, 01:13 AM
 
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since our best is considered filthy rags,I would go for the latter.
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Old 04-06-2011, 01:17 AM
 
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If you were to die tonight and stand before God's judgment seat, and if He were to ask you why He should let you into heaven, would you begin to think of your good deeds and depend on them, or would you without hesitation say that you are depending on the merits of Jesus and are confident that He is a sufficient Savior?
I'm still waiting for someone herein to answer this question:

"What exactly is the Kingdom of God, or heaven?"
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Old 04-06-2011, 01:28 AM
 
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Grace and forgiveness of Jesus all the way!
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Old 04-06-2011, 03:58 AM
 
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Grace and forgiveness of Jesus all the way!
Amen!
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Old 04-06-2011, 05:09 AM
 
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If you were to die tonight and stand before God's judgment seat, and if He were to ask you why He should let you into heaven, would you begin to think of your good deeds and depend on them, or would you without hesitation say that you are depending on the merits of Jesus and are confident that He is a sufficient Savior?
It is the soul condition of the individual as to whether or not he is admitted into the Kingdom o God. The question should be, is your consciousness in the likeness of Gods or do you still harbor negative attributes. Anyone who is not in harmony with God (the same energy level) will not be admitted into His Kingdom becase they would not be comfortable with the higher vibrations.

So, I would have to say no to both questions and work on progressing my own soul to resonate with God's soul so that I may enter into His Kingdom of Paradise.
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Old 04-06-2011, 05:30 AM
 
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Your deeds and Christs merits - No. 1st if you are a Christian who has admitted your sins, asked forgiveness, believe in Christs sacrifice at Calvary and his being raised and asked him into your heart there will be no stopping at the gate and being questioned! 2nd IF one is not saved may I offer this as help in deciding what to do:

How to get to heaven/eternal life
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Old 04-06-2011, 07:47 AM
 
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If you were to die tonight and stand before God's judgment seat, and if He were to ask you why He should let you into heaven, would you begin to think of your good deeds and depend on them, or would you without hesitation say that you are depending on the merits of Jesus and are confident that He is a sufficient Savior?
I don't think God is going to be asking "why" He should let you into heaven.....he'll be showing us why or why not. Our belief or non-belief in Jesus Christ is the determining factor.
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Old 04-06-2011, 09:05 AM
 
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Are we supposed to be worried about God's judgment?

Psalm 96:13
Let all creation rejoice before the LORD, for he comes, he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness and the peoples in his faithfulness.

Psalm 98:9
let them sing before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness and the peoples with equity

Genesis 18:25
... Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?
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Old 04-06-2011, 10:01 AM
 
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I'm still waiting for someone herein to answer this question:

"What exactly is the Kingdom of God, or heaven?"
Hi Jerwade

The Kingdom of God and heaven are different terms. The Kingdom of God is when Jesus will rule with his elect and they will judge the rest of mankind and even the angels. Then the judged shall be chastised, and repent and be cleansed and when He is done Jesus will turn it all over to the Father who will be all in all.

Heaven is the abode of God and will be our abode when we are judged, repent, and cleansed.
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