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John 3:16 and the journey from darkness to light
We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or by filling out this form. New comments are only accepted for 3 days from the date of publication. Harrington rolls back the clock; Jackie Tyrrell on the art of rotation. Lahinch primed and ready; detailing how Galway can beat Mayo. Most Read in Sport. Latest Sport. If you were honest before God then you would soon realize that you could never make enough sacrifices for your sin.
It pointed upward to make you trust in God for your salvation instead of sacrifices that you could make Psalm , It pointed forward to the ultimate sacrifice of the lamb of God, Jesus Christ, who would someday come to take away the sin of the world John The rest of the Old Testament tells the story of the Jewish people, some of whom realized they were sinners and needed God to save them Psalm ,2 and most of whom trusted in their own goodness instead of the mercy and grace of God Isaiah When Jesus came to the earth he came as the fulfillment of the law Matthew and the ultimate sacrifice Luke He lived the perfect life that we could not live and died in our place, for our sin.
What he meant by these three words was that the price for our sins was paid completely. He was fully God and entirely man. As a perfect human he could die for other humans. As the true and living God his payment for sin was infinite. Jesus rose from the dead three days after he was murdered on the cross Mark He was seen by over witnesses I Corinthians on at least 12 separate occasions over the course of forty days Acts Because he died our sins are paid for entirely.
Because he rose from the dead we know that Jesus was who he claimed to be, God in the flesh. The amazing thing about eternal life is that it is a free gift given to us by God through faith alone and not by any of our good deeds Ephesians ,9.
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Jesus paid the price for our sins when he died on the cross and all we must do is receive the gift of forgiveness through faith. When we believe that Jesus died for our sins and trust in Him alone we receive eternal life, are passed out of death into life and are guaranteed a home in heaven John Eternal life is not achieved by good deeds but received through faith.
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When we believe we receive the forgiveness of sins and the gift of eternal life. Almost the entire New Testament is dedicated to talking about this eternal life and the implications of it in our everyday lives. From John through Jude the disciples of Jesus show us how to live like Jesus intended, serving each other in love. This is the heart of eternal life! Because Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead we will be with Jesus forever in heaven.
This life is the joy of a real, exciting relationship with Jesus every single day through prayer, worship and living in the strength that God provides through his Holy Spirit Ephesians The other part of the reality of eternal life is that all who have it will be with Jesus forever and ever in heaven someday. Once we receive it is ours forever and we are his forever! Transforming an island through connectivity. Three Business and Arranmore connect with the future. Better connectivity means new skills and ways to pay for local children and the whole community.
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