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Response to MousePlayingDaffodil (Reply #32)

Tue Jun 21, 2016, 11:40 PM

90. I believe these things as well...

I believe this as well. But, for people who do not believe, AND who do not want to believe and have NO desire to believe, it isn't going to make sense.

For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. (1 Corinthians 1:18) NIV

Not to mention, the notion of faith in anything beyond themselves is hard to process. But, faith is absolutely essential to Christians.

It is by faith and grace that we are saved.

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. (Ephesians 2:8-9) NIV

And, it is impossible to please God with faith.

"And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him."

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