A Wrong Understanding of Bible Prophecy Can
Lead Believers Astray in Their Faith
A Rock of Offence Special Commentary
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Israel and the Church
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Israel and the Church
None Dare Call It Heresy
(But the Bible Does)
We often hear church leaders encourage their congregations to read and study the Bible on a daily basis. Unfortunately, many change it into a religious practice that earns the acceptance and favor of God. Under these conditions, if the daily reading of Scripture is missed or neglected, a person can feel condemned – or that God is displeased with them. Millions of Christians live under this kind of emotional torment. It’s a warning sign that a problem exists with their personal faith. We are not saying that it’s wrong to read the Bible. But, like so many things in the world of religion, the way you read and understand it carries more importance. It’s of little or no benefit (and in some situations - harmful) if you read and interpret the Bible contrary to the way God designed it. Why? You can read it religiously every day for the rest of your life and believe that God is saying things from the pages of Scripture - that He never actually said.
Ever since the birth of the Church in the first century, an effort has existed to blur or eliminate the differences between the Old Testament program of Israel and the New Testament program of the Church. There are countless ways this occurs. The most popular is to teach the Bible as if it has only one single program and message. We see it in the way most believers handle the Scriptures. When a crisis occurs, promises are arbitrarily pulled from the Bible that guarantees God’s help. But, not all promises in the Bible are directed at the modern-day believer living after the cross. Many of God’s promises in the Old Testament are only directed at Israel living under the Mosaic Law - and are not made to the Church living under the New Covenant. As a result, when we stand on a promise that wasn’t given to us, it fails because we have unknowingly violated an important principle of Biblical context that God must respect - even when we don’t. This is one of the unfortunate consequences of replacing Israel with the Church (or claiming that every time God mentions Israel in the Bible, He’s also speaking to the Church). It’s a theology that essentially re-writes Scripture and is often used by the clergy as a way to simplify the Bible. Yet, when we apply this kind of theology to salvation, it creates a heresy with unthinkable spiritual consequences. The problem with any heresy is that it always masquerades as a good fundamental Bible teaching, which unknowingly leads many astray in their faith.
The illegal practice of merging/mixing/replacing Israel with the Church can be viewed as “normalizing” the Bible. Some Bible scholars describe it as making the Bible “uniform”, where its teachings are treated as different aspects of the same message. But, the Bible consists of both Judaism and Christianity. These are two spiritual programs, which are diametrically opposed to each other and can never be mixed or treated the same.
“For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” (John 1:14-17)
Principles of the Law can never coexist with principles of Grace (Romans 11:6). This is why heresy is always the result, when a vast majority of ministers, churches and denominations insist on mixing them together contrary to the teachings of Scripture.
Paul provides more insight from his own life;
"But I make known to you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man. For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but it came through the revelation of Jesus Christ. For you have heard of my former conduct in Judaism, how I persecuted the church of God beyond measure and tried to destroy it. And I advanced in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries in my own nation, being more exceedingly zealous for the traditions of my fathers. But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother’s womb and called me through His grace, to reveal His Son in me, that I might preach Him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately confer with flesh and blood, nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me; but I went to Arabia, and returned again to Damascus. Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to see Peter, and remained with him fifteen days. But I saw none of the other apostles except James, the Lord’s brother. (Now concerning the things which I write to you, indeed, before God, I do not lie.) Afterward I went into the regions of Syria and Cilicia. And I was unknown by face to the churches of Judea which were in Christ. But they were hearing only, “He who formerly persecuted us now preaches the faith which he once tried to destroy.” And they glorified God in me." (Galatians 1:11-24 - Emphasis Added)
The religious tenants of Judaism (or the Law) will always seek to persecute and try to destroy the Church of God because Old Testament Law cannot coexist with Grace. This is the reason the Grace of Christ, initiated at the cross through the New Covenant, makes Old Testament Law (or the first covenant) – Obsolete (Hebrews 8:6-13). It never seeks to coexist in the same program. Yet, both are found in Scripture. This is why Paul commanded that God’s Word must be rightly (or correctly) divided AND NEVER MIXED TOGETHER if we are to properly understand what God is saying about the redemption of Jesus Christ.
Various names and labels are associated with the theology of the counterfeit Christ such as; Legalism, Calvinism, Judaized Christianity, Reformed theology, Holiness theology - and many expressions of Christian fundamentalism. However, some Bible scholoars use the term "Galatian religion" or simply "Galatianism" to describe its misleading tenants. This particular name was chosen because it's nearly identical to the error that corrupted the faith of the Galatian believers - and motivated Saint Paul to write his "Epistle to the Galatians".
In order to provide different viewpoints, we sometimes include a recently discovered commentary from C.I. Scofield, who was the architect of the popular “Scofield Reference Bible” and speaks a sober warning to the church. We are not necessarily students of Scofield. Yet, we find that his writings reinforce the subject of this commentary. Scofield writes:
“Most of us have been reared and now live under the influence of Galatianism. PROTESTANT THEOLOGY IS FOR THE MOST PART THOROUGHLY GALATIANIZED, in that neither the law or grace is given its distinct and separate place as in the counsels of God, BUT THEY ARE MINGLED TOGETHER IN ONE INCOHERENT SYSTEM. The law is no longer, as in the divine intent, a ministration of death (2 Cor. 3:7), of cursing (Gal. 3:10), or conviction (Rom. 3:19), because we are taught that we must try to keep it, and that by divine help we may. Nor does grace, on the other hand, bring us blessed deliverance from the dominion of sin, for we are kept under the law as a rule of life despite the plain declaration of Romans 6:14.”
“In contrast to Reformed theology is Dispensationalism. Dispensationalism says that to find the believer’s rule of life you must go not to Mount Sinai, but to Mount Calvary. Mount Sinai is powerless to justify a person and Mount Sinai is also powerless to sanctify a person. The law is not the believer’s rule of life. Something else is. The Scofield Bible states this position very clearly: "The test of the gospel is grace. If the message excludes grace, or mingles Law with grace as the means of justification or sanctification, or denies the fact or guilt of sin which alone gives Grace its occasion and opportunity, it is ‘another’ gospel, and the preacher of it is under the anathema of God.”
The most frightening aspect of these quotes is Scofield's use of the word "anathema" when talking about those who preach the popular gospel that mixes Law and Grace. We should not make the mistake of thinking that he is just offering us his own personal beliefs about this problem. Scofield is citing the Apostle Paul, who uses the word "accursed" when describing the misleading Biblical message of these preachers (Galatians 1:6-8). Both words (anathema and accursed) suggest a type of "Divine rejection" that falls upon these unsuspecting ministers, who passionately insist that they are preaching what some like to call “the uncompromised Word of God”. However, when preachers use the word “uncompromised” to describe their brand of Bible teaching, it sounds good, but often means something totally different than what their audience think. The following statement represents what they are not being told:
The preacher is refusing to “rightly divide”
God’s Word (as Paul commanded in 2 Timothy
2:15) and is choosing to teach it “undivided”
or “uncompromised” as some like to say.
When Scripture is interpreted and taught “undivided”, the difficult-to-satisfy (and in many cases “impossible to satisfy”) requirements of Old Testament Law are illegally mixed with the New Testament Grace of Christ. It’s these “difficult or impossible to satisfy” additional requirements, which are often applied to obtaining and keeping salvation - and causes its supporters to refer to their evangelistic message as “uncompromised”. We use the word “illegal” because the Bible warns against this popular way of handling the Scriptures. In his previous quotations, Scofield uses the theological term “dispensationalism”, which essentially carries the same meaning and mindset as “rightly dividing the Word”. Both terms warn that we must respect the context of Scripture, otherwise a wrong understanding of God and His Word will be the result.
Teaching the Bible “undivided” (or by rejecting the dispensational and divided design of God’s Word) is one way we can identify the error of “Galatian religion” and the many who are “Galatianized”. It’s one of the most serious threats to the true Gospel of Christ and causes fierce controversy and emotional disagreements which can divide a congregation. Yet, it’s a subject that should never be treated as just a "disagreement" over someone's opinion. Scripture warns that God doesn't respect the opinions of man - and that many are wrong. Do you want to gamble your eternal life on something as unstable as someone’s opinion?
The Counterfeit Christ
and Bible Prophecy
A vast majority of Bible prophecy is interpreted according to the false religious tenants of Galatianism, which illegally mixes Old Testament Law with the New Covenant Grace of Christ. As a result, end time events such as the rapture, the Tribulation and the Second Coming of Christ - are taught in a way that God never intended.
When the doctrine and theology of the counterfeit Christ is applied to Bible prophecy, disastrous misconceptions occur that lead many astray in their faith. As a result, the Internet is now a place to get spiritually poisoned if you don’t know the true nature of Christ’s Grace-based salvation. Recently, two pastors publically shared their discussions about “the wolves” that were deceiving the sheep (the Church); teaching that they would be removed before the Tribulation. Another pastor commented; “You’re deceived if you believe in a pre-tribulation (or pre-judgment) rapture”. Still others call the Church’s exemption from God’s judgment “delusional” or a heresy...and even insist that there’s no such thing as the rapture. The only way these ministers can get this far off into error is if they embrace certain aspects of the counterfeit Christ and his Galatianized doctrine. These are church leaders and their followers, who “believe the Bible” - but they unknowingly believe the Bible wrong. Once again, Saint Paul referred to this influence as “another Jesus and his different gospel” (Galatians 1:6-8 and 2 Corinthians 11:3-4). The problem immediately becomes a “he said – she said” confrontation, where each side claims that the other is teaching heresy and cites Scripture to defend their beliefs. This is why these disagreements are “irreconcilable” and won’t be resolved until Jesus returns to “set things straight”. Here’s the problem: Those who teach the “pre-judgment” (or pre-tribulation) rapture are aligned with the Grace-based salvation provided by Jesus at the cross. The New Testament declares; For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; IT IS THE GIFT OF GOD, not of works, lest anyone should boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9) To avoid some unexpected spiritual consequences - the reader needs to find out why this view is correct. But many in the church reject the New Testament writings of Saint Paul and consider Grace (or the unmerited favor of God) to be false teaching. This is not a small insignificant group.
Those who believe and preach “another Jesus” tend to attack God’s free and unmerited gift by calling it the sugar-coated gospel, easy believism and “greasy grace”. Red flags should go up when we hear these common phrases in a sermon. On his daily radio program, one angry preacher claimed that those who preach salvation as God's free gift - are members of "the Grace cult" and suggested they were "of the devil". For these reasons, our commentaries and studies attempt to expose this popular yet dangerous theology, which has dominated the Christian Church since its birth in Acts chapter 2. It nearly destroyed the Galatian Church and motivated Saint Paul, who wrote nearly half of the New Testament canon, to both refute and publicly condemn this counterfeit Bible teaching for the remainder of his life. We have decided to follow Paul’s example.
The Two Major Stages of Authentic
New Covenant Grace-Based Salvation
STAGE ONE - OUR INITIAL SALVATION (ETERNAL LIFE)
IS RECEIVED AS GOD'S GIFT BY UNMERITED GRACE
According to the Bible, the instant you believe on Christ through the Gospel - you are saved and sealed with the Holy Spirit THROUGH A FAITH WITHOUT WORKS until the day of Redemption. This is a future day when Jesus returns and fulfills His promise of eternal life by transforming your body from mortal to immortal - and removing you from the earth to be with Him in heaven. (Ephesians 1:13-14, John 14:1-3, Romans 4:4-8). Contrary to traditional Christian thinking, the New Testament teaches that the "sealing of the Holy Spirit" is God's guarantee that we will remain sealed (and saved) until this future day (Read more about “God’s Guarantee” in 2 Corinthians 1:22 and 2 Corinthians 5:5). Under the New Covenant, God does not "unseal" believers when they sin - and then seal them again when they repent. The sealing occurs only once and remains in place, which is why God calls it His "guarantee". The sealing of the Holy Spirit is exclusively a New Covenant benefit and did not operate before the cross under Old Testament law. Additional information about the future immortal transformation that takes place on "the day of redemption" is available in 1 Corinthians 15:50-55 and 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18.
STAGE TWO - WE LEARN TO OBEY GOD AND
LIVE FOR CHRIST
The indwelling Holy Spirit (Who seals the believer - described in stage one) now lives inside their body and begins to teach them how to avoid sin, obey Christ's Lordship authority and conform their life to the image of Christ. This is called Sanctification - and the believer's success or failure during this time of training does not add to - or take away from God's gift previously received. In the New Testament, various alternate terms are used to describe Sanctification such as; the renewing of your mind, the Holy Spirit's "good work in you", presenting yourself as "a living sacrifice" - and "transformed by being conformed to the image of Christ". (Romans 12:1-2, Phillipians 1:6, Romans 8:28-30)
IN ORDER TO PRESERVE THE SCRIPTURAL
DEFINITION OF SALVATION AS;
"GOD'S UNMERITED GIFT"
SANCTIFICATION (OR OBEDIENCE) CAN
NEVER BE USED AS A CONDTION TO
OBTAIN AND KEEP ETERNAL LIFE. YET,
THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT THE COUNTERFEIT
CHRIST DEMANDS. IF YOU FOLLOW THE
COUNTERFEIT, YOU CAN NEVER HAVE ANY
ASSURANCE THAT YOU'RE TRULY SAVED
BECAUSE IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO KNOW IF
YOUR WORKS AND OBEDIENCE LEVEL IS
HIGH ENOUGH TO SATISFY GOD'S
AS A RESULT, THE INVITATION TO BE
SAVED THAT ORIGINATES FROM THE
COUNTERFEIT CHRIST ADDS OBEDIENCE
AS A CONDITION TO OBTAIN AND KEEP
ETERNAL LIFE - AND SOUNDS MUCH
"ALL THOSE WHO BELIEVE ON AND OBEY
THE LORD JESUS CHRIST WILL BE SAVED".
YET, THE AUTHENTIC CHRIST OF THE
NEW COVENANT SAYS SOMETHING
"FOR WHOSOEVER SHALL CALL UPON THE
NAME OF THE LORD SHALL BE SAVED."
(READ ROMANS 10:8-13)
SEE THE DIFFERENCE?
Adding obedience, Christian behavior and good works to the gospel is an accepted way preachers, churches and denominations ensure that their followers will be good examples to the public. Why? If you want to be saved (or keep the salvation you have) you must obey what the Bible teaches. This includes good works, sinless living and Christian service. If anyone is deficient in these acts of obedience, they are immediately at risk of losing their salvation. Yet, under this kind of salvation doctrine - no one can know when they're obedient enough to earn a place in heaven. It's a way of using the fear of hell to highly motivate congregations to avoid sin and participate in religious service and the interests of the church leadership. To illustrate this point, one Christian ministry stated; "God will not save anyone who He can't command." Yet, this popular belief cannot be found in the New Testament Gospel. While the outcome of this kind of theology looks godly on the surface, it does not originate with the authentic Christ of the New Covenant. It comes from what Paul called, "another Jesus and his different gospel".
The Christian is not Excused from
Good Works and Christ-like behavior
Obtaining salvation through the unmerited and undeserved favor of God (Grace) DOES NOT RELEASE US from the task of avoiding sin, doing good works, adopting Christ-like behavior and holy living (referred to as Sanctification). GOD INSTRUCTS ALL CHRISTIAN BELIEVERS TO SEEK AFTER THESE THINGS FOR REASONS OTHER THAN OBTAINING HIS GIFT OF ETERNAL LIFE. He tells us that seeking these character attributes is the right thing to do. HOWEVER, as God sternly warns (Read Ephesians 2:8-9, Galatians 2:19-21, Galatians 3:10-12 and Galatians 5:4), our attempt to achieve these attributes, which involves work and effort is never to be used as requirements or pre-conditions to obtain and keep what Scripture calls, God’s unmerited and undeserved gift of eternal life.
Under God's Grace-based salvation, all of the
believer’s sin was taken away by Christ at
the cross - including the hidden and forgotton
sins. As a result, no additional purification
Anyone who claims that authentic Christians,
deficient in merit and sinless living (that’s
just about everyone) will be left behind to
undergo additional purification during the
Tribulation - is teaching error that denies
the redemption Jesus provided at the cross.
The Tribulation is not a mechanism God uses to
purify disobedient Christians. After the cross,
only the blood of Jesus accomplishes this task.
"For they themselves declare concerning us what manner of entry we had to you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, AND TO WAIT FOR HIS SON FROM HEAVEN, whom He raised from the dead, EVEN JESUS WHO DELIVERS (OR RESCUES) US FROM THE WRATH TO COME." (1 Thessalonians 1:9-10 – Emphasis and clarifications Added. Note: The words “judgment and wrath” are often used interchangeably in Scripture.)
"For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ, Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him." (1 Thessalonians 5:9-10)
"There is therefore now no condemnation (judgment for sin) to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death." (Romans 8:1-2 – Emphasis and clarifications Added)
The soon-to-occur Tribulation period - foretold by Jesus, the Prophet Daniel and Saint Paul represents 7 years of God's judgment poured out on the nations of the world for rejecting the salvation purchased by the blood of His Son. Yet, the Church (all true believers in Christ) did not reject God's Son – they believed and received Him. The Bible teaches that Jesus Christ bore the Church's entire judgment for sin (past-present and future) in His body on the cross. Christ’s one eternal act (Romans 5:18-21 and Hebrews 10:1-14) sets them free AND EXEMPTS THEM FROM ANY ADDITIONAL JUDGMENT. When popular preachers claim that the Church must, once again, endure God’s judgment for sin, (specifically the judgment of the Tribulation) they are denying (without realizing it) that Jesus has already satisfied the demands of justice when He bore the believer's punishment (judgment) on the cross. This "Divine exchange" represents the core of the authentic Gospel and exempts the Church from all of God's judgment during the Tribulation - and forever. Why? The blood of Christ is overwhelmingly sufficient to accomplish this task. The exemption is associated with God’s gift of eternal or "everlasting life" because it never ends once it is received.
"FOR GOD'S GIFTS AND HIS CALL ARE IRREVOCABLE. [He never withdraws them when once they are given, and He does not change His mind about those to whom He gives His grace or to whom He sends His call.]" (Romans 11:29 Amplified Bible)
Don't Be Deceived by the Error
Those who claim that believers in Christ (the Church) must go through the Tribulation and endure God's judgment for sin once again often provide the following explanation:
As judgment falls, God will supernaturally protect the Christians on earth who are living righteous obedient lives. But, He will not protect the Christians who are deficient in these character attributes. Because of this special divine protection, those who are obedient will survive the Tribulation and be raptured shortly before the physical Second Coming of Christ takes place. At that time they will meet the Lord in the air and then immediately return with Him to earth.
Unfortunately, among the few who actually study and respect Bible prophecy, this is what a majority choose to believe. But, there is one major problem: Where is the salvation of Jesus Christ in all of this?. If righteous obedience and works is what ultimately saves these Christian believers during the Tribulation - then what exactly did Jesus do for them at the cross? If they must endure judgment for sin once again - then Jesus failed to bear all their judgment. As a result, the cross of Christ and its Grace-based salvation is made inconsequential. This is why Post-Tribulationalism is yet another teaching that denies the redemption and finished work of our Lord. It originates from the counterfeit Christ, who offers a conditional salvation based on obedience to Old Testament Law - and condemns (does not save) those who fail to live according to these behavioral requirements. Paul addressed this dangerous error by saying;
"I do not frustrate the grace of God: FOR IF RIGHTEOUSNESS COME BY THE LAW, THEN CHRIST IS DEAD IN VAIN (THE WORD "VAIN" MEANS THAT CHRIST'S DEATH BECOMES MEANINGLESS)." (Galatians 2:21 - Emphasis and Clarifications Added)
It's important to remember that the end-time judgment Jesus warns about does not fall on an individual city or country, BUT ON THE WHOLE EARTH. If God acts according to His Divine nature as a "just judge", then He must, as with Noah and Lot, move the righteous to a place of safety.
Contrary to the critics, this is not
a situation where God leaves the
righteous in the place where they dwell
and then somehow protects them as
judgment falls. Noah and his family
WERE MOVED to the safety of the ark
that later FLOATED ABOVE THE EARTH
as the global flood destroyed all
life on the surface. They were not
protected while remaining on earth.
They were protected by being moved
into the ark. Lot WAS RELOCATED to
a place of safety outside the city,
when judgment fell on Sodom. Lot was
not somehow "protected" in the city
while it was being destroyed around
him. HE WAS ESCORTED OUT OF THE
CITY BY ANGELS.
In the Old Testament, Lot is a "type and shadow" of the rescue God provides for the Church (known as "the righteous" after the cross) before His judgment falls during the Tribulation that Jesus warns about in the New Testament.
Jesus warned that the Tribulation would engulf the whole earth (Mark 13:19 and Luke 21:25-36). Therefore, God must remove His blood-bought righteous Church from the earth - similar to the way He removed Lot from Sodom in the Old Testament - to avoid committing an act of injustice that would essentially invalidate the salvation of His Son. This is what Paul was describing in 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 and 1 Corinthians 15:50-55 quoted below. God uses both Noah and Lot as examples of how He removes the righteous from the place where judgment is poured out. If any authentic member of the Church - made righteous only by the blood of Christ - must endure judgment for sin once again, then Jesus didn't finish the work of redemption that He specifically said was finished. It means that Christ’s blood wasn’t sufficient to deal with all human sin. In other words, Jesus lied. This popular out-of-context Bible teaching actually represents a serious sin against Christ and our Heavenly Father, while looking as if it was taken from the pages of Scripture. Saint Paul warned that teaching the Bible in this way carries a curse (Galatians 1:6-8). Often, when preaching against sin, good ministers unknowingly (it’s not deliberate) deny Christ's salvation in such ways – and refer to it as fundamental Bible teaching. But, it’s a sermon created from out-of-context Scripture and influenced by the counterfeit Christ without their knowledge. These are very difficult and emotional problems to recognize and confront.
Our Heavenly Father will never deny the redemptive work of His Son in such a way.
Important supplemental information is
available at the following links :
The Great Divine Exchange
How To Properly Discern Apocalyptic
Visions and Dreams
Exposing The Error of Redefining
Important Information About
Who Goes at the Rapture
The Two Types of Righteousness
in the Bible
Imputation: The New Covenant Method
God Uses To Transfer His
Spiritual Benefits To Us
Why The Term "Christian Fundamentalism"
Causes So Much Confusion
The Battle for God's Grace
"Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned, every one, to his own way; AND THE LORD HAS LAID ON HIM THE INIQUITY OF US ALL." (Isaiah 53:4-6)
"The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!" (John 1:29)
"For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: THEN WE WHICH ARE ALIVE AND REMAIN SHALL BE CAUGHT UP TOGETHER WITH THEM IN THE CLOUDS, TO MEET THE LORD IN THE AIR: AND SO SHALL WE EVER BE WITH THE LORD. Wherefore comfort one another with these words." (1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 - Emphasis Added)
"Now this I say, brethren, THAT FLESH AND BLOOD CANNOT INHERIT THE KINGDOM OF GOD; nor does corruption inherit incorruption. BEHOLD, I TELL YOU A MYSTERY: We shall not all sleep, BUT WE SHALL ALL BE CHANGED--IN A MOMENT, IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE, AT THE LAST TRUMPET. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, AND WE SHALL BE CHANGED. FOR THIS CORRUPTIBLE MUST PUT ON INCORRUPTION, AND THIS MORTAL MUST PUT ON IMMORTALITY. So when this corruptible has put on incorruption, and this mortal has put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written: 'Death is swallowed up in victory. O Death, where is your sting? O Hades, where is your victory?'" (1 Corinthians 15:50-55 - Emphasis Added)
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the information found on this site will
be beneficial to your relationship with
the Lord Jesus Christ.
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