DOES MAN DIE FROM SIN… OR THE OTHER WAY AROUND?

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Edward O’Hara Sat 5/30/2020 4:53 PM…

Lately, we have seen in the news and mostly online that there are many credible doctors that have expressed concern with the fact that they are being encouraged by CDC guidelines to label their patient’s deaths as Covid 19 deaths just because of the virus was present when the person died. When this happens these doctors have shown that they are encouraged to label the death as “died of covid” when they really only died with covid. That it was present even though not in sufficient quantity to kill them. But, dying with covid does not mean that they died of covid and these doctors know this. It simply means the virus was present when they died. And there has been much controversy over this labeling from some doctors because they see that these are not the same. And because there is both a monetary and a political component that incentivizes doctors to label it as a covid death even when they know it was not. Because they know that even though the virus was present it was not in sufficient enough quantity to kill them so that it could not be the cause of their death. 

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But, what I want to show you now in this message is the parallel between what these have expressed about covid19, and what those who believe in sin nature and original sin falsely teach. Because those who teach sin nature and original sin have done as these doctors are being incentivized to do. Because they have understood the Bible to mean that because sin was present in the world, and all men die, the cause of death for mankind since Adam must be sin. Making them pervert what Paul taught about the wages of sin is death. But, is this what the Bible really says? No, no, thousand times no!! And if you are thinking right now that what Paul taught in Rom.6:23 is proof that sin caused death in Adam and all mankind you show that your understanding does not come from what the Bible teaches. And have fallen into the trap of satan. Because in Rom.6:23 Paul is not telling us that sin(bad behavior) brings death in the New Covenant. He is contrasting the Old Covenant principle that “the soul that sinneth it shall die” with the promise of God in the New Covenant that “the gift of God is eternal life”. So Rom.6:23 has nothing to do with what happened in the garden. It only deals with Israel’s need since the law was given through Moses to be delivered from the law so they could have eternal life by faith in Jesus. 

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And the proof of sin not being what killed Adam is right there in the Genesis account for any to see who really want to know the truth. But, it continues to be taught that because sin(naughty behavior) is present, as the CDC guidelines are telling these doctors to say about their patients who die, they died from sin as punishment for their naughty behavior. 

Why? What incentive if any is there that encourages those who spread these lies to do so? Well, for one they have establishment religion since the days of Augustine supporting them and praising their statements. So they have the praise of men. And 2, they have the establishment religious world making sure that they are financially rewarded for it by teaching these lies to prospective “pastors” in their seminaries. And 3, some are simply deceived because they have been too lazy to search the scriptures for the truth for themselves. And so they depend on the so called “scholarship” of others to do that for them. Much like their establishment medical counterparts. And 4, they gain a certain amount of control over people when they teach them that their behavior has anything to do with death’s reign over them. Just as these doctors have forced a behavioral change on people so they will not die from covid. They can coerce people to do things they otherwise would not by threatening them with eternal death if they don’t stop. And this power is a form of aphrodisiac for these who teach behavior has any bearing on why death reigns. When nothing could be further from the truth. 

But, we are not going to do as these have. Because we who love the truth will search it out in the scriptures and be rewarded with treasures in heaven where moth and rust can not corrupt. And when we do we will see in Genesis and elsewhere that sin is not the cause of death. But, that it is in fact precisely the other way around. To start we will look at what the Bible says God actually said to Adam about eating the fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. 

Story of garden of eden

“And the Lord God instructed the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it: for in the day that you eat thereof you shall surely die.” Now in reading and seeing this for ourselves can you see anything in these instructions that tells Adam he will die from or ofeating the fruit? That eating the fruit will kill him? And after being taught for who knows how many years that this is what happened have you ever even thought to ask this question? Because if you had you would never have believed that God told Adam he would die from or of eating the fruit. Or that his death was the direct result of his disobedience(sin) in eating the fruit. 

Because what we see here is only that God instructed Adam that he would die on the same day that he eats from this fruit. But, clearly this does not mean that he would die from or of eating the fruit. As if intrinsic to the fruit itself was some poisonous aspect that killed Adam. And Paul brings this to even a finer point when he teaches in Rom.5:12-14 that Adam’s sin was not imputed to him or anyone else. Saying “For until the law sin was in the world but sins is not imputed when there is no law”. Making it impossible that sin is or was what anyone dies from

Returning to the Genesis account we can see clearly what that cause was when God says that it was because men no longer have access to the tree of life that men die. Here God says “The man has become as one of us to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever: Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken. So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life” in Gen.3:22-24. 

So it is here in these verses that we see that what actually made men begin to die was a man’s not being able to eat from the tree of life. And we also see what caused God to do what He did that insured man would die just as He said the man would. But, what we also see here is that the reason God did this has nothing to do with imputation or inheritance of sin as so many falsely teach. On the contrary the reason God said He did this was that “the man has become as one of us to know good and evil”. 

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So it was not the eating of the fruit or his disobedience that Adam died from. The Bible says he died from not having access any longer to the tree of life. And that the reason he no longer had any access to the tree of life was because he had “become as one of us to know good and evil”. So the death that Paul says “passed to all men” did so because men can not eat from the tree of life. Which according to Paul is what causes sin. And not the other way around. So it was not because Adam’s sin was counted against or imputed to them, as so many who have many and various incentives to do so falsely teach. 

Does it really matter what Adam died from? Is it really that important that we get this right? It really is because when we believe that God punishes people for another person’s behavior that we had no control over and had no participation in we perceive God to be just as one of the false gods who take pleasure in torturing mankind. False gods like Molech who required the bloody and torturous death of the innocent for the appeasement of his wrath. But, the truth is that God is nothing at all like the false gods. He is loving and compassionate. Full of grace and goodness. Longsuffering in His dealings with mankind as He desires that none should perish. But, that all men would come to a saving faith in Jesus for eternal life. Leading mankind to repentance by His goodness and not imputing trespasses to us. 

This is the truth about the God who made us. Truth that calls out to every man so that he may know Him. Because when we know Him we will be born of His Spirit and therefore made to be the being God intended us to be from before the world was made. Will you believe His truth? The truth of the Bible? Will you believe as the Bible plainly says that the death that came to all men has nothing to do with behavior? But, is instead part of God’s plan to make a spiritual being with free will who then can choose by that free will to love as He does? If you will believe the truth you will be delivered from the idols that have spread the lies of the sin nature and original sin doctrines that control and coerce you to remain in darkness. Unable to see the light that God has made available to you. Light that is truth that can make you see clearly who God really is, who Jesus really is, and what the atonement was really for. And that all that God ever does or will do is because He loves with an infinite love. So that you can be a child of God by receiving His gift of love instead of simply exchanging one idol for another as all the cults do as they are deceived by the false doctrines of sin nature and original sin. 

If you are reading this God is calling you. He wants you to be delivered from the lies of satan into His glorious truth. He loves you and wants you to know Him. Because knowing Him is this eternal life that provides you with the spirit that makes you God’s child.John17:3. Because while all men are created by God, not all men are born of His Spirit so that they are children of God. It is only those who have come to know Him that are spiritual because knowing Him is to be born of His Spirit. So if you do not know Him, but have now believed that He is Lord and that He has raised from the dead to conquer death for you, then please take the time right now to talk to Him and confess to Jesus that He is Lord of your life. And believe that He has raised from the dead to conquer death for you. If you do believe in Him then tell Him something like this and you will have eternal life: 

Dear Jesus, I believe you. Thank you for joining with me in death so that by conquering death by your resurrection I could join with you in eternal life. Thank you that you raised from the dead so that I could raise from the dead too by trusting in, clinging to, and relying solely on you. Thank you for giving me a new spirit now Lord so that I can live with you in your kingdom forever. In Jesus’ name, amen. 


By praying a prayer similar to this one and really meaning it from your heart you have been saved from death to life. From sin to righteousness. And from wrath to peace with God. And now as you begin reading the Bible and believing what it plainly says it will begin to change the way you think and believe. Because when you trust in Jesus you leave the old life behind where you were only able to relate to and trust in what has been made. And now will be equipped for God’s kingdom because you are no longer only natural flesh and blood, but are a new creature made a spiritual being ready to inherit God’s spiritual kingdom. It is because of Jesus’ resurrection that He is the only WAY, THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE. Because only Jesus has broken through the wall of death that the flesh and blood natural body can never get through. And only by the new birth are we made ready to receive the spiritual body that can go through the wall of death as Jesus’ did first so we could follow Him in the way He has prepared for us. 

God Bless you in your new life in Christ.  

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10 Comments

  1. Rob on May 30, 2020 at 11:31 pm

    Death entered the world through the sin of Adam which was disobedience to God’s command:

    Romans 5:12-19 Therefore, as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin; and so death passed unto all men, for that all sinned:– (13) for until the law sin was in the world; but sin is not imputed when there is no law. (14) Nevertheless death reigned from Adam until Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the likeness of Adam’s transgression, who is a figure of him that was to come. (15) But not as the trespass, so also is the free gift. For if by the trespass of the one the many died, much more did the grace of God, and the gift by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, abound unto the many. (16) And not as through one that sinned, so is the gift: for the judgment came of one unto condemnation, but the free gift came of many trespasses unto justification. (17) For if, by the trespass of the one, death reigned through the one; much more shall they that receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one, even Jesus Christ. (18) So then as through one trespass the judgment came unto all men to condemnation; even so through one act of righteousness the free gift came unto all men to justification of life. (19) For as through the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, even so through the obedience of the one shall the many be made righteous.

    Father did not write every man into the book of life from the foundation of the world:

    https://sumofthyword.com/2013/03/06/book-of-life/

    Nor does He extend grace to everyone on earth:

    https://sumofthyword.com/2017/02/17/usward/

  2. Edwitness on May 31, 2020 at 3:24 am

    Nice try. But, It’s obvious from your comment Rob that you do not read the articles where you would see that you have misinterpreted Rom.5. But, you only post your beliefs that are proven false from the scriptures in the articles if you would read them. I’m really trying to help you see the error in your beliefs so that you can know the Jesus of the Bible.

    Rom.5:12-14 does not say Adam’s sin caused death in every man. In fact Paul says clearly in vs.13 that sin was not imputed to him or anyone else before Moses. And only if it is imputed can it be the cause of death. So like most people who have accepted what they have been told the Bible means, instead of reading it for themselves and believing what it plainly says, you regurgitate unBiblical nonsense. Nonsense that is Roman Cathiolic in origin by the way. Are you Roman Catholic?

    • Rob on May 31, 2020 at 9:57 am

      I read your article twice last night bro. Before Adam broke God’s one law, he had complete access to freely eat of the tree of life:

      Genesis 2:16-17 And Jehovah God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: (17) but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

      But the penalty for breaking God’s one law of not eating of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil brought the curse of the ground, spiritual death and then eventually physical death on him and everyone born thereafter:

      Genesis 3:17-19 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in toil shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; (18) thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field; (19) in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

      After they were driven from the garden, God clearly held Cain accountable for the sin of killing his brother so much so that God drove Cain from His presence and he is in hell as we speak:

      Genesis 4:6-14 And Jehovah said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen? (7) If thou doest well, shall it not be lifted up? and if thou doest not well, sin coucheth at the door; and unto thee shall be its desire; but do thou rule over it. (8) And Cain told Abel his brother. And it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him. (9) And Jehovah said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: am I my brother’s keeper? (10) And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother’s blood crieth unto me from the ground. (11) And now cursed art thou from the ground, which hath opened its mouth to receive thy brother’s blood from thy hand; (12) when thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee its strength; a fugitive and a wanderer shalt thou be in the earth. (13) And Cain said unto Jehovah, My punishment is greater than I can bear. (14) Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the ground; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth; and it will come to pass, that whosoever findeth me will slay me.

      God clearly held every single soul killed in the flood accountable for their wickedness:

      Genesis 6:5-8 And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. (6) And it repented Jehovah that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart. (7) And Jehovah said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the ground; both man, and beast, and creeping things, and birds of the heavens; for it repenteth me that I have made them. (8) But Noah found favor in the eyes of Jehovah.

      Paul wasn’t trying to teach that God does not hold anyone accountable for their sins such as Adam who directly disobeyed God and Cain who killed his brother before Moses was given the law! Romans 5:13 is simply saying that sins such as “coveting” had to first be defined by the law before someone can be held accountable for such sins:

      Romans 7:7-10 What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Howbeit, I had not known sin, except through the law: for I had not known coveting, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet: (8) but sin, finding occasion, wrought in me through the commandment all manner of coveting: for apart from the law sin is dead. (9) And I was alive apart from the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died; (10) and the commandment, which was unto life, this I found to be unto death:

      No I am not affiliated with any religious organization. I have been studying our Father’s Word for 30 years along with the underlying Greek and Hebrew.

      • Edward O'Hara on May 31, 2020 at 12:59 pm

        Well then you did not understand it. Nor Paul’s doctrine. Because Paul says in Rom.5:13 that there was no law until Moses that caused sin to be imputed to man. So Adam did not break any law. Nor was he punished for breaking a law. Because there was no law. So his sin was not imputed to him or any other man.

        All of what God did with Cain, the mark, sending him to Nod, etc was for his protection. Not for punishment. It was only Cain’s perception that saw it as punishment. And God did not curse Cain. He was cursed from the ground so that his work to get it top produce would be more difficult.

        The sin Paul speaks of in Rom.7 is the sin of the idolatry of the law. We see this in vs.1-4 where Paul lays the foundation for the context of this chapter saying, “Know ye not, brethren, (for I speak to them that know the law,) how that the law hath dominion over a man as long as he liveth?… Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.”
        In the rest of the chapter Paul explains that when the Israelites would not be dead to the law it became their god(the sin that revived and I died), an idol, from which they believed they derived righteousness. Until you learn how to rightly divide the word of truth you will continue to misinterpret and wrest the scriptures to your own destruction. Not knowing the God who is love. But, instead are joined to a god like Molech. One who requires the bloody and torturous death of the innocent to appease that false god’s wrath. Who is capricious and arbitrary in his dealings with man.

        This is not the God of the Bible. Because He loves with an unconditional love that is to all mankind. Not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to a saving faith. And as Paul said, “For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
        For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.”

        Even so… Maranatha!!

  3. Edward O'Hara on May 31, 2020 at 9:04 am

    Rob,
    God loves every man that He ever created. And desires that all mankind is saved. And because He gave all men free will each has a role top play in his or her own salvation. That role is to believe the gospel when it is preached to them as Paul says in Eph.1. If they believe then God’s saving power changes them from only being a natural man to a spiritual being through the spitrit birth Jesus spoke of in John3:1-8. If they say no they remain natural and therefore unequipped as Adam was in the garden to inherit the spiritual kingdom of God just as Paul said in 1Cor.15:45-50. Because “flesh and blood can not inherit the kingdom of God”.

    Jesus in Luke14 told about a king who prepared a feast and none of those who were bidden came. So He sent His people everywhere to invite all who would come saying, “For I say unto you, That none of those men which were bidden shall taste of my supper.” This shows that God calls all men to His salvation. But, that only those who say yes to His call by their own free will are the chosen of God. This is what Jesus meant when He said “Many are called but few are chosen”. Not that God does not love and will for every man to come to a saving faith in Jesus as Peter and Paul both plainly taught(1Tim.2:4 and 2Peter3:9). But, that because all men have free will God does not decide for us who will and who will not be saved. Instead He allows mankind to have a part in their salvation. He does this because He is love. And as 1Cor.13 says love does not force itself on anyone. I hope this helps.

    In reference to the links you gave I offer these explanations for the benefit of your understanding.
    Rev.13:8- “Whose names are not written in the lambs book of life” is a reference to their names no longer being in the book of life after having taken the mark, which is the subject of this verse. And “from the foundation of the world” speaks of God’s plan that satan would be able to tempt man to take the mark which would be the cause of their names no longer being in it. It is not saying that their names were never written in the book of life. Your belief that it does shows that you have yet to learn how to rightly divide the word of truth.

    In 2Peter3:9 “to us-ward” is as you have said a reference to the believers Peter is writing to. But, to take that to not agree with John’s gospel that says “For God so loved the world” is to again not rightly divide the word of truth. Because since God loves the world, and not just the few in it that choose of their own free will to believe the gospel when it is preached, so that He gave His only begotten Son so that whosoever believes in Him will have eternal life, and He came not not into the world to condemn the world but that the world might be saved through faith in Jesus, the “that any should perish” of 2Peter3:9 shows that Peter is including all mankind in Gods will to be saved. And not just the few Jesus said would find the narrow way to life. So just because Peter is addressing those believers he is writing to saying “to us-ward” does not mean that he did not also agree with John.

    Even so… Maranatha!!

    • Rob on May 31, 2020 at 10:18 am

      These two verses clearly say that there are certain people living on the earth whose names “hath not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world”:

      Revelation 13:8 And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him, every one whose name hath not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb that hath been slain.

      Revelation 17:8 The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and is about to come up out of the abyss, and to go into perdition. And they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, they whose name hath not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast, how that he was, and is not, and shall come.

      All one has to do is study the book of Joshua to see that God had absolutely no regard for the souls of all those who He commanded Joshua to kill in the promise land who never had any hope of eternal life:

      Joshua 10:40 So Joshua smote all the land, the hill-country, and the South, and the lowland, and the slopes, and all their kings: he left none remaining, but he utterly destroyed all that breathed, as Jehovah, the God of Israel, commanded.

      Joshua 11:11 And they smote all the souls that were therein with the edge of the sword, utterly destroying them; there was none left that breathed: and he burnt Hazor with fire.

      Joshua 11:14-15 And all the spoil of these cities, and the cattle, the children of Israel took for a prey unto themselves; but every man they smote with the edge of the sword, until they had destroyed them, neither left they any that breathed. (15) As Jehovah commanded Moses his servant, so did Moses command Joshua: and so did Joshua; he left nothing undone of all that Jehovah commanded Moses.

      Paul was moved of the Holy Spirit to clearly prove that our Father purposely hardens and shows mercy on every soul He creates:

      Romans 9:13-24 Even as it is written, Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated. (14) What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? God forbid. (15) For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion. (16) So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that hath mercy. (17) For the scripture saith unto Pharaoh, For this very purpose did I raise thee up, that I might show in thee my power, and that my name might be published abroad in all the earth. (18) So then he hath mercy on whom he will, and whom he will be hardeneth. (19) Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he still find fault? For who withstandeth his will? (20) Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why didst thou make me thus? (21) Or hath not the potter a right over the clay, from the same lump to make one part a vessel unto honor, and another unto dishonor? (22) What if God, willing to show his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering vessels of wrath fitted unto destruction: (23) and that he might make known the riches of his glory upon vessels of mercy, which he afore prepared unto glory, (24) even us, whom he also called, not from the Jews only, but also from the Gentiles?

      Yes God gave His Son for the world but He is the one who draws the souls He has called to His Son:

      John 6:44 No man can come to me, except the Father that sent me draw him: and I will raise him up in the last day.

      John 6:65 And he said, For this cause have I said unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it be given unto him of the Father.

      Then He chooses from that group of those He called who make their calling and election sure:

      Matthew 22:14 For many are called, but few chosen.

      2 Timothy 1:9 who saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before times eternal,

      2 Peter 1:9-11 For he that lacketh these things is blind, seeing only what is near, having forgotten the cleansing from his old sins. (10) Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never stumble: (11) for thus shall be richly supplied unto you the entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

      • Edward O'Hara on May 31, 2020 at 5:41 pm

        Rev.13:8 speaks of those whose names have been blotted from the book of life because they took the mark. From the foundation of the world refers to Jesus being slain as this was God’s plan from before the foundation of the world. And Peter says as much too in 1Peter1:19,20 saying, “But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last time”. It nor Rev.17:8 says nothing of men who never had their names written in the book of life.

        Those Joshua killed were not fully human. But, were offspring of the fallen angels as those in Gen.6 were who God destroyed with the flood precisely because He regards the lives of men so much. So He brought the flood to save mankind from certain anihilation.

        God draws men to repentance by His goodness and love. A love that He has for every man that has ever lived. A love that predestinated all men for fellowship with God. And a love that does not force itself on another by usurping their free will. But, has made man with free will for the specific purpose of there being a real love between God and man. Freely given and freely received. Without free will there is no love. And without free will there is only a god who hates more than He loves. A god that creates most men for hell and a few for heaven. A god of wrath like Molech. One who demands the bloody and torturous death of the innocent to appease his wrath. This is not the God of the Bible. Because Jesus said God created eternal fire for the devil and his angels. Not for man. So the god you have come to know is not the Jesus of the Bible nor His Father. But, it doesn’t have to stay that way. If you will repent from your idols you can be free to be joined with the living and true God. If you will not then….

        Even so… Maranatha!!

        • Rob on May 31, 2020 at 9:39 pm

          There were no “fallen angels” marrying women before the flood:

          https://sumofthyword.com/2019/02/15/who-are-the-sons-of-god-of-genesis-6/

          So you say this: “A love that predestined all men for fellowship with God.” which means everyone is going to heaven regardless of whether they repent or not.

          So then you tell me I must repent or else: “If you will repent from your idols you can be free to be joined with the living and true God. If you will not then….”

          If God “predestined” every person who ever lived to heaven then there was no purpose for the cross

          • Edwitness on June 1, 2020 at 11:21 am

            Of course there were fallen angels marrying women before the flood. Gen.6 plainly says this. And it also says that the only people on earth when Noah built the ark that were not infected with the nephilim DNA was Noah’s family(vs.9).

            I can see why you would believe that because God has predestined all men for heaven that this would mean to you that everyone will go to heaven since you believe man has no free will. But, because the Bible plainly teaches that man does have free will there is a synegistic relationship between God and man that determines where a man will spend eternity. God stresses toward man with His love. And man responds with faith and trust in God. This is righteousness unto eternal life. Because since Paul and Peter taught that it is God’s will that none should perish He by definition has called all men to be saved. But, only when a man believes the gospel by his own free will is that salvation be realized.

            This is the reason that all men “must repent or else” as Paul clearly says in Acts17:30 and 1Thes.1:9- “For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God”. This is why even though God has predestinated all men to go to heaven all men must repent. Because they have not known the true God. This is why Jesus said the Holy Spirit would reprove the world of this sin. “They believe not on me”(John16:9). And knowing Him is eternal life. John17:3.

            Even so… Maranatha!!



  4. Patrick Galasso on May 31, 2020 at 2:04 pm

    “Congress shall make no law respecting… the right of the people peaceably to assemble…”
    Using the Covid-19 pandemic, government officials declared “social distancing” mandates forbidding groups of 10 or more to gather. State governors and city mayors across America declared states of emergency and imposed upon their citizens “stay at home” orders and prohibiting groups to assemble.
    But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men. – Acts 5:29

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