Stay in the word ask Jesus into your heart.. God bless!*. Ive seen nothing like that in Bells teaching. Going on the Bible, from the beginning of time God has severely punished us for disobedience he is not forgiving, he threw us from the garden of eden naked and afraid and continued with his wrath against disobedience on people up until Noah. Did Jesus not sin because he is God and God cant sin due to being perfect or was he just different from all the rest of humanity in some way? The Bible doesnt provide enough information to answer. I mean, I could never bring myself to do that with another man. Thanks for clarify me the difference of annointing and holyspirit. Theres nothing thats three things in one. Remind them that you want to be baptized because you want to be obedient to Jesus. You know what was weird about Disneyland? Judaism and Christianity are entirely monotheistic. Other vital organs, including your kidneys and liver, stop. The practice of infant baptism has some biblical support. I was told before that sin was bad, but I still commuted it, as I forgot about the will of God. Yes, Hes meek and mild and compassionate and loving. Ive done so much in the past that was not good in Gods eyes. If life is getting tough to manage, youre probably doing it wrong. Some take this to mean that trinitarians are polytheists, or tritheists. This is certainly not true, because there is only one God. Will the baby go to heaven if it dies? People who persist in sin and refuse to repent are, quite simply, saying NO to Gods offer of salvation. We dont have to like it, but we do have to deal with it. Thats not at issue. He has revealed Himself to us in many ways. I would. And every possible answer is fraught with problems. Then I lived in license doing many sinful things until I was 28. After doing a little more teaching, He went to Heaven to be with the Father. Sometimes, life is tough. If the rapture were to happen, would I be saved with my Grandmother and other friends & family? Frank Turek has a full evening session on miracles. I know many people who would love to have children but are unable to. Because of the nature of being a disciple, my missionary friend wouldnt baptize anyone until they had learned what Jesus actually taught. I certainly cant say with certainty what happened to you, but I have a suspicion. Third, HOWEVER. Step 2 is we MUST be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the REMISSION of our sins (When we get baptized in Jesus Name, it is a symbol of Jesus blood applied over us for the washing away of our sins). Church can be the best place in the world, or it can be one of the worst. There are several things Id like to suggest. If theres ANYTHING that I can do to help you, please dont hesitate to let me know. Is it right?? David knew that the baby was in the loving care of the Heavenly Father. Most people think that being forgiven is what allows us to go to Heaven, and not being forgiven sends us to Hell. Believing whats true about God makes it easier to trust Him. Each of those could be a separate comment on their own, but Ill try to address the big idea first. Sometimes, for clarity, I say that Im a Jesus followerbut it still means what it meant 2000 years ago. Atheists (who dont believe in God) borrow the idea of evil to condemn the idea of God, who appears to allow evil. I will write simply and briefly, to try to be as clear as possible. Is that what gets someone into Heaven, or are you pretending that thats what gets someone into Heaven? I always work to be better. I dont know if Ill see him in Heaven or not. Do you? Thanks for writing. Jesus said, the Way to the Father is through Me. Have you chosen to turn your life over to God, and to trust that He knows best how you should live? I talked to god, and I was with other Christians who had prayed, and taught me to pray. As with any troubled relationship, it takes two sides to make things 100% right. And here's the command from Jesus to his disciples in Matthew 28:19; Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. They dont love me. Later, he concluded that the vision was a test from God intended to help him grow. When all is set right, we will know true and complete satisfaction. When you do, He will adopt you as His daughter. The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on Gentiles. I was actually Bi. Im not sure I understand the question, but Ill guess. They will want to see that youve joined them as their sister in Christ, and to celebrate that decision with you. The word means to make a case as a lawyer wouldto provide the evidence that something is true. A person can be baptized, be Orthodox, go to Church and participate in the Sacraments, be outwardly pious - but all this just favors one's salvation and gives hope for a good outcome. It is because a small mistake can lead us to hell.. From that i was thinking that going to heaven is not that easy.. Im scared that i will not meet my parents when im gone like were in the different world.. And i dont want to suffer in hell and ofc i dont want to let my parents go to that place too.. Do you think He might tell you that you have it all wrong? Are you saying theres no need for us to repent, and turn from our sinful ways? You must believe and be baptized to be saved, but John 3:16 says whosoever believes in me shall not perish but have everlasting life. Dont put it off, Dmalccommit yourself to learning and responding to the truth. Related questions More answers below If an unbaptized person is going through RCIA, can he or she ask for his child to be baptized in the Catholic Church or it is necessary to wait anyway? Like I said: I dont know you personally. 28:18-20; CCC 848) 4) How will I be sure, I dont go to Hell. First, Hes a person. We read them in context to make sure we understood them. That means that nobody is there now. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin. Lets talk further about your hermeneuticsthe principles youre using to interpret Scripture. Sometimes, the things we do like will change, too if theyre not good for us. If the thief was saved and Im pretty sure we agree that he was then it wasnt because he kept the law. This is certainly not true, because as you point out the Bible clearly shows that the Son is not the Father, and the Son is not the Spirit, and the Spirit is not the Father. First things first. Long answer: It breaks my heart every time a mother or father asks that question upon the death of their infant or child. Trust God. When you die as a Reborn Christian, where does your spirit go then? It should be something you decide and not something pressured on you. That is what makes an old creature into a new one. Again, Im not against Bell personally. He said no, its not his name. And does he accept Catholics & Mormons? Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit, you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth, compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Amen. It doesnt sound like you know, either. We eat, but we get hungry again. As long as your church has all of these important parts right: Yeah, thats probably it. Jesus provides this baptism, and it is this baptism that makes one a Christian. They were all involved in the creation, in the flood, in the exodus everything. My experience is very clear in this regard. Im not saying, go to church. Im saying that when you decide to follow Jesus, you ARE the church you and me and everyone else who follows Jesus. Have you looked in the mirror and admitted that living life your way simply isnt going to work out like it should? I am Jewish and Catholic and was Baptized I am very concerned about cremation I hope I am doing the right thing it is cheaper on the cost I want my Daughter to have the money to help her out thank you for answering back deborah. After many years of study, I have no doubts about the Bibles reliabilityincluding the parts about miracles. I do believe Jesus as my lord & saviour. I knew of Jesus, and I knew him as my Lord & Saviour most of my life. All true Christians believe that an unbaptized person who has grown up outside a Christian setting, without faith in Christ, must turn to Jesus in repentance and personal faith before being baptized. Thanks! God became a man for several reasons, but a main one was to show us how to live right. I got doubt, because Sir Tony may the almighty God grant you more grace and the anointing to continue the good work. I generally agree with you, in fact but neither of us can say this with certainty, as God has not said it. Christian is still a word that has meaning. Thus the greater urgency to advance the Churchs Great Commission (Matt. So, when asking whether something is a sin, we need to look at the command to do, or not do, that thing. You didnt have to. I live in the middle of dinosaur country (Colorado, USA) and have seen and touched many dinosaur bones and dinosaur eggs. Because Adam was disobedient, God said to him: "Dust you are and to dust you will return.". What makes you think Jesus will save anyone? Baptizing an alive person just gets them wet. He comes at this not from a religious point of view, but as a former atheist who wanted to prove the Bible unreliable. In the course of my childhood through early teen years I must have made 4 professions and been baptized as many times, but still doubt remained. When the son ran out of money and was ashamed of himself, he went home. I said no God is God, Jesus is the son, our savior. First, we should ask what is Heaven?. The simple answer is that He does not. You cant be spiritually mature if you dont know what God has said about being spiritually mature! You might not like congregating with certain people in certain places, but thats not the same as not liking church. THEY ARE NOT EACH OTHER Thats not how it works. Baptism is a public declaration of your faith, and thats important. I kept asking Ted a simple question: if Salem didnt repent and there was still no earthquake, would he admit on December 26 that he was wrong? The quandary goes something like this. On the other hand, one might suggest that any person who seeks God sincerely is, at the very least, being saved. Think of it like a chair. God is just. , Thats quite a lot of stuff in one comment. If that were the only criteria, I would have been baptized a hundred times, as I keep learning more and more. And lofi barely has any words in it. I got baptized because I was scared to go to hell and thought I had to do it to be saved.. These things would not be true if the Father, Son, and Spirit were all Jesus, as Gina and others claim. I mean, I dont know. Like a lot of people, I didnt have a good relationship with my own father. Are bankruptcy and debt spiritual consequences? Thats clearly not the case. That leads some to believe that the Father, Son, and Spirit are exactly the same. Acts 13:38-39, Therefore no one will be declared righteous in Gods sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin. Which Jesus kept but on Saturday not Sunday. If they resist your desire to be baptized, you should not disobey them. We live far apart, but the web can connect us at any time. Well am sort of confused! I appreciate it. Blessings! If I am wrong, then I will know the day God stops breathing in me. Where they differ, theyre wrong. If I had to choose between listening to each song or being a follower of Jesus, what would I choose? It doesnt make us better people. No, of course not. I baptize you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit. God forgives us for turning our backs to Him and doing things our own way. But only recently understood how I have not really lived for him. I even corrected my boyfriend when he said Jesus was his God. She said, I already asked him last year, and we talk about church sometimes. Theyre both in the same verse over 50 times. First, its nice to meet you! Its been a topic of debate for hundreds of years, and I dont believe anyone can settle the matter. As I was reading through some comments, I want to ask a question. Thank you, Mer. However: the Bible is clear about this. Following Jesus isnt just something we do on the outside. When were born again, the Holy Spirit comes to dwell in each of us. >> I do believe we go to be with Jesus when we die. However the bible also surports your soul going on to heaven immediately. I tried to contact him on December 26, but he wouldnt respond. Ive found that many who struggle with questions about God struggle because theyre simply not born again. You wouldnt usually repent and NOT be baptized. That is the purpose of Christian baptism. We dont often appreciate the fact that God that is, Father and Son and Spirit share all of the same attributes. They will encourage you, support you, and help you when you need it. When youve given it some thought, Id love to have you leave a comment there. Let me ask you: are YOU reconciled to God? And if people DO agree that there IS evidence in the New Testament about this subject doesnt that make Gods word not infallible since it contradicts his word in the Old Testament? Still, God desires that all mankind be saved (1 Tim. Cats have kittens, dogs have puppies, and Gods Son is God. Theres a TON in the Old Testament about Gods goodness. Now, on to your question about cremation. You never know, so give it a shot. Thats Jesus who is God. The question is whether He could have sinned. In the meantime, God wants to give us joy, and peace, and confidence, and courage. What makes you think there will BE a judgment day? It may be that how you handle this situation goes a long way toward your parents being able to see the value in seeking Jesus. Let me caution you, though: theres no such thing as doing my own Christian thing. The Bible describes the church (that is, all Christians everywhere) as the Body of Christ. They will seek first His kingdom, and always be ready to explain why they have hope in Christ. >> Do the rules change about sin or have we gotten the whole Gay and Christian thing wrong? Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath. So infant baptism offers no relief to those who have lost newborn babies. Hi Tony Well, remember PISTEUO. We dont need a holy book to tell you right from wrong. I appreciate hearing from you. One of my Grandpas died before I was born, so we never met. This is simply a compilation of quotations from the Church Fathers, known as a "florilegium," on the topic of what happens to infants who die unbaptized. Youre not the rich man, but you share his situation. For that reason, many in Pentecostal churches remain immature, rather than growing to maturity. Well, that would indeed be unfair. If not, Id be very happy to hear it! It should not be. In John 3 Jesus told Nicodemus that we must be born again, and that no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit. Here are some suggestions: Read the New Testament. Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire. Clearly, God decides. They have perfect unity. The question of purgatory is entirely illogical to me, having read the Bible. There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. Happiness is everyone's goal, and it comes from giving, not possessing. You can find TONS of information on the interwebs about Christian apologetics. I believe in him with all my heart. But if you could please answer that question for further clarity that would be helpful in my journey in getting closer to the lord. The church is all Christians, all over the world, throughout history. Why? The word reconcile is the Greek word katallasso. it cant be both. So he decided to have Uriah killed and then marry Bathsheba. New believers are baptized to show other Christians that theyve decided to trust God with their lives. I dont mean that God is in HeavenI mean that Heaven is wherever God happens to be. However, just before I was going to be baptise I started feeling really anxious in my spirit (not because of the baptism but of becoming member of that church), so the elders of the Church and myself decided that I can do it on the next occasion. He said it to me, in fact. Its something that new believers should do, which is why repent and be baptized are so closely connected in Scripture. Not according to Scripture. Fortunately, theres an entire field of study for this! At night, she would always teach me to pray to god. I had it almost every night and the setting never changed. Its a good thing that Jesus died for us, isnt it? Mature believers will have a clear understanding of what they believe, and why. Its refusing to be reconciled to God. Find meaningful work, and you can learn how valuable you are to the people around you. This is something that happens to people who are already saved. He seems to fit Pauls description of the false teachers in Galatia. Its simply where God is and we who have eternal life will live with God forever, being where He is. So: Thats it. The Limbo of Infants (Latin limbus infantium or limbus puerorum) is the hypothetical permanent status of the unbaptised who die in infancy, too young to have committed actual sins, but not having been freed from original sin.. Why do unbaptized babies go to Limbo? The question isnt whether youve been dunked, but whether you trust God with your life. Every religion talks about being good. Really! I created it with my son, whos now 20. All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. Talk to Him all the time. Youre welcome to continue the conversation, Andreas. Gods love and grace and mercy is all over the place. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him, You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. It was used as a slur in the very beginning, and its often used as a slur today. I welcome it. One sign of maturity is the ability to separate our feelings from the facts. I want us both to go to heaven but I have never been baptized and we dont live a very Christian life. Where Do Unbaptized Babies Go When They Die? This passage makes a couple of things clear. Obey your parents, young one. After your explanation it makes more sense. Have you done yours? ( Genesis 3:19) Before God created Adam "out of dust from the ground," Adam did not exist. So, in our quest to keep learning, we need to listen. Theres a saying that some use to describe your point of view. I have a question. Heres how I currently understand it I may be wrong, of course. 3. I dont say that to get you on my team, but because I care about you. Im very excited about your question, Reita. He doesnt want to condemn us for being disobedient, but to save us from sin. The lake of fire is the second death. The rich man also died and was buried. God. Rather than criticizing them for criticizing you, I would suggest another way. THAT makes all the difference! Are you born again? Christianity teaches that its the other way around: God isnt interested in sacrifices and offerings, but simply wants a good relationship with uslike any good father wants a good relationship with his children. God wants us to be reconciled to Him, and Hes done His part. Ive followed a bunch of Christian apologists for many years. I could go on and on. Find some that you can trust and let them know how things are going. One might suggest that this is unfair, and they might seem to make a good point. You should at least have a diary, if you feel the need to write that much. Have you crossed over from death to life? Serve God in all you do, and you can learn what you were created for. I say once you spend time in prayer and have an encounter with Jesus you cant shut up about Him and what He is doing in your life. I was baptized in my Church when i was a baby where i was sprinkled with water on my face in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, yet in the Bible it says you can only be baptized as a grown up in water. Being baptized in the Holy Spirit is being born again. We are therefore Christs ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. Does that make sense? To a first-century Israeli mind, a private baptism is an oxymorontwo things that cant go together. A good answer must start with a definition of sin. I hope that makes sense, Leah. If you do a study of ALL of the verses in the New Testament about how one can be saved something I heartily recommend you will see that some mention baptism and some do not. Heaven isnt like a retirement village, or like a vacation destination. =). Do you think that with all the money that some not all megachurces spend on making a luxurious life for their pastor will one day haunt them in the form of bankruptcy or debt. Please help! So when they die, as with our loved ones of the human variety, of course we want to know what becomes of them. I dont know whether youre hearing from God, and Im guessing you dont either. If youd like to give, feel free to contact me. Its important to take advice from people who know what theyre talking about, right? Tats why asked to clarify myself. I love you, and hope you will keep in touch. The main confusion that I see is that youre not convinced that the Father and Son and Spirit are all ONE GOD. A real person, who is God become human. Before He died, Jesus taught us about His kingdom, about how we should live, and about Heaven and Hell. She got the point. Those who make the case that Christianity is true are Christian apologists. You show wisdom here, and its nice to see it. To be saved you must believe and be baptized. For exactly that reason, the New Testament tells us to be ready. That doesnt sound like fun, but you can trust Gods decisions. I just need guidance. The new birth is baptism with the Holy Spirit. i realize im not part of the discussion and while i agree with most of your answer,,there is one sin god wont forgive,,regardless of Jesus dieing for all..the denial of God..even Jesus tells us that.. If baptism were needed for forgiveness of sins, there would be a whole bunch of other New Testament passages that make no sense. Youre not alonemany have the same questions. Since you clearly state you baptize based on Matthew 28, please re-read and take notice that this verse is written in the singular not the plural, and I quote (from KJV Matthew 28:19) Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: We dont know if that breath of life is personal or impersonal that is, we dont know whether its part of God, or whether its the same for each person, or whether that breath is each of our individual personalities. Let Him bear that burden. Let me know if you have any questions. Thank you that you help many who has questions, keep up the good work and may God use you mightily. This kind of thinking is relatively benign, but can and has, for many lead to serious theological problems. Baptism isnt just a Christian thing. Have a great day! As for your sins, welcome to the club. He doesnt love you because you know everything, or because you perform good deedsHe loves you because Hes a loving kind of person. "Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. You didnt make Heaven. Of course you dont. You see, Audry: our problem is not that were bad, and need to be good. Its possible that our words can be confusing. Im not baptized but I still try to go to church twice a month because their the only days when I have time. Modalism teaches that Jesus didnt teach anyone to pray to the Father, because Jesus IS the Father. But I started to look more towards god in 2015, and my life started to get better. Most of them grow-up to be rational, not believing in gods, life after death, and other harmful beliefs. I hope that these bits of advice make sense to you. Its called apologetics. Start now, where you are. He didnt just love the obedient, Jen He loved the whole world, even while we turned our backs on Him. I am not baptized but want to but my parents dont have the time to . God is compassionate. It sounds like being in Heaven will be less awesome than being here, doesnt it? Homosexuals and heterosexuals alike have the same two options: to obey God, or to do whatever we want to do. I know thats probably the opposite of what youve heard, but its true. As for baptism, thats basically just getting wet. how to get to orgrimmar from thrallmar tbc classic,
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