The best way to witness to a family member is by your life. He showed me in His Word that my life as a professing Christian did not match up to the biblical definition of Christian. That didn’t give me any right to steal from her or runaway although at 20 at the time, I had the right to do that just not take her money she and I were going to use to go to Alabama with. Three are FINANCIAL sins. You can justify your sin a million different ways. A gay christian is biblically an oxymoron. The issue is not what do people say but what does God say on the topic and God’s thoughts are not necessarily our thoughts on the subject (Isaiah 55). All you have to do is to accept it. Paul gives two different words for stealing (robbers and extortioners or swindlers). That was in the year 2000. I don’t know that I would have done anything about this had it not been for the “sobering” words. What will you do now? In other words, if one believes in the Son of God with repentant faith, they have eternal life. Another question: How do I witness to my mom who says she believes but she still cusses like a sailor and claims “Man, those are just man made words.” to justify her potty mouth. really I’m not. Our relationship started to be troubled since I discovered he lied/lies on so many things, cos the things he did has been very painful to me. One simple test can be found in 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 (which reflects Galatians 5:19-21 and Ephesians 5:3-5). It was part of their culture. But he bible makes it clear that it isnt our works that save us, but our intent. Can God save prostitutes? You can’t live any way you want and go to heaven. Create New Account. I actually spent about a month away from friends and family because of their influence (party lifestyle), and took that time to pursuing Christ. After two aunts, I got on the 18 wheeler big rig with my truck driver mom. No. Some changes take place over time and some take place immediately. John Calvin pointed out over 500 years ago that even though Paul says that the wicked will NOT inherit the kingdom of God, technically the wicked CAN inherit the kingdom. Others will enter by resurrection. There are two important points here to keep in mind. 11 And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie, 12 that they all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness. People who are unsaved feel uncomfortable in the presence of a group of Spirit-filled believers. And how do we know when our faith is genuine and not just some unsaved fool going through the motions like the Christians who go to church that wind up in hell? This would include those in same-sex relationships, celibate or not. Exactly what changes should I see. Is this a valid argument? American King James Version ×: "No one has ascended to heaven but He who came down from heaven, that is, the Son of Man [Jesus Christ] who is in heaven." You are concerned, which is good. When we go to heaven will we remember our life on Earth? Homosexual – one who engages in homosexual activity, or same-sex intercourse. Many people in the world never ask that question and do not seem to care if they are saved. Single strongwilled Mama Bear has taken care of me my whole life. I will start this morning in 1 John. The bottom line is this: If you make a profession of faith but there is no change, you are probably not saved. Also, what do you believe is the implication from the following Scripture: For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, 12 training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, 13 waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works. Why do you do this? Well Im not sure and you probably cant answer this question but here goes. See more of I am Christian on Facebook. Universalism teaches that EVERYONE will one day be saved. All jewelry for example is not wrong but some might come to that conclusion by misinterpreting a few verses. Real change is possible but it has nothing to do with Barack Obama or any other politician. I know personally a couple of gays who just don’t have sex, they read scripture and draw strength from that to stay single, and do there best to live a christian life. I usually stop at the onset of tipsy, but, I know this isn’t what God wants me doing. You might call it sexual immorality or financial immorality. That is why many never do it, even in many churches today. 19 This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil. How about Adam? Create New Account. You may have. 11 For this is the message you heard from the beginning: We should love one another. 3) Not everyone will inherit the kingdom. If you are saved, you will love other Christians. no one can prove god exist or not and for people to come up with these rules just seemed a bit ridiculous. Ananias and Sapphira were guilty of greed. I sometimes think people carry religion to far, and when I think that I feel bad about myself I wonder if its not that they are carrying it to far but that maby I am to worldly or not really a christian or something. wouldnt that be a sign of feeling guilty? BUT desiring to make things right with my mother, I returned to her on the truck becuase she said we could talk and communicate and THAT’S all I had wanted in the first place. I’m right back where I started. You have to ask Him to save your from your sins. Galatians 5:19 indicates these things are manifest (evident) as a lifestyle for those who are still walking in darkness, i.e. I pray for forgiveness from God, but then a day or week later. I’ve been a “good girl”. As Jesus said to someone in his day, “You are not far from the Kingdom” (Mark 12:34). If we have the intent to truly know Jesus and we live out this inborn quality inside us. I think I have accepted christ I mean I believe in him and know him, but I dont know if believing is the same a being saved, I do like samll groups of people or even one on one conversations about the lord, I even am usually the one to start the conversation. I am a Christian, who has been deeply hurt by another Christian friend. You are precious in His sight. Are you saved for sure? Jesus said, “If your right hand offend you, cut it off,” although he did not mean literally. For God did not call us to uncleanness, but in holiness. why is that? Do you feel convicted by watching these shows? Do either one of you attend church regularly? Jesus said, “All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will NEVER cast out” (John 6:37). Solomon committed idolatry. David committed adultery. Do not know if this is much help. I don’t know of that would affect the baptizm or not. Some say that demons are torturing people in hell, while the Bible says that not the devil but God is the one who punishes people in hell. I got somewhere to stay and it was my Grandma’s friend that was going to let me stay there until I got on my feet ti pay rent. They may actually be moral but they worship a false god. According to John 3:16 you have to be born again in order to go to heaven it doesen't matter how good you are or what religion you are. Me and my boyfriend are working on our behavior and defects, we have a beautiful daughter, and we love each other anyway,and we would like to marry anyway. I really enjoyed the way you worded everything. The implication is that you were never saved. You’ll never succeed. The only thing that can save us is the blood of Jesus. The Bible says, “Shall not the judge of all the earth do right?” Babies are incapable of exercising faith. No, He requires you to be broken and mournful of your sins against Him. For me I accepted God as my only God and Gesùs as my saviour at the beginning of this year. They were ripping them off. Nora, Thanks for contacting me. The Bahai religion seems to suggest that we will learn our way to the one true God (it might have been Christ at one time but then, someone else) and that as we progress the truths that are being kept from us cuz we are not ready for them, will be revealed. I went to Catholic church every week and hated it. There has even been a quarrel between them, where my boyfriend decided not to talk to him anymore. Very intelligent folk suffer capital D denial just the same way less smarty folk do. The world corrupts this natural inborn goodness from God. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. What are the sins that made Paul’s list of top ten in I Corinthians 6? The Bible calls drunkenness as a work of the flesh. If you are not saved, you will not want to spend any time with them or want to go to church. If you are genuinely saved, there is going to be a change in your life. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God” (NKJV). So….. since I’m pretty sure that *all Christians* are in violation of God’s holiness, because it’s impossible for even the best Christian to be perfect, what you are saying then is that we are saved by works, not grace? That is undemocratic. Who Will Go to Heaven According to the Bible? Lets start with this question. Some will inherit the kingdom and some will not. Not only that, but you are not promised to live another second, so I want you to give strict attention to my words as if it’s the last time you will ever have the opportunity to hear them. Paul said that there are none righteous (Romans 3:11). On the other hand, it is not the only sexual sin on the list. They have to do with money. Wow I am sorry I just relized I drifted off of my original topic. The punishment you deserve for you sin was already taken by Jesus. You have to believe on Him as Savior. He demands it. He said, “there is NO ONE who does good, not even one” (Romans 3:12). Some political commentators and people in the media are guilty of this. Do not be deceived. SO I go back. Email or Phone: Password: Forgot account? The answer to your question is found in I Corinthians 6:9. Jesus clearly states, that not everyone that calls Jesus , "Lord" will go to Heaven. (John 3:16-19 NIV). 11 And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie, 12 that they all may be condemned who did not … Thanks for sharing your story. This was all the making of worldly sorrow – I was sorry for the guilt I was feeling (kind of like sorry for getting caught), instead of being remorseful for offending God and trampling on the blood of Christ in the first place. But I get the same quezy feeling being around Christians to, that probably says something about me personally if so please let me know, I would rather have honesty. if you doubt god, you’re sinning etc. The Bible nowhere says this. I can’t seem to find any help. Thanks for the letter and sharing your situation. Nicodemus, one of the religions leaders asks pretty much the same question: Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. We have GAY DENOMINATIONS. And I have always been confused on how we know we are saved. Greed is NOT a disease. II Samuel 12:22-23 is one passage used to support this idea. Forever. Facebook. It is one thing to reject the Bible and its clear teaching on a variety of topics. I’ve been struggling a lot in my walk with Christ because for the past 19 1/2+ Years , I’ve been living with a severe traumatic brain injury. Keep doing what you are doing (listening to sermons, music and having contact with other believers). My mom is going to suck it up and work for the college so I can go there for free. If the Internet becomes a source of temptation, it may need to have a filter with someone else who knows the password. That’s when I searched for the scripture. Some will possess the kingdom and some will be EXCLUDED. First, look for explicit commands or prohibitions. If you think 1 second is small in comparison to 1 trillion years, that one second is infinitely greater than 1 trillion years compared to eternity. One is a FOOD sin. However, you are wrong that we are born with innate goodness inside of us. Extortion is illegal. I went to Catholic school and it was awful. There is nothing wrong with having questions. 20 Everyone who does evil hates the light and will not come into the light for fear that their deeds will be exposed. Can you please point out in the article where I said anything about Christians being perfect? It answers the question, Who will not be in heaven? Sections of this page. According to Paul, many heterosexuals will not be there either. That is not even possible. So how do we distinguish between a true believer and a false convert? On the flip side, Like I said I like Game Of Thrones, is that a matter of personal taste? Forgiving yourself is not a condition of salvation but if God has forgiven you, you should forgive yourself. See more of I am faithful on Facebook. Let me give you another example, I had this penpal of sorts years ago, serious christian. They have to do with money. He was not a serial adulterer. passages in Scripture (1 Cor. I have been told since I was a small child that we will see a change in our life, but if even the saved stumble into sin how do we know if the change is real or if we are not saved and are just kidding ourselves. Samson committed sexual immorality. There is proof. If we believe the Bible is the Word of God, we have to believe BOTH statements as inspired Scripture and we have to assume that they do NOT contradict themselves, because as Jesus said, “Thy Word is Truth.”, I have a question but your views on homosexuality. The Bible says to “confess your sins one to another”. It is a sin that keeps people out of heaven. The Bible teaches that God loves everyone. Faithful subjects of Jesus’ Kingdom will enjoy life without end in a restored paradise on earth. Some say that people who are ‘deserving’ go to heaven, while the Bible teaches that it is by grace through faith. Who will go to heaven according to the Bible? I am still a virgin,(strange for an agnostic right) I try not to lie since I know that’s a big no no, though I fail a lot at that. So imagine someone is a homossexual and has a man on man relationship but yet he truly believes in Jesus and what Jesus did. It is a free gift. Great question Chloe. If so, what brought you to that point? There is no verse in the Bible that says you cannot watch it but there are two ways you can find out from Scripture. You mentioned that you were baptized but did you ever pray to receive Christ as Savior? Saying a certain behavior is immoral is not judging. Or like a couple of weeks ago when I was worried about it again because I said the words out loud in explaining blasphamy of the holy spirit to my mom, about a week later I got this little token from a customer about jesus. Do you currently attend church regularly? Unfortunately, not all do. They are not considered wrong (e.g., fornication, homosexuality, greed). 2) When you get saved, there is a change in your life. Press alt + / to open this menu. If you do that, He will. There is no getting around that fact the passage here condemns homosexuality. And why did he murder him? But if I will not be saved due to my sins why do I have such a strong calling to God and such a desperate desire to be saved? Adulterer – one who engages in inappropriate behavior or unlawful sexual activity in violation of legal marriage vows. It is something that you get because you are part of the family. I would also try to get out and live on my own and be independent whenever you are old enough and financially able to do so. Jesus drank wine. Some churches may be able to help you. Are you on the list? That is not limited to homosexuals. Many of the things on his list are not regarded as wrong today. You might want to read it (http://www.elonsmallgroup.com/5184-2/). Love is Love no matter what. If you cannot drive, you might be able to call and ask a church if they know anyone who lives in your area who might be able to give you a ride. There are so many churches that resemble the church of Sardis and the church of Laodicea in Revelation chapter three. 1) Do you have to be sinless to go to heaven? Knowing about medicine will not help you unless you take it. sermons on the way to work though I dont know what station I am usually channel surffing when I find it, I do listen to religious music but sometimes I get that bad feeling like that music wasnt meant for me or something, but I dont have a bad feelings when I hear the radeo sermos I even like them. They were getting drunk at the communion table. Sorry but I have more questions. Why would God keep people out of heaven because of a disease? The book of I John gives many evidences that a person is truly saved. 15 Anyone who hates a brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him. One suggestion for victory is not just avoid the sin but the source of the sin. I did not write them. I’m 21 years old and I’ve just finsihed binge reading all of this and it ALL is very intriguing and thought provoking. You may have an addiction to coffee, while someone else has an addiction to alcohol and alcoholics can’t control their drinking. I have a horrid memmory. Not everyone is rational. I am almost 30 I believed and accepted Christ as my savior when I was a child but to be honest I consider myself an agnostic that could either believe, or become an atheist now. I just became a Christian two years ago myself, and this is one of my all time fav. He also says that a lot of heterosexuals will NOT be there either. There is a serious warning in this passage and it is addressed to professing Christians. I had been in school on campus before that for so submitting under her will was difficult. Run to Christ and never look back. Or maybe you revel at the beach or lake party? In this video I will discuss the kinds of people who will not go to heaven according to the bible. Who is there who has never had a covetous thought? He died in our place and took our penalty. And my mother although she takes care of me, sometimes she just blows up and is meaner to me than when I was a kid, who at that time at a younger age, would’ve been more use to her way of being had she always been that way. The church is well set up for for the end. Read LaterAdd to FavouritesAdd to CollectionReport, bibleheavenJerusalemJesusnew jerusalemsize. Paul mentions thieves, greedy, and swindlers. You are right about one thing and wrong about one thing. I have a whole lesson on the Fifth Commandment, which I did three years ago. Look to Jesus Christ and pursue after Him with everything you’ve got, and forget about what your friends, family, and social circles think about you and your walk with Christ. And others say I lack faith or that I’m basing my salvation on works or being legalistic. It also teaches that many will perish. I want to go to heaven so badly when I die, but don’t know what to do differently. Surrendering to the Lordship of Jesus Christ, 15 Responses “People Who WILL NOT Go to Heaven” →. John 3:1-7 should help you. 5:3, if the believer remains alive until Christ returns she will be found by the Lord clothed with a body (the present, earthly one), and not in a disembodied state. You can worship one God, many gods or no God. I mostly feel doomed and destined for hell. Matthew 7:13-14). Will you go to Heaven? —Read Psalm 37:29; John 5:28, 29. Is it just music or sermons as well? The second statement came from Jesus Christ himself when people were bringing babies to Jesus to have him touch them: As James says, faith without works is DEAD. Forgot account? I went through an extremely obsessive phase where I’d watch videos on youtube to do with who and why people are going to hell and almost all of them mentioned makeup and beauty things and the scary part is that they were able to back it up with scripture. The latter claim to believe the Bible but revise and reinterpret it, making it say something that it does not say. God bless you. When we think of a swindler, we think of someone like Bernie Maydoff who defrauded people of billions of dollars. He even considered a wedding band to much and to my knowledge still greatly disproves of his mother having pierced ears. I don’t like Christian music to be honest, but there are certain songs I stay away from because I get a quezy feeling listening to them. All you have to do is to accept Him. What you must do is come to Him now. There is only one way to enter heaven and it is through Jesus Christ ().Anyone who believes in their heart and confesses with their mouth that Jesus is Lord will be saved (Romans 10:9).Whoever believes in Jesus will not perish but will have everlasting life ().Based on these verses alone we can start to form a conclusion. 1) Many people think they are saved when they are not. and do you ever doubt your faith? I mean I know I have had things I have repented of but I still feel unforgiven I know part of it could be beacause I dont really know i am forgiven but a big part of it is guilt for doing, saying, or thinking something in the first place, and while I do listen to religious radeo shows on the way to work. I was raised Catholic and I really despised my religion. They insult and ridicule people. Again, I do not have all of the facts. I do not know. Sections of this page. “EVERYONE who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved” (Romans 10:13). The Bible does NOT say that drinking keeps you out of the kingdom of heaven. Ultimately, those who do not believe in Jesus’ name will go to hell. I love her and she loves me and we joke and have our ups and downs yet how am I act that does not celebrate Sabbath Day and tells me to buy or do something that “you” are not particularly suppose to do. Some churches are but there is a difference between what the Bible says and what religion teaches or even what some churches teach. This problem starts pretty early. The people we call "good" are not good at all compared to the sinless perfection of God. Hi Shawn, thanks for the comment. Thankfully, I can function “normally” again, but mainly have memory issues to deal with. He also said that the wages of sin is death (Romans 6:23). How old are you? He was the treasurer for Jesus and the Apostles. You are asking the right questions. Thanks for posting. Is it right or wrong to watch Game of Thrones? We talk about gay evangelicals today. Paul is not teaching a works salvation. God bless. Unfortunately, not all Christians have an assurance of salvation. I was SO tired of being the emotional one feeling like I’m trying to talk things out with effective communication but she instead shutting down when I politely respectfully tried ti work things out. Praise Him for the riches of His grace, that while we walked as enemies of the cross, He saved us and gave us a new heart. Plus David stating he would be with his son again and know he went to heaven was mentioned many times as well. I am stuck between people who think the bible is literal and people who think it is figurative. They have more faith then me I can tell you that. The only unforgivable sin! I’ve always struggled a lot with social anxiety and lack of confidence so I haven’t had the courage to attend their home group meetings etc but have met a lot of people and been out and stayed in contact with a couple of the girls. I understand why your friend would say that the two of you should not live together if you are not married. Really. Howdy again, I know we talked about people how never have a change to know Christ not being saved even if that isn’t there fault, still not sure how to feel about that but this question is just a tad different, I was watching CSI:Miami, and a thought occurred to me, what about babies? I have read the NT and up to Judges in the OT. difference between PROOF and PERSUASION, as John Calvin pointed out a long time ago. If you have Jesus living inside you, you will have a greater conviction of sin than if you are unsaved. or do you ever question what you’re told by your religion? Sorry for the 3rd reply but I realized that I had skipped over one of your other questions. The only question that I could detect was, How do we know if we are saved? Some have even been taught the lie that if you are saved, you have eternal security and if you have eternal security, then it doesn’t matter how you live, because you are going to go to heaven anyway. Do you know for sure you are saved or do you just hope you are saved? I am going to list the ten classes of sinners. What Paul teaches in I Corinthians 6:9 is also true. I’ve accepted Jesus as my Lord and Savior, and tried to follow the Bible. I Peter 3 speaks of the wife winning over her unsaved husband “without a word”. Thank you for this website. So I then go to school Job Corp at like 17 and finish like at 19 and move with family although I told her I wanted to movedl on my own with a friend. Others say you cannot be gay and be a Christian. Paul mentions fornicators, adulterers, homosexuals, and sodomites. Many people think that they are carnal Christians when they are not Christians at all. Thank you. Paul gives two different words for homosexuality (effeminate, homosexuals), The first word (μαλακοί) is a little broader than just homosexuality but would include the passive homosexual partner. There are ten groups of people that will not be in heaven. You might find this helpful for further understanding of this verse: Understanding John 3:16, […] you serve Satan, you practice sin as a lifestyle. John 3:16 SAYS, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever BELIEVES in him (not used to believe) shall not perish but have eternal life.” Not that I have all of the answers but, What can I do to help bring you out of the camp of agnosticism to the camp of faith? I go to a non denominational church which is bible based. I apologize for the delayed response. The question is what place is right, and what are the possibilities? I do get anxious a lot and I feel like I’m living in fear or condemnation as some have described it to me. Paul does not say if people do these things, they will not get any rewards in heaven. I dont want to ask this but I have to. – 1 Thessalonians 4:7-8. Thank you and God bless. It is natural for us to know good from bad right from wrong. What I meant by assurance of salvation is this. Their names will be absent from the Book of Life. What happens if we have done one of these things, will we automatically go to Hell or can we fix this ?? Now as I age I realize that it doesn’t matter if I think he is kind or not it only matters that I don’t go to this hell place that is so terrifying. What the Bible condemns is not the use but the abuse of alcohol. That in itself gives the appearance of evil, but woe unto you all the more if you are sleeping with them. We have not only GAY CHRISTIANS today, we have GAY CHURCHES. Sorry. 16 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. We understand the Bible to teach that one possibility when a person dies is they are “changed.” They would be “changed” into a spirit body and be with the Lord in heaven.

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