Throughout the last two centuries of Christianity, the ‘gospel’ being preached centers upon Salvation through faith alone (Eph 2:9). However, this Faith Alone ‘gospel’ fails to address the need for any accompanying “works” mentioned in Eph 2:10 that Jesus referred to as “fruit” (John 15:2) that can only be produced from “works“. This is why God requires Christians to accept and implement Initial and Final Salvation, as it accommodates both “faith” + “works“.
Final Salvation also relates to running the “race that God has set before us” (1 Cor 9:24 and Heb 12:1-2) that attracts a “prize” if completed. Failure to “run the race” means the Christian will not achieve Final Salvation.
To obtain an overview of the above chart, it is suggested you watch this brief video presentation prior to reading the information that follows.
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The New Testament is very clear that God the Father requires every Christian to bring forth spiritual “fruit” (John 15:1-9) into His kingdom through “works of faith” (James 2:20-26).
The spiritual “fruit” being referred to represents the lost souls in this world — those who are living a life of sin (Luke 15:10). This is because Satan has ensnared them in unbelief (Heb 4:6). The only way to “save” them (Rom 10:14) is for God’s people to preach the True Gospel and to demonstrate their faith using the Gifts of the Spirit (Mark 16:20) that produce ‘works of faith‘, as stated in the scripture verse below.
“And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations [by My disciples in My churches]; and then shall the end come.” — Jesus speaking (Matt 24:14)
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In chapters 2 and 3 of the Book of Revelation, Jesus speaks openly to the two Churches of Jesus Christ in Asia that had remained faithful to the Gospel, which represented the True Church of Jesus Christ.
In contrast to this, Jesus mentioned a few good things the remaining five had done, but then went on to specifically criticize these churches about the things they hadn’t done.
This article looks specifically at what the True Church should function as, where each Christian is required to become an individual member within Christs spiritual body (of many members) on the Earth.
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