John 3:36 defines every unbeliever, both alive, or dead.
People in general, and Christians, many of them, think that a person goes to hell for : "a lifetime of sinning".
Not at all.
See, you'll die "in your sins" if you die a Christ rejector, but that is not why God judges you, after you die...
Jesus IS the TRUTH....... John 14:6
Paul , is the "chosen vessel", who is an apostle, called to deliver to the gentiles, "The Gospel of the Grace of God". and Church doctrine.
Jesus is your Savior, and Paul is your example.
Paul said..>"be a follower of me, as i follow Christ".
Lets look at a few verses that deal with growing in Grace as = how to effectively "work out your salvation">
1.)""" leaving the first principles"""
Reader....The bible is a progressive reveal.
Its God revealing Himself, and its God's showing you how He deals with mankind from beginning to...
If you are born again, then you have Eternal Life.
You are not waiting to get it.
You already have it, in you.
Jesus tells us, the born again...>"ALL that believe in Me, i will give you Eternal Life, and you shall never perish".
This is a wonderful verse, because it teaches us that eternal...
When the Cross was raised, with God on it, shedding His blood for "all who will come"..or as Jesus told you.....>"If I be lifted up, i will draw all men to me"..
And How does God as Christ on the Cross "draw all men" ......= John 3:16-17
He Sent PAUL......in "the time of the Gentiles" that...
Here is Christ's personal guarantee of Salvation.
Jesus said...>"all that believe in me.....i give unto them Eternal Life, and they shall never perish".
And how does that happen?
A.) "Christ in you the hope of Glory.
And how do you get that?
Jesus says...>"you must be born again"., and...
God does not and did not create "evil".
Evil exists, because Adam fell (sinned), and his dominion became the devil's ownership.
When Adam obeyed the temptation to sin, ... he was giving the devil worship, as to sin, is to give the devil his due.
The nature of sin, is the Devil's nature.