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ESSENTIAL  QUESTION 

Are you  redeemed and assured  of Heaven? 

One can know.  Study this page and the Feature pages listed to find answers, and then pray to God to show you.  See the Gospel in Brief below on this page. .   

Redemption speaks  of being  rescued (saved) and reconciled to God, who paid a great price for us; and it tells of great blessings in Christ, and eternal hope with Him and in His coming glorious reign as "King of kings, and Lord of lords".  
Redemption Way is about  heaven and hell;  also salvation of the soul;  assurance of eternal life; blessing;  judgments;   man's course;   the Lord's sacrifice, kingdom reign, glory, and purposes, etc.  Such papers are posted here at times.  Contact the Site Manager for further information on these subjects.  

"He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life;  and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abideth on him" (John 3:36)  
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THE  GOSPEL IN   BRIEF
Understanding The Blessing

A  Few  Verses  To  Consider:  God is holy (Psa.145:17),  and no sin can  come into His presence (Hab. 1:13).   Man is born in sin so needs a new (spiritual) birth  (Psa. 51:5; John 3;  Rom.3;  Rom. 5:12;  Rom.10), and he must realize that  (Lev. 10:10; I Cor. 2: 14;  Eph. 2:3).  Christ died for the un-godly (Rom.5: 6-8), rose again (I Cor. 15: 3-4),  and if one truly believes on the Lord Jesus Christ he shall be saved from all sin (Acts 16: 27-34; Heb. 10:17- 23).  There is no condemnation to them who are in Christ Jesus (Rom.8:1),  and He that possesses the Son of God is sealed by the Holy Spirit and now possesses eternal life (John 3:16, 36; I John  5: 11-13).  Isn't that nice to know?  Does the reader truly know God's Son ---the Lord Jesus Christ? (John 17:3). 

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REDEMPTION  WAY:
Bible  Counsel - Section B
An  Impossible  Thing
"It is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted (clearly heard) of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit (being awakened by God ---'quickened' and learning of the truth of it), and have tasted the good Word of God, and the powers of the world to come (eternal issues), if they shall fall away (reject it), to renew them again unto repentance;  seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh (rebellion), and put Him to an open shame."   - Hebrews 6:4-6.
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A songwriter has said: "If I gained the world but lost the Savior, were my life worth living for a day? Could my yearning heart find rest and comfort in the things that soon must pass away? If I gained the world but lost the Savior, would my gain be worth the toil and strife? Are all earthly treasures worth comparing with the gift of God, eternal life?"  -Echoes Of Grace Hymn.  The Word of God says: "...the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord" (Rom.6:23). 

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BECOMING A CHRISTIAN
[Reply to one asking how to become a real Christian, though reared in the RC religion]
By R. L. DeWitt

I think most of us, friend, who are true "born again" saints of God came to the Faith in similar ways regardless of personal circumstances and experiences (as John 3 & John 14 shows in the New Testament of the Bible ---essential reading). This is speaking of true faith and not just following religious loyalties --- ceremonies, works, rituals, ideas and ideals by men, with some Bible verses here and there;  and hoping all will be well, etc.

   - THE WAY -
1. We personally believed in THE ONE AND ONLY CREATOR-GOD, as God Himself stated many times about Himself in the Old Testament and New Testament of the Bible; 
2. We much desired to KNOW GOD AND HIS WAYS, which brings much peace and assurance;
3. We read the Bible and continue to value it as THE IMMUTABLE WORD OF GOD and our only authority for the Faith as the Bible shows; 
4. We saw that our holy God sent HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON down to earth as a Man in Jesus, the Christ of God (Son of man and Son of God), and willingly suffered the judgment of God against sin at the hands of men, and died under the wrath of God in holiness against sin, to be our substitute and redeem our souls to the Godhead ---if we will believe; 
5. We RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS as our Savior ---a personal relationship, making Him Lord of our life in devotion to Him, and were thus "sealed" as a "child of God" by the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, as God has promised faithful ones; and which gives us an unction (conviction) of God's presence ---which is an experience quite beyond anything we might seek to do and have in the various religious ways of man.

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Then those of us who have desired to be more faithful and closer to God, have begun to READ THE BIBLE DAILY AND LEARN GOD'S PATHWAY AND TRUTH FOR HIS SAINTS (beginning in the New Testament). For fuller understanding we have held fast to "all the counsel of God", as the Apostle Paul stated and are learning more throughout life about God's ways and our eternal blessings ("rightly dividing the Word of truth"). It is then important to see the Church in the New Testament (all the saints called The Bride of Christ) is the collective fulfilling of the teachings in the Old Testament. As a New Testament it is NOT an extension of the Israelite religion, but fulfills all those promises by God. 

One can learn more about this by always proving all spiritual things by God's Word and not religious ideas of religious people. One can find much help through the internet  site:
Biblecounsel.net, and at Bible Truth Publishers, Addison, IL;   and daily "...bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ" (2 Cor. 10:5). 

Look up always and keep asking God to teach you, friend ---see His pure word beginning in the New Testament Gospels, Acts, and the Epistles; then learn also the history in the Old Testament which foretells all man's hope as given in our New Testament today. 

- RLD: RL27-go; 2018
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