What Really Matters…

In Christian doctrine, what matters most and is essential to making a beginning on our faith journey? What is of eternal consequence? What must we be united with our brothers and sisters in God’s family on?

The jailer called for lights, and rushing in, he fell down trembling before Paul and Silas. Then he brought them outside and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” They answered, “Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” Acts 16:29-31

Very truly, I tell you, anyone who hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life, and does not come under judgment, but has passed from death to life. -John 5:24

because if you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For one believes with the heart and so is justified, and one confesses with the mouth and so is saved. -Romans 10:9-10

If we can just (as the family of God in Christ) learn to get along and come together in love as Jesus would have us do (for GOD is LOVE), how much of impact could we have on this world for the Gospel? Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. -1 John 4:8

New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.

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