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Hello Pastor.
I'm concerned about the teachings of the church. We are told that Salvation comes from believing on Jesus. The churches has different views on a pre-tribulation, tribulation, and post tribulation. I don't want to die but to live on the new earth. If everyone goes to heaven the creating a new earth would be useless. Would that new earth have to be populated?

Losing my faith,
Anna

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Hello Anna, I understand your plight. Baptist Doctrine often differs from one congregation to the next. This is because our Ministers often add their own spin on God's Word and dilute it. Neither the pre-tribulation or the post tribulation is in God's Word nor is it necessary if a new earth will be created.

Jesus taught us to pray, "Let your kingdom come. Let your will be done on earth as it is done in heaven."-Matthew 6:10  If we are praying for his kingdom to come, to come where? If God's Will is already being done in heaven it now needs to be done on earth. The tribulation is to weed out false Christianity so that the new earth can be populated. Jesus preached and said Let your will be done on earth as it is done in heaven. That's the message.

If you are interested, write me privately and I can share with you a very enlightening book I'm now reading. "What does the Bible Really Teach?"  You can download it on your computer electronically. I believe that the antichrist has entered the church and leading many astray by the works of the flesh and an apostasy is now occurring among believers who through bad works are sinning their grace away. "Can it be that I have become your enemy for telling you the truth?"- Galatians 4:16

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JB

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I can answer questions about the Bible of all translations and the various theologies of it's passages. Experience in how the Baptist Religion was founded in it's infancy and how it has splintered into many sects of different theology. If you enjoy the deeper things of God. I would love the opportunity to share the meanings of the true scripture as the meanings are hidden from many. Teaching an eternal burning hell is to reject "that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures"-1 Cor 15:3. The Bible Literally teaches us that "death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them"-Revelation 20:13. This is truly a marvel and the gospel of Jesus Christ that hell gives up the dead to be Judged. Please note the last half of the scripture "they were judged every man according to their works." We would be in error to say works don't matter, if we are literally judged by them.

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Intensive study of Biblical Christianity and where it got it's start. I've learned that being a KJV only can lead a person to being narrow minded and somewhat short sided to Christ's full message of Salvation. Sometimes comparing Bible translations actually leads to a far deeper understanding of God's Word. Punishment in hell after death is double jeopardy and unjust.

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Once Saved Always Saved is not a Biblical doctrine. Paul told Christians who had already accepted Christ to: “Keep working out your own salvation with fear and trembling.”— Philippians 2:12.

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Baptist Sunday School and intense study of different translations. Studying several different translations gave me more understanding than reading KJV Only. Without grace who of us could get saved and stand before the throne of God? I believe that the antichrist has entered the church and leading many astray by the works of the flesh and an apostasy is now occurring among believers who through bad works are sinning their grace away. "Can it be that I have become your enemy for telling you the truth?"- Galatians 4:16

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