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Dear Brethern ,
>>i'm following gospel of water and holy spirit by pastor Paul c Jong. new life mission (Korea). i feel this is the only true gospel for salvation what do you feel about this?

>>>www.bjnewlife.org

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Mahesh,

Thanks for your question.  I apologize for the delay in responding, but I had to spend a significant amount of time researching this site to see what they were teaching.  

After scanning through the site for quite some time, I honestly have to admit that I can't discern what this "Gospel of the water and the spirit" that they speak of actually is.  The authors of the site seem to just speak in circles and repeat the same language without explaining it.  

That repetition without explanation is often the mark of false teaching, because they either lack the theological ability to explain themselves to the outside world, or they are hesitant to make themselves clear to the outside world because it would reveal them to be false teachers if the details were known.  

The site also bears several other marks of false-teaching (or even cult-like) groups.  Among these are insistence that the majority of Christians throughout history and geography were wrong and the insistence that people read and download their literature to find out what they believe rather than making it clear on the surface.  

Ultimately, I would recommend avoiding these teachings.  Instead, seek out a church which emphasizes the forgiveness of sins as a free gift from God, which is received through trust in Jesus as our substitute in both life and death, and which teaches that this forgiveness is delivered to individuals through the Word of Scripture and the Sacraments (Baptism and the Lord's Supper).  This will provide the firm foundation and reliable declaration that your sins are in fact forgiven by God.  

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I welcome the opportunity to answer questions regarding the beliefs and practices Lutheran Christians, especially questions comparing Lutherans with other Christian denominations or questions which contrast between various kinds of Lutherans. I am especially familiar with the more conservative Lutheran denominations (LCMS, ELS, WELS, etc.). I also take a great interest in examining new Christian movements and popular trends in Christianity from a Lutheran perspective. In addition, I can answer most questions about the original Greek text of the New Testament and its meaning, as well as questions regarding liturgy, evangelism, and preaching. A special area of interest in my ministry is race track chaplaincy/ministry, and I would love to provide information and guidance for anyone interested in this area.

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I have been a pastor in the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod for the past six years at St. John's Lutheran Church in Burt, IA. I currently serve as chairman of the Commission on Ministerial Growth & Support of the Missouri Synod's Iowa District West and as Track Chaplain at Algona Raceway in Algona, IA. I also write as a religion columnist for two local newspapers.

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B.A. Concordia University - Ann Arbor, MI (Biblical Languages) M.Div. Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN (Exegetical Theology, Pastoral Ministry & Missions)

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Zion Lutheran Church (Columbia City, IN) Zion Lutheran Church (Altamont, IL) St. John's Lutheran Church (Burt, IA) Zion Lutheran Church (Lu Verne, IA) Algona Raceway (IA) Fairmont Raceway (MN) Hancock County Speedway (Britt, IA) Clay County Fairgrounds Raceway (Spencer, IA)

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