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To: HiTech RedNeck

“You aren’t getting that personal salvational relationship with Jesus Christ”,

“The church looms so big in your picture that Jesus Christ is made to look small”

The conflict is very simple. You see yourself as an individual going at it alone with Christ. We see ourselves as a community. To you it matters very little if you go into church every week because you have a personal relationship with Him, and it’s unnecessary. To us, it’s a requirement that we go.

Yes, the Church looms large, but who’s at the head of it? Christ himself. There is no conflict between Christ and his Church.


7 posted on 08/17/2013 3:12:04 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge
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To: JCBreckenridge

You left out that having a “personal salvational relationship with Jesus Christ” is more or less having it on one’s own mind.


27 posted on 08/17/2013 6:21:19 AM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: JCBreckenridge

“The conflict is very simple. You see yourself as an individual going at it alone with Christ. We see ourselves as a community. “

Not so.

Those of us who know Christ and are a part of His gathering understand that salvation happens one soul at a time, but we are then placed into the Body of Christ by the Holy Spirit. We are now part of His gathering of people for His own possession. Community is crucial. We are commanded not to forsake the gathering of ourselves regularly.


53 posted on 08/17/2013 9:17:55 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws - Tacituss)
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To: JCBreckenridge
There is no conflict between Christ and his Church.

Right and HIS Church is based on HIS WORD ALONE! JESUS is THE WORD.

63 posted on 08/17/2013 10:16:56 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: JCBreckenridge
To us, it’s a requirement that we go.

Dang!

That's too bad!


 

John 6:28-29

Then they asked him, “What must we do to do the works God requires?”

Jesus answered, “The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.”


100 posted on 08/17/2013 5:18:21 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: JCBreckenridge
To us, it’s a requirement that we go.

Muslims MUST pray 5 times a day - facing Mecca.

101 posted on 08/17/2013 5:18:51 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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