I've heard people say that Islam teaches a works based salvation.
If I understand Islamic doctrine correctly, that's not accurate.
If I understand Islamic doctrine correctly, the concept of salvation is ALIEN to Islam.
From what I've read, Islam doesn't teach the existence of a sin nature at all. From what I understand, Islam does teach that people have the free will to make morally wrong choices, but have no more inclination towards wrong/evil than right/good.
Updated Dec 13th 2010 at 07:00 PM by gringo300
A poem based on Psalm 8:3 'When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,' (NIV)
Souls in quiet contemplation
In distant lands; from ev'ry nation
Have looked upon the moon and sun;
Upon the stars which brightly shone.
According to the Master's plan
Fire from our
Updated Jul 19th 2010 at 05:12 AM by paidforinfull
Might I suggest to the saints that there is no prophesy that suggests that there will be a "physical earthly brick-and-mortar third temple/tabernacle" in our future?
Well, the other three were built by God's prophetic command Power only.
Thus, I feel that there is a fundamental misunderstanding concerning what is needed to have an earthly temple/tabernacle that would be the Home of our God. Indeed, without His
Originally Posted by Butch5
Let's follow the same line of reasoning here. This woman had five husbands and was now living with another man out of wedlock. This is an adulteress relationship. It is not recorded in Scripture that Jesus told her to leave the man she was living with. Using your line of reasoning you have to conclude that Jesus would allow this. Is that what you would say? Is it OK to live in an adulterous relationship?
Originally Posted by Slug1
Not gonna work with this setup Butch...
Originally Posted by bikinigirl
actually i have been reading a lot of the bible, particularly John but I do know that I still have a lot to learn
If you read Matthew 24 you will find Jesus talking to His disciples in reference the same question you asked.
We look around us today and we find ourselves in these times but I feel these are as the bible says just birthing pains. Look up for your redemption draws near.
It is not difficult to understand the end times just some make it difficult