Do you love God with all your heart, soul and mind? Some have and do (Mark 16:16a), many others will not (Mark 16:16b).
For those who have become Christians: “I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.” Galatians 2:20
Now enters the most important question an honest and seeking heart must ask (Lk. 11:9): at what very moment are we crucified with Christ/forgiven/saved/added, “what must we do?” (Acts 2:37)
Please understand. Many in “religious” error (false teachings, “churches”) will give different and confusing answers (Mk. 13:6), from protestant “faith alone” (Js. 2:24) to Catholic “faith by merit” (Eph. 2:8-9). Both of those vain “faiths” are deceiving, destructive and dead. It will not matter how “good” such “faiths” may seem to us today (2 Tim. 4:3), the end remains the same for such (2 Thess. 1:8-9, Mt. 15:9, Mt. 7:21).
Now for Bible truth/fact (Jn. 8:32), one is crucified with Christ/added to His Kingdom by the very same example, at the very same moment, to which Christians in the Bible were clothed (Gal. 3:27). And that is, when a repentant believer confessed Christ as His risen Savior and submitted to God in being immersed in water for the forgiveness of sins by the authority of Jesus Christ (Acts 2:38), he was saved, and added to His church/Kingdom (Jn. 3:5,Mt. 16:18, Acts 2:47). Then, and only then, was a soul crucified with Christ (Rom. 6:3-4) by faith (Heb. 11:6) of obedience (Heb. 5:9). And so it goes today. There is only ONE way (Acts 4:12).
God loves you and will forgive you, but you must accept Him on His conditions, not yours (Pro. 14:12)
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