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Which is the correct religion?

November 18th, 2017 Comments off

Which is the true religion? There is a very simple answer to this question.
Consider the desire of God towards man which is for fellowship/relationship with us all.
That which prevents fellowship is the sin of man.
Isa. 59v2 But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear. NASB.

Then too living by the flesh or the corrupt nature is not God pleasing.
Romans 8v8 and those who are in the flesh cannot please God. NASB.
Jesus further clarified the kind of relationship needed for fellowship with God. In John 8v29 And He who sent Me is with Me. The Father has not left Me alone, for I always do those things that please Him.” NKJV

Carrying forward the thought that God desires fellowship with us. Sin and the corrupt nature prevents such. Then the true religion is where God has provided deliverance from sin and the flesh.
Matt. 26 v28 For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. NKJV
Acts 10 v43 To Him all the prophets witness that, through His name, whoever believes in Him will receive remission of sins.” NKJV
Romans 5 v19 For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous. NKJV.

The true religion then is centred on Jesus Christ who has dealt with mans sin.
The true religion is also that which provides the ability to overcome the flesh. Not just on some limited level but sin and corruption overcoming 24/7.
Romans 8 v 13 For if you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
The Spirit of Christ/The Holy Spirit is available 24/7 because we have received Christ in being Born of God/Again.

Further. 1 John 3 v9 Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God. NKJV

Man too has a part to play, that is we need to stay/abide in Christ to stay sin free. See 1 John 3 v6 Whoever abides in Him does not sin. Whoever sins has neither seen Him nor known Him. NKJV

We are all born in sin and corruption through Adam and Eve. Yet through being Born Again, God delivers us from sin, and we are empowered to live God pleasing lives 24/7. Being Born Again happens when we receive Jesus Christ who then dwells with our spirit. Being Born Again also makes us alive to God. Being made alive to God makes constant fellowship with God a breeze/easy and fun even.
So we can know Him and enjoy Him even while on Earth.
Romans 8 v10 If Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, yet the spirit is alive because of righteousness. NASB.

Does your religion deal with the sin and flesh issues?

Some observations.
As an evangelist, I have yet to meet a Hindu or Bhuddhist or Muslim or Jehovah Witness or a Mormon or a Sabbath Keeper who really was walking in right relationship with God, or who was sin free.

The true religion is that which is of God, that which deals with sin and flesh.