"This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you."
The degree that someone turns from evil and walks in love is the degree that Christ lives in them. God is Love. God is Goodness. God is Truth. Whether or not someone intellectually agrees with the right checklist of doctrines is entirely secondary. What matters is someone's heart. If you let the words of Love incarnate, Jesus Christ, be your foundation and compass, you will not be lead astray.
Atheist or agnostic? Watch this: https://youtu.be/49jLgR7O-D4
All of Jesus' commands in the New Testament: https://youtu.be/C7hdUorDU-U
The Gospel of John movie: https://youtu.be/2mgUPt2KI08
The Gospel of Matthew movie: https://youtu.be/yf9jWonGL74
Why Doesn't God Undeniably Prove that He exists to everyone? https://youtu.be/9znAucDnXZ8
An Introduction to Classical Theology (playlist that made me first question my atheism): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpzmRsG7u_gpMogZpIcZnS0BsD3z8_x3n
The Mystery of God: https://youtu.be/2BQSqHrU7ns
True and False disciples of Jesus:
"Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’
Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash.”
-Matthew 7, verses 21-29
You Did it To Me:
"When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left.
Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’
Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’
The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’
Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was sick and in prison and you did not look after me.’
They also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?’
He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’
Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life.”
-Matthew 25, verses 31-46
"Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar."
1 John 4:20
"In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it."
"If I speak in human and angelic tongues but do not have love, I am a resounding gong or a clashing cymbal. And if I have the gift of prophecy and comprehend all mysteries and all knowledge, if I have all faith so as to move mountains but do not have love, I am nothing."
1 Corinthians 13:1-2
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Category Spirituality & Faith
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