Jesus came to not only teach everyone how to be righteous but, He also died to cleanse the people of their sins. In so doing, He gave everyone the opportunity to choose between life and death. That is, life and death in the spiritual sense. “ Therefore, Jesus is teaching everyone to prepare for the spiritual life while in the physical world. Jesus has already done His part. Now it is up to the individual to do his or her part.
The first step is to ask for forgiveness of the sins that have been committed by the individual. Although Jesus Christ is the bridge between mankind and God, He has been given the authority by God to forgive everyone’s sins. His never ending mercy will be available because He forgives all who ask for it. He will forgive every sin except blaspheme against the Holy Spirit. That is the only so called unforgiveable sin.
After asking for and receiving forgiveness, the soul is cleansed of all sins and the individual must refrain from sinning in the future, in order to remain cleansed. Next, the individual must come to the realization that God loves everyone unconditiona...
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