How to get eternal life

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How to get eternal life by Mind Map: How to get eternal life

1. A long Debate

1.1. A case for faith Paul

1.1.1. Romans 3:22 (NLT) 22 We are made right with God by placing our faith in Jesus Christ. And this is true for everyone who believes, no matter who we are.

1.1.2. Romans 3:23 (NLT) 23 For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard.

1.2. A case for works James

1.2.1. James 2:14 (NLT) 14 What good is it, dear brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but don’t show it by your actions? Can that kind of faith save anyone?

1.2.2. James 2:17 (NLT) 17 So you see, faith by itself isn’t enough. Unless it produces good deeds, it is dead and useless.

1.3. Jesus

1.3.1. Matthew 5:13 (NLT) 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless.

1.3.2. Matthew 5:16 (NLT) 16 In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father.

1.3.3. Look more closely at what James said James 2:18 (NLT) 18 Now someone may argue, “Some people have faith; others have good deeds.” But I say, “How can you show me your faith if you don’t have good deeds? I will show you my faith by my good deeds.”

1.3.4. Look at what Paul said Romans 3:7 (NLT) 7 “But,” someone might still argue, “how can God condemn me as a sinner if my dishonesty highlights his truthfulness and brings him more glory?” Romans 3:8 (NLT) 8 And some people even slander us by claiming that we say, “The more we sin, the better it is!” Those who say such things deserve to be condemned.

1.3.5. Salt that isn't salty is not salt

1.3.6. Faith that does not result in good deeds is not Faith

2. Extreems

2.1. Saved by works

2.1.1. What many think

2.1.2. Satan's plan for you

2.2. Saved by believing

2.2.1. Get out of jail free

2.3. Jesus ponts to works

2.3.1. That is the law He had not died yet

2.4. John 3:16 (NLT) 16 “For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.

3. Three people

3.1. Lou Sees his life as a scale

3.1.1. Lou Legalities

3.2. Jessica, Saved by accepting God

3.2.1. Jessica John 3:16 (NLT) 16 “For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.

3.3. Saved by grace that is seen in loving people

3.3.1. Thank you

4. The point of the conversation

4.1. Luke 10:25 (NLT) 25 One day an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus by asking him this question: “Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?”

4.2. Faith in God results in loving people

4.2.1. John 13:34-35 John 13:34 (NLT) 34 So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you.... John 13:35 (NLT) 35 Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples.”

4.2.2. John 15:10, 11 John 15:10 (NLT) 10 When you obey my commandments, you remain in my love... John 15:12 (NLT) 12 This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you. Does He love you Did He die for you Did he give it all for you while you were a selfish jerk?

4.2.3. Colossians 1:4-5 "We have heard that you trust in Christ Jesus... ... and that you Love all of God's people."

4.2.4. 1 Thessalonians 1:3 "As we talk to our God and Father about you, we think of your faithful work,..." What was that work? "...Your loving deeds."

4.2.5. Philemon 1:5 "I keep hearing of your trust in the Lord Jesus..." "... your loving deeds"

4.2.6. 1 Peter 2:17 "... Fear God." "...Show respect for everyone. Love your Christian brothers and sisters.

4.2.7. 1 John 4:11 "Dear friends, since god loved us that much..." We surely ought to love each other."

4.3. Some people that thought they were getting into heaven... aren't!

4.3.1. Matthew 25:45 (NLT) 45 “And he will answer, ‘I tell you the truth, when you refused to help the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were refusing to help me.’

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