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    Re: May only fundamental evangelicals be termed "Christian"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Overitall View Post
    See John 12:24. Jesus died a physical death so that many could live a spiritual life.



    He died for the salvation of mankind.

    Without His death - no matter how spiritual we are - we wouldn't be able to enter Heaven!

    HE PAID THE PRICE FOR US!

    HE WAS THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICIAL LAMB!
    Thus, we are reconciled with God.



    That doesn't mean though that no one was being converted and transformed while He was alive.
    Just think of the crowds that followed Him, those that became disciples - and the woman at the well.





    John 12
    23 Jesus replied, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.
    24 Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed.
    But if it dies, it produces many seeds.



    Anyway, Jesus was preparing His disciples to His upcoming death.
    He compares Himself to a corn of wheat.
    The corn of wheat that falls to the ground is an analogy of His death - that the corn of wheat may die and spring again
    (and produce an increase). It will produce MANY MORE!

    His death and Resurrection was indeed productive of much fruit, didn't it?
    Didn't Christianity explode in the region after His Resurrection?
    Last edited by tosca1; 02-14-20 at 05:06 PM.

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    Re: May only fundamental evangelicals be termed "Christian"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpel View Post
    Let's return to Square One:

    I have the impression, that fundamental evangelicals tend to reserve the term "Christian" for themselves.
    All the others are no "Christians" for them.
    They may say things like: "There were 10 people in the room, 5 Catholics and 5 Christians."

    Is that right?
    Yes, you’re right. Do you have a point?
    Just because I liked your post doesn’t mean I agree with you.

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    Re: May only fundamental evangelicals be termed "Christian"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpel View Post
    Help, help!
    You know how to scroll down fast, and skip it?
    I thought that's what you've been doing already - didn't you say so in another thread?

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    Re: May only fundamental evangelicals be termed "Christian"?

    Quote Originally Posted by it's just me View Post
    People who say this never seem to count themselves....
    I'm included. My life will be judged just like everyone else.

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