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Originally posted by jmdewey60
reply to post by mplsfitter539
We are perfected and glorified in this life by sanctification, according to Paul in the New Testament.
Jesus Christ has authority on earth and in heaven. We on the other hand do not get perfected until after our resurrection. This existence that we call life is actually death. Death is what we inherited from our first father Adam. The last Adam brought life so that after we put off this corruptible body (carnal flesh) we can become like Him. The catch here is we have to shed this carnal piece of flesh before that begins to happen.
The change at resurrection is purely physical.
The spiritual change has to happen in this life, or we don't get the physical, to have immortal bodies.
Originally posted by MCL1150
reply to post by sk0rpi0n
Remember, God doesn't infringe on man's free will like men do! All the wrong we see in this beautiful world is in direct result of all our wrong doings, what we sow so shall we reap!!
Jesus was the Son of God or God made flesh.
The reason he was tempted was so that he could endure the same temptations common to mankind and resist thus fulfilling the rigid requirements of the Law. If He was tempted in all areas of the law and overcame every temptation, then he triumphed over the power of the Law to condemn, and over the power of Sin.
Jesus came to save the world, so at least theoretically, everyone has Jesus as a savior.
. . . refrain from claiming who does or does not have the Lord Jesus Christ as their Savior.
You are sanctified when you accept God's sanctifying spirit, the spirit that does the perfecting, and nowhere does it say you are only glorified in the resurrection.
It is a process that takes levels and stages to acquirer.
Maybe but the problem I think is that I should point out that I don't mean them in particular, as much as whoever invented this sort of cult belief of Dispensationalism, and the main people pushing that philosophy. I think those people worship Satan.
You could have pointed out why Jesus has power over Satan, even now, without resorting to that.
He said, "We on the other hand do not get perfected until after our resurrection."
mplsfitter539 said "fully glorified", not sanctified.