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    John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

    This is the most important verse from the Bible because it is like a deal between God and Jesus that was so intents and meaningful it means that we can live in heaven without having to sacrifice anything except believing. We should never forget that is what true Christianity is all about.


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    --> @Utanity
    John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

    This is the most important verse from the Bible because it is like a deal between God and Jesus that was so intents and meaningful it means that we can live in heaven without having to sacrifice anything except believing. We should never forget that is what true Christianity is all about.

    Oh utanity, you are a legend! LLOL! 

    Despite the mistaken view that this verse is more important than any other, every verse is important.  Some have more substance than others this is true. But generally speaking we don't talk about one verse being more important than others.  Some are certainly more significant and perhaps that is what you are saying.   I am pleased to see that you are endeavoring to understand the bible somewhat. 

    Believing is not a sacrifice.    Believing is in this sense in John 3:16 talking about trust.   It is where you put belief into action.  In other words, if there is no action, there is no belief. Belief is not a mere head nod or some kind of assent.  To put your trust in Jesus means to stop putting trust in yourself. It is the reversal of the Garden of Eden. There Adam put his trust in himself and not in God. He thought he could eat the fruit and become like God. In doing so, he stopped trusting in God. This was as I have said before an act of Treason.  It would the same as you building your own police in force in South Australia and to stop trusting the South Australia Police and premier. 

    For God so loved the world that he gave his only son.  so that whosoever trust in him - puts into action his loyalty to Jesus - will not remain trusting himself and reap the implications of that - but will instead be reconciled back to God, ready to be loyal to him in all that he does.  This is the Christmas Story. Loyalty to the King of Heaven. 
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    To put your trust in Jesus means to stop putting trust in yourself. It is the reversal of the Garden of Eden.
    But dont you risk losing love in yourself at the same time which is another important part of the bible? Proverbs 19:8 To acquire wisdom is to love oneself; people who cherish understanding will prosper.
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    "For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church", Ephesians 5:29. 

    We all love ourselves too much already.  

    Most of the time our pride gets in the way. 


    Are you suggesting that we should not stop trusting ourselves? Lean not on your own understanding but in all your ways acknowledge him and he will direct your paths. 





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    Are you suggesting that we should not stop trusting ourselves? 
    No but you did by saying weir putting our trust in Jesus but whatever it is love trust whatever we put into our belief we get out of it.