What Does Accepting Jesus Mean?

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What Does Accepting Jesus Mean?

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Post by Mystical » Fri Nov 25, 2005 10:54 pm

What does it mean to "Accept Jesus?" I think many people do it and don't know what it means. Can it mean something different to everyone or does it mean something distinct? What does scripture say?

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Post by SUGAAAAA » Fri Nov 25, 2005 10:56 pm

Accepting him as you Lord and savior?

Believing he died for your sins?



That's what I believe.

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Post by SUGAAAAA » Fri Nov 25, 2005 10:59 pm

BUT, I actually knew someone who did believe in Jesus and God, believing Christ died for his sins, but the person still chose not to follow his word, he hated God for whatever reason (Crazy, huh?)


So I guess it also means following/obeying Jesus's teachings.

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Post by Mystical » Fri Nov 25, 2005 11:01 pm

Yeah, it's not enough to believe, you must accept him. Want him to change you?

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Post by j316 » Mon Dec 05, 2005 10:16 am

Very much so. The acceptance is a result of the receipt of wisdom, suddenly knowing that He is real and has done everything that is written about Him. It is a result of knowing that He knows far more about your life than you do, giving you the ability to trust Him to guide you. At some point in the process there also comes the realization that He knows you personally, as an individual. This is an awesome experience and one that would be incredibly difficult to walk away from.

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