Messiah Yeshua said, “Strive to enter through the narrow gate…” (Luke 13:24) Does salvation and reward require effort? What is that effort? To where does the narrow gate lead?
What does the saying mean, “Our righteousness is as filthy rags”?
In Acts 16:30 someone asked, “What do I have to do to be saved?” How are we saved?
Do we ‘need’ the writings of Paul, of Peter, or the other writers of the New Testament? Can a person lead another to the narrow path that leads to the Kingdom of Elohim without those writings?
What should be the correct order of reading and better understanding the books of the New Testament?
In Matthew 19:16-22 we see Yeshua telling a man to sell what they own and follow Him, but he went away sad because he had great possessions…what are you attached to that would keep you from wholly following the Messiah? Possessions? Family? Friends? Job? Career? What is it you love more than Him?
Rabbi Steve Berkson continues to clarify the relationship between salvation, faith/belief and works.
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