Passage ~ “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God” (Hebrews 12:1-2).
Significance ~ What a person believes about the virgin birth of Jesus Christ, His life, His ministry, His character and sinless life, His fully human nature while on earth, His divine nature from forever to forever, His death, His burial, His resurrection, and His ascension back to heaven (i.e., the basis of the Gospel of Jesus Christ) is what matters. If a person gets this right and understands the significance of it by accepting Christ as their Savior—then they are bound to heaven.
Comment ~ The basic truths about Jesus Christ are what separates cults from true Christianity.
the key question: “Who do you say that I am?” (Matthew 16:15). This is the most important question you will ever answer. If you do not answer it, or answer it incorrectly, you have made the biggest mistake anyone can make!
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