UGP 018 - What Makes it Performance-based Religion
TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE
What is performance based religion?
The basis of eternal life is very different from a performance based religion than that of the New Testament scriptures.
- Jesus sweat great drops of blood (Luke 22:44)
- By Grace we are saved (Ephesians 2:8)
- If righteousness could be gained by the law (Galatians 2:21)
- No man is justified by the works of the law (Galatians 2:16)
- Jesus offers himself to God for us (Hebrews 9:14)
- Eternal life is a free gift through Jesus (Romans 6:23)
- This is eternal life…that you know the only true God (John 17:3)
- He saved us not by works but by his own mercy (Titus 3:5-7)
QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE
Most performance based religious begin with a measure of truth but there are always add-ons
In performance based religions, eternal life comes only from a fulfillment of requirements
All performance based religions are based from man not God
7 Reasons We Left Mormonism: https://www.amazon.com/7-Reasons-We-Left-Mormonism-ebook/dp/B0098N9FYW
Pew study on U.S. Protestants divided whether faith alone or faith plus: http://www.pewforum.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2017/08/US-Protestant-Reformation-FINAL.pdf
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