UGP 018 - What Makes it Performance-based Religion

  • Posted on: 12 January 2019
  • By: admin

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. 

SCRIPTURAL REFERENCES

  • 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

LINKS MENTIONED

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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