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Promised to them that love him

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by James_Newman, Aug 30, 2007.

  1. James_Newman

    James_Newman New Member

    Aug 27, 2004
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    James 2:5
    5 Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

    Where in scripture is this promise found, and what does it mean by them that 'love him'?
  2. J. Jump

    J. Jump New Member

    Oct 26, 2004
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    Matthew 24 tells us that if anyone loves Him he will keep His words and the Father will love him and "they" will make their abode with him.

    Loving God means you are obedient to what He has said.

    It's that pesky faith that works thing again.