I think we'll be surprised to see who's in heaven

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    After all, one just needs to believe in Christ to make it into heaven..

    Christ's own words: "... that whosoever believes Him should not perish, but have everlasting life"....

    Doesn't say you need to recite any "sinners prayer" or go to church to have "everlasting life"..
     
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    anyone that asks for forgiveness and accepts jesus as their savior will be there....no?
     
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    Jesus says in John 3:16 that one one needs to "believe in Him...".....
     
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    Could that not be interpreted to mean "his message"?
     
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    Read the whole Chapter, it also describes how one becomes reborn.
     
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    Unless it's not sincere.
     
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    Satan believed in Christ, I don't necessarily think he would go to Heaven. I think the acceptance of the gift is an important part, at least from my understanding.
     
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    Sure he did and he continues to belive in him...

    But unlike Human's - he has no soul - therefore cannot be redeemed by his belief...
     
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    Many Satanists would necessarily believe in Christ as well, are they going to heaven?
     
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    No, actually "true satanists" don't believe in God - for that matter they don't believe in a literal satan either..
     

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