The Carnal Mind is Tricked

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    I want to show you how we so easily can be tricked and are carnally minded(in the flesh) when we read scripture, so much so that things that are hidden we miss……

    Here is the experiment: What works does Jesus say we must do in the following passage …..? Realizing that I already told you that your mind is going to be tricked into thinking carnally instead of spiritually…..Give me your answer after you study these 2 verses then if you don't see it I'll show you a pearl….P.S. these verses were set up by God this way on purpose to hide the pearl…..

    John 6:28, 29 - Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?
    Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.


    In the above verses what works does Jesus say we must do?

    Send me your answer
     
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    Love God and Love each other.
     
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    Believe in Christ.
     
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    I gotta have more cowbell..






    but he saying believe in me that God and I are one
     
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    Your answer, jla and Andrew, is the majority response. Read it again carefully to find a hidden pearl. Hint: Notice Jesus never reveals to them what "their" work should be.

    Your mind is tricked by the question they ask, "What must 'we' do...."
     
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    no--it really isn't.
     
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    Since Jesus said that "this is the work of God" that those of us that believe in Him, believe in Him....

    the answer would be nothing....and support the "predisposition" doctrine....we were chosen before we were born.....our insight in to who Jesus Christ is was given to us from above....

    I am uncertain how this also fits with the doctrines of free will that many Christian churches have also taken....?

    Care
     
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    Jesus cited many works that were to be done --all having to do with loving. Believing is not a work. Loving is.
     
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    Exactly correct Care4all....For insight on the last part of your statement see my blog post "Then Shall Two be in the Field"

    God is surely capable of finishing his work
     
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    gobbly gook-----

    you asked
    Do you just suggest we ignore his answers ?
     

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