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John Yurich

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    Upper Middle West
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    Catholic/Baptist
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  1. I am a Catholic who embraced Jesus as my Lord and Savior. I attend Saturday Vigil Mass at the local Catholic parish. I also attend the local Baptist Church every Sunday morning. In May 2017 I was Baptized via immersion at that Baptist Church as a public profession of faith that I had given my life to Christ. In September 2017 I took a 10 week membership preparation class from the Pastor of that Baptist Church. In January 2018 I went before the congregation and gave my testimony in how I received salvation. I was then voted in as a member by the congregation and the Elders. I am an usher at tha
  2. I am not hedging my bets. And the Word of God is good enough for me. I don't believe that nonsense about Saint Peter standing at the Pearly Gates deciding who enters Heaven. Jesus is the one who decides who enters Heaven. The way Jesus decides who enters Heaven is when one stands before Him He asks them if they had given their life to Him by accepting Him as their Savior and Lord. If I gave my life to Christ some 20 years ago during an Altar Call and placed my trust entirely in Jesus alone for salvation then I am saved. If I was not really saved then Pastor Steve of River of Life Church(where
  3. Yes if you stated that the 'Jesus' you had been referring to was a giraffe at London zoo called 'Jesus' then Pastor Steve would question you being a member of that church. I do not believe that it would be cause for concern in Pastor Steve's mind if he was cognizant of the fact that I would be a member of a second church with some different doctrines then his church.
  4. I am currently unemployed and residing in a homeless shelter for men in the small town I reside in where every men does not have to leave in the morning but can remain on the premises all day. Other homeless shelters in the big town 20 miles away kick out the homeless in the morning. I am only getting 97 dollars a month in EBT Cash Support and 30 dollars a month goes to pay the cell phone bill. But I am looking for a full time Data Entry or other clerical position in the small town I reside in. If I am not yet a member of that Baptist church I attend on Sunday mornings then I do not see the r
  5. I should have been more specific and state that some months at that Baptist church I attend on Sunday mornings I only put a nickel in the collection basket once a month and other months I put a nickel in twice a month. Since I am not yet a member of that Baptist church as I have not taken membership preparation class than I do not want to donate more than a nickel at a time. But when I do become a member of that Baptist church than I will donate a dollar every Sunday.
  6. River of Life Church where I attend on Sunday mornings does preach the truth of the Bible. Pastor Steve preaches the truth of the Bible every Sunday in his sermons.
  7. Pastor Steve of River of Life Church where I attend on Sunday mornings preaches that salvation comes by grace through faith alone in Jesus. Listen to some of his sermons on that website www.rolchastings.org and he preaches the biblical doctrine of salvation. I have an Independent Baptist guy friend who stated he accepted Jesus as his Savior and Lord during an Altar Call at his Independent Baptist Church when he was 12 years old and was Baptized via immersion at his Independent Baptist Church. His Independent Baptist minister asked him the same question that I was asked before he was Baptized a
  8. Answering more of the questions from above. Since I am at present only on the membership roll of the local Catholic parish then I give money every Saturday. But since I am at present not on the membership roll of that Baptist church I attend on Sunday mornings then I only put a nickel in the collection plate 2 times a month. But after I take membership preparation class at the Baptist church and become a member a member than I will give money every Sunday. I accept the King James Version as the Word of God just like I accept the Catholic Version as the Word of God. No that Baptist Church does
  9. Hey dope, I have always believed in and worshiped the biblical and historical Jesus as God. And the Apostles and Nicene Creeds state "We believe in one Lord Jesus Christ the only begotten Son of God". Does that sound like a false jesus? Only a dope believes the Catholic Church believes in and worships a false jesus and not the biblical and historical Jesus as God. I did repent in November 1997 when I came under the prompting of the Holy Spirit to accept the biblical and historical Jesus as my Savior and Lord during an Altar Call at a Non Denominational Church. And after that moment I started
  10. That Evangelical Protestant Church I attend on Sunday mornings is listed in the local yellow pages under Baptist. Pastor Steve is an ordained Baptist minister and everybody in the congregation states that they are Baptist and refers to that church as a Baptist church. Well everybody in Hell is eternally separated from God. Pastor Steve preaches about Hell and states it is a real, physical place of eternal torment in fire where the unsaved go. Pastor Steve preaches in his sermons the biblical doctrine of salvation that salvation comes through accepting Jesus as ones Savior and Lord. When I me
  11. I was not Confirmed in the Catholic Church when I was a teenager because I chose not to be Confirmed as a teenager as I was too busy with homework to take the required lessons to be Confirmed in the Catholic Church. I waited until I was almost 24 years old to be Confirmed. And I had to take lessons for several weeks once a week after I came home from working half days. The lessons were given at the local Catholic parish in the previous town I resided in and were given by a nun since I was the only adult getting Confirmed. At that Baptist church I attend on Sunday mornings anybody who has accep
  12. I was not growing in Christ but remaining still in Christ at the local Catholic parish because I chose not to get involved in any church activities at the local Catholic parish. But when I started to attend River of Life Church I started to grow in Christ because I like the Adult Sunday School before worship, the fellowship before worship, the worship service and the sermons of Pastor Steve and the lunches from time to time after worship. I am choosing to remain in the Catholic Church because I like the liturgical worship. I also like the non liturgical worship of River of Life Church I attend
  13. River of Life Church(where I attend on Sunday morning) and Pastor Steve teach the biblical doctrine of salvation by stating that salvation comes by accepting Jesus as ones Savior and Lord and putting ones trust entirely in Him alone for salvation. Listen to some of Pastor Steve's sermons on the website for River of Life Church(www.rolchastings.org) to find out that that Pastor Steve preaches the biblical doctrine of salvation in his sermons. I know if I died today I would go to Heaven because I accepted Jesus as my Savior and Lord and I put my trust entirely in Him alone for salvation.
  14. I read Way of Life:Friday Church News Notes every Friday online. I find it very informative and interesting.
  15. I mean by that I gave my life to Christ that I prayed to Him and asked Him to come into my heart and become my Savior, Lord and King. If I was asked by someone "Hey how can I get all my sins forgiven?" I would respond to pray to Jesus and ask Him to come into your heart and become your Savior, Lord and King and then to ask Jesus for forgiveness of sins. I only put this thread under false religion because there was no section titled "other denominations" to put this thread under. I consider the Catholic Church to be partially false and not entirely false since there are some scri
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