IRRESISTIBLE GRACE VS. RESISTIBLE GRACE:
NLT Hebrews 12:25 Be careful that you do not refuse to listen to the One who is speaking. For if the people of Israel did not escape when they refused to listen to Moses, the earthly messenger, we will certainly not escape if we reject the One who speaks to us from heaven!
NLT Acts 7:51 “You stubborn people! You are heathen at heart and deaf to the truth. Must you forever resist the Holy Spirit? That’s what your ancestors did, and so do you!
NLT Romans 10:21 But regarding Israel, God said, “All day long I opened my arms to them, but they were disobedient and rebellious.”
Isa. 65: 13
NLT Isaiah 65:13 Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: “My servants will eat, but you will starve. My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty. My servants will rejoice, but you will be sad and ashamed.
Isa. 1:2, 19-20
NLT Isaiah 1:2 Listen, O heavens! Pay attention, earth! This is what the LORD says: “The children I raised and cared for have rebelled against me.
NLT Isaiah 1:19 If you will only obey me, you will have plenty to eat.
NLT Isaiah 1:20 But if you turn away and refuse to listen, you will be devoured by the sword of your enemies. I, the LORD, have spoken!”
NLT John 16:8 And when he comes, he will convict the world of its sin, and of God’s righteousness, and of the coming judgment.
NLT John 16:9 The world’s sin is that it refuses to believe in me.
NLT John 16:10 Righteousness is available because I go to the Father, and you will see me no more.
NLT John 16:11 Judgment will come because the ruler of this world has already been judged.
NLT John 3:36 And anyone who believes in God’s Son has eternal life. Anyone who doesn’t obey the Son will never experience eternal life but remains under God’s angry judgment.”
NLT Hebrews 12:15 Look after each other so that none of you fails to receive the grace of God. Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting many.
NLT Galatians 5:4 For if you are trying to make yourselves right with God by keeping the law, you have been cut off from Christ! You have fallen away from God’s grace.
NLT Isaiah 26:10 Your kindness to the wicked does not make them do good. Although others do right, the wicked keep doing wrong and take no notice of the LORD’s majesty.
NLT Jonah 2:8 Those who worship false gods turn their backs on all God’s mercies.
NLT Jeremiah 17:5 This is what the LORD says: “Cursed are those who put their trust in mere humans, who rely on human strength and turn their hearts away from the LORD.
NLT Jeremiah 17:13 O LORD, the hope of Israel, all who turn away from you will be disgraced. They will be buried in the dust of the earth, for they have abandoned the LORD, the fountain of living water.
NLT Ezekiel 18:23 “Do you think that I like to see wicked people die? says the Sovereign LORD. Of course not! I want them to turn from their wicked ways and live.
NLT Ezekiel 18:32 I don’t want you to die, says the Sovereign LORD. Turn back and live!
NLT Ezekiel 20:8 “But they rebelled against me and would not listen. They did not get rid of the vile images they were obsessed with, or forsake the idols of Egypt. Then I threatened to pour out my fury on them to satisfy my anger while they were still in Egypt.
NLT Ezekiel 20:13 “But the people of Israel rebelled against me, and they refused to obey my decrees there in the wilderness. They wouldn’t obey my regulations even though obedience would have given them life. They also violated my Sabbath days. So I threatened to pour out my fury on them, and I made plans to utterly consume them in the wilderness.
2 Cor. 6:1
NLT 2 Corinthians 6:1 As God’s partners, we beg you not to accept this marvelous gift of God’s kindness and then ignore it.
Heb. 10: 29
NLT Hebrews 10:29 Just think how much worse the punishment will be for those who have trampled on the Son of God, and have treated the blood of the covenant, which made us holy, as if it were common and unholy, and have insulted and disdained the Holy Spirit who brings God’s mercy to us.
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