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Ecumenism asserts that everyone is a Christian if they say so. Universalism goes a step further by asserting that all human beings are God's kin by virtue of the fact that God is man's creator; when in reality, only a very select few men are members of God's household.

When human beings are born into the world, they come into it as Adam's children— mere biological organisms manufactured from the dust of the earth with a three-pound lump of flabby organic tissue sufficing for a mind; and not even all three of those pounds are dedicated to cognitive processes. In other words, Adam's posterity are children of the earth just as he was, rather than children of heaven. In order to become children of heaven, earth's children have to undergo a second birth; which in reality is a whole other Genesis.

This second Genesis I'm talking about isn't optional, no, it's a must if a child of the earth is to have any hope at all of becoming a child of heaven.

John 3:3 . . I assure you, unless you are born from above, you can never see the kingdom of God.

John 3:6-8 . . Humans beings can reproduce only human life, but it’s the Holy Spirit who gives new life from heaven. So don't be surprised at my statement that you must be born again.

The Declaration of Independence states that all men are created equal. Yes, that's true, but not all men remain equal. Those of us who have undergone the second creation are far and away superior to those who have undergone only the first. Those of us who have undergone the second creation as per Jesus' testimony in John 3:3-8 are no longer in any danger of being cast into Hell.

John 5:24 . . I assure you, those who heed my message, and rely upon God who sent me, have eternal life. They will never be condemned for their sins, but they have already passed from Death into Life.

Rom 5:8-10 . . Since we have been rendered innocent in God's sight by the blood of Christ, he will certainly protect us from God's judgment.

1Ths 5:9 . . For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath, but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.

The D.O.I. also states that all men are created with certain inalienable rights. But the right to be one of heaven's children is not inalienable; no, it is a granted right conferred only upon people who believe.

John 1:12-13 . .To all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— children born not of natural descent, nor of human whim, or a husband's passion: but born of God.



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