Since some protestants condemn the idea that we have to obey God to enter heaven, or that we have to intend to obey God if we repent just before we die, then is Jesus a heretic?
In other words, since the teaching of Jesus that we must obey Him to enter heaven is condemned as salvation by works, then does that make Jesus a heretic in their religion.
Jesus said, “if you wish to enter life, keep the commandments”
Notice that Jesus gives us a choice, in order to enter heaven we must keep the commandments.
27He answered: " 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’a]; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’**(“http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?book_id=49&chapter=10&verse=27&end_verse=29&version=31&context=context#fen-NIV-25383b")]" 28"You have answered correctly,” Jesus replied. **“Do this and you will live.” **
Again, to live eternally we must keep the commandments.
Of course the Church also teaches that it is by grace we have received through faith, at baptism, that we even have a right to heaven. But, nevertheless, Jesus makes it clear, as does the Church, that we also must cooperate with this grace to enter heaven.
**Thus, is Jesus a heretic in their religion because He doesn’t agree with Martin Luther?
In fact is St. Paul heretical in their religion because he says we must “work out our salvation with fear and trembling”?
Or when these Protestants find verses that seem to support “faith alone”, by Jesus and St. Paul does that mean that Jesus and St. Paul are only heretical part time?
In their religion, do Jesus and St. Paul teach a false Gospel part of the time since they don’t always agree with Luther or Calvin?**
How do they rationalize these verses?