If [??] I understand your objections correctly, your faith beliefs teaches that Christ by His Passion & Death has already merited you “you”; all that GOD demands for your “justification”…
And you “parrot” the belief that your position is biblical; …Are YOU aware the the bible is a Catholic? Book?
My friend have you ever been exposed to the One Infallible Rule for right understanding of the Bible?
Never Ever; can, may or DOES One verse, passage or teaching have the power or authority to
Invalidate, make void or override another Verse, passage or teaching…Were this even the slightest possibility; [it’s NOT!] it would render the entire Bible useless to teach or learn Christ Faith”
2Peter 1: 19-21
And we have the more firm prophetical word: whereunto you do well to attend, as to a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: Understanding this first, that no prophecy of scripture is made by private interpretation. For prophecy came not by the will of man at any time: but the holy men of God spoke, inspired by the Holy Ghost"
So recognizing that your beliefs are a POST reformation 16th Century invention of very moral, unguided by the HS, MEN, who decided to challenge CATHOLIC beliefs that are HS guided: Mt.16:18-19, Jn 17:17-20, Mt 28:119-20, Eph. 2:19-22, Eph. 4:1-6 which precisely challenge your position
ADD TO THIS that you’re missing out on the opportunity to actually meet Jesus Christ IN PERSON in Catholic Holy Communion which these passages TESTIFY TO [they ARE Literal] Mt. 26: 26-28. Mk. 14: 22-24, Lk 22: 17:20, John 6:47-58, 66-70, 1st Cor, 11:23-30, Christ and 5 different Catholic Authors of the NT TRYING to teach you, God’s TRUTHS.
Then you have to explain away these, and other biblical teachings
Lk 14:27 And whosoever doth not carry his cross and come after me, cannot be my disciple.
Mk 8: 34 And calling the multitude together with his disciples, he said to them**: If any man will follow me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me**
Mt 16:24 Then Jesus said to his disciples**: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.**
Mt 5:16 For I tell you, that unless your justice abound more than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven
Lk 9:23And he said to all: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me
Then knowing that the more often a teaching is TAUGHT; the greater is its significance before God.
Then on Sin and SIN Forgiveness GOD’s precisely taught way which too is biblical:
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