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Although it may sound exclusive, the Bible’s claim of “one way” to salvation is actually
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an expression of the grace and kindness of God in letting all people know how to escape
eternal judgment. God invites anyone and everyone to come to him.
prophesied event, confirms that what they spoke was truth—God’s truth.
• ECCLES IAS TES 3:11 | God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted
in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work
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from beginning to end.
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• AC T S 4 :1 2 | “There is salvation in no one else! God has given no other name under
heaven by which we must be saved.” (See note on page 983.)





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