Can a person be saved and enter heaven if their sins haven't been forgiven?


Matthew 6:9 - 13

ESV - 9 Pray then like this: "Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. 10 Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

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Mini Mark Vestal Supporter Proud of nothing of myself. Freed by Christ who did it all!
ALL of our sins have already been forgiven through Jesus Christ's shed blood. Believing this is THE requirement for heaven:

1 Cor 15:1-4
"Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
2 By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:"

Israel's gospel (good news) was that their Messiah had arrived and that their promised earthly Kingdom of Heaven was at hand (Matt 10:7, Matt 3:2, Matt 4:17, Mark 1:15, Luke 21:31, Acts 1:7).

Israel rejected their good news as a nation and missed receiving their Kingdom (Rom 11:11), until all Gentile believers will have believed (Rom 11:25).

Paul's good news during the present time (the Eph 3:2 'dispensation of God's grace' for today) is that Jesus Christ died on the cross for the forgiveness of all of our sins, and although He was buried, He rose from the grave the third day for our justification (1 Cor 15:1-4, Rom 4:25). By belief in this we too may have everlasting life (Eph 2:8-9).

Salvation is now the free unmerited gift of God offered by His grace and out of His love. We accept His offer by having faith alone in Him and trusting the redemption we have found in His shed blood for us!

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