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Me: Well firstly you do not believe that Jesus is God, and that is fundamental to our salvation.M: He isn't God. God created Jesus.I pointed out that Jesus was there in the beginning (John 1), and created the world (let 'us' make man).Me: If Jesus wasn't God, then He died in vainMichael frowned and was taken aback M: That's a very bold statement to make, Craig!
'For scarcely for a righteous man will one die;" (v7) Would God bother offering up the life of His only Son for a perfectly righteous man? Scarcely. Why? Because a righteous man doesn't need saving. He has done nothing wrong. He has kept the law to perfection. There is no condemnation owing to Him.
He was a very polite young man, I would say barely into his 20's, of African descent. He introduced himself as Michael, and he handed me a pamphlet. The title at the top read 'Can the dead really live again?', which was the giveaway to his cult. The gist of the pamphlet was about resurrection of the dead, and how this can happen to you.