There are many in the religious world who believe that we believers in the Lord have had our sins absolved and are saved by His grace, and that we practice humility and patience, bearing our cross and having many good behaviors, so does this not mean that we have undergone a change? They believe that, if we can always pursue our faith in this way, then in the end we can be raptured and can enter the kingdom of heaven. Are the facts really like this? Can only having good behavior in our belief represent salvation? What exactly is the difference between being saved and salvation?
Cho Yeonghan was a pastor of a church in Korea. He was zealous in serving the Lord for decades and earned great respect from the believers. In recent years, the church became desolate day by day. More and more evils emerged, and even he himself was often afflicted by sin. Thus, he felt extremely miserable and confused…. After much consideration, he gave up his post as a pastor and left his denomination to seek the true way that could free him from sin. He visited several other denominations, but their desolation and degeneration brought him into severer loss and helplessness. Earnestly, he prayed, “O Lord! Where are you? …” Out of surprise, when investigating the word of, he found that the has come back and He is Almighty God, Christ of the last days.