??????????????????????????Now look, you should give some thought to what you are saying before you say it. The church of Jesus Christ is formed from two people groups that God recognizes on this earth sine the birth of his nation in Egypt. The church had it's beginning in Acts 2 when the Spirit was sent from God for this ministry.
Here is that division now and it does not include the elimination of the two people groups, Jew and gentile as you propose. It represents an addition of one.
1 Cor 10:32 Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:
Three groups are named
The church is differentiate from Jew and gentiles (non church)
While the church of God consisats of Jews and G
A number of verses would lead to the idea we are born again through faith in the GospelNo, of course not. You cannot be said to be saved UNTIL you have repented and believed in Jesus Christ; however, you MUST be born again, in order to enter the kingdom of God (John 3 - Jesus talking to Nicodemus), which we do by faith in Jesus Christ.
The biblical order is:
1) Born again by the power of the Holy Spirit
2) Repent/believe the gospel
3) Justified and forgiven
4) Given the Holy Spirit to indwell
5) Adopted into God's family
James 1:18 —KJV
“Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.”
1 Pet. 1:23 —KJV
“Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.”
1 Cor. 4:15 —KJV
“For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.”