Why Should One Get Saved From Sins At An Early Age Of 22 Years When One Can Wait

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  1. ngureco profile image81
    ngurecoposted 8 years ago

    Why Should One Get Saved From Sins At An Early Age Of 22 Years When One Can Wait Until 72 Years Old?

  2. Ann Nonymous profile image60
    Ann Nonymousposted 8 years ago

    Because according to Wikipedia; the current world average life expectancy is only 67.2 years old/young (est.2010)!!!!  So why take that risk of waiting until you are 72 if you may never see that day on earth?

    I am saved by grace and have been for many years but still fall short every day. I find hope, mercy, love and forgiveness in the arms and Word of God...

    But, hey, if you have reached the beautiful age of 72 and/or surpassed that or know someone else who has, Happy Birthday and May God Bless you and Guide you!

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    reeltaulkposted 8 years ago

    i dont think "God" is that naive or dumb to not see through that scam.  If it were that easy what would be the point in being religious much less following any rules or having any morals.  Plus no one knows when they will die so.........

  4. dabeaner profile image54
    dabeanerposted 8 years ago

    Can't you just wait until you are dying?  Like on your deathbed accept Jesus.  Or, in that moment in your car, going off the cliff, and in that moment after you say "Oh shinola", then you accept Jesus.  If you by chance live, anyway, you can always say (like on Saturday Night Live), "Never mind!"

  5. CodyPhrenism profile image65
    CodyPhrenismposted 8 years ago

    Let me answer your question with a question tongue

    Well for one, would you risk going to hell for an eternity due to the possible chance of dying early?

    And if you waited until 72 with the game plan of yours would the decision really be from your heart with intent to repent or would it be just to save yourself from going to hell? If it was part of a plan to only save yourself from hell would God view it as a convicted decision and be willing to give you that?

  6. LeslieAdrienne profile image79
    LeslieAdrienneposted 8 years ago

    Tomorrow is not promised to you. You don't know if you will live to be 22 and 6 months let alone 72 years old.

    The problem is that people think that life stops when you get saved....it does not. Your desire for things that you now do will change and the quality of life improves and, as you grow you become more and more satisfied in your new life in Christ.....

    Christianity gives you a whole new perspective through which you live your life.....try it today, you won't be sorry....

  7. GoGranny profile image76
    GoGrannyposted 8 years ago

    Because no one knows when they are going to die. You take a big risk of going to hell if you try to wait until you are old to get saved. Plus, getting saved is not a split second decision. One must also be baptized in Jesus' name and receive the Holy Ghost before being truly saved. So even if you were hurtling off of a cliff and tried to pray to God to save your soul before you hit the ground you are still out of luck!

  8. Lisa HW profile image66
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    Well, as someone who is not a religious person but who tries to be a decent, kind, person; I'd say that life is better for people who feel they're caring and kind, rather than for people who have "ugly" attitudes and behaviors toward others. Most things considered "sins" have something to do with disregarding and/or mistreating others.

    On those "sins" that are associated with someone doing something that are destructive to himself, better he stop being destructive toward himself at 22 than at 72, when it's too late.

    To be honest, I don't believe that some sins are sins people can "be saved from" if there is a God who judges.  Sometimes refraining from some "sins" can mean not living a life that is hell on Earth, so that goes back to "the earlier, the better".  With those unforgivable, intentional, evil, acts that even God wouldn't forgive (to my thinking), maybe people can't "be saved" anyway - so those people shouldn't bother at 22 OR at 90.  All they can do is hope that acts don't come back to them while they're on Earth.

  9. pilgrimboy profile image68
    pilgrimboyposted 8 years ago

    The life that we enjoy being in God's will is a great blessing.  We miss out by waiting.  For those who are saved, eternal life has already begun.

  10. marcofratelli profile image69
    marcofratelliposted 8 years ago

    Well, you're making the assumption one will live to reach 72 years old. What happens if you die tomorrow? I agree with most people here, just get on the right path as soon as possible.

  11. Born Again 05 profile image79
    Born Again 05posted 8 years ago

    2 Corinthians 6:2 says,"Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation."   If anyone realizes exactly what salvation is, why would you want to "put it off"? Your next breath could be your last! When you are forgiven you are promised life eternal with God. Why would anyone consider what this world has to offer over what God has to offer? Have you considered what it feels like to carry the weight of all those unforgiven sins on your shoulders?

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    brotheryochananposted 8 years ago

    Once a person gets to understand God and realizes how abundantly wonderful god is and how great and limitless his love is and how God makes all this worlds glitter pale in comparison and a bunch more of gods good stuff they just want to live a long life for god.
    At the age of 72 im afraid that there is a repeating sorrow for wasting all those years and missing out on gods perfect plan for their life. The knowledge of gods word they would have had by now. The ability to read without glasses LOL.. true though haha.
    Accepting god at a later age in life has its enticements but god is not mocked... You will pay a price sooner or later and getting rid of 22 yrs of fleshly servitude is much easier than 72 yrs of fleshly servitude. Aside from this no one knows when they will die, could be a car crash, could be the enormously massive earthquake that occurs upon jesus return.

 
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