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Quotes about Salvation

Jack Forbes
The blood of Jesus can only cleanse us when we offer our bodies as a whole burnt offering. What did he do with the blood? Poured it out at the base of the altar. The difference between God's interpretation of the blood and the Pharisee interpretation which I was taught is that I thought that we had nothing to do but believe upon Christ hanging on the cross. The older I get the more I value the blood of Christ, but we shouldn't fool ourselves because the blood of Jesus can only cleanse us when we offer our bodies as a whole burnt offering.
[Milltown WA 1952] REF #166

John Cook
What is salvation? To begin with, it is God's deliverance in our lives. It is God giving us victory in our own hearts over ourselves. Again salvation is the continuation of the destruction of sin in yourself. Maybe when a person first heard the gospel he made a great attempt to destroy sin within himself. He may not be doing just as much at it now. If we destroy sin in ourselves, nothing around us can destroy us. Nothing can master a person, who, by the grace of God is mastering himself. This is salvation - being able to master ourselves. That means being the master of yourself in all things. Do not be discouraged by the fact that not many people are willing to go in for this salvation.
[Boston MA 1957] REF #113

Everett Swanson
If we love God and His people and His Way we have the surety of being saved.
[1976] REF #371

Everett Swanson
If I have never been right before, I want to be right now. What matters the price I must pay? The Lord has the covenant sealed.
[Moscow ID Special meeting] REF #171


No one can reach heaven unless they enter as beggars.
[Walla Walla WA Conv 1987] REF #263

Paul Sharp
None of us will enter heaven unless we take something with us that will glorify Him through eternity. We can't walk here below unless we have something that will glorify His name.
[Ronan MT Conv 6/73] REF #206


You must receive the Lord and you do this through the power of one of us.
[Los Angeles CA Special Meeting Senior Brother Worker 3/10/85] REF #158

Clarence Nelson
Believing is not enough. It isn't a mental conception but works and faith. Happiness is in doing works.
[Post Falls ID 1971] REF #192


You can only profess through our group. You cannot know our Heavenly Father through the traditional church.
[Los Angeles CA Special Meeting, Senior Brother Worker 3/10/85] REF #158

Dellas Linaman
Heb 11 is the faith chapter. This tells us what these people did through faith. It was what they DID about their faith that saved them. Faith without works is dead. It is through our works by which we are saved.
[Gilroy CA 1981] REF #136

Garth Cook
Reconciled by His death, saved by His life.
[Ronan MT Conv 6/73] REF #206

Carson Cowan
We get saved by getting in; we keep saved by fitting in.
[Saginaw OR 1969] REF #219

Everett Swanson
Except ye be converted and be as a little child there is no hope of being saved until you become desperate and humble and begging for assistance.
[Ronan MT Conv 1973] REF #206

Bonnie Robinson
The only key that will open the gate to heaven is the key of submission.
[1959] REF #356

Arnold Blonke
Self denial is the part of our service that brings eternal life.
[Glen Valley BC Canada Conv 8/4/88] REF #140

John Porterfield
We enter the Kingdom of God by taking it by force or diligence [1955] REF #353

Ed Cornock
We aren't saved only by Christ's redemption. There is one thing we must do. We must present our own bodies as a sacrifice. Some of us may leave a big question mark in God's eyes.
[Hayden Lake ID 1949] REF #148

Bob Dye
To be born again means to receive Christ which means receiving the messenger, the message, and receiving the Spirit of God equals obedience to the will of God.
[8/2/66] REF #362

Andrew Abernathy
God has made provision, that in our own generation, by abiding in Him, we can receive divine life. Morning by morning I can take my life and place it in the midst of the heart of God to draw from the wells of salvation, to receive of His divine spirit, to receive the quickening of divine life, that power that raised Jesus from the dead. We can receive grace that will help us walk in His way, and have a wisdom that is divine. It means nothing less than complete renunciation of all that we are.
[Salmon Arm BC Canada 1963] REF #223

Bruce Waddell
Faith cometh by hearing, not reading. No one can receive salvation simply by reading the Bible.
[Glen Valley BC Canada Conv 8/4/88] REF #140

Lawrence Byrd
There is no easy way into the kingdom. The reason is because God wants a proven people. We are proven under adverse conditions. Don't presume on the mercy and love of God.
[Walla Walla WA 10/25/70] REF #261

C. Wright
Jesus will beget new life in us through the gospel. It refreshes us. God gives this spirit to people when their lives are prepared by the gospel. Then we have cleansing when we are willing to walk in this light or this covenant. If we have received Christ into our lives.
[Post Falls ID Conv] REF #183

Alma Johnson
We are never safe until we have finished our journey with Christ.

Clarence Anderson
There are things that accompany salvation and if they are not there, we will never stand. There must be a true revelation first of all, a revelation of Truth. That this is God's Way. And then there must be gratitude that is welling up in our hearts and humility of spirit and obedience of all that God asks. If these things are lacking, we will never make it, and God wants to help us so that we can have the first fruit. Have those things that accompany salvation in our lives so that we will be able to stand and have His favor and blessing in our lives and the Lord desires to continue to help us all to possess the basis.
[Pukekohe NZ Conv 1986] REF #202

Don Wolfenden
We need to put out effort to do our part so He will do His.
[Glen Valley BC Canada Conv 8/4/88] REF #140

Willie Pollock
There is no salvation without separation.
[Glen Valley BC Canada Conv 8/4/88] REF #140

Jack Carroll
Salvation begins when you are brought into the "Fellowship" with Jesus.
[Bakersfield, CA 1933] REF #101

Jack Carroll
Many profess to be Christians and have never understood or realized that the authority of the living Christ over their lives is necessary to salvation.

Harry Mooradian
I only have one life on earth and all eternity depends on how I spend that one life.
[Santee CA Conv 1980] REF #234

Harry Holland
Our salvation is founded on the life of Christ, that inner life working in every member.

Udo Chapman
The natural things are not important. Spiritual things are the only things that matter. Our only hope is in constantly being broken. We must be willing to make corrections or we will not see salvation and we may take other people down with us.
[Boring OR 1988] REF #110

George Walker
We might ask you to profess to be saved and yet you could go to hell. Being saved means "right about face", turning your back on that which leads you wrong.
[Crocknacrieve Conv, N Ireland 1910] REF #126

Jack Carroll
For the spirit and attitude you assume toward those that have made themselves poor, homeless, and strangers for the gospel's sake will ultimately determine where you will be in eternity.
[Manhattan MT Conv 10/4/45] REF #162

Ralph Sines
Professing doesn't mean you are saved and ready for Heaven, it means you are learning of Christ or from Him, being willing to do His will.
[Wed. Study Meeting 1/12/66] REF #279

Howard Mooney
It is the life, not the blood that saves you.
[Salmon Arm BC Canada Conv 1966] REF #225

Jeff Reid
It takes a new nature to be born again.
[1983] REF #380

Howard Mooney
We purchase the Truth at our own expense. We purchase His mind by giving up our mind.
[Santee CA Conv 1980] REF #234

Stanley Watchorn
What actually brings salvation to us is what we allow the Lord to do in our hearts.
[Post Falls ID 6/55] REF #184

John Cook
This is our salvation that we are able to master ourselves.
[Boston, MA] REF #344

Rose Ella Behrend
The price that Jesus paid that He could be one with His Father. This is the price we all must pay.
[Olympia WA 1970] REF #179

Jack Carroll
God doesn't take any into a prepared eternity unless they work to get there.

Jackie Meeks
Obedience resulted in Jesus being made perfect. Our salvation results in obedience to the Father.
[Post Falls ID Conv 1972] REF #194


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The Secret Sect

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Cult to Christ: The Church With No Name and the Legacy of the Living Witness Doctrine

Elizabeth was born and raised in a nameless and secretive worldwide cult that claims exclusive origin from the New Testament apostolic ministry and blatantly describes all other churches as 'false'. A fourth generation member, she professed faith at the age of sixteen and fully intended to remain there, even when she discovered that the system she believed in was based on a lie. A love story both human and divine, a journey from spiritual bondage to freedom in Christ; this confronting and deeply personal account gives an inside perspective into the mindset of cult members, and reveals the fear and trauma associated with being forced to investigate your own beliefs even if it could mean destroying the very foundations of everything you believe.

The author, Elizabeth Coleman, is one of our moderators at the TLC Forum!
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Reflections: The Workers, the Gospel and the Nameless House Sect

This is the first of a series exploring the varied experiences of those who have come out of a supposedly nameless, world-wide religion which has managed to elude the attention of outsiders for much of its history. The accounts collected here have been written by former members, worker/ministers, and relatives. Together, they present a fascinating and rare glimpse into a religious system all but unknown to outsiders. Most of the former members who have written here were passionate believers in "The Way," before being jarred into reexamination by encounters with serious issues and inconsistencies. Far from being a clinical examination, these accounts are sometimes stirring, even heart-rending, and always bear the stamp of genuine personal experience.
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Reinventing the Truth: Historical Claims of One of the World's Largest Nameless Sects

They meet in homes and in rented halls, presided over by itinerant preachers known as "Workers." This religious fellowship usually goes under the names listed above, although its members vigorously deny that the group bears any name. As to its origins, the group positions itself as being a direct continuation of "the New Testament Church." And even though they deny having any organizational structure, the activities of this nameless sect are world-wide in scope.

It is often very difficult for the outsider to gain any concrete knowledge of this group's doctrine, structure, or history. Reinventing the Truth examines these issues, focusing on the historical explanations the group has offered for its origins.
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The Church Without a Name

This secretive group has been called by various names over the years: The Two-by-Twos, White Mice, Black Stockings, Pilgrims, The Meeting, The Workers, The Truth, the Secret Sect, Die Namenlosen, Les Anonymes and many others. But they claim no name of their own. Outside of the group, little has been known of the ways and the diverse belief found among believers in this homespun religion. Here is a book that exposes the origins and the unwritten traditions of the Two-by-Twos. The purpose of this book is to summarize the teachings of this religious group in order to encourage people to draw nearer to and obey God. It is an attempt to bring to light what the workers have tried to hide from the public for over a century. These are doctrines and behaviors that have been observed and learned by an ex-member whose family has been part of the group for five generations, since the founding of the religion in the late 1890s.
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Reflected Truth: Former Workers and Followers Unmask Life in a Large, Little-Known Sect

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Any church which bases its origin on a LIE — or conceals its history in a cover-up — has no business calling itself the "TRUTH."
IF THE HISTORY OF THE 2X2 CHURCH IS UNIMPORTANT, THEN WHY LIE ABOUT IT?
Heavenly Father, we pray for John that his eyes might be opened and that he might be set free from the bondage of being a worker.