There's only two requirements for you to be saved and have everlasting life. 1. Call upon the name of Jesus Christ, believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, 2. confess your sin.
The strong delusion is has taken many forms throughout history. In many cultures it manifested as false religion and the worship of idols. In our time the strong delusion is popular science (SciPop).
If people reject the self-evident truth about our creator God, neglect the gift of everlasting life given us through believing in Jesus Christ, what's going to happen to them?
When we fall aside and loose our way we have a prescription for how to find it. Once again we have to acknowledge that God is who he claims to be, and do it with that part of our being which is truly us: our heart and soul.
How we respond to what the Lord has revealed to us is an expression of our free will. We can choose to reject it, or rebel against it. We can also choose to accept it, and turn to the Lord.
There have been times in our life when we didn't know what to do. Or perhaps we knew what to do but we didn't know how to do it. Or maybe we knew what to do but we just didn't want to do it.
Why are we here? Is there a reason why we exist? If there's a reason, is there a purpose too?These are forms of what what we may euphemistically call the ultimate question to life, the universe and everything.
The soul is one of three aspects of life, patterned after the three aspects of the Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We've established the distinction between soul and spirit, and we have working definitions of both.