Summary Paper 2 - Marcelo Casas Rel 210 Salvation Christian Tradition Summary Paper 2 The following summary paper I will discuss the reading for Unit B

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Marcelo Casas Rel 210 Salvation: Christian Tradition Summary Paper 2 The following summary paper I will discuss the reading for Unit B. Augustine about on the gift of perseverance, Augustine on liberty, original sin, predestination, and redemption. Augustine states “if you say that it pertains to man’s free will… that any one should persevere in good, or should not persevere, and it is not by the gift of God if he persevere, but by the performance of human will… you strive against the words of Him who says, ‘I have prayed for thee, Peter, that thy faith fail not.’” I believe this is a clear statement on how Augustine feels about the gift of perseverance. If a person prays and practices the teaching of God then they will be saved. Perseverance to me is a person who will continue practicing anything despite the difficulties and maybe knowing that they might not be successful at the end. Perseverance in prayer to me is very important just as Augustine states. If a person is willing to pray every day

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