During his short life on earth Jesus talked about Visitation, Tribulation Heaven and Hell. He also talked a lot about Salvation, which dependent on the context could have meant earthly or heavenly. He left behind no definite scripture and referred us to the Holy Spirit and the Apostles. The church got dispersed and grew independently in geographically isolated pockets. Scripture was written down around the year 70 AD which coincides with severe persecution and the destruction of the temple. From 140 AD onward a small Canon was compiled and by around 400 AD we arrived at the type of Canon we nowadays use in our Bibles. My point is that the precise definition of salvation has been left unresolved by Jesus and the apostles and has remained a contentious issue up to this very day. So the classical answer remains What is impossible with man is possible with God !
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