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The OP is right - it appears Matthew 7:22 implies: Those who have invoked the power of God for prophecy, exorcism and miracles may still be condemned on the day of Judgement. And from that one can conclude... Therefore, NO assurance of salvation can be given, even when invoking the powerful name of Jesus Christ. And even more scandalous in ...


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I think part of this requires knowledge of the semantics and rhetoric, both used in the original and by the translators into English. This may just be amplificative repetition, with 'dreams' and 'visions' being substantive synonyms varied for style. On the other hand, a difference is that 'dreams' are sleeping and 'visions' are waking, with a potential ...



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