There's a lot of confusion on this question. The answer requires using words the way God's Word uses them.
In just nine words in our English Bibles, the prayer of the dying thief gives us the vast height, breadth, and depth of the Gospel message.
God's inspired, inerrant Word must be our sole authority, and our infallible critic, in every area - beginning with our interpretation of His Word itself.
Believers in Jesus Christ "shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is" (1 John 3:2).