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CHRIST IS THE ONLY WAY TO SALVATION

JESUS IS THE ONLY WAY. FROM JACK VAN IMPES SHOW MON JULY 21,2008

Is there mass confusion amoung fifty-seven percent of the Evangelicals today? Why?

Is New Age Spiritism the rage of the age?

Is the Lord Jesus Christ the only pathway to eternal life?

NOT ALL PATHS LEAD TO HEAVEN LIKE 57% OF EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANS BELIEVE.

Jack says i’m not going to be Politically correct, i’m going to be Biblically direct. I’m going to be dogmatic, because I stand on the Word of God and i’m affraid that our Churches aren:t preaching the true Word of God and thats why 57% of Christian Evangelicals do not believe that JESUS IS THE ONLY WAY. Thats Abomnable and you will here why!

Jacks not the only Preacher that feels this way. More than 30 years ago, Dr Vance Havner, in his book PLAYING MARBLES WITH DIAMONDS offered the following insight: The Devil is not fighting Religion; he is too smart for that. He is producing a counterfeit Christianity so much like the real one that good Christians are affraid to speak out against it. We are plainly told in the scriptures that in the last days men will not endure sound doctrine and will depart from the true (faith) and heap to themselves teachers to tickle their ears. We live in an epidemic of this itch, and popular preachers have developed ear-tickling to a fine art. Today, the angle is to avoid NEGATIVE preaching and accentuate only the possitive.

Headlines New findings about US religious life. 57% of Evangelicals believe there is more than one way to get to Heaven.Churches work on their Message. Welcoming non-believers, while telling ONE TRUE PATH.

In a wall street Journal story it says: In the Protestant community, traditionlists object about the new wave of seeker-friendly Churches: the permissive dress code – not only Jeans, but shorts and flip-flops are often OK. The MESSAGES (never Sermons) are jazzed up with video clips and hard-rocking nine-piece praise bands. The starbucks cart often sits in the lobby (and worshippers can take their nonfat lattes into the pews). Their biggest concern, however, is with the Spiritual teachings. The sermons tend to be buoyant, hip and dedicated to self-help themes, rather than Theology.

I’m sick of this modern day Christianty. I’ve been in this work for almost 60 years and i’ll tell ya it never used to be this way. Gods people were sincere. How can 57% , thats almost 6 out of every 10 in Evangelical Churches, not liberal churches, Evangelical, not know enough about the BIBLE to think that theres others ways to Heaven besides JESUS.

You know why they love these Churches and filled with great crowds, because men will love pleasure more than be lovers of God, 1 Timothy 3:5.

You may not like what I say today, but GOD will love what I say because i’m quoting his WORDS. No interpretation neccesary.

WARN THE PEOPLE  

EZEKIEL 33:3
3 If when he seeth the sword come upon the land, he blow the trumpet, and warn the people;

ACTS 20:30-31
30 Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.
31 Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.

57% of the Evangelicals no longer believe many of the truths. 35% don’t belive in the resurrection. You can’t get to Heaven, then.

50% say we can get to heaven threw good works.

Titus 3:5
5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

What really bothers me is when they say that theres other ways to heaven. You don’t know your BIBLE. I wrote a book called GREAT SALVATION TEAMS, 400 times IT SAYS JESUS, THE LORD JESUS CHRIST IS THE ONLY WAY, NO OTHER WAY.

JOHN 3:36
36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

JOHN 4:13-14
13 Jesus answered and said unto her, Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again:
14 But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.

JOHN 5:39-40
39 Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
40 And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life.

JOHN 6:47
47 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.

JOHN 8:12
12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

JOHN 10:9
9 I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.

JOHN 14:6
6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

JOHN 20:30-31
30 And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book:
31 But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.

ACTS 4:12
12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

1 CORINTHIANS 15:1-4
1 Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
2 By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

GALATIONS 3:26
26 For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

IF YOU DON’T HAVE CHRIST JESUS, YOUR NOT HIS CHILD, YOUR NOT HIS SON, YOUR NOT HIS DAUGHTER, YOU’LL NOT BE IN HEAVEN. I DON’T CARE WHAT YOU EVANGELICALS ARE SAYING. LISTEN TO THE WORD OF GOD. LETS GO ON

EPHESIANS 1:7
7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

PHILIPPIANS 2:10-11
10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;
11 And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

SOME DAY YOU WILL HAVE TO BOW YOUR KNEE TO HIM (JESUS) AND ONLY TO HIM.

1 THESSALONIANS 4:16
16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

IF YOUR NOT IN CHRIST YOUR NOT GOING UP AT THE RAPTURE.

1 TIMOTHY 1:15
15 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

1 TIMOTHY 2:5-6
5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
6 Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.

1 PETER 2:24
24 Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.

1 JOHN 5:11-13
11 And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
12 He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.
13 These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.

I’M AFRAID THAT 57% OF THE EVANGELICALS ARE NOT GOING TO SEE GOD AT THE END OF THE ROAD, BECAUSE YOU GOT THE WRONG TEACHING. AND ALOT OF YOU ARE FOLLOWING OPRAH WINFREY INSTEAD OF THE WORD OF GOD, FOR SHE STARTED ALOT OF THIS NON-SENSE.

CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT EVANGELICAL, CATHOLIC, THE ORTHDOX, AND BLACK CHURCHES BELIEVE THERES OTHER PATHS TO HEAVEN. THESE ALL NEED TEACHING, ONE WAY TO HEAVEN AND ONLY ONE WAY.

LUKE 18:8
8 I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?

I’LL TELL YA, WERE IN TROUBLE.

NEW AGE OCCULT PRACTICES

HEADLINES: CULTURAL AGENDA IS SET BY OPRAH – NOT RELIGIOUS LEADERS.
SIGNS OF DISSATIFACTION IN OPRAH LAND. BECAUSE OF HER NEW AGE TEACHING.
OPRAH’S STRANGE NEW GOSPEL.
LEARN TO DISCERN.
WORLD IS OPRAH’S CLASSROOM
AN OLD DECEPTION
TOLLE OPRAH’S NEW AGE GURU SAYS : WE HUMANS ARE GOD. (WHAT NON-SENSE MY ADD).
JOHN RANDOLF PRICE SAY I’M GOD, BE ME.

JACK ITS SO SAD THAY THEY ARE SAYING THIS SAYS REXELLA.

JACK SAYS HE ONE OF THE LEADERS OF THIS NEW AGE MOVEMENT. IF YOU READ THIS GARBAGE, ITS CONSTANTLY MAKING HUMANS INTO GODS. IN THE 4TH HOUR OF THE FILTH SHOW, OPRAH SAYS I AM, I AM THAT I AM AND THATS ALL THAT I AM. THE SAME LAGUAGE ABOUT BEING A GOD.
SHIRLEY MACLEAN IN A MOVIE SAID, I AM GOD. AND THEN THERE WAS J.Z KNIGHT (WITH HER NEW AGE SPIRIT) RAMTHA OVER HER, SHIRLEY MACLEAN HAS HER SO CALLED SPIRIT GUIDE (LAZARUS). ITS A OCCULTIC SPIRIT WORLD.

1 TIMOTHY 4:1-2
1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;

NEW AGE SPIRITS AND DOCTRINES OF DEMONS, THATS WHATS GOING ON RIGHT NOW.

these 3 at one time Loved JESUS, Shirley MacLean, J.Z Knight and Oprah, but left the true faith for the NEW AGE MOVEMENT. And it was Oprah who said there are many ways to Heaven.

WHAT IS THE GOSPEL

1 CORINTHIANS 15:1-4
1 Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
2 By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

1-CHRIST DIED FOR OUR SINS
2-HE (CHRIST) WAS BURIED
3-HE (CHRIST) ROSE AGAIN THE 3RD DAY.

NOW THIS IS THE TRUE GOSPEL MESSAGE.

NOW LETS LOOK AT GALATIONS 1:8
8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you,(DEATH,BURIAL,RESURRECTION) let him be accursed.

LOOK UP ACCURSED AND ANATHAMA IN THE WEBSTERS DICTIONARY. IT MEANS DOOMED, DAMNED TO ETERNAL FIRE FOREVER. IT MEANS TO BE ETERNALLY LOST. WHY? BECAUSE THEY PREACH ANOTHER GOSPEL, ANOTHER WAY. BE CAREFUL ALL YOU EVANGELICALS WHAT YOU BELIEVE. AND GET INTO A CHURCH WERE YOUR MINISTER WILL TEACH THE GOSPEL THE TRUTH OF THE WORD OF GOD.

FOR SURE JACK. NOW THE FIRST ONE TO SAY I’M GOD, I’M GONNA BE GOD, WAS SATAN. AND GOD THREW HIM RIGHT OUTTA HEAVEN, HE USED TO BE AN ANGEL. GOD SAID NO YOUR NOT ME, I AM GOD RIGHT JACK.

Let me say something. WHY IS THIS SO IMPORTANT? Because I AM THAT I AM IS GOD THE FATHERS NAME IN EXOD 3:14.

EXODUS 3:14
14 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.

AND I AM THAT I AM IS THE NAME OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST IN JOHN 8:56,58

JOHN 8:56-59
56 Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad.
57 Then said the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham?
58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.
59 Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.

IN FACT THE JEWS WERE GOING TO STONE JESUS FOR USING THAT BECAUSE HE WAS MAKING HIMSELF EQUAL WITH GOD. BECAUSE GOD SAID THAT IN EXODUS 3:14. HERE ARE ALL THESE NEW AGERS, I AM GOD. BUNK! COMES DIRECTLY FROM SATAN.

MATTHEW 24:4-5 (MY ADD)
4 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.
5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

MARK 13:5-6 (MY ADD)
5 And Jesus answering them began to say, Take heed lest any man deceive you:
6 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

HEADLINES Love , not doctrine – shapes a Christian life.
Re-digging the wells of doctrinal purity.
Americans’ faiths lose some grip, study finds.
Most open to other religous interpretations.
What should the Church be doing?

SHOULD WE BE TELLING THE PEOPLE IN OUR CHURCHES HOW TO FEEL GOOD. OR HOW TO GET TO HEAVEN, THAT WILL MAKE THEM FEEL GOOD. RIGHT JACK!

REXELLA, ECKHART TOLLE AND HIS BOOK A NEW EARTH. BLASPHEMES THE WORD OF GOD, HE SAYS ITS WRONG DOCTRINALLY, ITS FULL OF ERRORS. I WONDER WERE HE GOT HIS SEMINARY DEGREE?

JACK SAYS I HAVE NEVER FOUND THOSE MISTAKES. AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY THERE WAS A MOVEMENT CALLED FUNDAMENTALIST. IT WASN’t WHAT YOU THINK TODAY IT IS. IT WAS A GROUP OF MEN FROM ALL DENOMINATIONS WHO SAID IF YOU BELIEVE THESE 5 FUNDAMENTALS YOU ARE BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHRIST.

1-CHRIST WAS GOD FROM ALL ETERNITY

JOHN 1:1,14
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
14 And the Word was made flesh, (JESUS) and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

MICAH 5:2
2 But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.

1 TIMOTHY 3:16
16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

2-HE WAS BORN OF A VIRGIN

ISAIAH 7:14
14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

MATTHEW 1:23-25
23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
24 Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife:
25 And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.

3-THAT JESUS IS THE ONLY WAY TO SALVATION

EPHESIANS 1:7
7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

PHILIPPIANS 2:10-11
10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;
11 And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

4-THAT JESUS ROSE FROM THE DEAD BODILY

ROMANS 10:9
9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

5-THAT JESUS IS COMING AGAIN

MATTHEW 24:27
27 For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

ZECHARIAH 14:4
4 And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.

REVELATION 19:11-16
11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.
12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.
13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.
14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.
15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

NOW THAT IS CRYSTALOGICAL DOCTRINE. THE NEW AGERS QUOTE A FEW SCRIPTURES TO FOOL PEOPLE. SATAN COMES AS AN ANGEL OF LIGHT.

2 CORINTHIANS 11:14
14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.

SATAN COMES AS AN ANGEL OF LIGHT AND HE QUOTED SCRIPTURE TO ADAM AND EVE IN THE GARDEN.

GENESIS 3:1-6
1 Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:
3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

AND SATAN EVEN QUOTES SCRIPTURES TO JESUS AT THE MOUNT OF TRANSFIRURATION WHEN HE WAS BEING TEMPTED. SATAN QUOTED THE BIBLE TO JESUS, IMAGINE.

MATTHEW 4:1-11
1 Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
2 And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred.
3 And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.
4 But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.
5 Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple,
6 And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
7 Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
8 Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
9 And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.
10 Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
11 Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.

WE NEED TO PREACH DOCTRINE. WHY DID GOD WRITE THIS BOOK?

2 TIMOTHY 4:2
2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

WHATS GOING ON TODAY.

1 TIMOTHY 4:1
1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;

WERE SUPPOSE TO PREACH THE TRUE WORD.

2 TIMOTHY 4:2-4
2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

ROMANS 16:17
17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.

AVOID THEM, GET OUT OF THEIR CHURCHES.

2 JOHN 1:7-9
7 For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.
8 Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things which we have wrought, but that we receive a full reward.
9 Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.

ONE LAST THOUGHT IS THERE ONLY ONE WAY TO HEAVEN?

1 JOHN 5:12
12 He that hath the Son (CHRIST) hath life; and he that hath not the Son (CHRIST) of God hath not life.(ETERNALLY)

PRAYER

LORD, JESUS, YOUR THE WAY, YOUR THE TRUTH, YOUR THE LIFE. I’VE BEEN MISLEAD, I’M SORRY. LORD JESUS, YOUR FATHER SENT YOU TO BE THE SAVIOUR OF THE WORLD. AND THERES NO OTHER WAY. I’VE MISSED IT. TODAY JESUS, I TRUST IN YOU FOR MY ETERNAL SALVATION. COME INTO MY HEART, NOW, WASH ME, CLEANSE ME, SAVE ME, THROUGH YOUR PRECIOUS SHED BLOOD. I PRAY THIS JESUS IN YOUR HOLY NAME, AMEN AND AMEN.

# posted by STAN L @ Tuesday, July 22, 2008

http://israndjer.blogspot.com/2008/07/christ-is-only-way-to-salvation.html

 

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Major Daniel Webster Whittle (1840-1901) was an American evangelist, Bible teacher and hymn writer. Through the influence of D. L. Moody, he entered full-time evangelism.  This is one of his many hymns…

Going forth at Christ’s command,
Going forth to every land;
Full salvation making known,
Through the blood of God’s dear Son.

Serving God through all our days,
Toiling not for purse or praise;
But to magnify His name,
While the gospel we proclaim.

Seeking only souls to win,
From the deadly power of sin;
We would guide their steps aright,
Out of darkness into light.

“Saved to serve!” the watchword ring,
“Saved to serve,” our glorious King;
Tell the story o’er and o’er,
“Saved to serve” forever more.

Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together!

I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify him with thanksgiving.

There is only ONE statement made by our Lord Jesus Christ that is recorded in all four Gospels:

Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.  For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.”  Matthew 16: 24-25

“For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel’s will save it.”  Mark 8:35

“And whoever does not bear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.”  Luke 14:27

“He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.  If anyone serves Me, let him follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also. If anyone serves Me, him My Father will honor.”  John 12: 25-26

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The Apostle Paul said in 1 Corinthians 9:16  “For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of, for necessity is laid upon me; yes, woe is me if I do not preach the gospel!”

It’s my prayer, that each new day is one in which we offer ourselves as servants to our  Heavenly Father and Lord Jesus Christ!  Our life does not belong to us… it is HIS!

August 23, 2012 by alwayzhis  at http://learning2bestill.com/2012/08/23/saved-to-serve/#respond

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WHAT MUST I DO TO BE SAVED FROM MY SIN?

 1. BELIEVE ON THE LORD JESUS CHRIST

In Acts 16:30 the Philippian jailer asked Paul and Silas this crucial question: “What must I do to be saved?” The answer was simple and clear: “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved” (verse 31). The one requirement was to believe on Christ. Faith and faith alone is what God requires of a sinner.

2. FAITH ALONE IS NECESSARY FOR SALVATION

I would urge you to read carefully and prayerfully the following verses of Scripture:

John 1:12-13
John 3:15
John 3:16
John 3:18
John 3:36
John 5:24
John 6:35
John 6:40
John 6:47
John 7:38-39
John 11:25-26
John 20:31
Acts 2:21
Acts 10:43
Acts 11:17
Acts 13:38-39
Acts 15:11
Acts 16:31
Acts 20:21
Romans 1:16
Romans 3:22
Romans 3:26
Romans 3:28
Romans 3:30
Romans 5:1
Romans 10:9
Romans 10:11
Romans 10:13
1 Corinthians 15:1-2
Galatians 2:16
Galatians 3:2-9
Galatians 3:14
Galatians 3:24
Galatians 3:26
Ephesians 2:8-9
2 Thessalonians 2:10
2 Thessalonians 2:12
1 Timothy 4:10
2 Timothy 3:15
Titus 3:8
1 John 5:1
1 John 5:11-13

In all of these passages FAITH is mentioned as being essential for salvation. Believing in Christ is the sole condition for salvation and for receiving the gift of eternal life.

3. EPHESIANS 2:8-9 TELLS US HOW A PERSON IS SAVED!

“For by grace are ye saved THROUGH FAITH, and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God, not of works, lest any man should boast.” Salvation is a gift. It is free (paid for by the blood of Christ). All the sinner needs to do is to receive that gift by faith.

 Trust in Jesus and be saved from your sins, now, while there is still time!

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The Lord Jesus Christ

August 5, 2012

 “Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Thessalonians 1:1)

 It is significant that in this first verse of what may have been Paul’s first inspired epistle, he twice identified the Son of God as “the Lord Jesus Christ,” thus giving Him the honor and recognition to which He is entitled.

 Paul used this “full name” of Christ at least 19 times in the two brief Thessalonian epistles, as he often did also in his other epistles. Likewise James, in his first verse, called himself “a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ” (James 1:1). Jude warned against any who would deny “the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ” (Jude 4). Peter began his first epistle with “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 1:3). The apostle John closed the last book of the Bible with the benediction: “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen” (Revelation 22:21).

 In the New Testament epistles, He was also frequently called “Jesus Christ,” “Christ Jesus,” “the Lord Jesus,” “the Lord,” or simply “Christ.” Once He was called “the Lord Christ” (Colossians 3:24). It is significant, however, that He was never called merely by His human name “Jesus” except when the writer was referring strictly to His human incarnation. In the gospels, the name “Jesus” was used very often in relating His words and deeds, but never did His followers address Him as “Jesus.” Always when speaking to Him they addressed Him as “Lord” or “Master” (note John 13:13).

 Perhaps modern Christians are too careless when they speak or sing of Him or pray to Him using only His human name. As Peter said, “God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ” (Acts 2:36).

He is now our risen and glorified Lord Jesus  Christ!

HMM by Henry Morris, Ph.D. |

 Institute for Creation Research| 1806 Royal Lane | Dallas | TX | 75229

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No Other Name

July 18, 2012

 “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

 There are many famous names in the history of religious thought–names such as Mohammed, Buddha, Confucius, Joseph Smith, among a host of others. Each has a multitude of followers who pay homage to his name.

 But there is only one name that saves eternally, the Lord Jesus Christ. The words of our text were spoken by the apostle Peter. In his epistle, John also stresses this fact: “He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life” (1 John 5:12). The apostle Paul wrote that all those “that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ . . . shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord” (2 Thessalonians 1:8-9).

 This exclusivity necessarily results from the fact that there is only one God and Creator of all men, and that all men have rebelled against Him. God Himself has become Redeemer and Savior, dying for the sin of the world and rising again. There can, therefore, be no other Savior than God Himself.

 The Lord Jesus repeatedly stressed this truth. “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me” (John 14:6). “He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God” (John 3:18). “If ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins” (John 8:24).

 It is urgent, therefore, that anyone desiring forgiveness of sin and eternal salvation come to God through Jesus Christ. “He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life: but the wrath of God abideth on him” (John 3:36). HMM

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“BEWARE OF THE ENEMY OF THE CROSS, THE WOLFS IN SPIRIT IN A SHEEPS SKIN”


THE ENEMY OF THE CROSS ARE HIRELING AND NOT A GOOD SHEPHERD. THEY ARE INTO THE MINISTRY BY WHAT THEY CAN MAKE OUT OF IT; AND DID NOT HAVE THE BEST INTEREST OF THE SHEEPS IN THEIR MIND. CHRIST SAID IN John 10:11-13: “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep”.

THE HIRELING ARE ONLY MOTIVATED BY THE MATERIALISM. THEY ARE ALWAYS PREOCCUPY WITH PHILOSOPHICAL THEORY THAT REGARDS OR FOCUS ON MATERIALS OBJECTS OR WORLDLY COMFORTS RATHER THAN THE SPIRITUALITY OF THE MINISTRY. WE ARE BESEECHED AND EXHORT IN Colossians 3:1-4: “If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory”.

THE ENEMY OF THE CROSS ARE THOSE WHOM THEIR BELLY HAS BECOME THEIR GOD. According to Apostle Paul in “Philippians 3:18-19:(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)”

THE ENEMY OF THE CROSS ARE THOSE THAT COME WITH ENTICING WORDS OF MAN WISDOMS. Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple. Apostle Paul said in 1 Corinthians 2:4 :And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.

THE ENEMY OF THE CROSS ARE ALWAYS WITH THE NOTION OF MERCHANDISING THE SHEEP ENTRUSTED INTO THEIR CARE. 2 Peter 2:3-4:And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment. THE LORD OUR GOD BESEECHED US IN Colossians 2:4,8 :And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words. Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ. 2 Peter 2:18:For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.

THE TRUE SHEPHERD WILL GO AFTER THEIR FLOCKS WHEN THE WOLF COMES AFTER THEM. THEY DON’T USED THE WORD OF GOD DECEITFULLY. 2 Peter 2:18:For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error. 2 Corinthians 2:17:For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ. 1 Timothy 6:5-6: Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.But godliness with contentment is great gain. 1 Thessalonians 2:3-8 :For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile: But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts. For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of covetousness; God is witness:Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ. But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children:So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.

But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts.These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit. But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost, “2 Timothy 2:15-16 (KJV)
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.”

For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.

THE ENEMY OF THE CROSS ARE THE WOLFS IN SPIRIT AND PUTING ON SHEEPS SKIN. THEY ARE FALSE PROPHETS. Jeremiah 14:14-15 :Then the Lord said unto me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, neither spake unto them: they prophesy unto you a false vision and divination, and a thing of nought, and the deceit of their heart.Therefore thus saith the Lord concerning the prophets that prophesy in my name, and I sent them not, yet they say, Sword and famine shall not be in this land; By sword and famine shall those prophets be consumed. Lamentations 2:14:Thy prophets have seen vain and foolish things for thee: and they have not discovered thine iniquity, to turn away thy captivity; but have seen for thee false burdens and causes of banishment.

THE LORD GOD OUR GOD KNOWETH HOW TO DELIVER THE RIGHTEOUS OUT OF THE MOUTH OF THE WOLFS THAT ARE PREYING ON THE FLOCKS OF GOD. ” 2 Peter 2:9-10 :The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished: But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they , selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities”. These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage. For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning. For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it , to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them. But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.2Pet2:12-22.

THE BIBLE MADE IT KNOWN TO US THAT THE ENEMY OF THE CROSS WERE MAINLY MOTIVATED BY THEIR SELFISH MOTIVES. Micah 3:11:The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the Lord , and say, Is not the Lord among us? none evil can come upon us.

Isaiah 56:11 :Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.

Jeremiah 6:13:For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.

Ezekiel 13:19:And will ye pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that hear your lies?

Malachi 1:10 :Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nought ? neither do ye kindle fire on mine altar for nought. I have no pleasure in you, saith the Lord of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.

Jude 1:11 Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

TO THE SHEEPS THAT ARE ENSNARED BY THE WOLFS IN SPIRIT WEARING SHEEP CLOTHS; GO AND READ EZEKIEL 34. THE LORD OUR GOD THE TRUE SHEPHERD WILL DELIVER US ALL FROM THEIR MOUTH IN THE MIGHTY NAME OF JESUS CHRIST. THESE ARE THE PROMISES OF GOD TO THE LOST SHEEPS.

Jeremiah 30:16-17 :Therefore all they that devour thee shall be devoured; and all thine adversaries, every one of them, shall go into captivity; and they that spoil thee shall be a spoil, and all that prey upon thee will I give for a prey. For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the Lord ; because they called thee an Outcast, saying , This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.

Isaiah 49:23-26:And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the Lord : for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me. Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered? But thus saith the Lord , Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children. And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the Lord am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.

“WHOM THAT HATH EAR, LET THEM HEAR WHAT THE SPIRIT IS SAYING

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April 4


I want to know Christ – yes, to know the power of His resurrection and participation in His sufferings, becoming like Him in His death. (Philippians 3:10 NIV)

Do recognize that the Cross is the end of the risen life, and not only the beginning. If you forget everything else, remember that. The Cross is the end of the risen life, as well as the beginning: “That I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, becoming conformed unto His death.” People have been to me with Philippians 3 and have asked: “Why did Paul put death at the end? Surely it ought to be right the other way round – ‘That I may be conformed to His death, and know Him in the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings.'” No, there is no mistake. The order is of the Holy Spirit. The power of His resurrection presupposes that there has been a death, but the very resurrection-life leads to the Cross. The Holy Spirit in the power of the risen life is always leading you back to the Cross, to conformity to His death. It is the very property of Life to rule out all that belongs to death. It is the very power of resurrection to bring us back to the place where death is constantly overcome.

That place is none other than the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ where the natural life is put aside. So Paul says: “…becoming conformed unto His death,” which means: to have the ground of death continuously and progressively removed; and that, again, as we have said, is the fruit of living union with Him. It would be a poor look-out for you and for me were we to be conformed to His death in entirety apart from the power of resurrection in us, apart from our already knowing the Life of the Lord. Where would be our hope? What is it that is the power of our survival when the Cross is made more real in our experience? There would be no survival were it not that His risen Life is in us. So Paul prays: “That I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection…” and that means conformity to His death without utter destruction. The end of the risen life is the Cross. The Holy Spirit is always working in relation to the Cross, in order that the power of His resurrection may be increasingly manifested in us.


By T. Austin-Sparks from: The Battle For Life – Chapter 3

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