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BECOMING HOPELESS FOR THE BETRAYED?
by Eugene Lopatynsky
4/29/2018 / Salvation
BY EXTREME CONTRAST TO THE BROTHERHOOD OF DAKNESS, THE LORD GOD IS A LOVING GOD, FORGIVING GOD, A SAVING, EVEN SELF-SACRIFICING GOD. WE ARE NOT THE ONLY ONES WHO HAVE A PROBLEM WITH SIN IN THIS WORLD. GOD HAS A PROBLEM WITH SIN IN THIS WORLD. GOD HATES SIN.
UNLIKE US, GOD MAY HATE THE SIN, BUT HE STILL LOVES THE SINNER.
No sin (evil) can be just arbitrarily forgiven. No church and no PRIEST can forgive sins. They could not forgive a bedbug. Have a billion people have been hoodwinked by a dishonest religion? No being can tell God what to do. If God forgives, then God Himself pays the penalty for the sinner.
The Lord God has been showing us that MAN CAN NEVER SAVE HIMSELF BY WORKS or by any human means. That fact is what made Lucifer so confident of victory. Sin kills. If God takes that penalty upon himself, God would have to die. IMPOSSIBLE. Satan’s confidence lasted until this god of evil beheld the Cross.
God has indeed provided a way out, a KINSMAN Redeemer, a SAVIOR, absolutely innocent and perfect, without sin or flaw, willing to pay for us, willing to suffer our just penalty. Incredible, what?
Check it out in the Bible. The Bible is a love story; written with blood, upon a wooden cross; the story of God’s love for you.
Today, men are not lost because they are sinners; they are lost because they have rejected Jesus who died for them. Even if you go into a lost eternity and have not accepted Christ, He died for you, and you simply made His sacrifice for you of no avail. You have trodden underfoot the blood of your Savior. If you have difficulty understanding this, look up “Jesus, Why?” in www.remnantonly.info
Christ Jesus, your CREATOR, washed the feet of His disciples. They asked Him for a seat beside Him in heaven for distinction. What did he say? "On earth your rulers exploit you and oppress you and elevate themselves above you. But in heaven only he who is the SERVANT OF ALL IS THE GREATEST"(paraphrased, if you please).
Moses asked to see Gods glory. God said "I will let my goodness pass before you" (Exodus 33:18-19). God says HIS GOODNESS IS HIS GLORY. It’s not the creation, which is the TREASURE. IT IS THE CREATOR. It's not the blue sky, the mountains, the white clouds or anything in this world which is the TREASURE, it is finding and loving and serving our God. If you miss this treasure, you have really missed everything.
If you ever loved anyone with your whole being, and were loved in return, you might understand how precious your loved one is. No physical possession could ever come near to this in importance.
No matter what we have done, served sin or the Chief Devil himself, EVERY human being willing to change, wanting a God of love instead of a god of lies and betrayal, will be forgiven, will be given a new heart and an eternity of joy unspeakable and full of glory. This life is nothing compared to eternity. Why trade these few very temporary advantages for an eternity of unthinkable horror? You choose. Adam and Eve chose. This time, YOU have today a chance to choose for yourself.
Any CONCEIVABLE sacrifice in this world is worthwhile just to find Christ Jesus and to belong to Him! If you want Him, pray now with me, "DEAREST LORD JESUS, FORGIVE ME MY SINS. COME INTO MY LIFE AND BE THE RULER OF MY LIFE. HELP ME TO LOVE YOU MORE EVERY DAY; I PLEAD TO OBEY YOU WITH ALL MY STRENGTH AND TO READ YOUR BIBLE DAILY, EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE."
If you do this, and mean it, with an open heart, this prayer will never fail. It will become the greatest thing you will ever have, and it will last forever. Even in this life it will be the greatest happiness you’ll know, and a light upon your path. Conversely, to FAIL in this, will be the GREATEST DISASTER you will ever have, both here and hereafter.
After this, clean up your life with the Bible. Check out the guide in “How to read the Bible and clean up your life” in www.remnantonly.info. Write this into your internet search engine. It’s made for you.
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! Click here and TRUST JESUS NOW
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