You’re Going to Live! (Post #1265)

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Bob’s Notes:

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I’ve been a Christian since 1949! Was raised in a devout Christian home in Arkansas where we ALWAYS went to Sunday School, Church and Training Union on Sundays and to Prayer Meetings on Wednesday nights!

I have always been taught that my body is a Temple of the Lord’s and should take good care of it, i.e., you wouldn’t throw garbage into the Aisles of the Church… so never put bad things, like drugs, alcohol, etc. into your mouth!

Anyways, been a Christian for  65-years! Last night, just out-of-the Blue, it dawned on me: I DO NOT OWN MY BODY! Jesus Christ bought me and paid for me over 2,000 years ago when He let those Roman Soldiers Nail Him to the Cross at Calvary. spilled His Precious Blood and DIED after hanging there, nailed to a Cross, for SIX-LONG-HOURS!

He certainly didn’t HAVE to do that!

He could have called 10,000 Angels to rescue Him, if He wanted; but He knew that His Holy Father, The Sovereign King of the entire Universe and Cosmos, wanted Him, His Only Son, to Sacrifice Himself upon that Cross as PAYMENT  for ALL of the sins of the Human race.

When He shed His Blood upon that Holy Cross, He paid the Price for our Salvation, for our “Ticket” into Heaven.

God, The Father, would no longer require the shedding of blood from animals that He had required of His Chosen People, the Jews, as a sacrifice for sins.

With that Action, Christ’s Death, Burial in a borrowed tomb and Resurrection on the 3rd Day: Easter, He PAID THE PRICE for us to get into Heaven: He basically BOUGHT us and our Souls when He did that.

The entire human race then had a choice:

1.) Pray to God the Father that you: Confess that you are a sinner; Ask forgiveness of those sins; Ask Jesus Christ into your heart and Give Him control of your life and ask that Prayer in Jesus’ Name . By saying that Prayer (the Sinner’s Prayer) You will be given the FREE GIFT of Salvation, paid for by Christ or…

2.) REFUSE to accept the Free Gift of Salvation and upon your death, go to the place that God created for the evil former Angel Satan when he tried to cause a revolution in Heaven to replace God.

Those are your 2 choices: Accept the Free Gift that Jesus Christ offers you and spend Eternity in Heaven after you die OR Reject it and spend Eternity in Hell, tormented 24/7/365 by demons and evil spirits.

Its YOUR choice. Jesus has paid the price for your sins, you can accept Him or reject Him but KNOW that the consequences of your rejection will be an Eternity in Hell NOT in Heaven where there is already a place for you!

I am not a Preacher, I AM a Christian, I am a sinner, but I have confessed those sins, asked forgiveness of those sins and still occasionally sin but I HAVE MY TICKET to Heaven; I CANNOT lose that Ticket. I Pray to my Father in Heaven at least every night in Christ’s Name, I read my Bible every day Witness to others about my Jesus when I feel lead to by the Holy Spirit and try and stay as close to Him as I can as I live this short-life here on earth.

Again, Jesus Christ owns my body. I do NOT own it. He purchased it over 2,000 years ago by Shedding His Blood on the Cross. If He had not done that, the entire human race would be in the hopeless condition of going to Hell for committing even one sin against God.

Thank you for reading this first edition of my Notes. If you haven’t already done so, PLEASE get your FREE Ticket to Heaven by getting on your knees and lifting up the Sinner’s Prayer to God the father, in Jesus’ Name.

In and for Him,

Bob Lewis

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Thy remembrance shall endure into all generations.

102nd Psalm

I thank my God upon every remembrance of you.

Philippians 1:3

He that believeth in the Son hath everlasting life.

John 3:16

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Biblical Foundations with Cultural Implications

Wednesday evening over 1,000 of us were enlightened and motivated as David Platt, President of the International Mission Board, spoke at the appointment service for 25 men and women being sent around the world to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. I thought you would also enjoy the highlights from another message David recently preached in the chapel at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as reported in the Winter 2015 edition of Southwestern News. Preaching from Genesis 1-3, Platt identified four biblical foundations with cultural implications for the church today.

“Based upon biblical foundations clearly laid on the opening pages of history, I challenge you to engage in the battle on the front lines in our culture, from abortion to poverty; from slavery to sexual immorality,” Platt said. “To refuse to pick and choose which battles you’re going to stand up and speak out on and which ones you’re going to stay silent on.”

Beginning with the biblical foundation that God creates people as a demonstration of His glory, Platt explained that such a foundation’s cultural implication is that Christians must fight against abortion. Citing statistics indicating that there are 130,000 abortions around the world every day, Platt said, “I do not believe it is an overstatement to call abortion a modern holocaust.”

The second biblical foundation is that God designs people for the display of His gospel, the implication being that Christians must flee sexual immorality and defend sexual complementarity within marriage for the sake of the Gospel.

“This is one of those areas in our day where the word of God comes up totally against the patterns of our culture,” Platt said, “and we’re forced to make a decision: are we going to believe the Bible or not? Are we going to trust God who says we all have personal worth, are made in His image, and yet have different roles in a way that does not devalue worth but actually exalts worth?”

The third biblical foundation is that God judges people by His righteous law. The implication, then, is that Christians must work for justice in the world as they speak about the Judge of the world. Platt said Christians need to open their eyes to the desperate poverty and gross injustice in the world.

The final biblical foundation is that God pursues people with His redeeming love. The implication is that Christians must give their lives and lead their churches to pursue the 6,000 people groups still unreached by God’s redeeming love.

“When our time is done,” Platt said, “may it be said of you and me that we loved our Lord and led His church for the demonstration of His glory and the display of His Gospel amongst the most pressing issues of our day, including those people who’ve never even heard the Gospel.”

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  • You’re Going to Live!

    BIBLE MEDITATION:
    “And whosoever liveth and believeth in Me shall never die…”John 11:26

    DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT:
    I heard a story about a boy who was dying on a battlefield. The chaplain was there, cradling this boy’s head tenderly in his hands. The boy looked up and said, “Chaplain, am I going to live?” The chaplain looked down at that grievous wound and saw the life’s blood ebbing out, and he knew that in just a matter of minutes the boy would be dead. He said to the boy, “Son, are you a Christian?” The boy gave a weak smile and said, “Sir, the happiest day in my life was when I gave my heart to Jesus Christ. Yes, I’m a Christian.” The chaplain said, “Then, son, you’ll live!” And indeed he will!

    ACTION POINT:
    “And this is life eternal, that they might know Thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent” (John 17:3). Life is short, death is sure, sin is the cause, and Christ is the cure.

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Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.

23rd Psalm

Believe on Him to life everlasting.

1 Timothy 1:16

He shall receive in the world to come eternal life.

Mark 10:30

The righteous shall go into life eternal.

Matthew 25:46

Whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have eternal life.

John 3:15

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Matthew 5:8

He that endureth to the end shall be saved.

Matthew 10:22

The Lord hath given him rest from all his enemies.

11 Samuel 7:1

Thy remembrance shall endure into all generations.

102nd Psalm

I thank my God upon every remembrance of you.

Philippians 1:3

He that believeth in the Son hath everlasting life.

John 3:16

I rejoice in thy salvation.

1 Samuel 2:1

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.

23rd Psalm

This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well please.

Matthew 3:17

Blessed is the man who maketh the Lord his trust.

Psalms 40:4

Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden.

Matthew 11:28

Sleep on now, and take your rest.

Matthew 26:45

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Matthew 5:4

…Well done, thou good and faithful servant.

Matthew 25:21

I am the resurrection and the life; he that believeth in me, though he were dead yet shall he live.

John 11:25

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

John 14:1

…All things work together for good to them that love God.

Romans 8:28

…Be thou faith unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

Revelation 2:10

…Not my will, but thine be done.

Luke 22:42

The Lord watch between me and thee, while we are absent, one from the other.

Genesis 31:49

For with thee is the foundation of life: in the light shall we see light.

Ps.xxxvi:9

God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.

1 John iv:16

Greater love than this no one has, that one lay down his life for his friends.

John xv:13

This is the promise… the life everlasting.

1st Epistle of John ii:25

For of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew xix:14

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.

11 Tim.1v:7my

Jesus said “For I AM the Way the Truth and the Life; no one comes to the Father except through Me.”

John 14:6

“Publish His Glorious Acts throughout the earth.

Psalms 96:3

Tell everyone about the amazing things He does!”

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