Jesus is desperately trying to wake his people today. Are you listening?

I found this sermon to be both powerful and thought provoking. The pastor is right when he begins the sermon with the words, we do not live in normal times. If you have any doubt all you have to do is turn on the TV news and in a few seconds it will become crystal clear that something terrible is going on as violence, fear, natural disaster, the loss of love for our fellow humans overflows from the airwaves with startling rapidity. It seems like everyday the world is doing the impossible by sinking lower and lower even though it seems that it must have reached the bottom.

But we were warned that the end would be like this. A fearful mixture of the days of Lot and Noah, a frightful dash of the spirit of Sodom and Gomorrah, that would culminate in reenactment of the plain of Dura where once again God’s servants will have to decide to bow the knee and win the praise of man, or stand firm to God and face the modern equivalent of the fiery furnace.

As we see the spiraling world around us, the Spirit of God is speaking to our hearts desperately trying to wake us up to our danger, desperately seeking to wake us up to the fact that the midnight hour is at the door. The clock is only seconds away from striking midnight when the door of mercy will forever close. When Jesus will rise and declare he that has clean hands let him be clean and he that is filthy let him be filthy still.

Oh how fearful to know that so very soon our case will be forever decided. That in a few more weeks, a few more days, maybe even a few more hours, our name will be called. Our case will be brought before the righteous judge.

My heart was stirred as I thought that even now, as I am swallowed up with the minutia of daily cares, as I am stirred by the hopes and dreams of this world, my name might even now be being called in the heavenly courts. That this very moment, while my attention is swallowed by this life, my eternal destiny could be forever decided.

While my heart rejoices at the thought that the journey is almost over, that very soon the heavens will be filled with a host of angels shouting the victory shout, ready to welcome God’s faithful servants home, it is a solemn time. A time of reviewing ones life and asking the all important question, have I fully given my heart to Jesus or am I holding part back? Am I truly ready  to meet a holy God?

Because as I listened to this sermon I realized with startling force that all to often I have let the trivial matters of this fast fading life swallow my attention. That I have been guilty of taking my eyes off of Jesus and focusing on my selfish desires. And oh how it saddens my heart to think of the precious hours that I have wasted, to think of all the lost opportunities to share the truth with others. And my heart was brought to tears as I realized how little I have valued the wondrous gift of eternal life. How little value I have placed upon the wondrous honor of hearing the King of Kings call my name and then placing a victory crown upon my brow.

Because if I valued it as I should, nothing this world had to offer; no fear or honor, would sway me from shouting with urgent voice, get ready, get ready for the bridegroom cometh. Get ready because the final hour is even now at hand. We are no longer twenty, fifteen, ten, or five minutes to midnight, but seconds away from the most important event in this words history, and there is not a moment to spare. In a few more months, a few more days, oh in a few more hours, the door of probation will forever close and scenes of fearful wonder will take place as the last battle between good and evil deluges this world in the final birth pang, before the heavens open and the King of King comes to take His servants home.

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The Mystery of Lawlessness: The Law of Love

The Mystery of Lawlessness: The Law of Love

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Way back into the beginnings of time when God’s creations first began it was decided that all moral beings were to have the freedom to serve their Maker or to reject Him. This is where the law of love comes in to play. Our creator does not believe in forced service for anyone. He loves us so deeply that He because of our rebellion against Him that He came and died in order that we might receive a second chance and learn to love Him.

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The cross is the evidence we need to show that the law of love truly works. And if we were to fully take hold of His love  placing it in our hearts and lives we could then fulfill the law of the Ten Commandments executing them in their richest most meaningful way.

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The Power Of God

The Power Of God

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Do we have faith in God? Is that faith growing daily?

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Faith must be a proactive part of our tramp, tramp, tramp along God’s highway or we will slip, slip, slip backward into Satan’s camp.

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The fait of Jesus’ followers must be forever seeking out ways to get stronger and still stronger

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because Satan’ wiles are forever growing.

We can do nada. All we can do is die in our sins.

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there is a difference between God and man.

God gives life.

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Man gives only

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Paul And The Man Of Sin: The Antichrist Part One

Paul And The Man Of Sin: The Antichrist Part One

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There is a war going on in this planet. It is not a war of guns and bombs. It is not even a war that can be physically seen by us.

this is a war for people

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and their

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Satan verses Jesus

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For us it started just after

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and has come up to the point were we are now.

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We are now at the point in history when the man of sin is to be revealed. If we are not fully saturated with the word of God we will fall under his grip by falling out from under God’s wings.

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Paul tells us some important fact that we should know about the antichrist or as he calls him the man of sin.

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Do not allow yourself to have this come upon you.

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Our Faith Is To Grow

Our Faith Is To Grow

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God wants us to build a strong faith in Him as well as the future that He holds out for us. this means as we walk in His paths our faith is to grow stronger and ever still stronger.

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Isaiah declares to us that our God has told us what would come about before it happens, Isaiah46:9,10. Isaiah says that God does this in order that when it takes place we might have reason to plant  our faith  firmly  in Him who knows all and can do all. This if anything should help our faith to grow.

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All God’s inspiration that He has placed in the scriptures if we capture them and incorporate them into our lives will be enough to inspire us to hold fast our faith.

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They will also be the inspiration we need to have our faith to grow and place our lives under His wings.

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Last day Scoffers

Last day Scoffers

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Scoffers have been around for a long time.

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today the scoffers are going about much the same business. They would like to see nothing better than this.

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If this were to happen then they would have the freedom that they want to live the way they see fit.

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We as Christ’ followers need to be ever on our guard  that we do not in any way fall into being a scoffer of any kind.

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Scoffers turn themselves into fools. Being a scoffer long enough makes it so that it becomes impossible on our part to believe in a God that is able to rise from the dead and then return in judgment of anyone.

But while Jesus may not return when we feel He should; He will come again at the God appointed time. all we need to be doing is this

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 Not this

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Rulers That Cause People To Rejoice

Rulers That Cause People To Rejoice

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A Picture or two of what is is like under wicked ruler ship.

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The other side of the coin is that when a righteous leader rules

In other wards there is rejoicing  in the streets while God’s law is followed. There is also joy in the home and when Jesus returns the righteous will reign with him as kings.

Under which kind of rulership would you like to live under?

Which kind to you think that this world is living under now?

And its only getting worst.

Rejoice or not to rejoice is our only two choices.

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