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Post  Admin on Tue 10 Feb 2009, 2:41 pm

THE CHARACTER OF GENUINE SAVING FAITH-PART 2

What characteristics are present and increasing in a person who has been genuinely born again? (continued)

SELFLESS LOVE-
(1 John 2:9-11 KJV)
He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now.
{10} He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.
{11} But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth,
because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.

(1 John 3:14-16 KJV)
We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren.
He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.
{15} Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer:
and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him.
{16} Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us:
and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

(1 John 4:7-8 KJV)
Beloved, let us love one another:
for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
{8} He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

SEPARATION FROM THE WORLD-

(1 Cor 2:12-16 KJV)
Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God;
that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.
{13} Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth,
but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.
{14} But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God:
for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
{15} But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.
{16} For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him?
But we have the mind of Christ.

(James 4:4 KJV)
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God?
whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.

(1 John 2:15-17 KJV)
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world.
If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
{16} For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life,
is not of the Father, but is of the world.
{17} And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof:
but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

(1 John 5:5 KJV)
Who is he that overcometh the world,
but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

SPIRITUAL GROWTH -
(Luke 8:15 KJV)
But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word,
keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

(John 15:1-6 KJV)
I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
{2} Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away:
and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
{3} Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
{4} Abide in me, and I in you.
As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine;
no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
{5} I am the vine, ye are the branches:
He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit:
for without me ye can do nothing.
{6} If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered;
and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.

(Eph 4:12-16 KJV)
For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
{13} Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God,
unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
{14} That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro,
and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men,
and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;
{15} But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:
{16} From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth,
according to the effectual working in the measure of every part,
maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

OBEDIENT LIVING-

(Mat 7:21-23 KJV)
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven;
but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
{22} Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name?
and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
{23} And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

(John 15:14 KJV)
Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.

(Mat 12:49-50 KJV)
And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said,
Behold my mother and my brethren!
{50} For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven,
the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.

(Luke 11:28 KJV)
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

(1 John 2:3-6 KJV)
And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.
{4} He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
{5} But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected:
hereby know we that we are in him.
{6} He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

HUNGER FOR GOD'S WORD-

(1 Pet 2:2-3 KJV)
As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:
{3} If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

(Psa 19:7-10 KJV)
The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul:
the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
{8} The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart:
the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
{9} The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever:
the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.
{10} More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold:
sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

(Psa 119:11-12 KJV)
Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
{12} Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.

(Psa 119:97-101 KJV)
MEM. O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.
{98} Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies:
for they are ever with me.
{99} I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.
{100} I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.
{101} I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.

(Psa 1:1-3 KJV)
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly,
nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
{2} But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
{3} And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water,
that bringeth forth his fruit in his season;
his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

Transformation of Life-

(Rom 12:1-2 KJV)
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God,
that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice,
holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
{2} And be not conformed to this world:
but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind,
that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

(Ezek 18:31-32 KJV)
Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed;
and make you a new heart and a new spirit:
for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
{32} For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord GOD:
wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.

(Ezek 36:25-27 KJV)
Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean:
from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.
{26} A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you:
and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh,
and I will give you an heart of flesh.
{27} And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes,
and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.

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Post  Admin on Tue 10 Feb 2009, 2:40 pm

THE CHARACTER OF GENUINE SAVING FAITH

What characteristics are present and increasing in a person who has been genuinely born again?

LOVE FOR GOD -
(Psa 42:1-2 KJV)
To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah.
As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.
{2} My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God:
when shall I come and appear before God?

(Psa 73:25-28 KJV)
Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee.
{26} My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
{27} For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish:
thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee.
{28} But it is good for me to draw near to God:
I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.

(Luke 10:25-27 KJV)
And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying,
Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
{26} He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou?
{27} And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart,
and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind;
and thy neighbour as thyself.

(Rom 8:7-10 KJV)
Because the carnal mind is enmity against God:
for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
{8} So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.
{9} But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you.
Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
{10} And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin;
but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.

REPENTANCE FROM SIN-
(Psa 32:5-6a KJV)
I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid.
I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD;
and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
{6} For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found: ...

(Prov 28:13-14 KJV)
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper:
but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
{14} Happy is the man that feareth alway:
but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

(Rom 7:14-15 KJV)
For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.
{15} For that which I do I allow not:
for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.

(2 Cor 7:10 KJV)
For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of:
but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

(1 John 1:8-10 KJV)
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
{9} If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins,
and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
{10} If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

GENUINE HUMILITY-
(Psa 51:17 KJV)
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit:
a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

(Mat 5:1-12 KJV)
And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain:
and when he was set, his disciples came unto him:
{2} And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,
{3} Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
{4} Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
{5} Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
{6} Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
{7} Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
{8} Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
{9} Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
{10} Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake:
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
{11} Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you,
and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
{12} Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven:
for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

(James 4:6-10 KJV)
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith,
God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.
{7} Submit yourselves therefore to God.
Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
{8} Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you.
Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
{9} Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep:
let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
{10} Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

DEVOTION TO GOD'S GLORY-
(Psa 105:3-5 KJV)
Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.
{4} Seek the LORD, and his strength: seek his face evermore.
{5} Remember his marvellous works that he hath done;
his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth;

(Psa 115:1-3 KJV)
Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory,
for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.
{2} Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is now their God?
{3} But our God is in the heavens:
he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.

(Isa 48:10-13 KJV)
Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.
{11} For mine own sake, even for mine own sake, will I do it:
for how should my name be polluted? and I will not give my glory unto another.
{12} Hearken unto me, O Jacob and Israel, my called;
I am he; I am the first, I also am the last.
{13} Mine hand also hath laid the foundation of the earth,
and my right hand hath spanned the heavens:
when I call unto them, they stand up together.

(Jer 9:23-24 KJV)
Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom,
neither let the mighty man glory in his might,
let not the rich man glory in his riches:
{24} But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me,
that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth:
for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

(1 Cor 10:31 KJV)
Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do,
do all to the glory of God.

CONTINUAL PRAYER-
(Luke 18:1, 7-8 KJV)
And he spake a parable unto them to this end,
that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;....
(Luke 18:7-8 KJV) And shall not God avenge his own elect,
which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
{8} I tell you that he will avenge them speedily.
Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?

(Eph 6:18 KJV)
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit,
and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

(Phil 4:6-7 KJV)
Be careful for nothing;
but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving
let your requests be made known unto God.
{7} And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding,
shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

(1 Tim 2:1-4 KJV)
I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers,
intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;
{2} For kings, and for all that are in authority;
that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
{3} For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;
{4} Who will have all men to be saved,
and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

(James 5:16-18 KJV)
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed.
The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
{17} Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are,
and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain:
and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months.
{18} And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.



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THE NEW BIRTH -YE MUST BE BORN AGAIN
original study by-Evangelist Paul J. Levin


(John 3:3)
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee,
Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

(John 1:12)
As many as received Him
to them gave he the right to become children of God,
even to them that believe on His name.
NECESSITY OF THE NEW BIRTH



John Wesley was asked why he preached so often on, "Ye must be born again. "He answered, "Because ye must be born again," Have YOU been born again? Without it, you have no hope of escaping the terrors of hell or enjoying the glories of heaven. The Lord Jesus said, "Ye must be born again," (John 3:7).

(John 3:3-6 KJV)
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee,
Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
{4} Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old?
can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born?
{5} Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee,
Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit,
he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
{6} That which is born of the flesh is flesh;
and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
What is The New Birth?

It is not religion.



Nicodemus was a Pharisee, a very strict religionist. He celebrated the Passover, paid tithes, said prayers, brought sacrifices and tried to keep the Law. To HIM the Lord Jesus said, "Ye must be born again. "Law keeping, joining the church, being baptized or living up to a religious creed will not save you. There will be many in hell who did all of these things. Will you? Ye MUST be born again.

It is Not Morality! - You May Try to...


Keep the Golden Rule
Pay Your Bills
Be A great Neighbour
Keep out of Jail
Live A Clean Moral Life
None of These Things Will Save You!
It is not recorded that our Lord said, "Ye Must be born again," to cowardly, vacillating Pilate, or to two-faced, hypocritical Judas. Why? Because you would say, "I know miserable hypocrites like Judas,
and men like Pilate need to be born again, but I'm not like them. I wouldn't betray Christ with a kiss after professing to be His friend. I wouldn't order Jesus to be beaten and then turn Him over to a
howling blood-thirsty mob to be crucified. Gangsters, thugs, adulterers, whoremongers, liars, drunkards and gamblers need to be born again, but not I.. I'm all right."

My friend, do you realize that God's Son spoke these words on the new birth to a man who was doing his best to gain heaven? Without a doubt, he was neither a crook, drunkard, nor gambler. He was a true husband, a good neighbour, a man of clean morals, and religious. |If he needed to be born again, so do you. How do you expect to make it to heaven without being born again if Nicodemus couldn't?

IT'S NOT REFORMATION

Even if you would quit all your meanness, that would not be the new birth. Your trouble is not on the outside, but on the inside. You don't need exterior decoration, but interior regeneration. Satan wants you to rest in a false peace. We warn you in Jesus' name, don't be satisfied unless you have been born again.

It is a mystery you cannot explain, but a reality no man can explain away.

(John 3:8).
The wind bloweth where it listeth (pleases),
and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth:
so is everyone that is born of the Spirit,"

Just as Nicodemus could not understand or explain the wind, so no man can understand or explain the new birth. But the wind is a reality no man can explain away. Only a fool would say, "I don't believe in the wind because I have never seen it and I can't understand it."

See the wind move the big limbs of an oak. Watch the wind tear a house to splinters. You cannot deny the reality of wind! You cannot see the Holy Spirit. You cannot explain Him. But see His mighty power make the prostitute pure, the liar honest, the drunkard sober, the blasphemer pray, and then try to deny the reality of it.
PHYSICAL LIFE AND SPIRITUAL LIFE

It is the work of God by which a poor, lost, guilty, Hell - deserving sinner who receives the Lord Jesus receives a new nature, becomes a child of God and begins a new life. It is a second birth, a spiritual birth.
Physical life begins by birth. Spiritual life begins the same way - not by joining church and becoming religious.

You cannot JOIN the family of God

you must be BORN into it. Someone has said, "You can't make a Christian out of anybody." True, Christians are not made, they are born. A birth is the coming into being of a new life which has the nature of its parents. When you were born the first time, you were made a partaker of the old nature, the sinful nature we all received from Adam.When you are born again, you become a partaker of the divine nature
(2Peter 1:4). Is this true of you?

(2 Pet 1:2-4 KJV)
Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,
{3} According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness,
through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:
{4} Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises:
that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature,
having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

DO YOU HAVE THE DIVINE NATURE?
Divine Life - Instantaneous
No matter what kind of a religious profession you have made, no matter how good a person you may be morally, unless you have been made the partaker of the divine nature, you are not saved. God gives you this new nature the moment you receive His Son.



It is instantaneous. You can no more be born again by degrees than you can shoot a firecracker by degrees. When you are born again, you begin living a new life. That is what happened when you were born the first time; you began living a life you had never lived before.

YOU MUST BE SURE!


Some think they are going to heaven just because they went forward in a meeting. Be sure you are born again. There may be a more spectacular change in the life of one who is a drunken, railing blasphemer, but even in you who have not been down deep in sin, there is bound to be a change when you are born again. There will be a new attitude towards the Lord Jesus Christ, His Word, and His people.

ARE YOU SURE YOU HAVE BEEN BORN AGAIN?


You may not know the exact day or hour you trusted Christ, but you should be able to say, "I know NOW I am born again." If you are not certain about this most solemn matter, I beg of you to tell the Lord Jesus that you receive Him now. Then read John 3:36 and believe it. "He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life."

YOU MUST BE BORN AGAIN!

WHY? - Because -You Have A Sinful Nature!
The nature we all receive from Adam is fallen, corrupt and totally depraved. God says the heart of man is desperately wicked and deceitful above all things.

(Jer 17:9-10 KJV)
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked:
who can know it?
{10} I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins{h=,
even to give every man according to his ways,
and according to the fruit of his doings.

With this old nature you could not enjoy yourself in heaven. If you can't find any pleasure in a prayer meeting now, how can you expect to enjoy heaven hereafter? Heaven is a holy place. When you are born again, God gives you a holy nature that you might enjoy yourself in heaven, a holy place.
Why? - Because You Cannot Save Yourself!

(Eph 2:8-9 KJV)
For by grace are ye saved through faith;
and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: {9} Not of works,
lest any man should boast.

(Titus 3:5-7 KJV)
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;
{6} Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour;
{7} That being justified by his grace,
we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Now don't skip lightly over these two quotations from God's Holy Word. Read them again
and again until the truth grips you. You cannot save yourself-you MUST be born again.

HOW TO BE BORN AGAIN...

(John1:11-13)
He came unto His own, and His own received Him not. But as many
as received Him, to them gave He power (right) to become the sons of God,
even to them that believe on His Name: which were born, (1) not of blood, (2)
nor of the will of the flesh, (3) nor of the will of man, (4) but of God,
1. IT IS NOT OF BLOOD!

You are not a Christian just because your parents may be. You do not inherit salvation from your parents.
Even though your folks may be saved, if you have not been born again, you are lost.

2. IT IS NOT THE WILL OF THE FLESH

It is not by your own efforts and will power. You will fail. So why not stop trying? Instead of trying, trust, receive, depend upon the One who died and rose again.

If I'd ask some of you if you were a child of God, you would say, "I don't know for sure, but I'm trying to be, in my poor, weak way. "Now suppose you ask Johnny Jones if he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jones and he'd answer, "I'm not certain, but I'm trying to be, in my poor, weak way." How silly! He is not their son because he tries to be, but because he was born into their home. If you are a child of God, it is not because you are trying to be, but because you have been born into His family.

3. IT IS NOT OF THE WILL OF MAN!

It is not brought about by any of man's religious creeds, systems, or ceremonies. No man or organization can do anything to you that will make you a child of God. Join what you will, go through ceremony after ceremony, memorize creeds, and try to keep the rules and regulations of man - made systems, but it will not save you.

I heard a man testify, "I have been the president of the men's Bible class in our church for the past two years, but I didn't get saved until just two months ago." For twenty-two months the president of the men's Bible class, a member of the church, believing in God and the Bible, but lost, because he had never been born again.

4. THE NEW BIRTH IS A GIFT OF GOD!

The Lord Jesus said you must be born "of the SPIRIT." It is God's work, not yours. It is a miracle. Only God can perform it. If God has not done a work in your life, you are not born again. Your part is to believe
God's record about you, that you are lost and in need of Christ, and receive Him as your Lord and personal Saviour. He died at Calvary, satisfying the righteousness and justice of God, that He might take your sins and punishment upon Himself. He arose and is seated today as God's Man at the right hand of the Majesty on high (see Heb.1:3), and He is offered to you as God's salvation. When you receive HIM, you will
be saved, for Paul says we are "children of God by faith in Christ Jesus,"

(Gal 3:26-27 KJV)
For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
{27} For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
You do not receive Christ by taking communion. You receive Christ by faith.

YOU COULD MISS IT - FOREVER

I beg of you again for your sake, your family's sake, for Jesus' sake, do not trifle with this thing. Bow at the feet of the risen Lord and tell Him you receive Him now.

(1 John 5:11-13 KJV)
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.
Read Romans10:13:

Romans10:13
For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Did you call upon Him? Then He says you are saved!

See John 6:47:

(John 6:47 KJV)
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.
Did you believe on Him? Did you receive Him and trust Him for salvation?
Then He says you have eternal life!

(Rom 10:9-10 KJV)
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.
{10} For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness;
and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

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