“We are closer to home today than when we first believed” To the baby boomer generation
Life didn’t turn out for many of us like we expected (are you bitter about it?) Some of us lost children along the way.
Some of us lost marriages
along the way. Some of us never reached that goal standard we set for ourselves in our careers and financially and especially spiritually.
Some of our children have forsaken God and gone the way of the world without God in their lives and we are shocked and dismayed and beside ourselves. Yet we have never stopped loving them.
“Many people are so afraid of going to hell that they have no faith to get to heaven.” You can quote me on that one.
Perfect love cast out fear and if you fear then you’re not perfected in love because fear involves punishment and there is no punishment for the blood bought born again believer who walks in the Spirit and not in the flesh.
Why? because “ in the beginning was the word and the word was with God and the word was God He was with God from the beginning and through Him nothing was made that has been made. He is the light of the world and whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.
He who is faithful till the end shall be saved, and we’re closer to the end than when we first believed. We cannot shrink back and turn away from God like Solomon did at the end of his life saying all is vanity. We can’t live for God most of or lives and then at the end deny Him like King Saul did and be lost. He who is faithful to the end shall receive a crown of life. Until your last breath hold on to what you first believed and never let go of your faith that saves you. For its by grace we are saved through our faith not of works lest any man should boast.
Jesus said “will I find faith on the earth when I return” Peter told Jesus I’ll die for you and never deny you, really? Have we denied Jesus in our lives by our actions? I say we have at one time or another in some form or another, examine yourself and your life and see.
Be faithful until the end. If God did not spare the angels who rebelled, He will not spare you either. Be Faithful at what? Faithful at the two things God commanded us in the new covenant. “You shall love the Lord your God with all of your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength and your neighbor as yourself” Cry out to God to help you love Him more as we should.
Many will find out on the other side they missed the higher calling of God because of their unbelief. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday today and forever and The word says, Jesus is the word and these signs shall follow those who believe, in my name you shall lay hands on the sick and they shall recover, you shall cast out demons, they shall speak with new tongues.
The apostle Paul said in Romans the word of faith that He was preaching is near you and in your mouth and in your heart that if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead you will be saved for with your heart you are justified and with your mouth you confess resulting in salvation. Everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved. If that’s the case why do you fear? Because you don’t love God enough or live for Him? Lay aside that sin that so easily trips you up whatever it might be and repent. After this born again experience takes place in your Spirit you follow the Lords command and get buried in baptism wash away your sins by faith in the blood of Jesus and circumcise yourself from the world declaring to all heaven and earth you’re now a child of the living God forever separated unto God to perform good works.
No one loves God if you don’t keep His commandments your only fooling yourself if you think so. We ought to walk as He walked because we are set apart to serve Him. Now most of us have blown it many times in our lives but those who repent and get up are forgiven. Go into all the world and preach the gospel baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit teaching them to observe all things I have commanded you and low I am with you always even till the end of the age. We are in the beginning of sorrows in my view and the beast one world system has plans to be set up by 2030. Are you ready? Are you warning your children and grandchildren? Are you getting your house in order and preparing for what’s coming upon the earth? And above all are you personally growing stronger in the Lord and calling on Him daily? He loves you, but how much do you love Him? Don’t love the world or the things of the world. For what gain is it to become wealthy or commit sexual immorality and lose your soul?
Nothing matters more than right now, today, making a full commitment to Jesus Christ. Pick up your cross daily and follow Him or do you just think this is all a game? You will reap what you sow and you will give an account for every word and every deal you have done unless you repent and call upon the Lord. Do it today and don’t be ashamed of the gospel of Christ for it is the power of salvation to those who believe whether Jew or Gentile…Many don’t fear the Lord today and laugh and scoff at Christianity but judgment day will come and the price of denying Salvation that was brought through Jesus will be everlasting fire separated for God for eternity…..