posted on Apr, 23 2007 @ 02:20 PM
Listen to his next message as though you have no clue about what is written. As though you are lost. Have no clue about salvation. What it means, and
why you need it.
Then see what substance one comes away with.
Viewing his message through eyes I once had. A good summary of salvation would be more of a pick me up, anti depressant type thing, that just makes my
life here on earth all kinds better, richer and fuller and you name it.
The reality is, without Jesus Christ you are going to hell. That's reality. If it were about a better earthly life, muslims wouldn't be beheaded
after conversion by their own families. Countless believers wouldn't be persecuted all over the earth. If one understands the reality of salvation
nothing will make him fall. Because he knows he's dead eternally without it. Them that kill the body don't phase him.
If somebody doesn't have a clue what they are being saved from, they will likely "fall away", because they never got a grasp on the reality of it.
The second any persecution comes, chances are they'll drop it. Especially after confronting (or being confronted by) some as I have on here, for a
The idea is to point people to a church rather than the bible. How can somebody spot a "good bible believing" church, if they first don't have a
half way decent grasp on what is written? It's a sales pitch.
The end result are people who fear man rather than GOD.
It's like Jesus' parable of the sower. The only difference is, it's like the sower pouring concrete and casting his seed on it.
20But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it;
21Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is
If one ever grasps the reality of hell, the days of twisting the gospel to please the flesh are over.
Read this dream
if you didn't see it in the other thread.