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False gospels verse The One True Gospel of Grace

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If a person teaches a person must “turn from their sins” (i.e., stop sinning) to be/stay saved, they are preaching a false gospel.

If a person teaches that a “changed life,” “sinning less,” or not committing “willful sins” is a precondition for or proof of salvation, they are preaching a false gospel.

If a person teaches that “Christ did His part but you have to do your part” to be/stay saved, they are preaching a false gospel.

If a person teaches that a person must “surrender their lives” and “make Jesus Lord of their life,” they are preaching a false gospel.

If a person teaches that a person must “give your life to Jesus” or “invite Jesus into your heart” to be saved, they are preaching a false gospel.

If a person teaches that a person must be water baptized to be saved, they are preaching a false gospel.

If a person teaches that speaking in tongues is “proof” of genuine salvation, they are teaching a false gospel.

If a person teaches that Jesus only died for the sins of a select exclusive group of people (limited atonement), they are preaching a false gospel.

If a person teaches that Jews don’t need to believe in Jesus Christ alone for salvation, they are preaching a false gospel.

If a person is teaching that the Blood of Jesus only covers a person’s past sins and that they need to repent of all future sins to be saved, they are preaching a false gospel.

If a person is teaching that a person who has trusted in Christ alone as savior CAN perish or be plucked from the Hand of God The Father and The Hand of Jesus, they are preaching a false gospel.

The ONLY requirement for ANY person to be saved for all eternity is BELIEVING on the finished redemptive work of Jesus Christ ALONE for the remission of all their sins and eternal life! (BELIEVING that The Eternally Existing Son of God, God The Son, Jesus Christ died for ALL their sins past, present & future, was buried, and rose again on the 3rd Day according to the Scriptures for their justification). (1st Corinthians 15:1-4)

“For God so loved the world, He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever would BELIEVE in Him would not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16)

BELIEVE on the Lord Jesus Christ and you WILL be saved.” (Acts 16:31) “Verily, verily I say unto you he who BELIEVES in Me HAS everlasting life.” (John 6:47)

For it is by GRACE you have been SAVED through FAITH. This is not of yourselves. It is the GIFT of God. Not of works lest any man should BOAST.” (Ephesians 2:8-9)

BOTTOM LINE:

If a person trusts in Christ ALONE for salvation, they are saved forever the NANOSECOND they trust in Christ ALONE & CAN NEVER LOSE THEIR SALVATION!!!!

And, conversely, if a person fails to trust in Christ ALONE for salvation, they remain in their sins, unregenerate, and UNsaved.

It is just as simple as that…

The Good News (how to be forgiven for all your sins past, present & future and spend eternity in Heaven!!!)

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The Good News (how to be forgiven for all your sins past, present & future and spend eternity in Heaven!!!)

  1. We have all sinned. (“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.” Romans 3:23)
  2. The wages of sin is death. (“For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Romans 6:23)
  3. You must be perfect to go to heaven. (“But there shall by no means enter it anything that defiles, or causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.” Revelation 21:27)
  4. Man cannot earn his own salvation. (“For it is by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not of yourselves. It is the gift of God. Not or works lest any man should boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9)
  5. Christ died for our sins. (“For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” 2nd Corinthians 5:21)
  6. Only BELIEVE!!! (“For God so loved the world that whosoever would believe in Him would not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16, “Verily, Verily I say unto you, he who believes in Me has eternal life.” John 6:47)
  7. You can know you have eternal life. (“These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.” 1st John 5:13)

If you have trusted in Christ alone as savior, congratulations! He promises you that you will never be plucked from His hand, perish or be separated from His love! Saved by God’s Grace alone through faith alone in Jesus Christ alone… FOREVER!!!!

Calvinism & Arminiansim: 2 Sides of the Same False Theological Coin

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Big time Calvinists are always accusing Arminians of being false teachers and vice versa.

But the truth is that they are BOTH false theological man centered works based systems. They are akin to the Pharisees and Sadducees.

One group (The Sadducees) denied the resurrection of the dead and the other one (The Pharisees) didn’t. But BOTH denied that Jesus was The Son of God…The Promised Messiah..The Savior of The World!

2 sides of the same FALSE Theological Coin.

Calvinists falsely teach “limited atonement” (that Christ only died for the elect, which OF COURSE always includes themselves:-), arbitrarily chosen by God (and not for ALL the sins of the ENTIRE world as The Bible teaches), that a person is only truly saved if they have a sufficiently “changed life” (never specifically & explicitly defined, qualified or quantified but whatever arbitrary standard they have established they themselves always seem to meet/exceed), & that a genuine born again saved believer CAN’T know with certainty if they are saved and must “endure until the end” to find out (in spite of the FACT that The Apostle John, inspired by the Holy Spirit, writes: “I write these things to you that you may KNOW you HAVE eternal life.”).

In contrast, Arminians believe in and teach one must “repent of their sins” (i.e., follow the law) to be saved (in spite of the fact that the words “repent of your sins” were never uttered even one single time by either Jesus, any of His Disciples or The Apostles as a precondition to be saved). And they also deny and frequently mock eternal security (OSAS) & teach salvific loss (i.e., if you sin too much or fail to repent of all your sins). And some Arminians falsely teach that water baptism is a requirement for salvation and that speaking in tongues is required “proof” of genuine salvation.

The BOTTOM LINE is that both of these man made/man centered/works based theologies are ANTI-BIBLICAL & therefore ANTI-CHRIST and, sadly, taught in the vast majority of “churches” in America.

BUT the TRUTH is that the ONLY way to be saved for all eternity is to trust in The Eternally Existing Son of God, God The Son, Jesus Christ ALONE as Savior! Trusting in HIS finished redemptive work on The Cross ALONE (His death, burial and ressurection) for the remission of ALL your sins past, present & future and eternal life!!!!

There are NO works as a precondition, prerequisite, or requirement to BE saved or “stay saved.”

The only “work” and “will” of God is to BELIEVE on the One Whom He has sent (Jesus Christ)! (John 6:29 & 6:40)

A person is only saved (from the penalty for their sins and punishment in hell) by God’s GRACE ALONE (His unmerited favor) through FAITH ALONE (believing, trusting, being persuaded something is true) in Jesus Christ ALONE (i.e., and not in ANY of your own works)!!!!

If you have not trusted in Christ ALONE as your savior, I pray TODAY would be The Day of Salvation for you!

The NANOSECOND you trust Christ as savior you are sealed by the Holy Spirit forever and can never lose your salvation! Jesus promises you will NEVER perish or be plucked from His Hand or The Hand of The Father! It is The Greatest (FREE) Gift in the world and really the ONLY gift you will ever receive that matters for all ETERNITY!!!!

BELIEVE on the Lord Jesus Christ and you WILL be saved.” (Acts 16:31)

Terms Not Found In The King James Bible…

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Terms NOT found in the King James Bible:

“Surrender your life to Jesus to be saved.”

“Repent of your sins to be saved.”

“Turn from your sins to be saved.”

“Invite Jesus into your heart to be saved.”

“Do a 180 from sins to be saved.”

“Stop sinning to be saved.”

“Give your life to Jesus to be saved.”

“Believe in Jesus and get water baptized & speak in tongues to be saved.”

“Believe in Jesus and follow the commandments and you will be saved.”

TERMS FOUND IN THE KING JAMES BIBLE:

“BELIEVE ON THE LORD JESUS CHRIST AND YOU WILL BE SAVED.” (ACTS 16:31)

“FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD THAT HE GAVE HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON THAT WHOSOEVER WOULD BELIEVE IN HIM WOULD NOT PERISH BUT HAVE ETERNAL LIFE.” (JOHN 3:16)

“VERILY VERILY I SAY UNTO YOU HE WHO BELIEVETH IN ME HAS EVERLASTING LIFE.” (JOHN 6:47)

“FOR IT IS BY GRACE YOU HAVE BEEN SAVED. NOT OF YOURSELVES. THIS IS THE GIFT OF GOD. NOT OF WORKS. LEST ANY MAN SHOULD BOAST.” (EPHESIANS 2:8-9)

“WHEN YOU CONFESS WITH YOUR MOUTH THAT JESUS IS LORD AND BELIEVE IN YOUR HEART THAT GOD RAISED HIM FROM THE DEAD YOU SHALL BE SAVED” (ROMANS 10:9-10) “FOR ALL WHO CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD SHALL BE SAVED.” (ROMANS 10:13)

Preaching The Gospel to Myself

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Preaching The Gospel to myself…

Thank You Father God that I am 100% justified (not guilty) in your eyes by faith ALONE in the finished redemptive work of Jesus Christ on The Cross ALONE (i.e., His death, burial & ressurection).

Thank You that I am 100% SANCTIFIED by the Blood of Jesus which cleansed me from all my sins past, present and future!

Thank You that You have given me eternal life and that I can never be plucked from Your Hand or the Hand of Jesus and will NEVER perish!

Thank You that I can never be separated from Your love!

Thank You that You will never leave me nor forsake me!

Thank You that even when my faith grows weak, You remain faithful! Forever!

Thank You that You have seated me in Heavenly places!

Thank You that I am an heir of God and co-heir with Christ Jesus!

Thank You for being the Author and Finisher of my faith!

Thank You for guaranteeing me that the free gift of eternal life You gave me is IRREVOCABLE and that you will never repent (change your mind)!!!!

Thank You that the NANOSECOND I trusted Christ as my savior that I was baptized into the Body of Christ forever!

Thank You that You have not appointed me to wrath to be poured out on the unbelieving world for 7 years and that You will rescue (rapture) me (along w/ all other born again believers) PRIOR to your wrath being poured out!

Thank You that You have prepared an eternal dwelling place in Heaven for me in Your Home!

Thank you Lord Jesus for being my Savior, my Healer, my Provision, my Justification, my Sanctification, my Revelation, my Propitiation, my Security, the Guarantee of my inheritance, my Life, my Reward & my EVERYTHING!!!!!

Thank You that I am eternally secure IN You forever!!!!

Salvation Has Always Been By God’s Grace Alone Through Faith Alone in Jesus Christ Alone from Genesis to Revelation!

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The Super Apostle Paul who received The Gospel directly from the Lord Jesus Christ wrote and taught in Romans chapter 4 and Galatians chapter 3 in addition to many of his other letters that justification is and always has been by faith ALONE.

Not just for those living after the death, burial & resurrection of Jesus Christ but also ALL the OT prophets such as Abraham and David who Paul makes it explicitly clear were saved by faith alone and not of works.

In Abraham’s case, his faith was credited to him as righteousness when he BELIEVED God’s promise to him that he would be the father of many nations which was 50 years BEFORE he put Isaac on the altar on Mt. Moriah (Which many archeologists believe to be Golgatha where Jesus was 1000s of yrs later to be crucified.)

Those living before Christ placed their faith in the COMING future Messiah (“The Seed of the woman” Who is Messiah Jesus) spoken of by ALL of the Old Testament prophets and first announced in Genesis chapter 3. Not just SOME of the Old Testament prophets.

ALL of the Old Testament prophets prophesied about the Coming Messiah Jesus! Those living after the death, burial & resurrection of Jesus Christ were and are justified by faith in His finished redemptive work on The Cross ALONE.

If you believe and teach that ANYBODY in the Old Testament was saved by works, your issue isn’t with me (don’t shoot the proverbial “messenger”), it’s with The Apostle Paul and The Word of God which makes it explicitly and unambiguously clear that salvation has always been on the basis of God’s grace alone through faith alone in Jesus Christ alone and never of works from Genesis to Revelation.

And you may be asking yourself why this even matters. Well, I believe it matters because what is taught and believed about how people were saved in previous dispensations influences how people perceive The Gospel in general NOW!

When we tell people that those who were saved before Jesus weren’t saved because they placed their faith in Him, then we have GREATLY diminished His sacrifice. Because Jesus died for ALL the sins of the world from the beginning of time until the end of time and for ALL sinners of all ages and all times.

If we teach that Jesus only saved sinners who lived after Him, we are essentially saying that Jesus is only the savior in the New Testament. And in doing so, we significantly minimize His sacrifice and The Gospel in general.

Also, when we claim that God saved people by works in the Old Testament, we are violating and therefore UNDERMINING God’s inerrant, infallible and authoritative Word which plainly tells us as I have shown above that justification (salvation) has ALWAYS been by faith alone including all who ever lived…in EVERY dispensation.

Either faith in Jesus WAS and IS sufficient for the salvation of all who ever would trust Him ALONE as savior or it’s not.

There is no middle of the road.

The Evidence of Salvation

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The evidence of one’s eternal salvation is not the fruit they produce, their works, their obedience to the law, their repenting of sins, their ability to speak in tongues, their believing in their mind and their heart as if the 2 were not connected, their changed life, their being water baptized, their having a supernatural “experience” & not because of someone’s dream supposedly from God that said they are either saved or not saved.

The ONLY BIBLICAL evidence that anyone is eternally saved is whether or not they have BELIEVED The Gospel.

Plain and simple!

If you have BELIEVED that The Eternally Existing Son of God, God The Son, Jesus Christ died for ALL your sins past, present and future and was raised from the dead 3 days later according to the Scriptures for your justification, you were IMMEDIATELY baptized by the Holy Spirit of Christ into The Body of Christ and sealed by the Holy Spirit until the day of redemption and promised that you will never perish, never be plucked out of The Father’s Hand or The Hand of Jesus and that NOTHING will EVER separate you from the love that is IN Christ Jesus.

Period!

The Thief on The Cross Exemplifies the Simplicity of Salvation

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The episode of The Thief on The Cross (Luke 23) truly represents the Awesome SIMPLICITY of Salvation.

While one of the thieves mocked Jesus, the other thief (the penitent thief) defended Him: “But the other rebuked him, saying, “Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? And we indeed justly, for we are receiving the due reward of our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong.” (Luke 23:40-41)

Then the penitent thief turned to Jesus… “And he said, ‘Jesus, remember me when You come into Your kingdom.’ And He said to him, ‘Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.” (Luke 23:42-43)

In this brief exchange, the penitent thief literally goes from a future of eternal death to the promise of Eternal Life in an instant (in a NANOSECOND)!!!

He acknowledges he is a sinner in need of a savior and calls upon THE Savior, Jesus Christ, to save him which Jesus promises He will do that very day! (Salvation is an instantaneous event!)

Jesus doesn’t ask the thief if he believed in his heart as well as believing in his mind.

Jesus doesn’t tell the thief it’s too late to get saved because he didn’t get water baptized.

Jesus doesn’t tell the thief he must repent of every individual sin he ever committed during his life to be saved and if he misses one he goes to hell.

Jesus doesn’t tell him that he will wait to see if the thief produces an adequately changed life and sufficient fruit in the next few hours on the cross before guaranteeing him eternal life.

Jesus doesn’t tell the thief that He was only going to die for part of the thief’s sins and that the thief would have to go to purgatory to get the rest atoned for (burned off) or repent for all his future sins.

Jesus didn’t tell the thief he needed to speak in tongues to prove he was really saved.

The ONLY requirement for the thief to be saved was acknowledging he was a sinner in need of a savior and trusting (BELIEVING) in THE Savior, Jesus Christ, to save him!

The thief repented (changed his mind) and went from NOT believing in Jesus as savior to BELIEVING in Him as savior and asked Jesus to save Him! The thief’s very brief encounter/exchange with Jesus perfectly demonstrates the SIMPLICITY of Salvation! He admitted he was a sinner in need of a savior and trusted in Jesus alone to save him!!! The thief on the cross BELIEVED that Jesus was the Messiah, The Eternally Existing Son of God, God The Son, ALL the OT prophets spoke of Who was in the process of shedding His blood for the remission of ALL the thief’s sins & Who promised to give Him eternal life THAT VERY DAY with Jesus in PARADISE!!!!!

Some falsely teach that the thief on the cross is an exception to the rule and that God granted him a “waiver” on the other “requirements” many false teachers teach are requirements for salvation (water baptism, speaking in tongues, having a changed life, following the commandments, repenting of his sins daily etc…).

But in reality, the thief on the cross represents the standard…the ONLY WAY a person is saved… By acknowleding you are a sinner in need of a savior and trusting (BELIEVING) in THE Savior, Jesus Christ, ALONE (and in no other works) to save you! It’s that simple!

Every person who has ever been saved has been saved the exact same way the thief on the cross was saved from Genesis to Revelation!!!

By BELIEVING on the Lord Jesus Christ as savior! Either looking forward to and trusting (BELIEVING) in the promised Coming Messiah (“seed of the woman”) as all the OT saints did or looking back and trusting (BELIEVING) in Christ’s finished redemptive work on The Cross (His death, burial and ressurection) as we do now!

“BELIEVE on the Lord Jesus Christ and you WILL be saved” (Acts 16:31)

“For God so loved the world He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever would BELIEVE on Him would not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16)

“For it is by GRACE you have been SAVED through FAITH. This is not of yourselves. It is the GIFT of God. Not of works lest any man should boast.” (Ephesians 2:8-9)

“Verily, verily I say unto you. He who believes in Me HAS everlasting life” (John 6:47)

Jesus Himself Affirmed ETERNAL SECURITY/Once Saved Always Saved!

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“For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me. This is the will of the Father who sent Me, that of all He has given Me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up at the last day. And this is the will of Him who sent Me, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life; and I will raise him up at the last day.” (John 6:38-40)

1. The will of Jesus is to do the will of The Father.

2. The will of The Father is that The Son would lose NONE The Father gives The Son and raise up ALL believers on the last day.

3. The will of The Father is that The Son WILL lift ALL believers at the last day and give them ALL everlasting life.

The BOTTOM LINE is that IF salvation could be lost then The Son (Jesus) COULD fail in doing the will of The Father which we know with 100% CERTAINTY CANNOT be true since Jesus Himself says that He ALWAYS does the will of The Father! (John 8:29).

Moreover, Jesus states in John Chapter 10:

“My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father’s hand. I and My Father are one.” (John 10:27-30)

Again. ANOTHER IRON CLAD IRREVOCABLE promise of Jesus who PROMISES (GUARANTEES) that He gives eternal life to ALL who come to Him (through faith alone) & will NEVER PERISH or be plucked from His Hand or The Father’s Hand!

So when a person denies eternal security they are essentially calling Jesus a liar. But the truth is that Jesus CANNOT lie! He always does the will of The Father and gives ALL born again believers COMPLETE assurance they are saved forever!

Hallelujah praise Jesus!!!!

Some mistakenly believe you can lose your salvation, and if this is you, I pray that you would prayerfully consider and TRUST the Words of Jesus quoted above!

God bless you!

How to Avoid The (Very Soon to Begin) 7 Year Tribulation (a.k.a “Hell on Earth”)

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Today, facemasks are largely required to conduct commerce (to buy and sell.) And these facemasks and other restrictions (spacing, social distancing, testing, tracking, tracing etc…) are all FORESHADOWINGS of the SOON to commence 7 Year Tribulation detailed in the Book of The Revelation of Jesus Christ, the last Book of The Bible which EXPLICITLY details how things will end.

The Age of Grace dispensation is about to end when the Church is raptured…which I and MANY others believe to be VERY SOON!!!!

The next dispensation, according to God’s Timeline, is the 7 year Tribulation and then the (1,000 year) Millennial Kingdom followed by the New Heavens and New Earth and Eternal State! During The Tribulation (AFTER the Body of Christ is raptured)

The Mark of The Beast and worship of the Anti-Christ will be REQUIRED to buy and sell.

We are in the end times guys!

The Chuch (those who have believed in The Eternally Existing Son of God, God The Son, Jesus Christ ALONE (and in NONE of their own works) for the remission of all their sins past, present and future and eternal life are about to be raptured (caught up to be with the Lord Jesus Christ in Heaven forever!!!!).

And those (non believers) will be left behind for the 7 year Tribulation that that anti-Christ & false prophet (Pope Francis) will rule over. If you are a non-believer and here for 7 years of Hell on Earth, DO NOT take the Mark of the Beast microchip in your right hand or forehead. It is a one way ticket to the Lake of Fire where you will spend eternity. (Revelation 13). You will most likely have to get your head chopped off for rejecting the mark of the beast and refusing to worship him during the Tribulation. but you will be SAVED and receive eternal life if you believe The Gospel (that Christ died for your sins, was buried and rose again on the 3rd Day according to the Scriptures)!

Please read John 3:16, Romans 10:9-10, Acts 16:31 and 1st Corinthians 15:1-4!

To AVOID the 7 year Tribulation (a.k.a Hell on Earth), believe on the Lord Jesus Christ NOW! Trust Him ALONE as your Lord and Savior and not in ANY of your own works!!!!

May TODAY be the Day of Salvation for you!!!!