Monday, September 14, 2015

God Doesn't Want Us to Be Taken In, I Don't Want to Be With the Goats, and Wonderful News!!! Posts

Since Bible Passages That Can Influence Your Life, is now on line through individual posts, I am now putting several links together for each post. I found groupings of three posts worked well for anyone interested in using these for a Bible study group.  Debbie Seiling

And many false prophets shall rise, and deceive many.  And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.  And this Gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.  Matthew, Chapter 24, verses 11-14.

Many will try to entice us to believe things that won’t lead us to Salvation.  They will encourage us to belong to churches that sound like they follow God’s Will, but really misconstrue what is said in the Bible.  God doesn’t want us to be taken in by these people, but wants us to continue to share His Word with others. Click on the Post title link to read other related Bible passages.

When the Son of Man shall come in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then shall He sit upon the throne of His glory: And before Him shall be gathered all nations: and He shall separate them one from another, as a Shepherd divideth His sheep from the goats: And He shall set the sheep on His right Hand, but the goats on the left.  Then shall the King say unto them on His right Hand, Come ye blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: For I was an hungered, and ye gave Me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took Me in: Naked, and ye clothed Me: I was sick, and ye visited Me: I was in prison, and ye came unto Me.  Then shall the righteous answer Him, saying, Lord, when saw we Thee an hungered, and fed Thee? or thirsty, and gave Thee drink?  When saw we Thee a stranger, and took, Thee in?  or naked, and clothed Thee?  Or when saw we Thee sick, or in prison, and came unto Thee?  And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these My brethren, ye have done it unto Me.  Then shall He say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from Me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels: For I was hungered, and ye gave Me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave Me no drink: I was a stranger, and ye took Me not in: naked, and ye clothed Me not: sick, and in prison, and ye visited Me not.  Then shall they also answer Him, saying, Lord when saw we Thee an hungered, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto Thee?  Then shall He answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to Me.  And these shall go away into everlasting punishment, but the righteous into life eternal.  Matthew, Chapter 25, verses 31-46.
We aren’t just supposed to say, “I am a Christian so I will have Salvation regardless of my actions.”  There is a passage in Romans that talks about whether we are saved by our works alone, which is definitely not going to happen.
Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin: but yield yourselves unto God as being alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God. For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the Law, but under grace.  What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the Law, but under grace?  God forbid!  Romans, Chapter 6, verses 13-15.
We are to be examples of how God works in our lives, not just to those we consider worthy of our attention.  We are to include those who are down and out and those that society deems as unworthy.
And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.  He is not here: for He is risen, as He said.  Come see the place where the Lord lay.  And go quickly, and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead; and, behold, He goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see Him: lo, I have told you.  And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring His disciples word.  Matthew, Chapter 28, verses 5-8.

A little bit ago, I was reading the part of the Bible that makes me the saddest, where they spit on Jesus and mock Him when He’s preparing to give His life for our sins…even for those that treated Him so terribly.  Now, I’m reading this part which makes me exceedingly happy.  I get goose bumps thinking of how amazing it must have been to be there when Jesus had arisen just as He had told them, such wonderful news that defies all explanation!

Because this is an example of how I’ve applied this Bible passage to my life, it doesn't necessarily reflect the whole meaning of the passage.

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