‘Are You Ready To Meet God?’

 

                                                 

A lot of people already know what Christians are against. But do you know what we are for? We are for bringing forth truth from the Word of God. To help others make an informed decision, to come to Jesus Christ our Lord and to receive the fullness of salvation, a close relationship with God and to receive the power of Heaven through the Holy Spirit of God Almighty by choice in order to live life according to His perfect will.

Now when the rubber meets the road, and the end of the world is just around the corner. You may not know it through theological nor from independent knowledge and wisdom. Not even by philosophy. But your heart and spirit is testifying this fact by deep discernment, something huge is about to happen and there is something amiss. It is evident in your lonely times or even when you are with others. Have you noticed that a lot of people are stressed out to the breaking point? Have you noticed the rise of admissions of the psych wards. Have you noticed, you once finished all your work per day. Met all the dead lines (with a little sweat) but with ease. Now it seems there not enough hours in a day. And you are still doing the same amount of work. Have you noticed?

Time has truly sped up, racing toward the end. Are you ready to meet God? Even if the end comes in a couple of years from now, are you ready to meet God your Maker? If you died today, tonight or even tomorrow (for tomorrow is not guarantee nor the next minute or two) do you know you will make Heaven for sure or not?

The next question of uncertainty, “Will this global economic problem usher in the antichrist that I keep hearing you talk about?” Yes. But this message from the Lord is intended to warn all who are willing to read or listen to keep a close eye. To repent! Turn to the Lord Jesus Christ and be saved! Warning those who are not ready to meet God nor ready for Christ’s coming to get right with Him and stay right. Because as of right now, not very many people globally are ready for the Lords appearance and ready for the things to come before hand. As it is written:

Mark 13:1-37  Signs of the End of the Age

“As He was leaving the temple, one of His disciples said to Him, “Look, Teacher! What massive stones! What magnificent buildings!” “Do you see all these great buildings?” replied Jesus. “Not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown down.” As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, James, John and Andrew asked Him privately, “Tell us, when will these things happen? And what will be the sign that they are all about to be fulfilled?” Jesus said to them:

WATCH OUT that no one deceives you. Many will come in My name, claiming, ‘I am he,’ and will deceive many. When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places, and famines. These are the beginning of birth pains. “YOU MUST BE ON YOUR GUARD. You (the believers and followers of Christ Jesus) will be handed over to the local councils and flogged in the synagogues. On account of Me you will stand before governors and kings as witnesses to them. And the gospel must first be preached to all nations. Whenever you are arrested and brought to trial, do not worry beforehand about what to say. Just say whatever is given you at the time, for it is not you speaking, but the Holy Spirit. “Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child. Children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death. All men will hate you because of Me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.

“When you see ‘the abomination that causes desolation’ standing where it does not belong—let the reader understand—(Found in Daniel 9:27; 11:31; 12:11) then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. Let no one on the roof of his house go down or enter the house to take anything out. Let no one in the field go back to get his cloak. How dreadful it will be in those days for pregnant women and nursing mothers! Pray that this will not take place in winter, because those will be days of distress unequaled from the beginning, when God created the world, until now—and never to be equaled again. If the Lord had not cut short those days, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, whom He has chosen, He has shortened them. At that time if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Christ!’ or, ‘Look, there he is!’ do not believe it. For false Christ’s and false prophets will appear and perform signs and miracles to deceive the elect—if that were possible. SO BE ON YOUR GUARD; I have told you everything ahead of time.

“But in those days, following that distress, ” ‘the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the heavenly bodies will be shaken.’ (Prophesied in Isaiah 13:10; 34:4)  “At that time men will see the Son of Man (,The Lord Jesus, the Christ,) coming in clouds with great power and glory. And He will send His angels and gather His elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of the heavens. (Referring to the rapture, Lord Jesus’ appearance in the clouds to take His church from the world right before the “great tribulation period.”) “Now learn this lesson from the fig tree: As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer is near. (Referring to the restoration of the Jewish Nation of Israel, which started in 1948. The year when Israel became a nation for the first time since the fall of Israel in king Zedekiahs’ time found in: 2 Kings 24:18-25:26 and 2 Chronicles 36:11-23) Even so, when you see these things happening, you know that it is near, right at the door. I tell you the truth, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened. Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away.

The Day and Hour Unknown

“No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in Heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. BE ON YOUR GUARD! BE ALERT! You do not know when that time will come. It’s like a man going away: He leaves his house and puts his servants in charge, each with his assigned task, and tells the one at the door to KEEP WATCH. “Therefore KEEP WATCH because you do not know when the owner of the house will come back (referring to Himself)—whether in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or at dawn. If He comes suddenly, do not let Him find you sleeping. What I say to you, I say to everyone: ‘WATCH!’ “

I do know for fact as I look around and keep a listening ear, people are hungry for solutions. Hungry for answers to the American and global problems according to their own wisdom and understanding. Desperately looking up to some one to follow. You can hear it in many voices of the people. You can see it. This world is definitely ready for the first big act of the antichrist. People all over do not want to hear Biblical truth. They rather look for some other way. For some other truth. They rather look for some other promise and some other way. But there is no other way to escape the pending judgment and doom that is coming upon this earth other than through Jesus Christ the worlds real Messiah.

In fact all this is evident in music and poetry.  An excerpt of a song comes to mind. A song by the Doors entitled, “The Soft Parade,” and I quote, “The radio is moaning, calling to the dogs. There are still a few animals left out in the yard. But it’s getting harder.” and in the same song , “We need someone or something new. Something else to get us through.” Another song: “Road House Blues,” by the Doors, also comes to mind. And I quote, “The future is uncertain, and the end is always near.”

Then, now and in the future. Everything is uncertain. Nothing is safe. Not even our own households anymore. This is an entirely different and foreign times we live in. Even Marriage is uncertain. Our jobs, our pensions or retirement and  any other material wealth is not certain to keep. Not even the economy, nationally and globally. The stock markets and global trades are fluctuating up and down hourly per day. Not even the weather is stable and certain. Not even or own lives is guaranteed and it has always been this way. We’ve had all this time a false sense of security a false sense of hope.

Here’s what God say’s about the realities of our life:

1 Peter 1:24

“All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall,”

Job 14:1-2

“Man who is born of woman is of few days and full of trouble. He comes forth like a flower and fades away; he flees  like a shadow and does not continue.”

And again another song comes to mind by the Doors. Called “The End.” I quote, “This is the end, beautiful friend. This is the end, my only friend the end. Of all our elaborate plans, the end. Of everything that stands, the end. No safety nor surprise, the end. I’ll never look into your eyes, again. Can you picture what will be. So limitless and free. Desperately in need of some, strangers hand. In a, desperate land…”

The Gospel Message In A Nut Shell

But the one thing that is guaranteed. Something I can promise you, and is for certain. That the Word of God is the infallible, absolute truth from cover to cover. And if you call upon the name of the Lord, you shall be saved. Its just that simple.

Romans 10:8-10

“But what does it say? “The word is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart, “that is, the word of faith we are proclaiming: That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you shall be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.”

We are all sinners and born into sin. We have all fallen short of the glory of God. No one is righteous. No one is good and this is what God charged all humanity with (the guilt of sin).  And we are in desperate need of the Savior, Messiah, God-Man, the Son of God Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 3:9-20  No One Is Righteous

“What shall we conclude then? Are we any better? Not at all! We have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under sin. As it is written: “There is no one righteous, not even one; there is no one who understands, no one who seeks God. All have turned away, they have together become worthless; there is no one who does good, not even one.” “Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit.” “The poison of vipers is on their lips.” “Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness.” “Their feet are swift to shed blood; ruin and misery mark their ways, and the way of peace they do not know.” “There is no fear of God before their eyes. “Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God. Therefore no one will be declared righteous in His sight by observing the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of sin.”

But we can be made righteous through the blood of Jesus Christ, if one repents, confesses their sins and follows the Lord with a full sincere heart by faith.

Romans 3:21-28  Righteousness Through Faith

“But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by His grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. God presented Him as a sacrifice of atonement, through faith in His blood. He did this to demonstrate His justice, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished— He did it to demonstrate His justice at the present time, so as to be just and the One who justifies those who have faith in Jesus. Where, then, is boasting? It is excluded. On what principle? On that of observing the law? No, but on that of faith. For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from observing the law.”

You may now be saying, ‘why should I believe that this Jesus whom you preach is the Son of God? Prove it! Refer back to the Blog posts of the Birth; Life, Death and Resurrection of The Lord Jesus:

The Birth Of Jesus, The Christ

The Undeniable Truth Of Jesus’ Life And Death

The Facts On The Resurrection Of Jesus, The Christ

Hebrews 10:1-18  Christ’s Sacrifice Once for All

“The law is only a shadow of the good things that are coming—not the realities themselves. For this reason it can never, by the same sacrifices repeated endlessly year after year, make perfect those who draw near to worship. If it could, would they not have stopped being offered? For the worshipers would have been cleansed once for all, and would no longer have felt guilty for their sins. But those sacrifices are an annual reminder of sins, because it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. Therefore, when Christ came into the world, He said: “Sacrifice and offering you did not desire, but a body You prepared for Me; with burnt offerings and sin offerings You were not pleased. Then I said, ‘Here I Am—it is written about Me in the scroll— I have come to do Your will, O God.’ ” First He said, “Sacrifices and offerings, burnt offerings and sin offerings you did not desire, nor were You pleased with them (although the law required them to be made) (the sacrificial law was only temporary until Jesus Christ comes. And He has come as the final sacrifice for sins once and for all who believe).

Then He said, “Here I Am, I have come to do Your will.” He sets aside the first to establish the second. And by that will, we have been made holy through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. Day after day every priest stands and performs his religious duties; again and again he offers the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins. But when this Priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins (That is Jesus the Son of God), He sat down at the right hand of God. Since that time He waits for His enemies to be made His footstool, because by one sacrifice He has made perfect forever those who are being made holy. The Holy Spirit also testifies to us about this. First He says: “This is the covenant I will make with them after that time, says the Lord. I will put My laws in their hearts, and I will write them on their minds.” Then He adds: “Their sins and lawless acts I will remember no more.” And where these have been forgiven, there is no longer any sacrifice for sin.”

This only applies to those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God.

John 1:11-13

“He came to His own, and His own did not receive Him. (Referring to the Jews) But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name: who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.”

So in order to be saved you must be born again.

John 3:3-21

“I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again!” How can a man be born when he is old?” Nicodemus asked. ” Surely he cannot enter a second time into his mothers womb to be born?” Jesus answered “I tell you the truth, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit . Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Sprit gives birth to spirit. You should not be surprised at My saying. You must be born again… The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sounds, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going, so it is with everyone born of the Spirit.”

“How can this be?” Nicodemus asked. You are Israel’s teacher,” said Jesus, “And you do not understand these things? I tell you the truth We speak what We know, and We testify to what We have seen, But still you people do not accept Our testimony. I have spoken earthly things to you and you do not believe; how then will you believe if I speak of heavenly things? No one has ever gone into Heaven except the One who came from Heaven- The Son of Man… Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert (for healing) therefore the Son Of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes in Him will have Eternal Life. For God so loved the world, that He gave His Only Begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him, should not perish but have Everlasting Life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save it. Whosoever believes in Him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stand’s condemned already because they have not believed in the Only Begotten Son of God.

This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but all loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds are evil. Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that their deeds will be exposed. But whosoever lives by the truth, comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done through God!”

Jesus Loves you and He was willing to give His Life as a ransom for many, who will call on the Name of the Lord. For Jesus is The Way, The Truth, and The Life.

John 14:6

“I Am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”

There is truly nothing outside of Jesus Christ that can save you. No one can come to the Father except through His Only Begotten Son, The God-Man, Lord Jesus, the Messiah. And no one can believe in His Son Unless the Holy Spirit compels them. The wages of sin is death and Jesus died on the Cross to pay the penalty for our sins. We are all born into sin and the only way into Heaven, is to have all our sins forgiven and washed in the Blood of Jesus Christ. The Sacrificial Lamb who takes away the sins of the world for those who believe in Him. If you just reason in your own heart, and humble yourself unto God our Father. For we are created by God the Father, and we lived to squander the wealth of our souls. Just to find ourselves slaves to the sin nature we are all born with, hungry, broken with out hope, naked and lost. We serve The true living God that clothes us with His Only Begotten Sons blood. The one and only forgiving God who is always opened arms no matter what we have done. The only forgiving God who spoke through His servant John and promised to all humanity:

1 John 1:9

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and cleans us from all unrighteousness.” (Promised; Guaranteed)

But the first step is to confess unto God Our Father your sins. And the next is to repent (meaning to simply stop sinning) and follow Jesus Christ.Truly the coming of the Lord is at hand. That great and terrible day of the Lord. Great for those who will not be caught off guard and stumbles in darkness and who are ready when He comes. Terrible for those who did not repent nor acknowledge and rejected the fact that Jesus Christ is Lord, Messiah, The Son of God who extended to us His salvation! Who were not prepared! Who was not ready to meet God! Squandered the time He gave to us by His mercy! This applies to those who are near and far from the Lord.

Who Needs Jesus Christ?

Everyone need’s Jesus Christ! The rich needs Chris! The greatest minds all the way down to the fool, needs Christ! Idiots needs Christ! The poor needs Christ! The happy, the sad, the suicidal and the depressed needs Christ! The blind, the lame, the deaf and the mute needs Jesus Christ! The pagan, the demon possessed, the slave and the free needs Christ! The healthy, the diseased, the bipolar, and the obsessed needs Christ! The homosexuals, the bisexuals, the heterosexuals, trans sexuals, the adulterous, the fornicator, All sexually immoral as well as the abused of all types needs Jesus Christ! The religious and the righteous needs Christ! The working class, the homeless and the lonely needs Christ! The hungry and the full needs Christ! The criminal and the addicts of kinds, the clean and the  sober needs Christ!  The person who has everything as well as the person who has nothing needs Christ! From the barbaric to the quiet of every man, woman, and child and in between. Of every tribe, nation, languages and tongue. Of all walks of life needs Lord Jesus Christ!

If you do not have Jesus Christ I ask you this simple question,  “How will you enter the Kingdom of heaven?” For it is not based on good works lest one could boast of his own righteousness, by his or her own merit. but it is the righteousness of God, His Only Begotten Son; His blood through faith makes one clean and righteous before the Lord. All that He asks is obedience, faith (not blind faith) and your total trust in Him alone in order to be justified in God’s sight.

There’s Only Two Choices

God only gives us 2 choices. Heaven or Hell! The broad way  many are going by which leads to eternal death and Hell fire or the narrow way (the path of righteousness) that leads to eternal life in Heaven. The most important choice of your whole entire life literally. Either believe, repent and follow Lord Jesus Christ or not. You cannot have eternal life nor enter Heaven that Jesus promises/ Guarantee’s, and not believe in the Son of God. Salvation is just that easy to obtain from God and it is only through His Only Begotten Son. We have the freedom of choice. God the Father has created man to have the freedom of choice called “free will.” Choose to follow Jesus Christ whole heartedly or to reject Him completely. Gods mercy and grace or Gods justice and judgment is in the accountability of the choices we make here on earth in the now. If you reject Christ and His forgiveness, than judgment will follow when your life is said and done (whether that will be 30 years down the road or longer or maybe tomorrow, or tonight) You have to make this decision. Not deciding is an automatic choice of rejection!

John 5:24-29

I urge you to not listen to the lie: “You have time to choose.” Or, “I am such a sinner that Christ wouldn’t want me or except me.” Or, I will cleans myself from all unrighteousness and sin, and then I will be clean to accept and be accepted.” these are all lies. Come as you are. For Christ’s invitation to all, “COME!”

Revelation 22:16-17

“I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things in the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star.”  And the Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” And let him who thirsts come. Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely.”

You see my friend, Lord Jesus promises salvation, in fact He guarantee’s it through Himself.

John  11:25

Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?”

If you just believe in your heart and confess out your mouth:

#1). That you are a sinner, and is in desperate need of the Savior Jesus Christ.

#2). Jesus came into this world by the virgin birth in the flesh conceived by the Holy Spirit.

#3). Died for your sins,  rebellions and wickedness.

#4). And was raised from the dead,  you shall be save.

If you believe fully in your heart and put your full trust in the Lord and His promises. If you call on the name of the Lord you shall be saved. This is a promise and a guarantee. The only price you have to pay at this point, is to come as you are. Give yourself fully to Jesus Christ. Your full heart. Your full mind, body and soul and pray this simple prayer of faith with me.

Mathew 11:28-30

“Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and my burdens are light.”

God never taught that salvation is a family covenant, meaning that since your parents or any other family members believed in Christ Jesus as the Son of God, therefore, you are saved. As it has been said, “God has children, He does not have grand children.” It is an individual covenant. An individual choice. And as you have received Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior, it doesn’t stop at salvation. The journey to abundant life in Christ begins there at the cross. The journey ahead is having a relationship with God, to do and be in His perfect will, and continue in it until He comes again, soon.

Salvation is a marriage covenant between the individual and God. Everything that I have is the Lord’s. What can we give to the Lord? Our complete heart, our bodies (from the crown of our head to the sole of our feet) and all our soul. When we have committed our very life to Him, then all He has is ours in the fullness of God.

Sin separates man from God. All have fallen short of the glory of God standards. All have sinned and is born into sin. God looked to and fro and saw no one righteous not one person, He saw no one good not one person. No one can give redemption to mankind. There is NO OTHER WAY TO HEAVEN! “What can wash away our sins… Nothing but the blood of Jesus!” So if you want to be saved, and are compelled by the Holy Spirit. Then say this prayer with me in Faith. I cannot save you. I can only point the way to the One who can and His Name is Lord Jesus. And it is by faith not by mere words alone, but believing as you pray that you are forgiven and justify as you pray.  Jesus can and shall save you if you only believe as the Holy Spirit draws you to pray this simple prayer of Faith:

“Lord Jesus… I realize that You are the Lord my Savior. Forgive me for rejecting you and come into my heart. Be Lord of my life. Take hold of the mess I made for I am a sinner and I desperately need You. I believe You came into this world by the virgin birth in the flesh, conceived by the Holy Spirit. You died on the cross for the remission of all my sins. You arose from the dead on the third day to give me everlasting life. I also acknowledge that you also ascended back into Heaven and sits at the right hand of God Your Father. Write my name, Father, in the Book of Life. And fill me with your Holy Spirit to help me to live this life of faith, holy and pleasing to You. Lead me and guide me into the path of righteousness for your name sake. Teach me all you ways from this day forward all the days of life you gave. Thank you for telling me the truth. Thank you for rescuing me from Death, Hell and the Grave I pray by faith in Lord Jesus name, Amen.”

If you prayed that simple prayer of faith. Than I have good news for you, you are saved. I encourage you to go to a Holy Spirit filled Church. To read the Holy Bible. And get into prayer. We do this for one simple reason: to stay strong in the relationship with Jesus Christ, so you may not fall into temptation. And may the Lord Bless you and Keep you in all His ways Amen, and Amen!

          

       

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