How surprised would you be if you died this very second and now you have to give account of your life, right now! Can you honestly say that you are ready? Have you asked God to forgive you of your sins. Have you forgiven everyone that has sinned against you? Have you stopped living a life of sin?
The Holy Spirit will never lead you into doing any kind of sin.
|Romans 8: 9 - 17 |
| 9.||But you are not living the life of the flesh, you are living the
life of the Spirit, if the (Holy)Spirit of God (really) dwells within you -
directs and controls you, But if any one does not possess the (Holy) Spirit of Christ, he
is none of His - he does not belong to Christ (is not truly a child of God)|
|11.||And if the Spirit of Him Who raised up Jesus from the dead dwells
in you, [then] He Who raised up Christ Jesus from the
dead will also restore to life your mortal bodies through His Spirit Who dwells in you.|
|12.|| Therefore, brothers, we have an obligation - but it is not to the
sinful nature, to live according to it.|
|13.|| For if you live according to the sinful nature, you will die; but
if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live,|
|14.|| because those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.|
|15.|| For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to
fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry, abba, Father.|
|16.|| The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's
|17.|| Now if we are children, then we are heirs - heirs of God and coheirs
with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order
that we may share in his glory.|
|19.||Whoever then breaks or does away with or relaxes one of the least
important of these commandments and teaches men so, shall
be called least important in the kingdom of heaven; but he who practices them
and teaches others to do so shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.|
|32.||(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly
Father knoweth that ye (you) have need of all these things.
|33.||But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness; and
all these things shall be added unto you.|
Your future is based on and will depend on your will to follow Christ or not. What are you going to do?
|17.|| But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken
before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;|
|18.|| How that they told you there should be mockers in
the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lust.|
|19.|| These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having
not the Spirit.|
(God doesn't separate them. They do it themselves by operating in their will not Gods' will. They operate in sin and don't care that they are operating in sin.)
|20.|| But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most
holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,|
(and you're the one that decides to take the time to pray in the Spirit.)
|21.|| (you) Keep yourselves in the (agape)love of God,
looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto
eternal life.(keeping yourself in the love of God is your decision. You're the one that decides
that you're going to walk in love, not God.)|
|Rev. 3: 15 - 22|
|15.||I know your (record of) works and what you are
doing; you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were cold or hot!|
|16.||So, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold
nor hot, I will spue you out of My (God’s) mouth!|
|17.||For you say, I am rich, I have prospered and
grown wealthy, and I am in need of nothing;
and do not realize and understand that you are wretched, pitiable,
poor, blind and naked. (Hos. 12:8)|
|18.||Therefore I counsel you to purchase from Me
( the God kind of ) gold refined and tested by fire, that you may be (truly) wealthy, and white clothes
to clothe you and to keep the shame of your nudity from being seen, and salve to put on your eyes that you may see.|
|19.||Those whom I (dearly and tenderly) love, I tell
their faults and convict and convince and reprove and chasten – (that is,) I discipline and instruct them.
So be enthusiastic and in earnest and burning with zeal, and repent – change
your mind and attitude. (Prov. 3:12)|
|20.||Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any
one hears and listens to and heeds My voice and opens the door (of your heart), I will come in to him (or her) and
will eat with him (her), and he (shall eat) with Me.|
|21.||He who overcomes (is victorious), I will grant
him to sit beside Me on My throne, as I Myself overcame (was victorious) and sat down beside My Father on
|22.||He who is able to hear, let him listen to and
heed what the (Holy) Spirit says to the assemblies (the churches).
|Rev. 21: 6 - 8|
| 6.||And he said to me, It is done! I am the Alpha
and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To
the thirsty I (myself) will give water without price from the fountain
(springs) of the water of Life. (Isa. 55:1)|
| 7.||He who is victorious shall inherit all these
things, and I will be God to him and he shall be My son.|
| 8.||But as for the cowards and the ignoble and the
contemptible and the cravenly lacking in courage
and the cowardly submissive; and as for the unbelieving and faithless;
and as for the depraved and defiled with abominations; and as for
murderers and the lewd and adulterous and the practicers of magic arts
and the idolaters (those who give supreme devotion to any one or anything
other than God) and all liars (those who knowingly convey untruth
by word or deed, all of these shall have) their part in the lake that blazes
with fire and brimstone. This is the second death.
|Rev. 22: 12-16,|
|12.||Behold, I am coming soon, and I shall bring My wages and rewards
with Me, to repay and render to each one just what
his own actions and his own work merit.|
|13.||I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last. (The Before
all and at the End of all)|
|14.||Blessed (happy and to be envied) are those who cleanse their garments
that they may have the authority and right to (approach)
the tree of life and to enter in through the gates to the city.|
|15.||(But) without are the dogs and those who practice sorceries and
impurity (the lewd, adulterers) and the murderers and idolaters
and every one who loves and deals in falsehood.|
|16.||I, Jesus, have sent My messenger (angel) to you to witness and
to give you assurance of these things for the church (assemblies).
I am (both) the Root (the source) and the Offspring of David, the radiant and
bright Morning Star.|
This is the record that God gave
of his Son, that Jesus came to give us life, and to give us life more abundant.
Pray with me now and fill your life with Life.
Father, I do believe that Jesus Christ
died on the cross for my sins and that he was raised the third day. Lord,
I pray that you would forgive me of my sins for I forgive all those who
have sinned against me. Lord Jesus, please come into my heart
and guide me, fill me with your Holy Spirit, give me the strength to withstand anything the Devil can throw at me, and mold me into what you
would have me to be, I pray in Jesus name, Amen.
Congratulations you are now a new creature in Christ!
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