Are you really, Biblically, personally following Jesus? Part 5 Following Jesus means obeying God’s will for your life, whatever it is and whatever it costs you

Post Views: 15 Luke 9:57-62 (GW) As they were walking along the road, a man said to Jesus, “I’ll follow you wherever you go.” 58  Jesus told him, “Foxes have holes, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to sleep.” How do we know what God’s will is for our lives? 1/ God’s Word tells us God’s will The Bible is the clear and concise truth[…]

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Following Jesus means committing our life to be a member of a local church

Post Views: 0 Why does following Jesus include being a part of the church? 1/ Jesus commands His followers to become best friends John 13:34-35 (NLT) “So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. 35 Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples.” John 15:12-14 (NLT) “This is[…]

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Are we really, Biblically, personally following Jesus? Part 4 Following Jesus transforms us from the inside out.

Post Views: 1 God only blesses the broken sinner who fully surrenders to God and receives His forgiveness. The broken sinner stops his resistance to the will of God. He stops making excuses for doing things his own way. Instead, he now humbly FOLLOWS HIS LORD JESUS!  “For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death.” 2 Corinthians 7:10[…]

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Are we really, Biblically, personally following Jesus? Part 3 How God Gives Us A Good Heart

Post Views: 92 What is salvation? The desperate plight of man is his evil heart. We all need God’s forgiveness and we need to be rescued (saved) from the bondage of our evil heart. The only hope of true and complete change is for our evil heart to be removed and replaced with a good heart. But this is purely a spiritual thing. Who can change wicked people? Who can[…]

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Are we really, Biblically, personally following Jesus? Part 2 Everyone is born with an evil heart.

Post Views: 142 Why does mankind need the gospel? First we must understand why we are born with an evil heart, not a good heart. We are not born good and learn to be bad. Instead, we are born with an evil heart and He reveals it to us in His Word. Adam and Eve were given life with a good heart, free will, and direct communion with God. This[…]

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Are you really, Biblically, personally following Jesus? Part 1 Few End in Heaven

Post Views: 101 Few Enter Heaven, Will You? Matthew 7:13-14 (NLT) “You can enter God’s Kingdom only through the narrow gate. The highway to hell is broad, and its gate is wide for the many who choose that way. 14  But the gateway to life is very narrow and the road is difficult, and only a few ever find it. Jesus Christ is God! The second person of the Triune[…]

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Evidence of Salvation 7: Do You Believe in Jesus the Messiah?

Post Views: 703 Now let’s look at the last proof John gives for salvation in his letter we call 1 John. Evidence #7 asks the question,  “Do You Believe in Jesus the Messiah?” Here is our final proof. Faith in the Jesus that the Bible describes as Jesus the Messiah, is non-optional, because the Biblical Jesus is the only savior of the world. “Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ[…]

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Evidence of Salvation 6: Do You Believe the Bible is The Truth?

Post Views: 607 John provides seven clear-cut proofs of salvation, and today we look at what is truth according to Evidence #6. Don’t skip the others, read through these proofs in his letter we call 1 John. The apostle proves that life-changing evidence of salvation will remove doubts and fears about your relationship with God. And in Evidence #6 we see John pressing forward by demanding that it is a[…]

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What Happens To You When You Are Born Again?

Post Views: 320 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” [2 Corinthians 5:17] “Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” [1 Thessalonians 5:23] A born again person is someone who has a direct[…]

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Evidence of Salvation 5: Are You Indwelt By God’s Spirit?

Post Views: 6 Paul warned the Christians at Corinth to examine themselves to make sure they were really in the faith so they would not find out they were deceived and lost at Judgment Day. [2 Corinthians 13:5-9] So how do we do examine ourselves? The apostle John wrote the letter, we call 1 John and tells us how and why. He says, “These things I have written to you[…]

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