Friday, May 9, 2014

The Biblical Gospel of Jesus Christ! God does not "repossess" salvation!

The Biblical Gospel of Jesus Christ which is proven by Gods Word.
 



We believe Gods Word because of the Prophecy that has been and will be fulfilled.

1Corinthians 15:1-5 very plainly states not only what the gospel IS, BUT ALSO what to believe to be saved, and wherein is our standing: i.e. Jesus Christ and His finished work on the cross.

"Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you THE GOSPEL which I preached unto you, which also ye have received and

WHEREIN YE STAND; BY WHICH ALSO YE ARE SAVED,

 if ye keep in memory what I have preached unto you unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that CHRIST DIED FOR OUR SINS according to the Scriptures; and that HE WAS BURIED, and that HE ROSE AGAIN the third day according to the Scriptures; and that HE WAS SEEN of Cephas, then of the twelve" and about 500 people who where present but some are asleep in Jesus i.e. died physically .

  Notice in Act_10:36-44 how, through Peter's preaching this four-point gospel, Cornelius and company were saved being Gentiles.

See also Paul's preaching it in Act_13:26-33, Act_13:38-39.

(Acts 13:38)  Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:

(Acts 13:39)  And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.     The Law of Moses is the Ten Commandments this verse clearly says no one can keep the Ten Commandments , With one exception Jesus Christ He is the only one who has kept them all THE LAW and THE PROPHETS !


 Just as all our sins were put upon Christ when He died on the cross, so all His righteousness and perfect sinlessness is  put upon us the moment we believe this good news "with the heart."   We can even ask the Lord to help us with our unbelief !

"He that believeth on the Son HATH EVERLASTING LIFE" and he "shall not come into judgment (condemnation) but is passed out of death (spiritual separation from God) into life", or union with God—"He that is joined to the Lord is one spirit". He has been "quickened" made alive in possession of Christ's "endless life" and is in-dwelt by the Holy Spirit "forever". Please turn to :

 (John 3:17)  For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

(John 3:36)  He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

 (John 5:24)  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

 (1 John 4:15)  Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.

(1 John 4:16)  And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.

(1 John 5:9)  If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he hath testified of his Son.

(1 John 5:10)  He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.

(1 John 5:11)  And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

(1 John 5:12)  He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.

(1 John 5:13)  These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.


and re-read these precious truths as you read the following:

The word "hath" in Joh_3:36 firmly indicates immediate and everlasting possession of God's gift of eternal life.

Then, too, all believers are "sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise which is the earnest (or pledge—God's own unbreakable pledge) of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession", meaning, the glorification of their bodies at Christ's return

 (Ephesians 1:13)  In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,

(Ephesians 1:14)  Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.

 (1 Thessalonians 4:13)  But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep (physically dead), that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.

(1 Thessalonians 4:14)  For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

(1 Thessalonians 4:15)  For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.

(1 Thessalonians 4:16)  For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

(1 Thessalonians 4:17)  Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
(Thank You Lord Jesus, Maranatha)

(Romans 8:29)  For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

(Romans 8:30)  Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.

(Romans 8:31)  What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

 The Scriptures teach eternal security—in Christ, not in us.

It is not debatable.

 It is the only true gospel.

To deny this teaching is to disparage the grace of God and His Word, as well as the efficacy of the atoning sacrifice of God's Son.

 Additional references : Joh_10:28; Joh_11:25; Joh_13:9-10;  1Pe_1:5; Heb_9:12; Heb_10:14 ;Heb_13:5; Php_1:6; 1Co_1:8-9; Psa_37:23, Psa_37:24 Psa_37:28 ; Psa_23:6; Psa_21:4; Psa_22:26.


 Just remember that God does not "repossess" salvation as merchants do earthly things when payments fail. "The gifts and calling of God are not repented of"


( Rom_11:29 ) .

In opposing these precious truths religious unbelievers will argue, Then all there is to it is just believe, and you can sin all you want to. It proves that they do not know what salvation is—that it is not by faith plus works, but by a faith that works. To believe "with the heart" in Christ and His redeeming work means nothing less than subsequent crucifixion of self through God's enabling power and to live by Him, in departure from all iniquity, as stated in Gal_2:20 ; Gal_5:24; 2Co_5:15 ; 2Ti_2:19. We may not preach grace at the expense of Christian living. Eternal redemption is not eternal exemption! To be saved is to be "His workmanship (not ours), created in Christ Jesus unto (not by ) good works which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them" (Eph_2:10). A "new creature in Christ" does not want to sin, he hates sin. "Old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new" (2Co_5:17).

It is written of false teachers, "If they speak not according to this Word, it is because there is no light in them". "Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.
 

Maranatha