Saturday, November 19, 2011

Advocate or Judge?

You cannot ignore Jesus Christ. On that Day, either He will be your Advocate, or He will be your Judge. There is no neutral ground on this.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

How Good Are You?

Are you good enough for heaven?
How good do you have to be?
Go to
and take the test to see!

How good do you have to be to go to heaven? You would have to be absolutely perfect and without any sin. Do you fit that category? How would you score yourself on keeping the 10 Commandments? Have you ever told a lie, lusted, wanted something badly that you don't have, taken something that was not yours (even downloading things from the Internet that aren't yours to take)? How about taking God's name in vain? Is anything more important to you than your relationship with God? How about creating an idea of what you want God to be like instead of believing that He is who He says He is? Have you ALWAYS obeyed and honored your mom and dad? Have you ever murdered, or become angry with someone because you didn't get your way? This is a short, partial list of sins we commit. If you have broken them, there is Good News for you, if you want it. Your heart loves yourself instead of God. That is the basis for all other sins. When you stand before God, all your sin will be before you and God will tell you to depart and go into the Lake of Fire. That's terrible. Once a person is in it, they can never get out. They will be there for eternity. The Good News is that you don't have to go there. Jesus never broke any of the 10 Commandments, but He died to take your place so you don't have to go to hell. You have to turn away from your sin and turn to God, and trust in what Jesus did on the Cross 2000 years ago. After He died, he was buried and on the third day he came back alive from the dead! Before you put your head on your pillow tonight, please consider this. Repent, and believe in Jesus Christ and you will have eternal life with Him in heaven. Please send me a message if you want help or have questions.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Using Colors to Explain the Gospel

There is a colorful way to explain the Gospel. There are five or six colors to describe parts of the Gospel. They are:
Gold=Reminds us of God. He is holy and perfect. No sin or wrongdoing will ever be in His presence. The streets of Heaven are paved with Gold. When people die, they go to meet God. Either they will be in Heaven and live with God forever, or they will be in Hell to be punished for their sins.
Black= Sin. Sin is wrongdoing. We commit sin when we break the 10 Commandments. If we break just one Commandment, we are guilty of breaking them all. On a scale of 1-10, how would you score yourself on keeping the Commandments. All lawbreakers will be punished in Hell for eternity. God has no choice but to punish sin.
Red= the Blood of Jesus Christ, God's Perfect Son. Around 2000 years ago, God sent His Son to live on earth and to die for the sins of people. He lived a perfect life without sin, and God placed all our sin upon Him on the Cross. He died and was buried in a tomb. He came back to life three days later and has gone back into the Heavens. He will come back one day to judge people for their sins, and to take back to Heaven His own people.
White= a Clean Heart. You might be asking yourself, how can I get rid of my sin? If no sin is allowed in Heaven, and God must punish sin, what is the answer? Jesus blood can cleanse a sinful heart. It is powerful enough to cleanse every person from sin who wants to be cleansed. The key question is, "Do you really want to be cleansed from all your sins?" If you do, you will turn away from your sin and you can trust in what Jesus did on the Cross to pay for your sins. He promises to cleanse and will give you a new heart with right desires. You will become a new creature in Christ. You will also have the power and the desire to say 'no' when you are tempted to sin, and to say 'yes' to doing what is right. You will become a new creature in Christ.
Green=Growing Things. Just like you feed yourself with food for nourishment, you can feed your soul with spiritual nourishment. The Bible is like food for the soul. You can be healthy spiritually. If you turn from your sin, and trust in Jesus Christ, you are part of the Body of Christ, which is the church. You will need to find a good Bible believing church to be part of to help you with your spiritual walk. Good communication with God is important. That is what prayer is. God helps us to grow as we develop our relationship with Him through prayer.
Gray= the 10 Commandments. This color is one that some people have added to the story. It probably belongs next to the black color because it reminds us of the 10 Commandments, which we have broken and it shows us our sin, and need for a Savior.
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