The Great Falling Away – 3rd edition

This song’s message needs to be heard by the Church.

(Lord, I’m Coming Home, by Day of Eternity, YouTube)

As I wrote in Preparation for the Battle Ahead, there is no victory in this end-time battle for the lukewarm. Churches that have surrendered to the world’s standards will not be able to stand for Christ in the battles ahead. Those that do not preach the word of God to sinners will not stand with Christ. They will instead be given a “spirit of strong delusion”, so they cannot receive the truth of God. Continue reading

Coming Home to Christmas

manger sceneChristmas time is my favorite time of the year. I’ve always wondered why, but, I think I know now. You see, I spent my teen years in a home broken by divorce. Christmas always reminded me of a time when we were all together. Although we didn’t live in a mansion, we lived in a railroad car converted into a trailer home, we were together, it was home. And Christmas represents God sending His Son Jesus to bring us home. It reminds us all that no matter where we are at here on earth, be it a railroad car or a cave, when we are together with those who love us – it is home, where we are loved and cared for.

This song touches my heart with precious memories and I hope it will yours as well.

(Lord, I’m Coming Home by Day of Eternity, Hilgreen Press)

Your circumstances in life really don’t matter if you welcome the savior into them, it can be home. If you have wandered away, seeking false hopes or pleasures that left you empty, you can always turn around and head for home. Jesus will be waiting with arms of love open to you.

Don’t let guilt or shame keep you from the joy of Christmas at home. That little babe who came on Christmas became a man and He bore all your guilt and shame on a cross so that you could be free. It’s His Christmas gift to you. Don’t miss it.

May the true Joy of Christmas be yours this year.

Lessons from the church of Sardis

The church of Sardis presents us with the dilemma Jesus warned about in the parable of the tares (in Matt. 13:24-43): There will be true and false Christians in the church right up to the 2nd coming of Christ when the angels will gather out the tares and burn them in the fire. The message of repent and watch for the Lord’s coming is given to all but, only the faithful will hear it. The following video explains the church of Sardis –

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Where is the Church?

Why is the American church seemingly so powerless against the atheistic worldview sweeping the land? The Bible declares that light overcomes darkness and “Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a reproach to any people.” (Prov. 14:34). So why isn’t the church overcoming the darkness? Perhaps it isn’t the church at all? Jesus said –

oil lamp“You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. “Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven. “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.” – Matt. 5:14-20 Continue reading

The Seven Churches-Laodocia

 

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Laodocian Church Now

“These things says the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:
“I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth.

Because you say, ‘I am rich, have become wealthy, and have need of nothing – and you do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked – I counsel you to buy from Me gold refined in the fire, that you may be rich; and white garments, that you may be clothed, that the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed; and anoint your eyes with eye salve, that you may see. Continue reading

Noah has a message for today

Many who think of themselves as Christian have not the slightest idea what that means. Either it was what they were raised or maybe it just sounded like a good insurance policy. The following video accurately depicts where many young people today are in their world view.

Ray Comfort challenges young people to think about issues they never hear about in many of their churches and certainly not in the public schools most have attended. But, it is not enough to just think about the issues presented here – you must do something about them. Repentance is required. Repentance is an action to turn around and go a different direction – to follow the path God lays out for us in His word, the Bible.

It is the same message given in Revelation 22 –

“And he said to me, “Do not seal the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is at hand. He who is unjust, let him be unjust still; he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; he who is righteous, let him be righteous still; he who is holy, let him be holy still.”

There is not much time left, and you personally may have even less, so if you want turn your life over to Jesus, strive to do it wholeheartedly.