Facts! Heaven and Hell are Real….
Facts! Heaven and hell are both real. Both are supported and mentioned many times in scripture. We all spend some 70-90 years for most of us on this earth and then comes eternity in one of those two places. That word eternity is not a word that is easily comprehended but it is real. Many choose to avoid even thinking about where they will spend eternity. God said the choice is ours to make. Sin broke our relationship with God and we have a choice as to whether we will allow Jesus to restore it for us. What we do with the sin in our lives determines our fate.
- All are sinners. (Rom 3:10, 3:23, Isaiah 64:6)
- Sin brings on death and all of the worlds ugliness. (Romans 6:23)
- God cannot commune with sinful people who like Adam and Eve break their relationship with God by sinning. (Gen 2, 3)
- A sacrifice is needed to restore the fellowship we break with God by our sins. (John 3:16, Romans 5:8)
Facts! All false religions claim that works are our means of restoring that relationship. Some of those religions even have the name of Jesus in them. Just having the name of Jesus in your church doctrine does not assure your salvation n or that the church you are attending is feeding you and your family God’s truths. Ask one telling question. Does anything needed to be added to the sacrifice that Jesus paid on Calvary to provide me salvation and eternity in heaven with God? Does Baptism, Church membership, Church attendance or sacraments etc need to be added… If any are being taught as a needed activity along with Jesus sacrifice for our sins, then….
Gal 2:21 “I do not set aside the grace of God; for if righteousness comes through the law, then Christ died in vain.”
Ephesians 2:8, 9 “For by grace are you saved by faith, and that not of yourself, it is the gift of God, not of works lest anyone would boast.”
John 14:6 “Jesus said unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”
Heb 10:11 “Every priest stands daily ministering and offering time after time the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins.
The sacrifice of Jesus our Savior is all we need!
Heb 10:12 “But He, having offered one sacrifice for sins for all time, sat down at the right hand of God.”
Heb 12:2 “Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.”
Which sacrifice do you trust in this morning?