The Easter message

 

One of the most significant aspect of Easter is the availability of our own  complete forgiveness for all of our personal sins even demonstrating fully God’s personal love for each one of us. Too many of as still do suffer from a sense of guilt, void, low self worth and self esteem but we can be encouraged by the undeniable fact that God himself still loves us each one of us, in spite of anything that we have done, and God has already given his own Son as payment for any and all the wrongs we have done now as well.
 
Romans 5:8  But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. :9  Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. 10  For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.  :11  And not only so, but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement. :12  Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
 
1 John 1:9  If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. :10  If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us. 2:1  My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: :2  And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
 
John 3:16  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, (Jesus) that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.  17  For God sent not his Son (Jesus) into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him (Jesus) might be saved. 18  He that believeth on him i(Jesus) s not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. 
 
(Mark 3:29 KJV)  But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation:
 
While some may not want to accept this forgives many other persons  will.
 
(Acts 5:31 KJV)  Him (Jesus) hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.
 
(Acts 13:38 KJV)  Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man (Jesus) is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:
 
(Acts 26:18 KJV)  To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.
 
(Eph 1:7 KJV)  In whom we have redemption through his (Jesus) blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
 
(Col 1:14 KJV)  In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:
 
(Mat 9:2 KJV)  And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.
 
(Mark 2:5 KJV)  When Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins be forgiven thee.
 
(Luke 5:23 KJV)  Whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Rise up and walk?
 
(Luke 6:37 KJV)  Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:
 
(Luke 7:47 KJV)  Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little.
 
(Rom 4:7 KJV)  Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.
 
(Eph 4:32 KJV)  And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.
 
(Col 2:13 KJV)  And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;
 
(James 5:15 KJV)  And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
 
(1 John 2:12 KJV)  I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name’s sake.
 
    
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One of the best loved, known parables of the New Testament

 

One of the best loved, known parables of the New Testament given by Jesus Christ was that of the prodigal son , the same young man who deceived  had  left his own  home to do his own thing, and who next had experienced the negative realties of this world, and humbled he next returned broke home to his father, who next even  forgave him resorted him, accepted him back
  
Luke 15:11  And he said, A certain man had two sons: 12  And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that fallsto me. And he divided unto them his living. 13  And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living. 14  And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want. 15  And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine. 16  And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him. 17  And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father’s have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger! 18  I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, 19  And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants. 20  And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. 21  And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son. 22  But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet: :23  And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry: 24  For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry. 25  Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard music and dancing. 26  And he called one of the servants, and asked what these things meant. 27  And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound. 28  And he was angry, and would not go in: therefore came his father out, and entreated him. 29  And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends: 30  But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf. 31  And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine. 32  It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
 
Now the same Biblical story  even generally refers to us all.. for we all do often tend to get lost, we all have left our heavenly homes, and next  do not find true satisfaction, real joy hereo n earth.. for  after all we are here on earth but mere sojourners in a very foreign land, as this earth realy is not our actual home, our solid place of refuge, our present settlement but rather as always heaven is our home.
 
Heb 13:14  For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.
 
Now yes God leads us all to experience the negative realities of hell, earth.. In The Furnace Of Affliction “Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.” Isaiah 48:10 
 
God does this to bring us back to Him… so next  we can also as per (Mark 5:19 KJV)   Go home to our friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for us , and how he  had compassion on us.
 
Still we do still too often like sheep easily get lost, go astray, and thus become realy depressed.. do sense a big void again in our life…
 
So one of the best ways that I have found to fill this same void, and to sense again the reality of God’s presence is to recite often Bible verses, especially  to recite God’ s promises to each one of us, promises such as-
 
Psalm 23:1  A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2  He makes me to lie down in green pastures: he leads me beside the still waters. 3  He restores  my soul: he leads me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 4  Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. 5  You prepare a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: you anoint  my head with oil; my cup runs over. :6  Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
 
and many others..
 
(Isa 54:17 KJV)  No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.
 
(Psalm 4:8 KJV)  I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makes me dwell in safety.
 
(Psalm 55:18 KJV)  He has delivered my soul in peace from the battle that was against me: for there were many with me.
 
 
 
 

What if I told you that most professing Christians

 

What if I told you that most professing Christians still cannot hear God’s voice and they  often livingly still do claim that God speaks to them , leads them,  how unbelievable now is that too? So what is the reason for this now too? http://pbulow.tripod.com/voice.html  

(Deu 12:8 KJV)  Ye shall not do after all the things that we do here this day, every man whatsoever is right in his own eyes.
 
(Judg 17:6 KJV)  In those days there was no king in Israel, but every man did that which was right in his own eyes.
 
(1 Ki 15:5 KJV)  Because David did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, and turned not aside from any thing that he commanded him all the days of his life, save only in the matter of Uriah the Hittite.
 
(1 Ki 15:11 KJV)  And Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, as did David his father.
 
(2 Ki 22:2 KJV)  And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in all the way of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.
 
(2 Chr 14:2 KJV)  And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God:
 
(2 Chr 20:32 KJV)  And he walked in the way of Asa his father, and departed not from it, doing that which was right in the sight of the LORD.
 
(Prov 12:15 KJV)  The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
 
(Prov 21:2 KJV)  Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.
 
(Acts 4:19 KJV)  But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye.
 
ONE OF  THE SADDEST, MOST TRAGIC THINGS ABOUT CHRISTIANS  AND THE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES TODAY IS HOW THEY MOSTLY ALL  HAVE BEEN SO EVIDENTIALLY SECULARIZED.
 
And this is evident by the too often unbiblical church approach, including the secular church organization, management   structure,  and the secularized  theology now as well even where man has falsely become  the centre of the Bible and the universe still and not God himself, The Holy Ghost has been replaced by the pastors and  their interpretation of of  Bible too.  But even the Bible itself now is not the Word of God.
 
It is understandable that so many people read the Bible and they still cannot understand it cause rather according to the Bible itself, the Bible itself  is  not the Word Of God   for  the Voice of the Lord. the Word of God, the Holy Spirit  himself is living and active, he penetrates even to the dividing of soul and spirit.., he judges the thoughts and intents of the heart. Heb 4:12
 
 
My sheep hear My voice,   and I know them,  and they follow Me.  John 10:27 and only The Holy Spirit will teach you all things. John 14:26.
 

IN FACT the many Bible scriptures themselves  that refer to the Word of God  are not at all referring to the Bible itself now too , but rather they refer to   voice of God or the voice the Lord , the voice of the living spirit of Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit himself. So you can READ OR memorize the entire Bible, quoting chapter and verse, AS MANY HAVE, and it will not  only gain you nothing with God but it very likely also means you will not even know God sadly TOO.  There is a huge pitfall in Christianity thinking  that sates that the Bible alone  is the Word of God, and thinking all the commands in the Bible referencing the Word of God, refer to the Bible; when the references really mean going to God directly and listening to the Word of God speaking to you.  So If you don’t listen to the true Voice of God, you will never grow; you will never know what it really is to repent; you will never receive his changing, purifying grace; you will not find God; and you ALSO STILL will not have any reward in the Kingdom of God or Christ.  

Like many in the early church, even if you can’t read, you can be changed and purified to enter the Kingdom of Heaven as a son of God forever – by listening to God’s voice and obeying it. God’s spirit, who desires to speak and teach you outside of the Bible.  He desires to teach you individual, personal things about yourself, and how he wants you to live, how he wants you to improve, what he wants you to deny – as well as encourage you, tell you of his love for you, and open up the scriptures to you, including the mysteries. If you limit yourself to reading the Bible, you will only get crumbs beneath the table.

 

Worshipping the Bible alone is an act of idoltary.