PRACTICAL NEW TESTAMENT CHRISTIANITY
WHO EXACTLY DID JESUS SAY WILL GET ETERNAL LIFE? - Part 3
Continued from Part 2...
I'M QUITE COMFORTABLE AS A CHRISTIAN, THANKS!
If you are comfortable in your Christianity, and don't wish to be challenged, and even shocked, then DON'T bother reading further - and I'm quite serious about that.
This series has been looking CLOSELY at: MATTHEW Ch 25:31-46 "When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, THEN He will sit on the throne of His glory!! ALL THE NATIONS will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats. And He will set the SHEEP on His right hand, but the GOATS on the left."
OUR JUDGMENT IS BASED ON WHAT, DID HE SAY?
Here is the Lord Jesus SEATED IN JUDGMENT on all men!! This is the BIG ONE! Here it's one of two destinies for you and me: 'HEAVEN' or 'HELL'! No second choices here, folks!!! And our Judgment Destination for all ETERNITY is stated BY JESUS HIMSELF to be based on... Well, WHAT? On the comfortability of most of us Believers that Jesus is our Saviour and Lord, and so we ARE saved?? Is that what HE said? NOPE!! Couldn't possibly be farther from it in fact!!!
NOT JUST FAITH! - THAT IS SIMPLY NOT ENOUGH!!
First, judgment very much concerns our RIGHTEOUSNESS as I said at the end of Part 2 (click) Matthew 25:46. But it very, very clearly has to be OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS IN ACTION. Faith it great! With it we believe in the Lord Jesus. There is NO salvation except we come, and continue to live, BY FAITH IN JESUS. But our FAITH has to produce WORKS: or else it's a FALSE faith!! - which is NO FAITH AT ALL!!! "Show me your faith BY YOUR WORKS!!" (Click) James 2:16-18.
The hallmark and the WHOLE of Christianity is FAITH.. that then works by LOVE.. to perform our GOOD WORKS that THEN FLOW from this!! That is JESUS' STRAIGHT MESSAGE to EVERY ONE OF US, in His ACCOUNT of the JUDGMENT that HE WILL be presiding over - and YOU will be there, and so will I.
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