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Learn how to use these two Commandments to show sinners their need of God’s mercy. See how using God’s holy Law to confront people about these “harmless” activities help them see sin in its true light.

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The Way of the Master – The Summary of Salvation – Episode 4

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The Way of the Master – Idolatary – The Darling Sin of Humanity – Episode 6

The Way of the Master – The beauty of a broken spirit – Atheism – Episode 7

The Way of the Master – WDJD – Episode 8

The Way of the Master – Blasphemy, Sabbath and Parents – Episode 9

The Way of the Master – Murder –  Episode 10

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The Way of the Master – Theft – Episode 12

True and False Conversion

Where does your Christianity stop?

Every Christian needs to see this

A message to Christians

Whatever happened to Personal Evangelism?

It came to pass that a group existed who called themselves fishermen. There
were many fishes in the water all around them and week after week, month
after month, the fisherman met in meetings and talked about their call to
go fishing.

Continually they searched for new and better methods of fishing and for new
and better definitions of fishing. They sponsored costly nation-wide and
world-wide congresses to discuss fishing, promote fishing, and hear about
all the ways of fishing such as the new fishing equipment, the fish calls,
and whether any new bait was discovered. These fishermen built large and beautiful buildings called Fishing Headquarters. The plea was that everyone
should be a fisherman and every fisherman should fish.

Some spent much study and travel to learn the history of fishing and to see
faraway places where the founding fathers did great fishing in centuries
past. They lauded the faithful fishermen of years before who handed down
the idea of fishing.

Many who felt the call to be fisherman responded. they were commissioned
and sent to fish. they engaged in all kinds of occupations, they built
power plants to pump water for fish and tractors to plow new waterways.
They made all kinds of equipment to travel here and there to look at fish
hatcheries. Some also said they wanted to be part of the fishing party but
they felt called to just furnish fishing equipment. The only problem was
while they were building all sorts of fishing equipment and while all of
this was going on………….NOBODY DID ANY FISHING

If Christ were to return to this Earth today in physical form, would He
find us fishing, in obedience to Him, or would he find us organizing,
talking about fishing, and making plans to be the best Fishing Headquarters
anywhere? Would ehe find us waiting for the fish to jump into the boat and have a come and see attitutude?

Jesus came to seek and save those that are lost. (Luke 19:10) The big question is are you doing the same? Are you fishing?

“Come, follow me” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men” (Matthew 4:19)

Let us stop waiting for the fish to jump into the boat but let us GO OUT and be fishers of men

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Whatever happened to Personal Evangelism?

Death has a very good way of putting everything in perspective. As a believer, I can rest in the fact that after I die, I will go to be with my Savior, Jesus in heaven, not because of any good in me but because I have repented of my sins and trusted in the atoning work of Christ on the cross.

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers (born again Christians) , about those who are asleep (dead), that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep. (1 Thess 4:13-15)

Lately, for some reason, I seem to be surrounded by death in one form or another and I have been thinking a lot about death and how we as christians should respond to it, especially to unbelievers. The bible says that we should ‘mourn with those who mourn’.

When we see the pain caused by death, I believe that our first response should not to get into a theological debate about where that person has gone but to have compassion and mourn with those who have been affected. It is such a difficult time for all involved and to see this first hand makes you look at life differently and makes you treasure the small things in life and not take anything for granted

But at the same time, if a person does approach you and asks questions pertaining to the afterlife, we have to be ready to give them an answer.

Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience – 1 Peter 3:15 (my emphasis added)

I think it would also be wrong to give a person false hope that the person who has died has gone ‘to a better place’ because the fact of the matter is that we dont know. In fact, a lot of ministers profess that the person who has died and ‘gone to be with Jesus’, not taking into account how they lived their life on earth.

I like this verse in Da Truths song ‘Go’

Sometimes it’s beautiful
Other times I’m fuming
When I go to a funeral- why
Because the preacher that’s ruling
The pulpit is fooling them
Pulling the wool over their eyes
So now what’s a man to think
When in every single case
The preacher boldly exclaims
Though he never claimed to be saved
And he died from aids
That he’s still in a better place
Now I leave confused
And the people leave confused
And the family is comforted, but
It’s under the false pretense
That once a weekend
Is all that Jesus wants
So you know that it’s our job
To open up their eyes
With the truth that’s found in the script
So we can’t afford to hide, the treasure that’s inside
Let’s bless the world with this wonderful gift
Let’s give it to them

This is a hard pill to swallow but the fact is, Jesus said that most people who die DO NOT go to a better place but to a worse place because they have not taken The Narrow Road but instead prefer the broad road.

Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. (Matthew 7:13-14)

Only God knows what has happened before the deceased’s final breath and we can only hope that they have repented before that happens but as stated before, we as believers need to be loving, compassionate, sensitive and understanding. Let us also ask God for wisdom as each situation will be unique.

And let us all remember that we are all part of the ultimate statistic. 10 out of 10 people die. We all will die one day and none of us know when that day will be. For some of us, it will be sooner rather than later as life can be so unpredictable so don’t take the risk and play Russian roulette with your soul. The bible says that it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this, the judgment (Hebrews 9:27).

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If for any reason, you have been diagnosed with a terminal illness, I STRONGLY urge you to look at this link called ‘Death is not dying’.

Jesus said…., “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies

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Join Kirk and Ray as they show how the power of the Moral Law opens the eyes of blind sinners. Discover how sin hides in the human heart, and how it springs out through the door of temptation

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Hell’s Best Kept Secret

The Way of the Master – The Firefighter – Episode 1

The Way of the Master – The Mirror of the Ten Commandments – Episode 2

The Way of the Master – The Motive of the Sinner – Episode 3

The Way of the Master – The Summary of Salvation – Episode 4

The Way of the Master – Practice What You Preach – Episode 5

The Way of the Master – Idolatary – The Darling Sin of Humanity – Episode 6

The Way of the Master – The beauty of a broken spirit – Atheism – Episode 7

The Way of the Master – WDJD – Episode 8

The Way of the Master – Blasphemy, Sabbath and Parents – Episode 9

The Way of the Master – Murder –  Episode 10

The Way of the Master – Adultery –  Episode 11

True and False Conversion

Where does your Christianity stop?

Every Christian needs to see this

A message to Christians

Whatever happened to Personal Evangelism?

Related Posts:

Hell’s Best Kept Secret

The Way of the Master – The Firefighter – Episode 1

The Way of the Master – The Mirror of the Ten Commandments – Episode 2

The Way of the Master – The Motive of the Sinner – Episode 3

The Way of the Master – The Summary of Salvation – Episode 4

The Way of the Master – Practice What You Preach – Episode 5

The Way of the Master – Idolatary – The Darling Sin of Humanity – Episode 6

The Way of the Master – The beauty of a broken spirit – Atheism – Episode 7

The Way of the Master – WDJD – Episode 8

The Way of the Master – Blasphemy, Sabbath and Parents – Episode 9

The Way of the Master – Murder –  Episode 10

True and False Conversion

Where does your Christianity stop?

Every Christian needs to see this

A message to Christians

Whatever happened to Personal Evangelism?