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True Repentance?

author Posted by: Mike on date Mar 31st, 2017 | filed Filed under: Salvation

RepentanceWhen Samuel died, Saul took an action to make right with God.  He put away those with a familiar spirit (spirit guides) and the wizards.

Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him, and buried him in Ramah, even in his own city. And Saul had put away those that had familiar spirits, and the wizards, out of the land. – 1 Samuel 28:3 (KJV, emphasis mine)

Saul is trying to please God by his good works. He is seeking favor with God by doing what he thinks is right. However, God is not impressed with man working for his salvation. God requires repentance, which Saul hasn’t and never will do. Read more »

The Saddest Verse in the Bible

author Posted by: Mike on date Mar 3rd, 2017 | filed Filed under: Salvation

Harvest at SunsetTo me, this is the saddest verse in the Bible:

The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved. – Jeremiah 8:20 (KJV)

If not only because of this verse:

And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. – Acts 16:31 (KJV)

Don’t let the harvest pass for you.

God bless, Mike

In Whom is Your Hope?

author Posted by: Mike on date Feb 24th, 2017 | filed Filed under: Salvation

Happy dog!

When you look forward to something good happening and that gives you joy because you have some expectation of obtaining it, you have hope. My dogs and cats have an expectation that I will feed them and boy does their hope give them joy! People have many kinds of hope, but in whom do you place your hope?

When you take a journey, you hope to make it to your destination. You trust that your car and your ability to navigate and drive will get you there. When you face a difficult task, you have hope to complete it that gets better and better as you get closer to your goal.  You are seeing that the expectations you have for yourself are coming to pass and your hope grows. What a wonderful feeling it is when that difficult task is done!

In whom do you hope when life gets hard and things don’t go your way?

What about eternity? What is your hope for life after death? In whom is your hope? Read more »

The Fisherman’s Club

author Posted by: Mike on date Feb 10th, 2017 | filed Filed under: Salvation, Witnessing

My wife and I recently watched a two-part video series from Mark Cahill called “The Fisherman’s Club.” It is a message on witnessing and sharing your faith based on Matthew 4:19.

And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. – Matthew 4:19 (KJV)

In it, Mark gives instruction, encouragement and exhortation to witness the truth to a lost world. The fields are “white already to harvest.” In other words there are so many people lost in their sins and Christians need to be faithful to have conversations with these people and share the gospel with them. Each one of us is to do their part. “One soweth, and another reapeth.” God will give the increase. Read more »

Where do you want to live?

author Posted by: mikeswife on date Mar 8th, 2014 | filed Filed under: Salvation
Something to think about:
Do you want to live …
in a chamber  (Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.  Proverbs 7:27)
– or –
in a mansion (In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you . John 14:2)?

Receive a Tract from Us?

author Posted by: Mike on date Jun 8th, 2013 | filed Filed under: Salvation, Witnessing

Have you received a gospel tract from us?  If so, we would like to hear from you!  Please leave a comment below, or fill out our contact form.  We are here to help you with any questions you have about the eternal truth revealed from God in the Bible.

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Keep Praying

author Posted by: Mike on date Nov 17th, 2012 | filed Filed under: Faith, God, prayer, Salvation

I read the following, written by John Harder, in a newsletter from Evangelical Tract Distributors.

Most Christians have heard of George Muller and his adventures of faith.  But faith has a co-worker, and that is prayer.  At the age of thirty-eight, he began to pray persistently for the salvation of five individuals.  Every day, come rain or shine, he pleaded for their salvation. Read more »

Forgiven

author Posted by: Mike on date Aug 26th, 2011 | filed Filed under: Daily Bible Verse, Salvation

God has provided a way so that our sins will be forgiven. His son Jesus lived without sinning and died in our place so that forgiveness is available to all.  Not all, however, accept this. Read more »