We must CONFESS and BELIEVE in JESUS CHRIST to be BORN OF THE HOLY SPIRIT to obtain SALVATION (Matthew 3:1-2, 11) (Luke 17:21) (John 14:23) (Acts 1:4-5) (Romans 10:8-10).

Sometime ago this comment was posted as follows: “We must be fully immersed in water in “JESUS NAME” to be born of the Spirit”

This comment is NOT TRUTH and will NOT get you SALVATION!

The word of God IS OF NO PRIVATE INTERPRETATION because it is written: “For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little” (Isaiah 28:10).

“Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Nicodemus saith unto him, ‘How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother’s womb, and be born?’

Jesus answered, ‘Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be [BORN OF WATER AND
OF THE SPIRIT], he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and [THAT WHICH IS BORN OF THE SPIRIT IS SPIRIT].

Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.

The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is [BORN OF THE SPIRIT]” (John 3:3-8).

“For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth, [THE SPIRIT, AND THE WATER, AND THE BLOOD]: and [THESE THREE AGREE IN ONE]” (1 John 5:7–8).

When Jesus was crucified along with two thieves, it was customary after a crucifixion to break the legs; however, “when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was already dead, they did not break his legs; but, one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out [BLOOD AND WATER]” (John 19:33–34).

“And [HE THAT SAW IT BARE RECORD AND HIS RECORD IS TRUE]: and he knoweth that he saith true, [THAT YE MIGHT BELIEVE]” (John 19:35).

This record of blood and water which came out of the pierced side of Jesus most significant spoken of by John when he asked:

“Who is he that [OVERCOMETH THE WORLD], but he that [BELIEVETH THAT JESUS IS THE SON OF GOD]? [THIS IS HE THAT CAME BY WATER AND BLOOD, EVEN JESUS CHRIST]; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is [THE SPIRIT THAT BEARETH WITNESS, BECAUSE THE SPIRIT IS TRUTH]” (1 John 5:5–6).

“[WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH THAT JESUS IS THE CHRIST IS BORN OF GOD]: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him. Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen” (1 John 5:1, 21).
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GOD must be given thanks EVERY DAY in the name of HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, JESUS, the Word of God, the CHRIST OF GOD.

“Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, [EVEN FROM EVERLASTING TO EVERLASTING, THOU ART GOD]” (Psalm 90:2).

“IN the beginning God created the heaven and the earth” (Genesis 1;1).

“For all the earth is mine” (Exodus 19:5).

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. [THE SAME WAS IN THE BEGINNING WITH GOD]. [ALL THINGS WERE MADE BY HIM; AND WITHOUT HIM WAS NOT ANYTHING MADE THAT WAS MADE]” (John 1:1-3).

“And the Word [WAS MADE FLESH], and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth” (John 1:14).

“[GOD], who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, [HATH IN THESE LAST DAYS SPOKEN UNTO US BY HIS SON], whom he hath appointed heir of all things, [BY WHOM ALSO HE MADE THE WORLDS]” (Hebrews 1:1–2).

“No man hath seen God at any time; [THE ONLY BEGOTTEN SON], which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him” (John 1:18).

“For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, [THE MAN CHRIST JESUS]: who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time” (1 Timothy 2:5–6).
“[FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD, THAT HE GAVE HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH IN HIM SHOULD NOT PERISH, BUT HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE]” (John 3:16).

“[JESUS CHRIST THE SAME YESTERDAY, AND TODAY, AND FOREVER]” (Hebrews 13:8).

“These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee. [AS THOU HAST GIVEN HIM POWER OVER ALL FLESH, THAT HE SHOULD GIVE ETERNAL LIFE TO AS MANY AS THOU HAST GIVEN HIM]. And this is [LIFE ETERNAL], that they might know thee [THE ONLY TRUE GOD, AND JESUS CHRIST], whom thou hast sent” (John 17:1-3).

“[GIVING THANKS ALWAYS FOR ALL THINGS UNTO GOD AND THE FATHER IN THE NAME] of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Ephesians 5:20).

“[THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH IN HIM SHOULD NOT PERISH, BUT HAVE ETERNAL LIFE]” (John 3:15).

“Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, [WORLD WITHOUT END]. Amen” (Ephesians 3:21).
Thanksgiving Ephesians 5:20 Giving thanks to God the Father for everything.

“Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and read” (Isaiah 34:16) because a FAMINE is COMING:

“Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a [FAMINE IN THE LAND], not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but [OF HEARING THE WORDS] of the LORD. And [THEY SHALL WANDER FROM SEA TO SEA, AND FROM THE NORTH EVEN TO THE EAST, THEY SHALL RUN TO AND FRO TO SEEK THE WORD OF THE LORD, AND SHALL NOT FIND IT]” (Amos 8:11-12).

“[FOREVER], O LORD, [THY WORD IS SETTLED IN HEAVEN]” (Psalm 119:89).

“[ALL SCRIPTURE] is given by [INSPIRATION OF GOD], and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in [RIGHTEOUSNESS]” (2 Timothy 3:16).

“Knowing this first, that [NO PROPHECY OF THE SCRIPTURE IS OF ANY PRIVATE INTERPRETATION]. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost” (2 Peter 1:19–21).

“Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and read” (Isaiah 34:16).

“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever” (Hebrews 13:8), the only begotten Son of God, says: “The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand: [REPENT YE, AND BELIEVE THE GOSPEL]” (Mark 1:15).

“Except ye [REPENT, YE SHALL ALL LIKEWISE PERISH]” (Luke 13:3).

“[FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD, THAT HE GAVE HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH IN HIM SHOULD NOT PERISH, BUT HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE]” (John 3:16).

“[AND THIS GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM SHALL BE PREACHED IN ALL THE WORLD] for a witness unto all nations; and [THEN SHALL THE END COME]” (Matthew 24:14).

“For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is 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” (John 3:17-18).

“Heaven and earth shall [PASS AWAY], but [MY WORDS SHALL NOT PASS AWAY]” (Matthew 24:35).

“[HE THAT REJECTETH ME, AND RECEIVETH NOT MY WORDS], hath one that judgeth him: [THE WORD THAT I HAVE SPOKEN, THE SAME SHALL JUDGE HIM IN THE LAST DAY]” (John 12:48).
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JESUS is the ONLLY BEGOTTEN SON OF GOD is my Lord, Savior and King.

“[WHOSOEVER SHALL CONFESS THAT JESUS IS THE SON OF GOD, GOD DWELLETH IN HIM, AND HE IN GOD]” (1 John 4:15).

“But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach; [THAT IF THOU SHALT CONFESS WITH THY MOUTH THE LORD JESUS, AND SHALT BELIEVE IN THINE HEART THAT GOD HATH RAISED HIM FROM THE DEAD, THOU SHALT BE SAVED]. For [WITH THE HEART MAN BELIEVETH UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS]; and [WITH THE MOUTH CONFESSION IS MADE UNTO SALVATION]” (Romans 10:8-10).

JESUS says: [WHOSOEVER THEREFORE SHALL [CONFESS ME BEFORE MEN, HIM WILL I CONFESS ALSO BEFORE MY FATHER WHICH IS IN HEAVEN]. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven” (Matthew 10:31-33).

“Then said Jesus unto his disciples, ‘If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me’” (Matthew 16:24). “And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me” (Matthew 10:38).

“The Lord knoweth them that are his” (2 Timothy 2:19).

“Now if any man has not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his” (Romans 8:9).

“Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you?” (2 Corinthians 13:5).

“For ye are all the children of God by [FAITH IN CHRIST JESUS]. For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise” (Galatians 3:24-29).

“Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit. [WHOSOEVER SHALL CONFESS THAT JESUS IS THE SON OF GOD, GOD DWELLETH IN HIM, AND HE IN GOD]. And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him” (1 John 4:13, 15-16).

“The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen” (Philippians 4:23).
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Be wise to obtain KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRUTH BY THE WORD OF GOD to obtain SALVATION on the LAST DAY (Matthew 24:36) (Revelation 11:18).

Human beings will spend a lifetime obtaining knowledge to learn many things. Yet the most important continues to be overlooked by untold numbers of people.

From the time that human beings are able to learn anything, basic knowledge of the Truth must be learned. Unfortunately, in this world, God has been and continues to be removed from almost everything: chief among these is in the schools. Every human being alive today would be wise to come to KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRUTH to be SAVED on the DAY OF JUDGMENT (Revelation 20:11-15).

“[FOR THIS IS GOOD AND ACCEPTABLE IN THE SIGHT OF GOD] our Saviour; who will have all men to be saved, and [TO COME UNTO THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRUTH]” (1 Timothy 2:3-4).

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is 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” (John 3:16-18).

“And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead” (Acts 17:30-31).
For those who refuse to come to knowledge of the word of God: the Truth, God has forewarned:

“When your fear cometh as desolation and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you. Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me. For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD” (Proverbs 1:27–28).

“The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death” (Proverbs 14:27).

“[THE WICKED SHALL BE TURNED INTO HELL, AND ALL THE NATIONS THAT FORGET GOD]” (Psalm 9:17).

“[FOR AS A SNARE SHALL IT COME ON ALL THEM THAT DWELL ON THE FACE OF THE WHOLE EARTH].

[WATCH YE THEREFORE, AND PRAY ALWAYS], that ye may be accounted [WORTHY TO ESCAPE ALL THESE THINGS] that shall come to pass, [AND TO STAND BEFORE] the Son of man” (Luke 21:35-36).

“The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen” (Philippians 4:23).
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Our HEARTS must be fixed on going to the NEW JESUSALEM in THE NEW HEAVENS and A NEW EARTH (Revelation 21:1-2, 5).

Jesus is already in the NEW HEAVENS AND A NEW EARTH where there is the NEW JERUSALEM because he says:

“Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal. But [LAY UP FOR YOURSELVES TREASURES IN HEAVEN], where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal. [FOR WHERE YOUR TREASURE IS, THERE WILL YOUR HEART BE ALSO]” (Matthew 6:19-21).

“For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him” (Isaiah 64:4).

“While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal” (2 Corinthians 4:18).

“The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth over all” (Psalm 103:19).

“THE LORD reigneth, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, wherewith he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved.
Thy throne is established of old: thou art from everlasting” (Psalm 93:1-2)

“The LORD is exalted; for he dwelleth on high: he hath filled Zion with judgment and righteousness. Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities: thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tabernacle that shall not be taken down; not one of the stakes thereof shall ever be removed, neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken” (Isaiah 33:5, 20).

“[KEEP THY HEART WITH ALL DILIGENCE; FOR OUT OF IT ARE THE ISSUES OF LIFE]” (Proverbs 4:23).

“And let the [PEACE OF GOD RULE IN YOUR HEARTS], to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful” (Colossians 3:12-15).

“The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen” (Philippians 4:23).

“Now the God of peace be with you all. Amen” (Romans 15:33).
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We must keep our HEARTS SPIRITUALLY AND PHYSICALLY fit in our lifetime.

How often have we heard the expression the “heart of the matter” or “heart’s desire?
Actually, taking everything into consideration on this earth, the heart is the center of everything.

The heart is the crucial organ for the physical body to live. So too, what is in our heart is most crucial for our soul to live.

What we eat or put into our body will affect the health of our heart; so too what is in our heart or proceeds out of our heart is a direct result of the way we live spiritually.

“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” (Jeremiah 17:9).

A healthy heart is the key to a healthy physical life.

“[A SOUND HEART IS THE LIFE OF THE FLESH]: but envy the rottenness of the bones” (Proverbs 14:30).

A pure heart is the key to a pure spiritual life. Keep our heart healthy and pure, and we will obtain the promise of life (John 3:16).

God knows all our hearts and has declared through Jeremiah:

“I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings” (Jeremiah 17:10).

“[KEEP THY HEART WITH ALL DILIGENCE; FOR OUT OF IT ARE THE ISSUES OF LIFE]” (Proverbs 4:23).
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GOD is GREATER than our hearts and KNOWS ALL THINGS (1 John 3:20).

Therefore, we must TRUST GOD with ALL our HEARTS for ALL THINGS!

“Trust in the LORD with [ALL THINE HEART]; and [LEAN NOT UNTO THINE OWN UNDERSTANDING]. In [ALL THY WAYS ACKNOWLEDGE HIM], and [HE SHALL DIRECT THY PATHS]” (Proverbs 3:5).

“[TRUST IN HIM AT ALL TIMES]; ye people, [POUR OUT YOUR HEART BEFORE HIM]: God is a refuge for us” (Psalm 62:8).

“The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and [HE KNOWETH THEM THAT TRUST IN HIM]” (Nahum 1:7).

“Trust in the LORD, and do good; [DELIGHT THYSELF ALSO] in the LORD; [AND HE SHALL GIVE THEE THE DESIRES OF THINE HEART]. Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore” (Psalm 37:3-4).

“Blessed be the LORD God of Israel [FROM EVERLASTING TO EVERLASTING]: and let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye the LORD” (Psalm 106:48).
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GOD has given ONLY HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON the POWER OF LIGHT to give the FAITHFUL of human beings ETERNAL LIFE on the LAST DAY.

Without power, mobile phoines, smart phones, laptops, tablets and other electronic devices would not work. When the battery life runs out we most likely will plug in the device to recharge the battery, and when the battery dies a new battery must be inserted to give new life.

Human beings have been given only a lifetime on this earth. “For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God” (Colossians 3:2–3). “And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment” (Hebrews 9:27).

We all have the same opportunity after our time expires to obtain new life forever or Eternal Life on the Last Day. However, to obtain ETERNAL LIFE, God, the Father, the only POWER (Psalm 62:11) has given us his only begotten Son, Jesus Christ.

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that [WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH IN HIM SHOULD NOT PERISH, BUT HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE]” (John 3:16).

“[FOR AS THE FATHER RISES UP THE DEAD, AND QUICKENETH THEM; EVEN SO THE SON QUICKENETH WHOM HE WILL]. For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son: That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He that honoreth not the Son honoreth not the Father which hath sent him. [FOR AS THE FATHER HATH LIFE IN HIMSELF; SO HATH HE GIVEN TO THE SON TO HAVE LIFE IN HIMSELF]; and hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man” (John 5: 21–23, 26–27).

Jesus, the only begotten Son of God says: “I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die” (John 11:25–26).

“[NO MAN CAN COME TO ME, EXCEPT THE FATHER WHICH HATH SENT ME DRAW HIM: AND I WILL RAISE HIM UP AT THE LAST DAY]” (John 6:44).

“[I AM THE WAY, THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE]: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me” (John 14:6).

“[I AM ALPHA AND OMEGA, THE BEGINNING AND THE END, THE FIRST AND THE LAST]” (Revelation 22:13).

“I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.

He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen” (Revelation 22:16-21).
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GOD is greatly to be PRAISED for he is the LORD God:

“For the LORD is great, and [GREATLY TO BE PRAISED: HE IS TO BE FEARED ABOVE ALL] gods. For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the LORD made the heavens” (Psalm 96:4-5).

“Thus saith the LORD the maker thereof, the LORD that formed it, to establish it; the LORD is his name” (Jeremiah 33:2).

“For all the earth is mine” (Exodus 19:5).

“The sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land. The earth is the LORD’s, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein” (Psalms 95:5, 24:1).

“PRAISE ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.

While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.

Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:

Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever” (Psalm 146:1-6).

“Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!” (Psalm 107:8).

“[THOU ART MY GOD, AND I WILL PRAISE THEE: THOU ART MY GOD, I WILL EXALT THEE]. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever” (Psalm 118:28-29).

Thanksgiving Psalm 118:28 You are my God, and I will give thanks to you.