L I G H T versus Darkness.

“This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that [GOD IS LIGHT], and in him is no darkness at all” (1 John 1:5).

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning” (James 1:17).

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

“And this is the condemnation, that [LIGHT] is come into the world, and men [LOVED DARKNESS RATHER THAN LIGHT, BECAUSE THEIR DEEDS WERE EVIL]. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. [BUT HE THAT DOETH TRUTH COMETH TO THE LIGHT], that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God” (John 3:19-21).

“[LIGHT] is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart. Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness” (Psalm 97:11-12).

“The LORD is my [LIGHT AND MY SALVATION]; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalm 27:1).

“[LIGHT] is sown for the righteous” (Psalm 97:11).

“Wherefore God saith: ‘Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee [LIGHT]’” (Ephesians 5:14).

“Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality” (1 Corinthians 15:50-51).

“For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first, then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and [SO SHALL WE EVER BE WITH THE LORD]” (1 Thessalonians 4:16–17).

“And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth” (Matthew 25:30).
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H E A V E N is HOME F O R E V E R.

“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).

“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” (John 3:16-17).

Jesus, the only begotten Son of God 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 I came down from [HEAVEN], not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me” (John 6:38).

“The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel” (Mark 1:15).

“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).

“Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish” (Luke 13:3).

“Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away” (Matthew 24:35).

“[FOREVER], O LORD, thy word is settled in [HEAVEN]” (Psalm 119:89).

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The CROSS of LIGHT = S A L V A T I O N.

While there is LIGHT still on this earth, come to the LIGHT to be SAVED.

“Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else” (Isaiah 45:22).

“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” (John 3:16-17).

Jesus, the only begotten Son of God says: “I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life” (John 8:12). “As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world” (John 9:5).

“And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God” (John 3:19-21).

“For it is written, ‘I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.’ For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18-19).

“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)

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T I M E is coming to an E N D.

“The day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up” (2 Peter 3:10).

“But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. Ye are all the children of light” (1 Thessalonians 5:4–5).

“For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Thessalonians 5:9).

“And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light” (Romans 13:11-12).

“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever” (Hebrews 13:8), says: “I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life” (John 8:12).

“As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world” (John 9:5).

“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).

“Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away” (Matthew 24:35).

“I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen” (Matthew 28:20).
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S A V I O R or Destroyer?

JESUS, the only begotten Son of God is the ONLY SAVIOR (John 3:16-18).

Satan, the devil, the prince of this world, whose name was Lucifer, the “abomination of desolation” (Mark 13:14) is the DESTROYER. Jesus explains, says: “He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it” (John 8:44).

“The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more [ABUNDANTLY]. I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep” (John 10:10-11).

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father’s hand. I and my Father are one” (John 10:27-30).

“I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me” (John 14:6).

“Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom” (Luke 12:32).

“I am with you alway, [EVEN UNTO THE END OF THE WORLD]. Amen” (Matthew 28:20).

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J E S U S is the ONLY SAVIOR.

The word of God has been written for thousands of years that the habitation of life on this earth will end one coming day. While there is still time, every human being has been warned to repent of sins.

“And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment” (Hebrews 9:27).
When human beings die this is not the End:

“For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad” (2 Corinthians 5:10).

“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).

Jesus, the only begotten Son fo God warned when he was here on earth said: ‘Verily I say unto you, that there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death, till they have seen the Kingdom of God come with power’” (Mark 9:1). “There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth” (Matthew 8:12).

The mere mention of those words “taste of death” should send chills into everyone who has not as yet repented and does not believe the gospel because this is the Second Death! (Revelation 20:11-15).

We must be wise with our time on this earth; and do not waste this lifetime because whether we are alive or asleep we will be awake on the Last Day for the Day of Judgment to face the ONLY Savior (Matthew 25:31-46): Jesus Christ who also warns saying:

“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).

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S A L V A T I O N.

In the storms of this lifetime we are always confident BELIEVING in the cross of Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, “The Christ of God” (Luke 9:20). who gave his life for all human beings.

“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).

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

“For it is written, ‘I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.’ For the [PREACHING OF THE CROSS] is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the [POWER OF GOD]” (1 Corinthians 1:18-19).

“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).
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NEW H E A V E N S and a NEW E A R T H.

“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).

“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).

“The LORD hath prepared his [THRONE IN THE HEAVENS]; and his kingdom ruleth over all” (Psalm 103:19).

“For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; ‘I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones’” (Isaiah 57:15).

“Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me” (Psalm 101:6).

“AND I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful” (Revelation 21:1-2, 5).

“And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it. And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there” (Revelation 21: 23-25)

“And there shall be no more curse: but [THE THRONE OF GOD AND OF THE LAMB] shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him:

And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads. And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

And he said unto me, These sayings are faithful and true: and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent his angel to shew unto his servants the things which must shortly be done” (Revelation 22:3-6).

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Set for life?

How often have we heard or someone has said: “I am set for life:
-I am married and have two children;
-I have a house with a two car garage;
-I have an excellent paying job;
-I take with my family two vacations a year;
-I have money in the bank;
-I have retirement accounts;
-I couldn’t ask for more;
-I am set for life!”

Are you really set for life?

Do you really have Life?

“For [YE ARE DEAD], and [YOUR LIFE IS HID WITH CHRIST IN GOD]” (Colossians 3”3)

“Set your [AFFECTION ON THINGS ABOVE], not on things on the earth. [WHEN CHRIST, WHO IS OUR LIFE], shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory” (Colossians 3:2,4).

“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever” (Hebrews 13:8), 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).

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The coming of JESUS is on the LAST DAY.

The LAST DAY will be the DAY OF JUDGMENT and the END OF THE WORLD (Matthew 24:1-4, 14, 36).

“Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations” (Psalm 82:8).

“For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son” (John 5:22).

“And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth” (Revelation 11:18).

“The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved, but God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another” (Psalm 75:3, 7).

“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God” (Psalm 9:7).

“Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness” (2 Peter 3:13).

“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever” (Hebrews 13:8), says: “When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory; and before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats; and he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left. Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, ‘Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world’” (Matthew 25:31–34).

“Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the Devil and his angels. And these shall go away into everlasting punishment. And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal” (Matthew 25:41, 46).

After Jesus and God’s holy angels extract all God’s elect from this earth, “Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power” (1 Corinthians 15:24).

“And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, ‘The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever” (Revelation 11:15).

“And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, ‘It is done’” (Revelation 16:17).

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