Joe M (15
"MAKE SURE YOU'RE
SAVED - BORN AGAIN"
Paul's posting on becoming born-again was and is
It is easy to assume everyone who reads a Christian website on
the end-times is saved, is born-again. Easy, but not
wise. If you're reading this post and wondering what does
it mean to be saved, to be born-again, please indulge me a
moment. Don't be surprised if your phone rings right now,
or if someone comes to your door, or some other distraction
happens. The devil doesn't want you to read this.
So please stay with me.
A number of years ago, I tuned into a Christian radio station
and heard a preacher say these words, "You need to be
born-again!" And he went on to explain what that
meant. You know, I'd heard the words 'born-again
Christian' before, but I didn't know where they came from.
It turns out they came from Jesus himself. The Gospel of
John, Chapter 3, verse 3: Jesus replied, "Verily, verily,
I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the
kingdom of God." In this passage of Scripture, the Lord is
having a conversation with Nicodemus, a respected Jewish
teacher, who came to Jesus by night to speak with Him.
Nicodemus was in the minority among the pharisees, for he had an
open heart toward Jesus, toward God. And so the Lord Jesus
revealed this truth to him. In this passage, the Lord
reveals our need for a spiritual re-birth. Because Adam
sinned, we were all born in sin. So Jesus came to the
earth as the second Adam, the one who would redeem us from our
sins, us being those who believe in Him. So we need to
become born-again. Do you understand? We need to be
re-born spiritually. We need to be saved.
It is one thing to recognize Jesus Christ as the Savior of the
world. It was something much more to accept Him as our
personal savior. And this is how one becomes
born-again. Consider it this way: if someone comes to your
door with a gift, and knocks, you may turn and see this person
through your window. At that moment, is the gift
yours? The answer is no. You have to open the door
and invite the person in. Then they may present you with
the gift. The Lord Jesus Christ is the gift of
salvation. He Himself is the gift. And he knocks at
your door. Now the decision is yours to make. Will
you go to the door and let him in? In the book of
Revelation, chapter 3, verse 20, the Lord said, "Behold, I stand
at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the
door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with
me." Here, the Lord is extending His invitation to anyone
who would hear his voice.
Today... The Lord is calling You!
Will you hear his voice?
Pray this prayer: Lord Jesus, please forgive me for all my
sins. Wash me and cleanse me with your precious
blood. I accept you now as my personal Savior and
Lord. In Jesus name I pray.
God Bless you and welcome to the Kingdom of God. For today
is the first day of your new life in Christ.
Please let us all know if your prayed this prayer to ask the
Lord Jesus into your heart. You are now born-again.
You are now saved!
Praise God! Praise be to God Almighty!
All glory be to God our Father!
Your brother in Christ,