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100% Sure You Will Go To Heaven ?
« on: November 15, 2013, 12:40:41 PM »
100% Sure You Will Go To Heaven ?

 If you were to die today, right now, are you 100% sure that you would go to Heaven, or do you have some doubt?
 Some people may answer this question with:

 * "I sure hope so."
 * "I am about 90% sure I will."
 * "No one can know for sure they will go to Heaven."
 * "I'm probably not good enough right now to go to Heaven."

 The Bible declares that you can “know”, for sure! The Bible says that it was written so that "ye may ‘know’ that ye have eternal life".

 What do you believe it takes to get to Heaven?
 Some may answer this question with:

 * Being a loyal church member.
 * Being good and kind to others.
 * Keeping God's laws.
 * Getting baptized in water.

 The above list is a list of good things to do. Those are all good works alright. However, according to the Bible, doing good works is NOT what it takes to get to Heaven! In Ephesians 2:8-9, the Bible says, "For by *grace* are ye saved through *faith*; and that NOT of yourselves: it is the gift of God: NOT of works, lest any man should boast." (emphasis mine)

 So what the Bible says it takes to get to Heaven?

 First you must realize that you ARE a sinner, we all are.
 Romans 3:10 says, "As it is written, There is 'none' righteous, no, not one:"

 The Bible refers to two deaths. The first death is the physical death. The Bible talks about the second death in Revelation 21:8 and it says, "But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death."

 This list is speaking of one's *identity* not merely one's behavior. If a child of God tells a lie that does not change his "identity" from a child of God to a Liar. He is still a child of God that has told a lie but has not changed his identity form a child of God into a Liar.

 A liars lie because of their sinful identity(nature). Once you become a child of God, the Spirit of God resides within you and influences your behavior, you are no longer a sinner by nature or identity. After a caterpillar metamorphosis into beautiful butterfly he may go back to the mud and hang around with his worm buddies for awhile, but he remains a beautiful butterfly.

 Jesus paid the penalty of sin for us.
 Romans 5:8 says, "But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, *while we were yet sinners*, Christ died for us."

 Eternal life is a free gift.
 Romans 6:23 says, "For the wages of sin is *death*; but the 'gift of God' is *eternal life* through Jesus Christ our Lord."

 Romans 4:25 says: "Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.

 This is the ‘gospel of Christ’ and what one must place their *faith* in to miss the lake of fire and spend eternal life with the Lord in Heaven forever. And of course "faith" is the conviction that something is true that we rely-on or trust-in and not merely intellectual understanding.

 Do you believe Jesus died to pay your sin debt, was buried and rose from the dead to give you the gift of eternal life? This is what is required to receive salvation.(1Cor. 15:1-4)
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