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font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;} </style> <![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings></o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:shapedefaults v:ext="edit" spidmax="1026"/> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:shapelayout v:ext="edit"> <o:idmap v:ext="edit" data="1"/> </o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--> </head> <body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=WordSection1> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;text-justify:distribute-all-lines'><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><a href="index.html"><span class=15><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>(HOME)--</span></i></b></span></a><a href="whoiam.htm"><span class=15><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>(WHO I AM)--</span></i></b></span></a><a href="whatibelieve.htm"><span class=15><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>(WHAT I BELIEVE)--</span></i></b></span></a><a href="mycommissionandauthority.htm"><span class=15><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>(MY COMMISSION)--</span></i></b></span></a><a href="howyoucancontactus.htm"><span class=15><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>(CONTACT US)--</span></i></b></span></a><a href="gospelmessages.htm"><span class=15><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>(MESSAGES)--</span></i></b></span></a><a href="gospelliterature.htm"><span class=15><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>(LITERATURE)</span></i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><i><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><i><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>GOSPEL MESSAGES<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><i><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-size:14.0pt'>Please Note: Christian Messenger is now broadcasting short wave over  World Harvest Radio .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The Gospel messages can now be heard each Saturday on  Angel 2 .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The broadcast occurs at 1930 UTC time (2:30pm U.S. Eastern Standard time or 3:30pm Daylight Savings Time).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The program titled  Highway of Life is being broadcast to North America (Canada, Mexico and the United States), to all of Europe and Asia (Russian Federation) on a shortwave frequency of 9.840 MHz, on WHRI.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The program will also be simulcast on the World Wide Web.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>To listen to the broadcasts on the internet, click on </span></i></b><a href="http://www.whr.org/"><span class=15><b><i><span style='font-size:14.0pt'>www.whr.org</span></i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='font-size:14.0pt'>, click on  Streaming Options , then click on  Angel 2 bar to retrieve the broadcast.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span></i></b><span style='font-size:14.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='color:#993300'>THESE MESSAGE S MAY BE COPIED WITHOUT PERMISSION FOR PERSONAL USE.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>FOR ANY OTHER PUBLIC USE, REFERENCE TO THE SOURCE (CHRISTIAN MESSENGER WEB SITE) MUST BE INCLUDED.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>IF YOU UTILIZE THE IDEAS, PHRASES OR EXAMPLES USED IN THESE MESSAGES, IT IS COMMON COURTESY TO SITE YOUR SOURCES.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>TO ADOPT THE MATERIAL AND CALL IT YOUR OWN IS CALLED PLAGERIZING  STEALING. <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Comic Sans MS";mso-fareast-font-family: Technical'>Why should you read these Gospel Messages?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The issues of life and death, heaven and hell, are involved in the preaching of the gospel.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It says in the Bible, the Word of God in, <span style='color:red'>(Romans 1:16)  The gospel of Christ is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>You have heard the expression,  I have bad news and good news, which do you want to hear about first ?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The Bible, the Word of God, reveals both bad news and good news.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Comic Sans MS";mso-fareast-font-family: Technical'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Comic Sans MS";mso-fareast-font-family: Technical'>The <u>BAD NEWS </u>is that <u>all have sinned </u>and come short of the glory of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>There is <u>none</u> that are righteous in the sight of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The wages of sin <span class=GramE>is</span> death (both in the physical and spiritual sense, eternal separation from God).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is appointed unto men once to die, but <b>after this</b> the judgment. The unbelieving --- shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone. This news is bad enough, but what makes it even worse, there is absolutely nothing you can do to merit or inherit Gods salvation.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Comic Sans MS";mso-fareast-font-family: Technical'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Comic Sans MS";mso-fareast-font-family: Technical'>The word  GOSPEL means  <u>GOOD NEWS</u> .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The good news is that God, in His mercy, has provided a way of escape from eternal torment and banishment. He has provided a way by which we can be with Him in Heaven for all eternity.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The way to Heaven is through the Lord Jesus Christ.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Jesus said <span style='color:red'>(John 14:6)  I AM THE WAY, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>The entrance to Heaven can be obtained by believing and accepting the perfect sacrifice Christ offered for our sins by His death on Calvary s cross. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Comic Sans MS";mso-fareast-font-family: Technical'>As you read these Gospel Messages, please give this matter your most serious attention.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Will you be a believer or a non-believer?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Your eternal destiny depends on your decision.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Comic Sans MS";mso-fareast-font-family: Technical'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-size:14.0pt'>MESSAGES:<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-size:14.0pt'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><i><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Technical;color:#993366'>**FEATURED GOSPEL MESSAGE FOR THE CURRENT MONTH***.<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><i><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Technical;color:#993366'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="thisman.htm"><span class=15><b><i>DO YOU KNOW THIS MAN</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> <o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>We read in, <span style='color:red'>(Acts 13:38, 39) Through THIS MAN is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins, and by HIM all that believe are justified from all things .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>There is no other man through whom you can have forgiveness of sins or be justified before a holy God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Your eternal destiny depends on  knowing this man .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to find out who He is and how you can be saved.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span>SPECIAL MESSAGE S FOR THE SEASON <o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="christofchristmas.htm"><span class=15><b><i>The Christ of Christmas</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b>There is a strong effort underway in our society to remove Christ out of Christmas and God out of our world.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The purpose of this message is to tell you about  The Christ of Christmas and to explain why His coming into the world can indeed be, <span style='color:red'> good tidings of great joy </span>for YOU personally.<i> <o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='mso-tab-count:1'> </span></i></b><a href="christmasmessage.htm"><span class=15><b><i>A Special Message for Christmas</i></b></span></a><b><i> <span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b>It says in the Bible, in <span style='color:red'>(Luke 2:11)  Unto YOU is born & a Savior, which is Christ the Lord .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>In this Christmas season, a time of giving and receiving gifts, why not take some time to consider God s wonderful gift to YOU.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message will explain the gift of God s Son and the salvation offered through His finished work on the cross.<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="anewyear.htm"><span class=15><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>A Special Message for the New Year</span></b></span></a><b><span style='font-family:Technical'> <i><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b>Once <span class=GramE>again</span> we enter into a New Year.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Time goes by swiftly does it not?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The Bible, the Word of God, has important things to say about  TIME .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The focus of this message is on five important aspects of time that you cannot afford to ignore.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Will you use YOUR TIME wisely this year?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This is  A NEW YEAR, WILL THERE BE A NEW YOU ?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>New Year s resolutions are fine if you keep them, but they have no value for eternity.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>More important than  resolution you need  regeneration .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This is the only way you can be prepared for eternity and be a new you in this New Year.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to see how this can be accomplished.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><i><span style='color:green'>DIVINE IMPERATIVES SERIES<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i>The dictionary defines <u> imperative </u> as,  to command or a commandment .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is something that is absolutely necessary ,  urgent or  compelling .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is a binding or compelling rule, duty, requirement, etc.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The dictionary further defines an <u> imperator </u>as a  commander in chief .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The word  Emperor is taken from this word.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In ancient Rome it was a title of honor, given to generals and later to emperors. The Lord Jesus Christ is the  Divine Imperator .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In the Bible, the Word of God, we find many  Divine Imperatives .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The Gospel messages in this series include some of the divine imperatives found in the Holy Scriptures.<o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="hemustsuffer.htm"><span class=15><b><i>He Must Suffer and be Killed and be Raised Again the Third Day</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></i></b><b><i><span style='font-size:14.0pt; color:purple'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>These words were spoken by the Lord Jesus Christ in (Matthew 16:21).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is another  Divine Imperative in the Word of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message about  The place to which He must go ,  The pain which He must endure ,  The passion which He must experience , and  The power which He must manifest .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="bornagain.htm"><span class=15><b><i>YOU MUST BE BORN AGAIN</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>These words were spoken to a Pharisee and a ruler of the Jews.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He was therefore, a man of fame and position.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He was educated, religious, moral, respected and upright.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He believed in God and he believed in resurrection.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>If this man needed to be  born again , what about <u>you</u>? Read this message to get an understanding of the doctrine of the  new birth and learn why<u> you</u> need to be  born again .<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="mustbesaved.htm"><span class=15><b><i>WE MUST BE SAVED</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span style='color:#993300'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>God says in His Word (the Bible) that  WE MUST BE SAVED .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Have you been saved?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn <u>why </u>God says you must be saved and <u>how </u>you can be saved.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This is not a subject you will hear about in today s contemporary news media or read about in today s newspaper or magazines.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>God s Word, however, has much to say about this most important subject.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="mustbeliftedup.htm"><span class=15><b><i>The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>It says in the Bible, <span style='color:red'>(John 3:14)  As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so MUST THE SON OF MAN BE LIFTED UP .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>What is the meaning of this scripture?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Why MUST the Son of Man be lifted up?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Who is this Son of Man?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>How would He be lifted up? Read this important message from God s Word to get the answers to these and other questions.<span style='color:#993366'> <o:p></o:p></span></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'>MISCELLANEOUS GOSPEL MESSAGES;<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="godisspeaking.htm"><span class=15><b><i>GOD IS SPEAKING - ARE YOU LISTENING</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:"Comic Sans MS"'>Many people today are denying the existence of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>To any that believe this way God says in His Word, the Bible, <span style='color:red'>(Psalm 14:1)  The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>Read this message to learn that God not only exist but God is also speaking today, and He is speaking to YOU.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Will you listen and obey?<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><a href="sufferingservant.htm"><span class=15><b><i><span style='color:purple'>SUFFERING SERVANT</span></i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b>Who is God s Servant?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The Bible, the Word of God, tells us who He is.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>We read in <span style='color:red'>(Philippians 2:5-7) </span>that it is the Son of God, the Lord Jesus Christ that He  <span style='color:red'>Eternally existed in THE FORM OF GOD.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>He came down from heaven and, <span style='color:red'> made himself of no reputation, and took upon him THE FORM OF A SERVANT .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>Did He suffer?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He surely did.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It says in, <span style='color:red'>(Hebrews 2:9)  Jesus was made a little lower than the angels FOR THE SUFFERING OF DEATH .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>Read this message about the Savior s wondrous love and condescending grace that brought Him from heaven to die on a cross for your sins and my sins. <o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><a href="goodnewsbadnews.htm"><span class=15><b>THERE IS GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS</b></span></a><b><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b>You probably have heard the expression,  I have good news and bad news.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Which do you want to hear first ?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The  Gospel means good news.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is God s good news.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is defined in, <span style='color:red'>(1 Corinthians 15:3, 4)  Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; and that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>You should also know that you need to hear the bad news as well.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message is about  Bad News for Good people and  Good News for Bad People .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to see why this is so.<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><a href="messagesofswords.htm"><span class=15><b>THE MESSAGES OF THE SWORDS</b></span></a><b><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b>The Spirit of God has led the writers of the Old and New Testaments to include reference to a  sword when describing certain biblical accounts.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>There are six particular swords referred to in God s Word tell a portion of the Gospel Story.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn about these six swords.<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><a href="passionofchrist.htm"><span class=15><b>THE PASSION OF CHRIST</b></span></a><b><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b>Hollywood created a film awhile back called the  Passion of Christ .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The film focused on the physical sufferings of Christ and as a result many Biblical truths were not disclosed.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message will give you the  rest of the story and will consider  The Passion, Power and Posterity of Christ .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The full story and the true story is about God s wonderful plan of salvation.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn about  God s Way of Salvation . <o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><a href="marysgoodadvice.htm"><span class=15><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span>MARY'S GOOD ADVICE</b></span></a><b><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b>Mary, the mother of Jesus (the incarnated Son of God) is well known in Christendom.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Some people, through misunderstanding or religious superstition, have elevated her to a place that scripture does not give her.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>There are, however, some good attributes recorded of Mary which we find in the Word of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>One good attribute of Mary that most people overlook is her  Good Advice .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn about  Mary Good Advice when she said regarding the Lord Jesus Christ,  Whatsoever He saith unto you, do it .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b>THE MIRACLE OF BIRTH (This message later)<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><a href="saviorforbrokenhearted.htm"><span class=15><b>A SAVIOR FOR THE BROKEN HEARTED</b></span></a><b><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b>The Lord Jesus Christ said in, <span style='color:red'>(Luke 4:17)  The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>There are many broken hearts in this world.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>We live in a  broken world filled with  broken confidence ,  broken relationships ,  broken homes ,  broken lives , etc., etc.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The problem is S I N.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Sin and sorrow and broken hearts are connected together.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to see how and why the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, became the  Man of sorrows and learn how he is able to heal your broken heart and  turn your sorrow to joy .<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><a href="saviorforimpoverished.htm"><span class=15><b>A SAVIOR FOR THE POOR</b></span></a><b><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b>The Lord Jesus Christ said in, <span style='color:red'>(Luke 4:17)  The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>There are many kinds of poverty in the world.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The worst kind, however, is  spiritual poverty which means to be poor in the sight of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>You may be financially secure and live on  Easy Street so to speak, but as it says in, <span style='color:red'>(Mark 8:36)  What shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? <span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span>Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul ? </span><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span>If you are not saved you lack the necessities of life, of eternal life from God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to see why and how the Lord Jesus Christ, in His marvelous grace, <span style='color:red'> Who though he was rich, yet for your sakes became poor, that ye through His poverty might be rich .</span><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He is able and willing to take you from spiritual  rags to riches if you believe in Him.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b>A SAVIOR FOR THE CAPTIVES (This message later)<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;mso-para-margin-left:3.0gd'><b>DEATH AND DESTINY (This message later)<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="lovefoundaway.htm"><span class=15><b><i>Love Found A Way</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color: green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>In the Bible, the Word of God, we have revealed what can be described as THE DIVINE DILEMMA.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Man is a guilty sinner, facing the wrath and judgment of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>God is holy and righteous and must execute the sentence decreed for sin, which is death.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>But, God is a God of love and God loves the sinner.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The  divine dilemma required a DIVINE SOLUTION.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>LOVE FOUND A WAY to provide salvation for sinful man.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is the great principle of substitution.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span style='color:red'>(John 3:16)  God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>Read this message to see how YOU CAN FIND YOUR WAY TO GOD AND WHAT GOD S LOVE DID FOR YOU.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="myshepherd.htm"><span class=15><b>The Lord is my Shepherd?</b></span></a><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>Many people have heard the 23<sup>rd</sup> Psalm in the Bible that begins with the words, <span style='color:red'> The Lord is my Shepherd .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>Many people have quoted the 23<sup>rd</sup> Psalm during times of distress or bereavement.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It may be that you also, dear reader, have spoken these words at one time or another.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Can you honestly say, The Lord is <u>MY</u> Shepherd?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Your eternal security depends on whether you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your own personal Shepherd Savior.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Please read this message to discover how you can be one of the sheep of His flock and know that heaven is your eternal destiny.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="goodsamaritan.htm"><span class=15><b>The Good Samaritan</b></span></a><b><span style='color:green'> <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>The definition of a  good Samaritan is  a person who pities and helps another or others unselfishly .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The phrase  good Samaritan is found in the Bible, the Word of God, in the gospel of Luke, chapter 10, verses 25 through 37.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message will explain why the Lord Jesus Christ is THE Good Samaritan because of the offering of Himself on the cross and the salvation He has made available for helpless, hopeless sinners.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="gospelinjohn316.htm"><span class=15><b>The Gospel in (John 3:16)</b></span></a><b><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>(John 3:16) is a well-known verse in the Bible.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Sometimes, however, over familiarity can be a disadvantage.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>There can be a tendency to overlook or gloss over the words and as a result to miss the fullness and profoundness of these wonderful words spoken by the Lord Jesus Christ.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message  puts the magnifying glass on this verse to examine closely the many  heavenly truths revealed in these twenty-five words.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="considerations.htm"><span class=15><b><i>IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span></i><span style='color:green'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>The pace of life seems to be getting faster and faster.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Many people are finding it increasingly difficult to be able to cope with the hectic pace of modern life.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In this message I am urging you to slow down, take a step back and CONSIDER some very important things God says you need to deal with.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>To CONSIDER denotes a directing of the mind to something in order to understand it or to make a decision about it.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn what these  Important Considerations are.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="daysofnoah.htm"><span class=15><b><i>THE DAYS OF NOAH and THE DAYS OF NOW</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> <o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>These  two days are separated by many thousands of years yet there is a commonality about them.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The lessons of history are important, particularly to prevent repeating the mistakes of the past.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn why these days are important to your personal eternal security.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="choices.htm"><span class=15><b><i>THE GREATEST CHOICE YOU WILL EVER MAKE</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> <o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>This message is about  choices .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>We must make them almost every day.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Some are more important than others.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Some choices can have lifelong consequences.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn about,  THE GREATEST CHOICE YOU WILL EVER MAKE .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Your eternal destiny depends on making the right choice.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="thisman.htm"><span class=15><b><i>DO YOU KNOW THIS MAN</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> <o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>We read in, <span style='color:red'>(Acts 13:38, 39) Through THIS MAN is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins, and by HIM all that believe are justified from all things .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>There is no other man through whom you can have forgiveness of sins or be justified before a holy God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Your eternal destiny depends on  knowing this man .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to find out who He is and how you can be saved.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="lostson.htm"><span class=15><b><i>THE LOST SON and THE LOVING FATHER</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> <o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>The lost son is a picture of every sinner who is  lost in trespasses and sins.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is a descriptive term for all men who, by nature, are lost, helpless hopeless sinners.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In this message we consider the lost son in his departure, his degradation and his decision.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>We consider also the loving father.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>We consider the father s heart, the father s house and the father s happiness.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This story can be your own personal story if YOU believe this gospel message.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="thegospel.htm"><span class=15><b><i>THE GOSPEL</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>A question is asked in, <span style='color:red'>(1 Peter 4:17)  What shall the end be of them that obey not THE GOSPEL OF GOD ?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>The purpose of this message is to provide an understanding of  the meaning of the gospel as well as answer the question above.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Have YOU considered YOUR END?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Have you made preparation for eternity ahead?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to see why you must obey the gospel.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="salvation.htm"><span class=15><b><i>God's Salvation</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> <o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>It says in, <span style='color:red'>(2 Samuel 14:14)  God doth devise means that His banished be not expelled from Him .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>The unsaved, because of their sins, have banished themselves from God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>If they die in their sins they will experience eternal separation from God in the place He calls the  lake of fire .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>God is not willing that any should perish therefore He has devised a way by which the sinner might be forgiven and restored.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This is called,  GOD S SALVATION .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In this message we consider THE NEED, THE SOURCE, THE WAY and THE TIME for God s salvation.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="divinevisitor.htm"><span class=15><b><i>A Divine Visitor for a Divine Work</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> <o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>This message considers the scripture portion found in, <span style='color:red'>(1 Timothy 1:15, 16)  Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. <span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>If your sin is not forgiven, it will at last keep you out of heaven and eternally separate you from God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Christ Jesus came down from heaven in condescending grace to die on the cross for sinners, to die for you.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>If He had not come into this world we would all be destined for a lost eternity?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>But, thank God He came.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He came to save sinners.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He came to do a work that only He could do.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn what your responsibility is in light of this great truth.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="godisaconsumingfire.htm"><span class=15><b><i>God is a Consuming Fire</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>This startling description of God is found in the Old Testament and the New Testament of the Bible, the Word of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This description speaks of God s holiness manifested in judgment.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>People like to think of God as a loving God, which He is.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>But, God will not be a loving God at the expense of His holiness.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In this message we consider  Five Significant Fires of Scripture .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn what this means to YOU personally.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="willofgod.htm"><span class=15><b><i>The Will of God</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> <o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>The Lord Jesus gave His disciples a  model prayer in (Matthew 6:9).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He said, <span style='color:red'> After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Thy kingdom come, THY WILL BE DONE IN EARTH, AS IT IS IN HEAVEN .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>The Lord s people are exhorted to pray that God s will, God s gracious desire, will be acknowledged on earth as it is in heaven.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Most people are not aware that God s will on earth is already being carried out.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It has been in the past.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is being carried out at the present and it will be carried out in the future.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to see how this is being done and what it means to YOU.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span style='color:red'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-family:Technical;color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="godsrest.htm"><span class=15><b><i>God Offers You Eternal Rest</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>It is a known fact that we need physical rest for our body.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Lack of sufficient rest can result in a multitude of health problems and can even lead to death.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>You know this to be true.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Did you also know that you need spiritual rest for your soul?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span> GOD OFFERS YOU ETERNAL REST .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Unless you receive this wonderful offer of God s rest, the alternative is unrest in this life and eternal unrest resulting from God s judgment and punishment for your sins.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn about  God s rest .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="godsaysnow.htm"><span class=15><b><i>God Says NOW</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>There is a tendency in all of us to procrastinate; to put things off, to postpone things to what we believe may be a more convenient time.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>When it comes to eternal matters and issues that have to do with your eternal destiny, procrastination will have eternal consequences.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span> God says NOW regarding what YOU must do about your sins and the salvation that is available to you through His beloved Son, the Lord Jesus Christ.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn why  God says Now .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="lostsilver.htm"><span class=15><b><i>The Lost Silver and the Searching Woman</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>This message is based on a parable spoken by the Lord Jesus Christ in, (Luke 15:8-10).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This earthly story with a heavenly message is a picture of how a lost sinner can be saved for heaven.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The  lost silver is a picture of a lost sinner and the searching woman is a picture of the activity of God and the Holy Spirit in the salvation of that lost sinner.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to see how this applies to YOU.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='font-family: Technical;color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="lostsheep.htm"><span class=15><b><i>The Lost Sheep and the Seeking Shepherd</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>It says in, <span style='color:red'>(Luke 19:10)  The Son of man (Jesus Christ) is come to seek and to save that which was lost .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>This truth is explained in a parable in (Luke 15:1-32).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In the first seven verses of this parable we read about the lost sheep and the seeking Shepherd.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The unsaved are like  lost sheep .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It says in, <span style='color:red'>(Isaiah 53:6)  All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned everyone to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on Him (Jesus Christ) the iniquity of us all .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>Read this message to see how YOU can be saved and be brought into a relationship with Him so that He will say of you  My Sheep and you will say of Him  The Lord is My Shepherd .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="marriageoftheson.htm"><span class=15><b><i>Your Personal Invitation to the Wedding of the King's Son</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span></i><span style='color:#993366'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>Marriage is a divine institution.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is ordained by God an introduced by the union of Adam and Eve found in the first pages of God s holy Word, the Bible. (See Genesis 2:21-25).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>God has planned a marriage for His Beloved Son, the Lord Jesus Christ.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This is revealed in a parable, recorded in (Matthew 22:1-14) and the actual wedding is recorded in (Revelation 19:7-9).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In this parable we have the  King s Call and the  King s Conditions for the Wedding Feast. Have YOU accepted YOUR invitation to this wedding?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Do YOU have on YOUR  wedding garment ?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to see what the King requires of YOU.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="unknowngod.htm"><span class=15><b><i>The Unknown God</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> </span></i></b><b><i><span style='font-size:14.0pt;color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span></span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>In (Acts 17:16-34) the Apostle Paul visited the city of Athens during his second missionary journey.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>While he was there he saw an altar  To the Unknown God .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In its time the city of Athens was populated with the world s intelligentsia and it was the center of philosophy, literature, art and science.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In the midst of all this  human wisdom , and idolatry, they did not know God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>They did not know the God of creation and the God of the bible.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Do YOU know God the Savior?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>You cannot be saved unless you know Him.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Reading and believing<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>this message will enable you to know God and the free gift of salvation He offers to you.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="gloryofthesavior.htm"><span class=15><b><i>The Glory of the Sinner's Only Savior</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>A brief definition of  Glory is  excellence in display .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The highest glory we can consider is the glory of the Son of God, the Lord Jesus Christ.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In this message we seek to bring to your attention some of the perfections of His deity and humanity.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is the prayerful desire of the writer that your heart might be drawn to the Savior by the Spirit of God, and in doing so; Jesus Christ might become your own personal Savior.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="whitethronejudgment.htm"><span class=15><b><i>The White Throne Judgment</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>It says in, <span style='color:red'>(Romans 2:3)  Thinkest thou this, O man& . that thou shalt escape the judgment of God ?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>Many people refuse to believe that God will one day judge them for their sins.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The Bible, the Word of God, makes it abundantly clear that God will indeed judge man for his sins.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The White Throne Judgment should be enough to strike terror into the heart of every unsaved mortal.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>At this judgment there will be no salvation, no mercy, no grace and no escape.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>There will be only the inflexible, invincible justice of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Please read this message to make sure you will not be among the  small and great that stand before the judge, the Lord Jesus Christ. <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="pictureofsalvation.htm"><span class=15><b><i>A Picture of Salvation</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>The story of the miraculous cleansing of Naaman, the leper, in (2 Kings, chapter 5), is  a picture of salvation .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In this story we read about the man, the malady, the maiden, the message, the mistake and the miracle.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>God s Word declares that all mankind suffers from  the leprosy of sin but the good news (the Gospel) declares that all can be cleansed.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn how.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-family:Technical;color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="kindnessofgod.htm"><span class=15><b><i>The Kindness of God</i></b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>The Greek word translated  kindness in the New Testament signifies  goodness in action .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message looks at King David s kindness to a man called Mephibosheth in (2 Samuel 9:1-13) as a type or picture of God s kindness (or God s goodness in action) towards mankind.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message will make you aware of God s loving kindness if you have never considered it previously.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="significantgardens.htm"><span class=15><b>Significant Gardens of Scripture</b></span></a><b><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span><span style='color:#993366'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>This message considers five  Significant Gardens of Scripture .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>They are illustrative of the Gospel and  God s Way of Salvation .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The Bible, the Word of God begins and ends with events that are recorded in a garden.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Man s history began in a garden.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Man s fall and the entrance of sin into the world began in a garden.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The eternal home of the child of God will be in paradise (a garden) a description for Heaven.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Will YOU be there?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message will show you the way. <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="beholdtheman.htm"><span class=15><b>Behold the Man</b></span></a><b><i><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>The title of this message is taken from (John 19:5) when Pilate brought Jesus forth before that angry crowd.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Pilate said to them  BEHOLD THE MAN .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Their response was  away with Him, crucify Him .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Just prior to this, when Pilate said,  who should I release unto you , (John 18:40) their reply was  Not this Man .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>What do you say dear reader?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Are you still rejecting Him?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Have YOU ever  beheld this Man ?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Have you ever given serious thought about the Lord Jesus Christ and what He did for you personally when He died on the cross?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message will explain why you should  BEHOLD THE MAN .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="psalm24gospel.htm"><span class=15><b>The Gospel from Psalm 24</b></span></a><b><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>Psalm 24 reveals the Lord Jesus Christ as the  Chief Shepherd that we read about in (1 Peter 5:4).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In this psalm we see the Lord as the  Sovereign and His  future ministry to take the throne of world dominion.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to discover why the Lord Jesus Christ is the only one who is worthy to take the throne of world dominion and who will be His subjects in His Millennial Kingdom.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='font-family: Technical;color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="psalm23gospel.htm"><span class=15><b>The Gospel from Psalm 23</b></span></a><b><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>Psalm 23 is about the Lord Jesus Christ as the  Great Shepherd and His care for those who are His sheep.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This beloved Psalm contains many wonderful promises to those who are the sheep of the Shepherd.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is only for those who can honestly say  The Lord is MY Shepherd .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The focus of this message is on these first five words.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn how the  Great Shepherd can be YOUR Shepherd.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="psalm22gospel.htm"><span class=15><b>The Gospel from Psalm 22</b></span></a><b><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>Psalm 22 is about the atoning sufferings of Christ that occurred about 1000 years after this psalm was written.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Many graphic details are given of the suffering and death, on the cross, of the Lord Jesus Christ.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This psalm reveals details about both the Lord s suffering and also the glory to follow.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to find out WHY He suffered on the cross and why you should have a personal interest in this event.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="theway.htm"><span class=15><b>How Can We Know the Way?</b></span></a><b><span style='color:green'> </span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>This is the question that Thomas asked the Lord Jesus Christ in (John 14:5).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He wanted to know the way to heaven, the way to the Father s house. This message deals with the only two ways and two destinies of mankind.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The  broad way leads to hell and eternal ruin.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The  narrow way leads to heaven and eternal blessing.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Which way are YOU traveling through life?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Do you have a sincere desire to know the way to heaven?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message will answer this question.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="sogreatsalvation.htm"><span class=15><b>So Great a Savior, So Great a Salvation</b></span></a><b><span style='color:green'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>God has given mankind a great Savior. This Savior is none other than His beloved Son, the Lord Jesus Christ.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This great and wonderful Savior, by His death on the cross and His subsequent resurrection, has provided a great salvation for fallen, sinful, man. Read this message to learn why He is a great Savior and why God s salvation is a great salvation.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='color:green'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="appointments.htm"><span class=15><b>God's Four Key Appointments for Man</b></span></a><b><span style='color:green'> </span></b><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>God has appointed man life (time) and he must live it.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>God has appointed man death and he must experience it.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>God has appointed man a time for judgment and man must appear for it.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>God has appointed man a place of refuge from the coming wrath and judgment and man has the opportunity to avail himself of it.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to see how these four key appointments will affect you personally</span>.<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="fourwritingsofgod.htm"><span class=15><b>The Four Writings of God</b></span></a><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>Have you ever considered that the God of creation is also a God of communication?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The scriptures reveal that on a number of occasions God wrote things. There is great interest in our society regarding the writings of favored and famous authors.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>People wait expectantly for the next book or article.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Is it not more important to know and read the writings of God?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>This message considers four important writings of God and their implications for all mankind.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="lambofgod.htm"><span class=15><b>Behold the Lamb of God</b></span></a><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>This is a profound statement found in the Bible, the Word of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>God has a Lamb.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It is His great provision for a world lost in sin and under the condemnation and impending judgment of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Have YOU ever  beheld the Lamb of God ?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn what it means to  Behold the Lamb of God and what it is specifically that God wants you to behold about Him</span>.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="TREEOFLIFE.htm"><span class=15><b>The Trees in the Gardens</b></span></a><b> <span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>The Bible has much to say about  trees and  gardens .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>There is a special tree revealed in God s Word called  The Tree of Life .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In the book of Genesis, we read the account of the entrance of sin into God s creation.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>As a result, Adam and Eve and all their posterity forfeited their right to the  Tree of Life .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In the book of Revelation, we once again read about  The Tree of Life .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>We learn that those in Heaven have a right to this tree.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>How could God on one hand deny access to the Tree of Life and then on the other hand grant access?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The answer is found in another tree and another garden,  The Tree in the Garden of the Crucifixion .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn how you can have access to  The Tree of Life .<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="sufferingservant.htm"><span class=15><b>A Five-Part Portrait of God's Suffering Servant</b></span></a><b> <span style='color:#993300'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>In the Bible, in the epistle of (Romans 6:23), it says <span style='color:red'> The wages of sin <span class=GramE>is</span> death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>Sin pays wages, the wages of death.<span style='color:red'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>God has the remedy; He has a gift for you.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Have you ever received His wonderful gift of eternal life?<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>A gift is free of course.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message to learn of the great price that was paid in order to provide this gift to you.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The gift is  through Jesus Christ our Lord and therefore I want to show you  A Five Part Portrait of God s Suffering Servant .<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span style='color:red'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span></span><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="greatthings.htm"><span class=15><b>Four Great Things in the Gospel</b></span></a><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span style='color:#993300'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>The Bible is a great book because it is the Word of God.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>It deals with great issues because it is God s message to mankind.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>In the Bible we find the  Gospel , God s good news for mankind and a message of great importance.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>There was a  Great Fall when our first parents fell into sin and brought sin into the world.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Because of this, God s  Great Love gave us a  Great Saviour who has provided a  Great Salvation for all who will receive it.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Read this message which is about  great things.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='color:green'>GREAT BIBLE CONVERSIONS SERIES</span>;<o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="thiefoncross.htm"><span class=15><b>The Conversion of the Thief on The Cross</b></span></a><b> <span style='color:#993366'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>The Lord Jesus Christ said, <span style='color:red'>(Matthew 18:3)  Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven. <span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>The message is clear, you must have a conversion experience in order to escape Hell and be saved for Heaven. The thief on the cross had a conversion experience.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>As a result, he was rewarded for his faith.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>The Lord Jesus said to him, <span style='color:red'> Today shalt thou be with me in paradise. <span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span></span>Please read this message to get an understanding of what it means to be converted.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='mso-tab-count:1'> </span></b><a href="THE%20CONVERSION%20OF%20A%20SINFUL%20WOMAN.htm"><span class=15><b>The Conversion of a Sinful Woman</b></span></a><b><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>Like each one of us, before God, she had a great debt and nothing to pay. Sin is a debt that we cannot pay. God is the creditor and we are the debtors. Since we have nothing to pay, how can this sin debt be paid? The answer is that someone else must pay the debt. Jesus Christ paid the debt for us when He died on the cross for our sins. Because of this, the Lord could say to the woman,  Her sins, which are many, are forgiven . Read this message to discover how you also may have forgiveness of sins.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="THE%20CONVERSION%20OF%20ZACCHAEUS.htm"><span class=15><b>The Conversion of Zacchaeus </b></span></a><b><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>It s the story of a little man who climbed up into a Sycamore tree. The Savior was passing by where Zacchaeus was located. He must take advantage of the opportunity to meet the Savior. It s the same for you my friend. You never know if you will have another opportunity to be saved. That s why God says in His Word <span style='color:red'> NOW is the accepted time; behold NOW is the day of salvation . (2 Corinthians 6:2)</span>. Read this message to learn the wonderful outcome of this meeting of a sinner with the Savior. <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="THE%20CONVERSION%20OF%20THE%20ETHIOPIAN%20EUNUCH.htm"><span class=15><b>The Conversion of the Ethiopian Eunuch</b></span></a><b><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>He was a man who was successful and prosperous in his business career. In spite of all this there was a void in his heart and life. Materialism and other  creature comforts could not fill this void. Does this sound familiar to you? Read the story of a man who was RIDING  REACHING  READING and ultimately REJOICING. Find out how you can also  go on your way rejoicing</span> .<o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="THE%20CONVERSION%20OF%20PAUL.htm"><span class=15><b>The Conversion of Saul (Paul)</b></span></a><b> <span style='mso-tab-count:1'> </span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>His course in life was anti-God, anti-Christ, and anti-Christian. He openly opposed Christ and the people of Christ who were called Christians. He was on a path of darkness. Then, there was a sudden, dramatic change. The man in darkness saw a light from Heaven. Later, Paul would call himself the  chief of sinners . If the Lord would save the  chief of sinners then you too can find grace and mercy by coming to Him in repentance and believing on Him. Read about the COURSE, the CONVERSION, the COMMISSION and the COMPLIANCE of Paul. <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><a href="THE%20CONVERSION%20OF%20CORNELIUS.htm"><span class=15><b>The Conversion of Cornelius</b></span></a><b><o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-family:Technical'>He was a Gentile and a RESPONSIBLE man being a man of rank and authority. He was RELIGIOUS and <span class=SpellE>self-RIGHTEOUS</span> yet he was a RUINED man. He was not saved. He had never been  born again (born from above) by the Spirit of God. It s the story of  A Man Warned to Hear Words . He needed to hear the Gospel, the good news of God. Read this account to learn how a RUINED man became a REDEEMED man. Being, so called, religious will never get you into Heaven. You must believe in the Redeemer and accept Him as your own personal Savior.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i>CHRISTIAN MESSENGER<o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><i><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'></span><o:p></o:p></i></b></p> </div> <!--EndFragment--> </body> </html>