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Our Father Wants “All” From Us In This Last Century

posted by Jael Ever @ 12:03 PM
January 12, 2016

John316Willingness is an operative word throughout God’s dealing with human beings. From the first day of His ministry, The LORD Jesus Christ offered salvation, healing and prosperity to “whosoever” willingly would follow Him. One of the most famous verses in God’s Word is John 3: 16:
“{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.

His apostles continued this open door to Christianity to those who would accept Christ as Savior: “And He commanded us to preach unto the people,m and to testify that it is He which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead. To Him give all the prophets witness, that through His Name Whosoever believeth in Him shall receive remission of sins (Acts 10:42-43).”

“For whosoever shall call upon The Name of The LORD shall be saved (Romans 10: 13).”

“And The Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athrist come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely (Revelations 22: 17).”

But there is a big difference between accepting Jesus Christ as Savior and accepting Him as LORD. LORD gives Him the right to rule over you, to expect complete obedience to His Word and His Will. But to obey you must know that Word–The Holy Bible.

Do you remember the old song, “All or Nothing At All”? Well, in the year 2016, we have moved into an era when God is saying to The Body of Christ–that is all who have committed to serving His Son–give Him all or nothing at all.

Again the issue is ‘willing.’ God does not believe in forced slavery, if you do not want to follow His rules, then understand that you are rejecting His blessings. Yes we are in the Age of Grace, but there are rules in this age as well as in the Old Testament. Remember, instructions for Christians in The New Testament are commandments, not just suggestions.

But to accept the LORDSHIP of Christ means that one willingly does His Word and will even as a slave would do. There are examples of such willingness to be a slave in both The Old and New Testaments. In the one-chapter Book of Philemon, Paul begs a slave owner to accept and forgive a run-away slave named Onesimus who met Paul while they were both in prison. Paul led the young man to accept Christ as Savior and LORD, and then he wrote to Philemon to allow the man to return to Philemon’s home, as both a slave and a brother.

Willingness is an operative word throughout God’s dealing with human beings. From the first day of His ministry, The LORD Jesus Christ offered salvation, healing and prosperity to “whosoever” willingly would follow Him. One of the most famous verses in God’s Word is John 3: 16:
“{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.

His apostles continued this open door to Christianity to those who would accept Christ as Savior: “And He commanded us to preach unto the people,m and to testify that it is He which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead. To Him give all the prophets witness, that through His Name Whosoever believeth in Him shall receive remission of sins (Acts 10:42-43).”

“For whosoever shall call upon The Name of The LORD shall be saved (Romans 10: 13).”

“And The Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athrist come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely (Revelations 22: 17).”

But there is a big difference between accepting Jesus Christ as Savior and accepting Him as LORD. LORD gives Him the right to rule over you, to expect complete obedience to His Word and His Will. But to obey you must know that Word–The Holy Bible.

Do you remember the old song, “All or Nothing At All”? Well, in the year 2016, we have moved into an era when God is saying to The Body of Christ–that is all who have committed to serving His Son–give Him all or nothing at all.

Again the issue is ‘willing.’ God does not believe in forced slavery, if you do not want to follow His rules, then understand that you are rejecting His blessings. Yes we are in the Age of Grace, but there are rules in this age as well as in the Old Testament. Remember, instructions for Christians in The New Testament are commandments, not just suggestions.

But to accept the LORDSHIP of Christ means that one willingly does His Word and will even as a slave Jesus-Christ-Lord-Of-Allwould do. There are examples of such willingness to be a slave in both The Old and New Testaments. In the one-chapter Book of Philemon, Paul begs a slave owner to accept and forgive a run-away slave named Onesimus who met Paul while they were both in prison. Paul led the young man to accept Christ as Savior and LORD, and then he wrote to Philemon to allow the man to return to Philemon’s home, as both a slave and a brother.

Many preach that Paul was condoning slavery. This is not the case. The Apostle urged Philemon to accept the young man as a brother in Christ forever: “For perhaps he therefore departed for a season, that thou shouldest receive him for ever: Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh , and in The LORD (Philemon 1: 16- 17).”

This is what accepting Christ as LORD and Master means: to willingly serve who wholeheartedly, without conditions forever. Don’t forget to meditate on these Scriptures in wholesale Christian Bibles. And be sure to catch Home For Today and Tomorrow on U-Tube.

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