Final Word: Where do you stand?

Final Word • Where Do You Stand? We have come to the end of our Guide. If you have read and studied this guide you will have a good understanding of what is going to happen in the future—and what God’s purposes are for humanity. Undoubtedly some of what you have read might scare you.Continue reading “Final Word: Where do you stand?”

42. Christianity is not a religion

 42 • Christianity is not a Religion—It’s about a Restored Relationship with God For statistical purposes, Christianity is shown to be one of many religions; but Christianity essentially isn’t a religion. Implied in the word ‘religion’ is that people must do certain things and abstain from other things in order to be accepted by God.Continue reading “42. Christianity is not a religion”

41. The New Heavens and New Earth

 41 • The End of Everything as We Know It—The New Heavens and the New Earth When Jesus ascended to heaven, things in this world really changed. God sent His Holy Spirit to abide powerfully and permanently within all His people. Just as God destroyed the inhabitants of the world about 4500 years ago withContinue reading “41. The New Heavens and New Earth”

39. The reality of eternal punishment

 39 • The Reality of Eternal Conscious Punishment of Unbelievers We have heard that wicked people who have rejected God will be punished.  And this is true.  Justice will be served. Many people agree that evil people should be punished for their sins, but they don’t agree with the duration and extent of God’s punishment.Continue reading “39. The reality of eternal punishment”

38. God’s Final Judgement

Part 6 Consummation–End Times  38 • God’s Final Judgement—The Day of the Lord You might think: Why does God allow His people to suffer so much? Or you may think: Why does God not stop the devil from wreaking havoc in this world? Where is justice for God’s people? Where is God’s protection? Isn’t HeContinue reading “38. God’s Final Judgement”

37. The reality of suffering

37 • The Reality of Suffering and Persecution of God’s Children When Jesus was on earth, He told His followers that they would have to endure suffering for His name’s sake. He said: ‘If they persecuted Me, they will persecute you’ (John 15:20). Also, in 2 Timothy 3:12 Paul, the soldier of God, said: ‘AllContinue reading “37. The reality of suffering”

36. Go and make disciples

36 • Go and Make Disciples Jesus said many things to His disciples before He went to heaven. One of His last commands should be His children’s supreme concern and ambition. Jesus said, about 2000 years ago: ‘Go therefore and make disciples (spiritually mature Christians) of all the nations, baptizing them in the Name ofContinue reading “36. Go and make disciples”

35. You shall be my witnesses

 35 • You Shall be My Witnesses Before Jesus went back to heaven from where He came, He told His disciples to wait in Jerusalem to receive the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:48, 49). Jesus said: ‘You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, inContinue reading “35. You shall be my witnesses”

34. God uses imperfect people

 34 • God uses Imperfect People You may have heard rumors of Christians caught up in adultery; or who were greedy and did things which did not reflect the glory and holiness of God. You may therefore think that God’s people are hypocrites. However, God’s people are all human beings and none of them inContinue reading “34. God uses imperfect people”

33. The means of grace

Part 5 Working with God  33 • The Means of Grace/ Ways grace comes to man When a person becomes united with God, when he/she gets saved, it is only because of God’s grace—His gift of true faith in Jesus Christ and in His perfect sacrifice on the cross, nothing else (Acts 16:31; Titus 3:4-7).Continue reading “33. The means of grace”