The Lost. pt 2.
The Lost. pt 2.
Sin is universal, it eats away at the human spirit like a cancer from the inside out. Those that are aware of its presence can rebuke it and destroy its origin. Those that are lost can also recognize its potential for harm but many times indulge themselves in its pleasures until its to late to prevent the damage that it causes. Being a "Good Moral Person" will not get you to Hevan. The Bible states that whosoever is born of God cannot sin. Is this to say that the individual christian cannot sin in the body? No. This phrase is stating that the Spirit of God [His Seed] that dwells within the man cannot sin, for he is Born of God. Remember that which is flesh is flesh and that which is spirit is spirit. The difference between the believer and the lost is simple. The carnal mine of the believer has been replaced by the Mind of Christ, a mind of righteousness and faith in God. The Lost have a mind that is still carnal and can sin without thinking about the consequences. The Bible states that the carnal mind is enmity[The quality of being an enemy; the opposite of friendship; ill will; hatred; unfriendly dispositions; malevolence.] against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. Rom 8:6-7 For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. Rom 7:23 But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members. We saw in part 1, that the types of people that are considered doomed to Hell for eternity are those that were and are at enmity against God and His laws. These are the carnal minded people. You may ask then; “Am I carnal in nature?” Yes. We are, or should I say rather, we all were carnal minded at one time in our lives, but chose the better course of salvation, rather being willing to suffer as a christian than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season. [2Th 2:12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.] Jam 4:17 Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin. 1Jo 3:9 Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God. Can we say then that you do not believe in the Bible and that will make it al-right? No. Look at your life, weather it is a one of joy and riches or a life of struggle and pain. When you die, rich or poor, what will be the end of all things concerning you and your past life? Do you believe that nothing will come of the results of your actions, do you believe that your life after you die meant absolutely nothing, do you believe that no one will even know that you were born as time goes by? If so then why would people, that believe that when you die, there is neither, reward nor punishment, live a law based life. Why would they struggle to gain in this life, when their properties will eventually go to someone else? Its as the saying, “Let us Eat, Drink and be Marry, for tomorrow we may die.” The reason is, that all men, no matter what they say, actually believe that, may-be there is a God, there is a judgment, there is an afterlife. Thats the reason for so many religions, popping up around the world. Religions that are based on mans idea of rightiouness. Nature worshipers, Flying Saucer believers, the Moones, Jim Jones, Scientologist, and the biggest one so far this century are those that fight against the creation story of the Bible and are pushing for the Evolution of Man Theory. The Evolution of Man Theory is a way to try to ease mans mind over, reward and punishment, that the Bible speaks about. Luk 12:19-20 And I will say to my soul, “Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.” But God said unto him, “Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?” These false religions, and yes, The Theory of Evolution is a religion, rejects these things that God denounces as unrightiouness. Lets look at the list one more time. 1Ti 1:9-10 Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine; Rev 21:8 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. Dogs, sorcerers, whoremongers, murderers, idolaters, whosoever loveth and maketh a lie, Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, revelers, fornicators, effeminate, abusers of themselves with mankind, thieves, covetous, drunkards, extortioners. What we must do is, show the lost that God is willing to forgive as long as they are willing to exchange their carnal mind for the Mind of Christ. Which remove them from this list of unrighteousness. Think about it, do you really believe that your life is over when you die? Do you Really?
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