The following articles help to explain what it means to be a Christian in this present world in which we live  and what happens in the future, when we die or if the Lord Jesus Christ comes back before we die.

It is an easy subject once you know the ‘Truth’ but it does take quite a lot of explaining.  So please excuse the length of this webpage!  Enjoy reading the articles and only try to digest  small parts of it at a time!  I hope you will refer back to this page many times to help you in your personal search for ‘Truth’.  I have included only a few Bible texts.  I recommend that you read and search your own Bible, as there are many more references to these topics.

I hope you enjoy many more of my pages, some of which are much more light-hearted.

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If you feel you need God in your life and you don’t know how to find Him and you feel alone, lost, guilty and frightened, I recommend the website from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association www.PeaceWithGod.net

THE WORLD SYSTEM. 

 When the bible speaks about ‘the world’ it means the world system which is the opposite of God’s system or plan. It does not mean the created world of nature etc.

JOHN Chapter 16 verse 33 (Jesus is speaking.)  33These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

JOHN Chapter 15 verses 16 – 26 (Jesus is speaking.)  16Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, He may give it you. 17These things I command you, that ye love one another. 18If the world hate** you, ye know that it hated me before it hated**you. 19If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth** you. 20Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also. 21But all these things will they do unto you for my name’s sake, because they know not Him that sent me. 22If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin. 23He that hateth** me hateth** my Father also. 24If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated** both me and my Father. 25But this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated**me without a cause. 26But when the Comforter* is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:

** hate in this context means ‘worked against’, ‘opposite’.    * Comforter is the Holy Spirit.

(Once you become a Christian and let Jesus rule as King in your heart and life, the Holy Spirit* lives in you and teaches you all things so that you can discern what is truth and what is false. It is a lifelong learning process!)

Jude verses 24 and 25

24Now unto Him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, 

25To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.

1 JOHN Chapter 2 (near the end of the bible)  verse 27  But the anointing* which ye have received of Him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing* teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in Him.          (anointing* is the Holy Spirit).

2 passages of scripture to help us think in God’s ways not in the way of the ‘world’. Philippians Chapter 4 verses 4 – 8  

4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice. 5Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.  6Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.  7And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.  8Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

Romans 12:1,2 (New King James Version)  1 I beseech you therefore , brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.  2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

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The Rapture

The Rapture will be when Jesus takes all believers to Heaven.  This will precede 7 years of tribulation on the earth, which will end with the return of Jesus.  He will rule over the earth as King of Kings forever.  (Not all Christians believe in the same chronological order of events, but one thing we all agree on is “The Lord is coming back to rule and reign over the earth forever, no-one knows the date or time, but we must be living as if we are always ready!”

THE KING IS COMING (Song)
 Lyrics William J Gaither, Gloria Gaither and Charles Milhuff.              Composer William J Gaither

The marketplace is empty, no more traffic in the street
All the builder’s tools are silent, no more time to harvest wheat
Busy housewives cease their labour, in the courtroom no debate
Work on earth has been suspended as the King comes through the gate

Happy faces line the hallway, those whose lives have been redeemed
Broken homes He has mended, those from prison He has freed
Little children and the aged hand in hand stand all a-glow
Who were crippled, broken, ruined, clad in garments white as snow

Chorus:
The King is coming, the King is coming
I just heard the trumpet sounding and soon His face I’ll see
The King is coming, the King is coming
Praise God, He’s coming for me

I can hear the chariot’s rumble, I can see the marching throng
And the fury of God’s trumpet spells the end of sin and wrong
Regal rolls are now unfolded, heaven’s grandstands all in place
Heaven’s choir is now assembled, start to sing “Amazing Grace”

Repeat Chorus (x2)

Praise God, He’s coming for me, for me, for me.

        

Matthew 24:36-44 (King James Version)

 36But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.

37But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

 38For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,

 39And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

 40Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.

 41Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.

 42Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.

 43But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.

 44Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.

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Believers Who Have Already Died

I Thessalonians chapter 4 verses 13-18

13 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. 15 According to the Lord’s word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep. 16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. 17 After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever.  18 Therefore encourage one another with these words.

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The Tribulation and the Second Coming of Jesus.

Jesus promised His disciples He would come again.

It’s in the Bible, John 14:1-3, TLB. “Let not your heart be troubled. You are trusting God, now trust in Me. There are many homes up there where my Father lives, and I am going to prepare them for your coming. When everything is ready, then I will come and get you, so that you can always be with Me where I am. If this weren’t so, I would tell you plainly. And you know where I am going and how to get there.”

Christ’s return will be literal and real.

It’s in the Bible, Acts 1:10-11, TLB. “It was not long afterwards that He rose into the sky and disappeared into a cloud, leaving them staring after Him. As they were straining their eyes for another glimpse, suddenly two white-robed men were standing there among them, and said, ‘Men of Galilee, why are you standing here staring at the sky? Jesus has gone away to heaven, and some day, just as He went, He will return!'”

How will Jesus come again?

It’s in the Bible, Luke 21:27, NIV. “At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.”

How many will see Him when He comes?

It’s in the Bible, Revelation 1:7, NIV. “Look, He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the peoples of the earth will mourn because of Him.”

What will we see and hear when He comes?

It’s in the Bible, 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17, NIV. “For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever.”

How visible is His coming to be?

It’s in the Bible, Matthew 24:27, NIV. “For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.”

Christ’s coming will be unexpected and dramatic.

It’s in the BIble, 2 Peter 3:10, NKJV. ” But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat; both the earth and the works that are in it will be burned up.”

What warning has Christ given so we won’t be fooled about the second coming?

It’s in the Bible, Matthew 24:23-26, NIV. “At that time if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Christ!’ or ‘There He is!’ do not believe it. For false Christ’s and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and miracles to deceive even the elect—if that were possible. See, I have told you ahead of time. So if anyone tells you, ‘There He is, out in the desert,’ do not go out; or, ‘Here He is, in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it.”

Does anyone know the exact time of Christ’s coming?

It’s in the Bible, Matthew 24:36, NIV. “No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.”

Knowing how human it is to procrastinate, what does Christ tell us to do?

It’s in the Bible, Matthew 24:42, NKJV. “Watch therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming.”

What warning has Christ given that we might not be taken by surprise by this great event?

It’s in the Bible, Luke 21:34-36, NKJV. ” But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness, and cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly. For it will come as a snare on all those who dwell on the face of the whole earth. Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthyto escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

Why is Jesus second coming taking so long?

It’s in the Bible, II Peter 3:8-9, NIV. “But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day. The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.”

While we wait for Jesus, how should we live?

It’s in the Bible, Titus 2:11-14, NKJV. ” For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.”

What will the world be like when Jesus comes?

It’s in the Bible, Matthew 24:37-39, NIV. “As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away. That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.”

Will Christ’s coming be a time of reward?

It’s in the Bible, Matthew 16:27 and Revelation 22:12, NIV. “For the Son of Man is going to come in His Father’s glory with His angels, and then He will reward each person according to what he has done.” “Behold, I am coming soon! My reward is with Me, and I will give to everyone according to what he has done.”

Why is Jesus coming back?

It’s in the Bible, Hebrews 9:28, TLB. “So also Christ died only once as an offering for the sins of many people; and He will come again, but not to deal again with our sins. This time He will come bringing salvation to all those who are eagerly and patiently waiting for Him.”

At Jesus’ second coming, we will fully experience the reality of our salvation.

It’s in the Bible, 1 Corinthians 1:7-8, TLB. “Now you have every grace and blessing; every spiritual gift and power for doing His will are yours during this time of waiting for the return of our Lord Jesus Christ. And He guarantees right up to the end that you will be counted free from all sin and guilt on that day when He returns.”

What is the last promise Jesus gives us in the Bible?

It’s in the Bible, Revelation 22:20, NKJV. “He who testifies to these things says, ‘Surely I am coming quickly.’ Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.”

Copyright © 2009, Bibleinfo.com      Translations Abbreviations    TLB The Living Bible.  NKJV New King James Version. 

NIV New International Version.

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WHEN I SAY I AM A CHRISTIAN  

“When I say… “I am a Christian”
I’m not shouting “I’m clean livin’.”
I’m whispering “I was lost,
Now I’m found and forgiven.”

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I don’t speak of this with pride.
I’m confessing that I stumble
and need Christ to be my guide.

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I’m not trying to be strong.
I’m professing that I’m weak
And need His strength to carry on.

When I say. “I am a Christian”
I’m not bragging of success.
I’m admitting I have failed
And need God to clean my mess.

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I’m not claiming to be perfect,
My flaws are far too visible
But, God believes I am worth it.

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I still feel the sting of pain.
I have my share of heartaches
So I call upon His name.

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I’m not holier than thou,
I’m just a simple sinner
Who received God’s good grace, somehow.”

By Maya Angelou 

What Exactly Is A Genuine Christian?

1. A Christian is not a “good person”, but a reformed bad person.
A Christian is not someone who tries to be good, attends church, reads the Bible, prays, or does good to others, although all of these are commendable. These things start to happen after someone has become a Christian, by being born again. Christians naturally want to be together, and spend time with each other, because other Christians are their new family in Jesus Christ.
2. We are saved by grace
This means that nobody can be good enough to “earn” a place in Heaven. ‘For by grace you have been saved, through faith, and that not of yourselves: It is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast,’ (Ephesians 2:8-9).  

GOD’S RICHES AT CHRIST’S EXPENSE.  (GRACE)

3. A Christian is someone who has the Holy Spirit living in them.
When we are born again, we receive the Holy Spirit. At the Last Supper, Jesus said, “And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever, the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you”. (John 14:16-17). Jesus was referring to the Holy Spirit, who he would send to live in all believers.
After the Resurrection, Jesus appeared in the Upper Room, as recorded in (John 20:19
-22), “Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, “Peace be with you.” Now when He had said this, He showed them His hands and His side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord. So Jesus said to them again, “Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit”.
Since then, all believers receive the Holy Spirit when they are born again. Paul confirms this in

(1 Corinthians 6:19), ‘Your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit Who is in you, whom you have from God,’
4. A Christian is someone who follows the teachings of Jesus Christ.
Jesus said, “He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him,”

(John 14:21). The first thing that Jesus commands from all of His potential disciples is, ‘You must be born again”, (John 3:7).
5. Why must I be born again?
Because Jesus Christ, the Son of God, said so, in (John 3:3). ‘Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.’

To be born again is to receive the Holy Spirit, God Himself, Who comes to live in us as we pray something very similar to the “Sinner’s prayer”.
6. When we are born again we are new people
“If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new”, (2 Corinthians 5:17
). The Bible says that when we are born again by the Holy Spirit, we become brand new people inside! We look the same on the outside, but the Holy Spirit comes to live in us. He makes us brand new on the inside, with new motivations, new desires, a new way of living, and a new perspective on life.
7. The Person of the Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit is the Third Person of the Trinity. He is Holy, and He will not come and live in any of us until we are forgiven by God. The Holy Spirit is the creative power of the Trinity.
8. If I am not born again, whose kingdom am I in?
We are all born into the kingdom of Satan, according to the Bible.

Jesus said to priests, in (John 8:44), ‘You are of your father, the devil.’
9. What happens to those who are not born again?
Jesus Himself is perfectly clear on this subject. He said, “Unless a man is born again, he will not enter the kingdom of Heaven,” (John 3:3). The truth, according to Jesus Christ, is that most people do not go to Heaven. Jesus said, in (Matthew 7:13-14), “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.”

10. Our ultimate destiny, Heaven or Hell, are decided in this life.
Jesus Christ and the repentant thief are now in Paradise, and will be there for ever.

The unrepentant thief is in Hell, and will be there forever too.

Only you can make this choice. No one can make it for you.

Dr Richard Kent Copyright © 1999 – 2010

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Why Jesus Christ Came To Planet Earth 2000 Years Ago

1. To reveal Truth
Jesus said, ‘I am the Way, the Truth & the Life. No one comes to the Father, except through me,’ (John 14:6.)

‘He who has seen Me, has seen the Father,’ (John 14:9.)
2. To overcome Satan
‘For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the Devil,’

(1 John 3:8.)
3. To die for us
‘The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many,’ (Mark 10:45.)
Why was Jesus crucified?
John the Baptist, Jesus’ cousin, said about Jesus, ‘Behold the Lamb of God, Who takes away the sin of the world’ (John
1:29.)

The Blood of Jesus, spilt at the Crucifixion, is the Blood Sacrifice to atone for our personal sins, as stated in (1 John 1:7.) ‘If we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.’
How may I be forgiven for my sins?
1. Forgive others
‘For if you forgive men their trespasses, your Heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses,’ 
(Matthew 6:14-15).
2. Forgive and love, especially your enemies
‘Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,’ (Matthew 5:44).
3. Ask forgiveness from God the Father for your own sins
‘If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness,’ (1 John 1:9).

Dr Richard Kent Copyright © 1999 – 2010

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You can pray this prayer if you have never asked Jesus to be your personal Saviour and never trusted your whole life to Him OR if you have been a believer, but have drifted away from Him because of the pressures of life, loss of a loved one or a disappointment etc.

The Sinner’s Prayer

Jesus loves you so much that He died for you, so that you could go to Heaven, and not to Hell, when you die.  Pray this prayer, or something very similar, in your heart.
Sincerely, and slowly, pray the following to God the Father, Who loves you.  Jesus looked up to Heaven when He prayed, so you do not have to shut your eyes!
You will hear God the Holy Spirit speak to you, using your conscience, twice as you pray this prayer.

1. Loving Father, I want to be sure that when I die I do not go to Hell. I want to go to Heaven, to live with you forever.

2. I believe that Jesus Christ died on the Cross for me personally, and that He rose again from the dead after 3 days.

3. I need to be born again, just like Jesus Christ taught in the Bible (see John 3:3 and John 3:7).

4. Please forgive me for all the sins I have ever committed. Please show them to me now, using my conscience.

5. Pause and allow the Holy Spirit to speak to you, which sounds exactly like your conscience.

6. I ask forgiveness for all of them.

7. I repent of those sins. I will stop doing them. Please help me to stop doing them.

8. I need to forgive. Please show me, using my conscience, the names, or the faces, of those people I need to forgive.

9. Pause and allow the Holy Spirit to speak to you, which sounds exactly like your conscience.

10. I forgive everyone who has sinned against me, especially (name those people who the Holy Spirit revealed to you).

11. Please forgive me because Jesus Christ, Your Son, died on the Cross for me.

According to (1 John 1:7), the Blood of Jesus Christ cleanses me from all of my sin. (The Bible says, “If we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin,” (1 John 1:7)

12. I thank You that I am now forgiven, according to the Holy Bible.

13. Please now send the Holy Spirit to live in me.

14. I receive the Holy Spirit. Thank you I am born again by the Holy Spirit.

15. I believe that Jesus Christ is my Personal Saviour.

16. Thank you that I have changed kingdoms from the kingdom of Satan, to the Kingdom of Jesus Christ.

17. Thank You that You are now my Father. I belong to you, and I now have an eternal home in Heaven, with You.

18. I commit the rest of my life to Jesus Christ.

19. Please show me how You want me to spend the rest of my life.

20. Please show me how I should live, and help me to understand the Bible.

21. Please put me in touch with other genuine born again Christians.

Dr Richard Kent Copyright © 1999 – 2010

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For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him. Philippians 1:29 NIV

(Sometimes we may go through some tough times as a Christian but God will always grant us enough grace to see us through it.)  

IT IS NO SECRET WHAT GOD CAN DO

The chimes of time ring out the news, Another day is through. Someone slipped and fell, Was that someone you?
You may have longed for added strength,
Your courage to renew,
Do not be disheartened,
For I have news for you!!

It is no secret what God can do.
What He’s done for others,
He’ll do for you.
With arms wide open,
He’ll pardon you.
It is no secret what God can do.

There is no night for in His light
You’ll never walk alone.
Always feel at home
Wherever you may roam.
There is no power can conquer you
While God is on your side
Take Him at His promise,
Don’t run away and hide.

It is no secret what God can do.
What He’s done for others,
He’ll do for you.
With arms wide open,
He’ll pardon you.
It is no secret what God can do.      

                                                                                                        Words and Music: Stuart Hamblin

‘Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand’. (Isaiah 41:10)

(Hebrews 4:16) Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

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REPENTANCE

Repentance doesn’t mean going through life with your head down, feeling remorseful for being so bad. It means start doing something good. Start practising what you believe in.

“Repent” means start doing the things that you know you should do. If you are alienated from somebody, be reconciled. If you are self-righteous in relation to others, humble yourself. If you have been uncaring toward the poor, now is the time to get some moral imagination and put yourself in the plight of another human being. If you have been callous about prospects for peace in the world, now is the time for you to start praying and begin working for those things in your own neighbourhood that make for peace. If you have put your trust in the accumulation of things so that you are slave to a whole host of masters, now is the time for you to unload some of the stuff and to put your trust in God. And if you assumed to this point that you are going to be judged on your ability to avoid evil in this life, this is the time for you to hear that you are going to be judged on your courage to do the good.

Repentance is not some negative, life-denying gesture. In fact, repentance doesn’t mean turning to a past way of thinking or doing at all. Repentance means turning to a new way. Repentance does not mean to change from what we are to what we were. It means to change from what we are to what we are going to be.”         By Mark Trotter                                                

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Our Conscience Is God The Holy Spirit Convicting Each One Of Us Of Our Sins

After Jesus was baptised by his cousin, John the Baptist, “The Holy Spirit descended in bodily form like a dove upon Him, and a voice came from Heaven which said,  “You are My beloved Son; in You I am well pleased,” (Luke 3:22.)

A dove in the natural world is a very gentle bird, and will fly away if disturbed. All humans have a conscience, which pure science can never explain. Our conscience is God the Holy Spirit, speaking quietly to each of us throughout our lives. If we persist in sin, the Holy Spirit, like a dove, will depart. This is how some people seem to become so insensitive to sin in their lives.
In (John 8:7-9) a woman was caught in adultery, The Jews were about to execute the woman, and Jesus said, “He who is without sin among you, let him throw a stone at her first”. And again He stooped down and wrote on the ground. Then those who heard it, being convicted by their conscience, went out one by one.” Note that the onlookers were “convicted by their conscience.”
Later Jesus said, at the Last Supper, that the Comforter, the Holy Spirit, would convict everyone of sin:

“And when He (the Holy Spirit) has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgement,” (John 16:8.)
The voice of the Holy Spirit convicts us of sin
The voice of the Holy Spirit is gentle, like a dove. His voice is identical to your conscience, since God speaks to us using our conscience. When you pray, you might like to approach God like a little child, and ask Him to show you the sin in your life. He will.
You will hear the quiet voice of the Holy Spirit revealing sin in your life, and those things in your life He wants you to stop doing. He may reveal things from many years ago, or things about your present lifestyle He wants you to change.
He will also reveal to you those people who you need to forgive. You must forgive anyone who has sinned against you, or your family, in any way.   
Jesus said, in (Matthew 6:15), ‘If you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.’           According to Jesus, you must therefore forgive everyone, or God will not forgive you.

Dr Richard Kent Copyright © 1999 – 2010                                                                       

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