Word for Today
Scriptures from the Holy Bible, King James (Authorised) Version of 1611
Book of Hebrews, chapter 6, verses 4 through 8
4 For it is impossible
for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift,
and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,
5 And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come,
6 If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.
7 For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from God:
8 But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.
Holy Bible -- King James Version
A terrible problem arises in the advent of someone accepting Christ and later rejecting Him, turning away from the Promise. He, Jesus, died once for the sins of all. He cannot be crucified again! Whosoever accepts God's Gift in a freewill choice, and later in another freewill choice turns away, must accept that they bring all the horrors of the grave and hell upon themself. Don't want to believe God could allow such a thing? Read the next two verses-
Those who receive the Gift of Salvation bring forth praises, honor and glory for the God of Creation who provided the Gift, and continue to receive His blessings always; but for those who dishonor His Holy Name and bring shame upon the Name of God- well, dear friend, read the Scripture for yourself. Encourage everyone you know who calls on Jesus for hope and Salvation to stay the course, to bring honor and glory to Him Who loved us first.
There is one God, one Hope of Salvation, and One Eternal Kingdom yet to come. Accept Christ as your personal Lord and Saviour today. Tomorrow- well, there may not be a tomorrow available for you. Today is the day of salvation. It is a freewill choice that you alone can and must make. Please, choose life in Christ. May God bless you always!
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