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The Three Step Salvation Plan

Posted by Job on April 13, 2007

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1. Admit to God that you are a sinner, and that this gives God the right to punish you for your sins. If you are deny or are unsure of that your being a sinner, then take this challenge: Have you ever told a lie? Stolen something? Wanted something that belonged to someone else? Disobeyed or disrespected your parents? Used the Name of God in a swear or curse word? Looked at someone other than your spouse in a sexual manner? Hated or become very angry with someone? Have you practiced another religion, taken part in any ritual, or cared about anything more than you do God? If you have done any of those things at any point in your life, then you have disobeyed a direct order from God. It is not an issue of your character or morals, but the fact that you have broken one of God’s Commandments at some point, which is what sin is. Yet, you should take this personally, because one day God will judge you for disobeying Him, and if He finds you guilty, He will punish you forever. What gives God the right to judge and punish you? The fact that He is God, that He created you, and that the very same rules that you broke in your short life He obeys for eternity. Realize this: no matter how moral and upstanding you are, you still sin each day of your life, usually without even knowing it, and the main way is not in what you do but in what you think! Even if you never made a single movement for your entire life, you would still sin! So reject your pride and admit to God that you are a sinner! And what does this mean? That you owe God something, that you are in debt to Him. But it is a debt that you can never pay. So like any creditor, God has the right to punish you for your unpaid debt, and He will exercise that right, with the punishment being an eternal death in a lake of fire. This is called acknowledgment of sin.

2. Know that you have no right to disobey God, and that God has every right to punish you forever for all present, future, and past known and unknown sin, even honest mistakes. Then desire not to disobey God anymore. Whether it is the things that you did in the past or may do in the future, whether it is things that you remember or not, whether it was things that you knowingly or not , or something that you knew was wrong when or not, and whether it is easy to stop doing these things or not, know that all disobedience to God is unconditionally wrong, and that your desire is to not disobey God again at all costs. This is called repentance of sin.

3. Know that only God can forgive your sins and keep you from being punished for them. How? God came to earth as the only man born to a virgin: Jesus Christ. Being fully man while on the earth, the opportunity to sin was constantly presented to Him just as it is to you. But being fully God, He was able to do what for you is impossible: live an entire life without having a single sinful thought or action, known or unknown, willingly or by accident. But though Jesus Christ never committed any sin, He died anyway. Why? To take the punishment for your sins. If someone else pays your debts for you, then you do not have to pay them, right? And that is precisely what Jesus Christ did. After Jesus Christ paid your debt with His death on a cross, He rose from the dead three days later to prove that those who are not guilty of sin will not be punished. Since only God is without sin, knowing that Jesus Christ rose from the dead and that accepting that His death was only way that you can be spared the punishment of sin is the same as believing that Jesus Christ is God, and also that God alone has the ability to find you guilty of sin and make you innocent of it. This requires more than simply acknowledging some bit of information as factually correct such as what you do when reading a newspaper or history book. This is you being absolutely certain that Jesus Christ exists, that He died on the cross to pay your debt to God that you alone created with your own sins, and that He resurrected from the dead to prove that because that He paid your debt for you you will not be punished. Then you must trust God that it is because of this knowledge alone that He will save you from being punished for owing the debt to Him that you cannot pay. This called believing on the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

The “on” in that phrase is key. It is not merely believing that Jesus Christ lived, or even that He was God who died for your sins and was resurrected. It is knowing what His life, death, and resurrection means for you: that your debt of sin can be paid by God alone through faith and trust in God alone, and only in the manner that God requires. So, if you right now before God acknowledge your sin, repent of your sin, and believe upon the resurrection, then you are saved!

Please do a few things to make it official. In the Bible, Romans 10:9 says that if you openly state that Jesus Christ is your God and believe in your heart (meaning with your mind, emotions) and will) that God raised Him from the dead, then you are saved. So if you can speak, say “Before God I have acknowledged my sin, repented of my sin, and believed on the Resurrection of His Son Jesus Christ.”

Next, Jesus Christ stated in Matthew 10:32 and Luke 12:8 that you must tell others that you believe in Him and that He paid your debt because of it. So, if there is anyone around you, tell them so. Or, if you wish, you can tell me at healtheland@gmail.com! Also, God commands us to receive a full – immersion baptism, which represents how Jesus Christ died for us and rose again, and allows us to participate in His actions symbolically. The ideal place to have this performed is at a church.

You also must immediately become a faithful, regular reader of the Bible, and the only true way is to do so the whole way through from start to finish. Why? Because the Bible should be the foundation and motivation for all that you believe, say, and do from this point on. You will not be accepted by God unless you love Jesus Christ, and the Bible says in John 14:15 that you cannot love Jesus Christ except by obeying Him. As God’s Commandments to you are in the Bible, you must read it in order to obey Him. I would further greatly appreciate it were you to click on this link (Make Your Testimony To Jesus Christ Right Here!) to let me know that God used this outreach ministry to cause you to give your life to Him. (It solicits a testimony, but you do not have to provide one unless you want to!)

At this point you may be confused about certain things. That is perfectly fine, and understandable. Foremost, let me inform you about God. First of all, He loves you. That was why He left the paradise of Heaven to live as a man (not only that, but the common life of a laborer, a carpenter as a Jew during the time that Jews were living in poverty and brutal oppression by the Roman Empire) and experienced death (and not only that, but the humiliating excruciating public death of a criminal in a manner that the Bible calls cursed.
Second – and this is a mystery that men are incapable of understanding and should not try to – though there is only one God, God is composed of three distinct personalities: the Father (or the Ancient of Days), the Son Jesus Christ (or the Word of God), and the Spirit of God (the Holy Spirit, the Holy Ghost). The three personalities combine to make one Entity, one God. God is used in referenced to all three personalities as a unit – commonly called the Holy Trinity (though I prefer Tri – Unity) or when speaking of a personality in separate. Each personality is equal, and each personality is distinct with a clearly defined role. How does this make for one God instead of three? First, consider not that 1 + 1 + 1 = 3 but rather 1 X 1 X 1 = 1. Second, again realize that it is a mystery, accomplished by the God that has always existed in this state and makes it so. But this is the reason why God refers to Himself in singular when speaking of Himself to others and plural when speaking of Himself about Himself. The first example in the Bible of God referring to Himself in plural is Genesis 1:26. Isaiah 6:8 (with Isaiah 6:1 – 7 being the salvation narrative on which this 3 step method is based, allowing for the fact that Jesus Christ had not yet openly been revealed to the world in the time of Isaiah) is an example of God referring to Himself as singular and plural. All three personalities of the Trinity are equal, but Jesus Christ willingly subordinates Himself to and obeys the Ancient of Days – whom Jesus Christ called Father in scripture and the Father called Jesus Christ His only begotten Son – and the Holy Spirit does the same regarding both Jesus Christ and the Ancient of Days. One of the duties of the Holy Spirit is to bring us to Jesus Christ, and one of the duties of Jesus Christ is to bring us to the Ancient of Days. One of the duties of the Ancient of Days is to be a prosecutor and judge: to put people on trial regarding their sins, to determine their guilt or innocence, and determine their fates. (One that has not allowed the Holy Spirit to bring them to Jesus Christ and Jesus Christ to bring them to His Father will be tried and convicted by the Father.)
For more information on the vital Christian doctrine of the Trinity, read
this link and this one as well.

Second, the Bible commands us in Hebrews 10:24 – 25
to keep regular frequent company with other Christians, and the most common way of accomplishing this is with membership and regular attendance and participation of a local church. If this is what you choose, make certain that such a church professes that the Protestant Christian Bible is the inerrant, God inspired, completed revelation to man, and is the final authority in all matters, and this profession is verified by the actions of the church’s pastor and members. Finding such a church is very difficult in this day and age, so many Christians are now seeking to fulfill Hebrews 10:24 – 25 by regularly meeting to pray and study the Bible in small groups, which is what the early church did – often in each other’s homes but also at times in public places like synagogues and on each day of the week – until the Roman government took control of the church and commanded under penalty of death that people could only meet in government – designated buildings on Sunday. It was at that time that the term “church” came to mean a building where people met to worship, or a particular group of people that meet at buildings to worship.

Third, here is a link that does an excellent job of briefly defining common Christian terms, many of whom are often misunderstood, misused, and abused. Please become familiar with it, and it will help you both in your understanding of the Bible, and those who either honestly misunderstand it knowingly dishonestly seek to profit from the popular misunderstandings of others.

Finally, God bless you in your new life!
Job E. King of Heal The Land

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Heal The Land Ministries Statement Of Purpose

Posted by Job on March 15, 2007

This ministry has two purposes. The first is to win new souls for Christ.  To all who are ignorant of the true message of Jesus Christ, to all who wish to be saved but don’t know how to be, to all who are feeling frightened, poorly adjusted, or insecure, welcome! I do not care about your race, sex, class, religion, background, culture, or personal history, because my God does not care. I am here to tell you today that salvation is for you, right here, right now.  You may mutter to yourself how simple, corny and unsophisticated it sounds, about how you have heard it so many times but nothing ever changes. How many times have you heard that 2 + 2 equals 4? How simple, corny, and unsophisticated is that to all but theoretical mathematicians? But that doesn’t make it any less true. Don’t believe me, just go get two apples, two oranges, put them together, and see what you get, and if it gets too complicated for you go to any preschool, find any one of the future Einsteins for Christ there and receive a demonstration. Salvation is easy! All you have to do is tell God that you are sorry for everything wrong that you have ever done, accept Jesus as the son of God who was born of a virgin, died for those very same sins, rose again from the dead, and ascended into heaven. That is all. Why? Because telling God that you are sorry for your sins is submission to his singular authority over your life. Belief in the Virgin Birth is belief that God can do anything and that his word is true. Belief that God’s own Son died for our sins is belief that sin – which is rebellion against God – can only lead to separation from God – which is death – no matter who you are. Belief that Jesus rose again from the dead is belief that God can and will overcome sin and death for whomever will ask. Belief that Jesus ascended into heaven and is now sitting on the right hand of the Father is belief that Jesus is God himself who came to the Earth in the form of a man in order to conquer the sins of whoever will receive him out of his love for us, and that all who allow God to conquer sin and death on our behalf will join him in heaven one day. The hard part is what happens AFTER you get saved: how you must turn your belief into knowledge, your knowledge into faith, your faith into obedience, and your obedience into submission. You must not only become without spot before God – which is only possible if God himself does it after you seek it from him – but you must maintain that state until he comes for you. And that brings us to the second part of this ministry. Upon accepting Jesus into your life, you become part of the TRUE church that Jesus is coming back for; the Body Of Christ that will inhabit the Bride of the Lamb, which is New Jerusalem, which is Heaven.  The church has become quite competent at publicizing itself and increasing its size. While that may seem good, the truth is that such endeavors often come at the expense of actually doing the work that God commanded us to. The modern church has two factions. One is more concerned with appearing righteous than being righteous, making them no different from the scribes, Pharisees, and Sadducees that Jesus exposed. The other faction is doing its level best to make peace with, accommodate, and even incorporate within itself the world and all its wickedness, no different from how the children of

Israel began sacrificing and burning incense to other gods in God’s own temples, tabernacles, and synagogues. The vast majority of today’s churches are either in one camp, the other, or to some degree have taken on both. Simply put, today’s church isn’t doing its job, which is obeying the commandments of our God. We have gone off to pursue our own desires and in doing so have become more wicked than many who have never set foot in a church. For that reason God is about to judge the church, and when that judgment comes it will be better to be outside the church than to be a sinner in it! That is completely opposite from the mentality that most church attendees have … they believe that because they attend church, do good works, and have the appearance of virtue they will “earn” another chance. But do not be fooled, and do not be among them. Jesus said at various points in the Bible – see Matthew 11 for instance – that rank sinners will be shown more mercy on the Day of Judgment than will wicked churchgoers, because unlike “the world” the latter knew better, had every chance to plead for God to make them right, and still did not because they loved themselves more than God.After God finishes pouring out his wrath upon and scattering the church, he will, as he always did in the Bible and throughout history, gather together a remnant of his true dedicated believers and servants to rebuild the congregation so that once again the church will begin to do his will and to make way for the coming of the Lord. I pray that I will allow God to use me in this ministry and all those who have similar ministries, such that all who receive this and similar teachings will be spared God’s wrath, be part of God’s remnant, and do his will. In the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

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