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We have left a number of "left behind" letters over the last 7–8 years as the day of Christ's return for His bride, the Church, seemed imminent.

Once again, the signs of His soon return are overwhelming.  While I can't say that this is it, I can say it sure looks like it and, regardless, you should be ready.

With each prophetic contraction the frequency and severity of the warnings has been stronger than the last.  As Christ described these as labor pains this makes sense.

I continue to realize that my love and patience for those that God is passionate about is pale, fickle and faulting.

I'm convinced God would keep the door open much longer.  Peter wrote that God is not slow, but anxious that none be lost.  His love is deep and His patience abounding.

Still God gave us eight times as many things to look for regarding the time of Christ's return than He gave regarding Christ's first appearing as a baby and as a sacrifice on a cross.  The signs are abundant.

I'm sorely tempted to rehash them all again, but they're here if you want to read.

For many they won't matter much longer.  They will be yesterday's news.  Still all of us will marvel and many will ponder for ages at how they could have missed them.

This site also has many links to others with abundant information, signs and prophecy.

The real question for you is, what next?





The world is in a very real way falling apart. The day is upon us when the world will look like this:


  • Millions have disappeared creating disaster, chaos, heart break and confusion.
  • Some say Christ came and took His followers, although their voices are being drowned out by those who say otherwise.
  • Millions of churchgoers who have been left, say it must have been something else.
  • Cultists, spiritualists and the self-righteous will proclaim "anything but God," but they will be anything but right.
  • Many will believe a deception of one flavor or another.  Perhaps the CERN particle accelerator opened a wormhole in the space-time continuum.   Still others will say it was aliens.
  • When the Church is taken up, Satan and his demonic fallen angels will be cast down to the earth, with power, beauty and answers.  We suppose they will masquerade as aliens with answers.  Aliens they are, but aliens cast out of heaven and not from Krypton.  Their objective is to wreak havoc, before they are sentenced to hell and take as many with them as they can.  
  • Everyone wants a cute-little-friendly-helpful-E.T.-phone-home-Close-Encounters alien friend.  That's not what they'll find.  Even Stephen Hawking was wary of contact with aliens.
  • I speculate many will say these "aliens" have come to solve the world's problems and for a time it will seem as though they have.
  • In the midst of the racial, moral, political, poverty and homelessness tensions, and amid anarchy, war, death, rape, murder, economic and ecological collapse, violence, and polarization, their ideas will seem the right way to go.
  • Others will be out front.  Perhaps some of the following: Macron, Pope Francis, Putin, Trump, Netanyahu, etc, but they are not men to follow in days like this.  Love them or hate them is not the point.  God commanded mankind to spread out, fill the earth, and trust in Him and not in mankind's collective ability, but humanity still pursues the Tower of Babel—The E.U., the U.N., and towers reaching to the sky all continue to go up as a declaration of our own collective independence from the only One with any real answers.
  • Words like volcano, earthquake, radiation, tsunami, hail and meteor will take on meaning like never before, as God steadily increases the pressure.  He loves you and will pay any price for you to wake up and repent, even if many unrepentant, dead men walking must suffer and perish to give you an opportunity (God is sovereign over everyone).

At the end of the day, no one will be able to say God did not take every opportunity and apply every pressure to urge people to acknowledge that He is God and turn to Him for redemption. He freely gives and longs to do so.

God's Word is pretty clear that most of humanity will perish in the seven years that lie ahead.   Most will die in their sin.  For many a God like this is not a God to worship.  For me this is exactly why I do—He's holy and just.

The true God has been patient for 6,000 years.  He created us, even though knowing in advance what a sorry, rebellious, godless, sinless mess we would be.  Knowing He would have to love us with the greatest possible love—giving His own Son, God in the flesh, to be our propitiation.

Who creates and loves that creation so much he lets that creation hurt him?  Who creates and lets the creation torture, abuse, mock and shame the One He cares most about?  Who lets the creation mock Him, deny Him and live in rebellion?  Our God does that.  He loves that much.  He is patient that much.

A moment with Him is worth any price.  An eternity for just one is worth the immense suffering of many for a season.

Satan has since his own rebellion been working tirelessly and ruthlessly to take others with him to hell—continuously and fruitlessly trying to make God out to be a liar.

God has made a covenant with the people of His land in Israel.  God has made Jerusalem His eternal capital and it will not be divided.  Satan is behind the two-state solution and upon this God will throw a foul and intervene.

The restoration of the third temple is the highest insult to God, as it rejects Christ as the once-for-all complete atoning sacrifice for sin in favor of the blood of bulls, goats and pigeons.  See Isaiah 66:1–6.

When the formal division of the covenant land occurs and war from Russia, Iran and Syria against Israel is launched, God will launch His rescue plan—the exodus (exit) of His followers from planet earth.

These ensuing seven years will be marked by fear, as people abandon freedom for "peace and security."  People will trust men to do what only God can do.  People will accept any "terms and conditions" for the next meal.

I suspect there will be much identity theft after the sudden mass disappearance.  Fear and desire to huddle together as in the Tower of Babel for "peace and safety" will cause people to drop differences and insist on "the matrix" of uniformity and a great census will be taken.  This will end with some kind of skin tattoo, subcutaneous microchip, RFID, NFID or other identifying mark.  Taking this "mark of the beast," described in Revelation 13:16–17, signals a final and unchangeable rejection of God's love and grace.

To eat and buy or sell, will require acceptance of the terms and conditions.  The charismatic and self-aggrandizing world leader who steps up to lead the world out of the mess, is not Christ (the only source of deliverance) and yet will promote himself as god, this "antichrist" will change the terms. This antichrist will be possessed by satan himself and will declare himself god.  All who agree with him just to keep on living by serving the flesh are condemned to hell.

The billions who are left are all dead men walking.  The majority that die were dead already.  They will have rejected God and He will have granted their wish.  God is a gentlemen and no rapist.  If you don't want His urgent, pleading love and way of escape, your wish will be granted.  The time you have left now is a pure act of mercy.

Those that reject God's lordship for provision in their lives and accept the provision of the antichrist have made their choice.  Their destiny is fixed.  Those of us who are hid in Christ, whose names are written in Christ's book of life are sealed.  Those who still reject Christ's provision are unsealed.

This article was written for you—the unsealed.

There is still a small and quickly closing opportunity for salvation, but the day is today.

God is outside of time, created time and is closing the door to the ark on time.

If you still have questions, ask them quick, but ASK them.  There are over 3,000 articles here and links to thousands more. More material has been written about God by Christians than any other subject in literature.

The fact that you are here reading this a miracle.  Clearly others wrote this down before it happened, to tell you what it was.  By God's grace it should be miraculous enough to convince you.  Who could describe what was going to happen before it happened with such accuracy?  Well it wasn't us.  We just read the flight plan, saw the fulfillments and tried to say something.

God's eternal attributes and divine qualities are clearly seen.  Those who reject Him are without excuse.  But still we pray for just one more.

We have discussed everything from blood moon tetrads (Lk. 21:25), 9/11 harbingers (Is. 9:10), bird, fish, and mammal deaths (Hos. 4:1–3), a California whale in Israel (Jonah), 777 point stock market drop, 666 point drop, debt clock and certain collapse, Billy Graham age 99 and 88 days death symbolism, 70 year old Trump, the EU's woman on a beast statue (Rev. 17:3), ENP treaty, Macron's 10 nation confederation, pi and phi ratios, 9/23, Revelation 12:1–2 sign, the Feast of Trumpets, Pentecost, the Triumphal Entry, RFID-One World Currency-Mark of the Beast, oil and gas discovered in Israel (Gen. 49:25-26, Deut. 33:13-16), the false prophet, the antichrist, wars and rumors of wars, tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, oil spills, radiation leaks, Chernobyl, Katrina, Andrew, NorthRidge, Haiti, Christchurch, plastic filling the oceans, Syria, Psalm 83, Gog-Magog-Turkey-Iran-Syria-Russia (Ez. 38–39), the pale green horse, the Arab Spring, the Egyptian revolution, blue-blood-supermoon, The Temple Institute, blessings and curses on Israel proven in real time, U.N. vote, the Great American Eclipse, the seven Salems, unexplained sounds and booms, terrorism, good is evil and evil is good (2 Tim. 3 and 4; Is. 5:20), the Supreme Court marriage catastrophe, transgender movement, deluge of post-apocalyptic movies, historic fires and floods in Jerusalem and Northern Israel, swarms, plagues, Ebola, Zika, SARS, AIDS, Jubilee years, the six millennia and a day or rest pattern, the male child, the red dragon, Strong's 726, as it was in the days of Noah, Temple Mount retaken, prayer on the Temple Mount, the Head joined to the body, Jupiter crowned, Jupiter stripes and wound in the side, the gospel has been delivered, sinkholes, rivers turned to blood, martyrdom, abortion and slavery (highest numbers now than any other time in the history of the world), sex trafficking, Christian persecution at all time highs, ISIS, beheadings, holocausts, apostasy, the collapse and fecklessness of the "church," the disappearance of men who lead and godly shepherds, the huge population of single women (Is. 4:1), false teachers and The Prosperity Gospel (2 Tim. 4:3), the expected return of the Mahdi, the expected return of the Messiah by rabbis, Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri, Rabbi Judah Ben Samuel, lost high priest vestment jewels found, red heifers, the Last Pope, conspiracy theories, mistrust, fake news and deception abound, the Prepper movment, Jewish Nation-State Bill, North Korea/Iran/China "peace and safety," selfies and social media—lovers of self, Borisov comet, the death of the first watchmen in the fig tree generation: Grant Jeffrey, Chuck Smith, Dwight Pentecost, Chuck Missler, and Billy Graham (Matt 24:34—those that see will not all die), warnings by Anne Graham, unprecedented weather (Luke 21:11), the convergence of prophetic events, the prophetic connection of 1897, 1917, 1923, 1948, 1967, 2017, and 2018, possible dual fulfillment of Daniel's separate 7 weeks of years, and a host of others.

The parallels, signs, types and symbols are overwhelming.  What else do you want?  What are the odds this is not it and He is giving us these signs merely to confuse us?

Even without all of this: God said Israel would be back in the land in the last days and the generation who saw the rebirth would not all pass away and the world would turn against Israel and try to divide it.

He is at the door and these are not only the last days, but the last moments.

Be ready!  Help someone be ready!

If you missed the sudden catching away, the harpazo, the rapture, repent quickly.

It sounds something like this:

God,

I acknowledge your existence.  I acknowledge that you made me, this world and everything in it and I owe everything and every breath to you.  I thank you for your great patience and for this last opportunity to escape the ruin that was ready to overtake me.  I acknowledge my need to humble myself before You.  I have not submitted to You and I need to.  I acknowledge that I need to be rescued and you are my only hope.  I thank you for the free gift of rescue, when sin separated me from your perfect, holy standard of perfection and Christ took your wrath and my punishment on Himself.

I accept your free gift as the only way into your presence and to be free from sin.  I believe Jesus rose again.

I will submit to you, follow you and reject following anything that is not your will, even if I starve or am martyred.  You're the LORD and I acknowledge You as a good Father, Friend, Savior and as the rightful LORD of my every thought and action.

I trust you and thank you for all that You have for me.
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  2. Amen. My bible is marked with references to a woman travailing and there are so many mentions of this. ? Years ago, when I would randomly open my bible in revelation, the story of the woman kept coming up, now I know why (I think). Lately, I keep opening the part where it describes a pot boiling all the peices of meat, the fat, and the bones. Then the pot is left on the fire to burn the scum into the pot. I wonder what that means. Its in Ezekiel 24.

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  3. Small typo here: I will submit to you, follow you and reject following anything that is not -----> *your <------ will, even if I starve or am martyred.

    Great post!

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  5. Wow! Thanks for bringing that all together. I learned so much from you and everyone at Unsealed! If it wasn't for you the normalcy bias would have taken over and I wouldn't understand what time it is. Grateful for you and your work!

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  6. Thank you Greg. I know this is for The unsealed, but still boggles my mind how they don’t see it yet. I’m tired of feeling like a cast away, alone on an island even among my family and coworkers. When will they get it, and will it be before I get completely lost in it all myself? Hanging on. But I’m thankful for these reminders. As a mom of small kids, it’s easy to get lost in the ‘world’ and not keep up on what’s important with prayer life etc. Getting tired.

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  7. I am right there with all of you. My uncle is a minister and yet no one in his family can fathom what I say. One of his daughters even pitched the no man knows verse at me. I can only pray their relationship with God is good and they are truly saved. The number of my friends and family that remain blind just boggles my mind.

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  8. Greg could U repost "The final prayer of the Church", it was from last September and if we are where we think we are on the timeline it would be so appropriate, and definitely goes right along with your article above, bless U brother - hope to meet U soon.
    MARANATHA DONNA

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    1. Hey Donna, I'll post that for Greg: http://www.unsealed.org/2017/08/the-final-prayer-of-church.html

      If you ever need to find it or share it again you can find it on the What's Happening link on the menu.

      Blessings.

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  9. This site has the best biblical posts and commentaries, bar none.

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  10. Thank you Greg. Although your letter is for the unsealed, it is an excellent reminder for me to remain hopeful, spiritually prepared, watchful and to pray consistently for wisdom, courage and those who are conflicted and may be left behind. I appreciate this site more than I can express. God Bless.

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  11. I thank everyone for this website...lots of good information.

    Real quick, since were talking about it.....

    Does anyone else think the great deception might also include the promise of immortality from the AC? Satan always tries to flip upside down what God promises. God promise eternal salvation, and I was wondering if through the use transhumanism and a genetic manipulation humans here still on the earth will be promised the same from the AC, if they take the number of the beast?

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  12. Blessings brother Gary thank you for all you do my beother in Jesus Christ amen and maranatha !!!

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  13. 8 But what does it say? "The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart" (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim);

    9 because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

    10 For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

    11 For the Scripture says, "Everyone who believes in him will not be put so shame."

    12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him.

    13 For "everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."

    (Romans 10:9-13 ESV)


    ...from Romans Chapter 10, Verses 9 thru 13 of the English Standard Version Bible.

    They may kill the flesh, but they cannot destroy that which Christ brings to life! Eternally so! We gladly shed these perishable skins for the imperishable bodies we are given through Christ our LORD. We will be His people and He will be our G-D. We will dwell with Him in glory forever and ever in life everlasting until the last star burns out and this place grows cold and darkness falls again on the face of the deep.

    But as that curtain falls, we shall be in Him and He in us -- forevermore safely sealed in eternity as the children of G-D, the People of G-D.

    Amen.

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  14. Thanks Gary

    May God bless each and everyone of my brothers and sisters till we meet in the air!

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  15. Beautiful article. What a blessing in my life this website has been ! I always recommend Unsealed.org to my co-workers. Unparalleled in scope and focus. God bless you and your readers. I am keeping my eyes on God and everything going on in Israel. Very, very exciting.

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  16. Hello. I’m just going to pray for those that are left behind, that they will read the Bible and this website and that they will come to Jesus and be saved. Also, I’m concerned about my dad because he believes in the Lord, but he has not been baptized in water. I am not sure if he will be raptured because he hasn’t been baptized to cleanse his sins. I’m pretty sure that, if he were left behind, that he would come to the Lord because of me, my mom, the people on my mom’s side of the family, and my Grandma and Grandpa, being gone. We’ve got a lot of Christians in my family, so I’m just hoping that when the Antichrist comes, that Dad will remember me and the rest of the family, and remember our faith, so that he will come to Jesus and be saved. I was just concerned. God bless you all! Maranatha!

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    1. Matthew,

      I will risk going out on a limb here as some churches will say that you must be baptised to be saved. I am convicted of faith and convinced that as much as we are called upon to be baptised, we are not saved by baptism.

      Our Salvation is of Christ and by His blood. Only the LORD knows our heart. If in your father's heart he KNOWS what we are given in (Romans 10:9-10) and has confessed that before G-D, then he has done what must be done. That is the inward baptism of a confession of faith.

      The outward confession of faith is baptism. Some churches may require being baptised within their congregation for membership within that church. Some within the Christian community claim that a believer's faith (or lack of) can make or impede their salvation when baptised. I do not agree with that position.

      I say that Salvation is the work of the Holy Spirit and of G-D in Christ. It is not a product of our work(s). How long was it before Jesus was baptised? He was nearly TWICE your age! For Jesus it was, "fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness." (Matthew 3:15 ESV) -- thus He was baptised.

      So should it be for us too!

      Baptism is an outward expression of the JOY within. Baptism is a sign of obedience. Baptism is a symbol of the circumcision of our heart. The cutting away of death in Adam and being raised to everlasting life with Christ. Baptism is so many things that I cannot recommend enough, how soon you should be baptised after coming to faith!

      Why?

      16 And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him;

      17 and behold, a voice from heaven said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased."


      If our Father said that of our Lord and Brother Jesus, how much will He also say of us when we are baptised?!

      Pray about it. See what our Father has to say and spend time in the word with your Dad and ask him if he's thought about getting baptised?

      The most important thing is that we fully and completely, with everything that we are, accept Christ for who He is and what He has done and confess that with all that we are before G-D. You don't have to recite a specific prayer, it just has to come from the heart.

      You have all my hopes and prayers,


      Pastor Rich

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    2. Hello Pastor Rich. Thank you for those kind words. It gives me a little bit more confidence that my dad will be with me up in Heaven once the Rapture happens. God bless you.

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    3. Dear Matthew, when I was saved by Christ alone (according to the blind man in John 9) I couldn't find ANY biblical sound congregation around my place where I live. God had a lot of ministry to do, I had to give up my former work etc and we have no car to just drive around for hours looking for a sound church nearby. We had other challenges at that time we were saved. But I never couldn't imagine being baptized by some bigot in front of a bunch of hypocrites just to fulfill a rite or ceremony. As Richard mentioned, water baptism isn't a salvation issue. I'm not baptized in water either but in the Holy Spirit. That's all that counts before God. 1 Corinthians 12:13 / 1 Corinthians 1:13-16 I have testified my love for Christ before the world as I could not do it openly in a ceremony before the church (as at my place in Germany, there's only the counterfeit one or blank atheism around). I accept it the way it is but after 13 years of daily Christian life and many hardships before and miracles from God it doesn't really bother me if I'm dipped in some water in front of a congregation. Again, it is not a salvation issue and we are living in the endtimes. Many don't find a sound local church anymore to be baptized properly. It's like not to have celebrated a glorious church wedding but only contracting the civil marriage: the latter is the one that counts, not the big ceremony in church. There will be more true believers than you think not baptized in water arriving in Heaven safely. Much love to you!

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  17. Dear Unknown,

    I suspect that your post will be removed shortly, as it should be. I will however pray for you as I know your intent is to maliciously upset the people on this site.

    BTW, I have the greatest gift one can receive already in Jesus Christ!!! So no thanks!!!

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  18. Matthew -

    Good morning.

    I am grateful for your heart that longs for salvation and assurance for your dad.

    Gary and I come from a deep heritage of faith that has very strong beliefs about the paramount and essential requisite of baptism.

    It took us a while and no small amount of study and heartache, but our minds are changed.

    I'll chime in with Richard and say this.

    This thought was helpful for me. I am not saved by my works, nor am I saved by my knowledge.

    Many churches I go to, especially where I grew up, love when you visit. Partially because they desire my salvation, but partially i think (at least some of the time), because my visitation provides their affirmation and assurance.

    Of course my anything assured them of nothing on this topic.

    The order of worship (in my case 3 songs and a prayer) and acapella instead of instrumental + no dancing + no drinking + no cursing + .... + BAPTISM = maybe salvation.

    Paul wrote "these things are written so that you may know..." knowing is not maybe and I desire this assurance for you and your dad.

    We are not saved whether or not we understand God's will fully.

    I dont at all want to undermine baptism. It is the first command and people customarily go to it done now. Why wouldn't you? If you have come to believe the right response is overwhelming joyful gratitude. This state of the heart doesnt sit, but goes where called instantly.

    Christ came declare truth. Truth is: God is good. Truth is apart from Christ there is no way anyone could ever approach the one bad holy God. The only right response to a love and sacrifice like this is repentance, worship, submission and joy.

    When this is the state of your heart you are most assuredly his.

    For many who have not been obedient in this most basic command, you have to wonder about the rest.

    If love doesnt move someone to obedience, then do they have James 2:19 (event the demons believe...) intellectual ascent or do you have faith?

    I am commanded to worship at all times, but I have not.
    I am commanded to renew my mind continually, but I have not.
    I am commanded to go and make disciples, but i have not
    I am commanded to live those in prison, the widow and the orphan but i have left much undone.
    I am commanded not to murder, but i have killed billions in my heart.
    I am commanded not to commit adultery, but I have slept with thousands in my heart.

    We can't elevate one command over another.

    Our job is simply to believe. He does everything else.

    God loves worship not because He is lonely, needy or narcissistic, but because it is the right sound from a heart that is in the right place. For Him to share Himself should generate much praise.

    Well I'll shutdown the sermon here as my thumbs are shot and its time to get on the road.

    Blessings and prayers.
    Greg

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  19. Hi Matthew, I had it explained to me that the baptism requests in the New Testament were to bring the Jewish people who became believers in Jesus were done to show others that they have turned away from the Mosaic Law and to its works to now having faith in Christ.
    These requests to be baptised were also used to show the change in dispensation from the Law to Grace (in Christ) in that they were living in a period of time between these two dispensations in the early church years.
    This helped me. I see a person baptised after confessing faith in Christ as a public acknowledgement of that faith. It is not done to be saved. Tho, I have been in churches that believe a person must be baptised, I don't see it as necessary. Blessings to you.

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  20. I have found it amazing in my walk at how often people want to discuss what is the minimum requirement for salvation. Sad really. If people who profess salvation had any real understanding of the price that has been made, the minimum would be the farthest thing from their mind.

    The instructions, commands, ordinances and guidance should be fully received and fully met with humility, obedience and joy.

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    1. "You shall love the Lord your God will all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself." (Matthew 22:36-40 ESV)


      "So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets." (Matthew 7:12 ESV)

      "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age." (Matthew 28:19-20 ESV)

      ...and finally...

      "This is my commandment, that you love on another as I have loved you." (John 15:12 ESV)

      There you have it in RED LETTERS. For my money the core of everything we are called to do by Christ Himself. The Greatest Commandment, Golden Rule and Christ's Command can be done in "secret" where only the Father knows. I would venture to say that even in a persecuted land you could get away with that.

      The Great Commission requires a church and that can start with just one. Living that can be dangerous in some places. I know of those who have lost their life in this place and gained everlasting life living out that command.

      These are the most basic essentials and call for a depth of faith, hope and love that is immeasurable.

      Essentials are important as they define our mission and form our vision as individuals and a church. They keep us on target and help us evaluate how we are doing in regards to staying on target.

      And yes, all of the above should be lived with the utmost humility, obedience and joy.

      Blessings,

      PR

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    2. The minimum requirement for salvation is named in John 3:3 and John 3:7 and you can NOT "do" anything about it on your own. The result of salvation is stated in John 1:13 same thing. There are no "requirements" for God that man could exercise to be saved. Its ALL GODS WORK Philippians 2:13 Blessings to you!

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    4. “This is good and pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.” (1 Timothy 2:4)

      “The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some men count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.” (2 Peter 3:9)

      Two of the Bible verses which describe plain and simple what the Lord’s will is: He wants ALL (aka everybody) to be saved! If it were only up to Him, everybody would get saved and Hell (and later on the Lake of Fire) would be empty. But it is not so, and it’s NOT because the Lord created some people for Hell and send them there (which is a dangerous and unbiblical teaching imo), they are there because of their own choice. There’s the element of our own choice to accept His offer and (indeed!) gift of salvation. The Lord respects our choices: who wants to spend eternity with Him and who doesn’t want to spend eternity with Him and He grants them both. Yes, He foreknew who will accept His finished, perfect work on the cross on their behalf, He knew everything and every one of us before the creation of the world and it is constantly Him who helped us and helps us all along, we can do nothing without Him. But it needs to be added that He draws every single person ever created, otherwise we couldn’t come to Him but not everybody responds to the drawing. And He helps the saved with His Holy Spirit working His will in their hearts but still, we aren’t robots, we can go against the Holy Spirit’s advices and consult. We aren’t His “West World”! Of course our salvation is secure in His hands, we are eternally secure in the Lord Jesus Christ I firmly believe that!

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    5. ...and just to be clear as this space can (at times) be anything but clear, my post above was related to commands and not salvation. Don't want anyone to get the wrong ideas here!

      Annabel is correct that you must be born again. The place I turn people to the most is (Romans 10:9-10). Paul spells out our choice so well here. Salvation is wholly of G-d and His Holy Spirit.

      PR

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