Different Viewpoint

“While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.”
–2CORINTHIANS 4:18

IF one was looking for the greatest difference between being a deceived heathen and a born again follower of Jesus Christ, one of the biggest differences between the two is the observational viewpoint.

The two are MILES apart.

When one was a deceived heathen, one relied on the many STORIES told by the world as a basis for knowledge and awareness.

These STORIES became the starting point for what was known about the world. For many, these STORIES become the basis of their lives.

At the very least (for many), these STORIES factor into how they make daily decisions.

Once one becomes a follower of Jesus Christ, one receives an EARNEST: a down payment, so to speak, of God’s own Holy Spirit, who will then lead the believer into ALL truth.

“In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will: That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ. In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.”
–Ephesians 1:11-14

“Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.”
–John 16:13

Even if one was formerly the MOST deceived of the heathen, the sheer amount of truth provided by God’s Holy Spirit will lead that former heathen to the truth about the world and the way the world operates.

The believer will then no longer be forced to rely on lies and flimsy STORIES as a basis for his outlook (and his decisions).

THIS CHANGE IN OUTLOOK is most probably the GREATEST difference between the heathen and the follower of Jesus Christ.

HAS the reader ever wondered about the stories he is told in school?

WHAT has the reader done when he uncovers a hole (or questions) one of those stories?

It is not YET too late: there is still time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

A Reminder: The Gospel is Simple

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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: July 5, 2021.]

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