little i consumed by U

In the English language we capitalize the Pronoun "I" which seemingly emphasizes the importance of self. However, the more i am consumed by my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ ("U") the more i am free,

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Crying for Souls

DOES IT BOTHER YOU?!?!? People are dying without Jesus?!?

Does it REALLY bother you?!? People are going to hell for ETERNITY… ETERNITY DOESN’T END

When is the last time the eternity of millions of spiritually dead people people brought you to tears? When is the last time you watched TV? Played sport?

Asked again… does it bother you?!?!? IT DEMANDS AN ANSWER…

OK, maybe it is RELIGION, that makes a heart break for the eternity of men. Men whom Christ died for that they might be saved. MAYBE IT’S RELIGIOUS to turn off your TV and let God break your heart to pieces for the lost and the grace that has been given to you, a poor wretched sinner.
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"And in that day the Lord GOD of hosts called for weeping and for mourning, For baldness and for girding with sackcloth. But instead, joy and gladness, Slaying oxen and killing sheep, Eating meat and drinking wine: “Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die!” (Isaiah 22:12-13)

“Awake, awake!” (Isaiah 52:1)

“Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead, And Christ will give you light.” (Ephesians 5:14)

“What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit? Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.
But someone will say, “You have faith, and I have works.” Show me your faith without your works, and I will show you my faith by my works. You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble! But do you want to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is dead?” (James 2:14-20)

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How Shall We Escape If We Neglect So Great A Salvation?

Hell is eternal. You will justly spend eternity there if your life denies the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It could begin as early as today or it could tarry for a moment but make no mistake, on that day it will be sudden and FINAL. It will be too late. “You must born again.”

"For if you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live. For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God."

You see, the Son of God came to destroy the works of the devil (1 John 3:8), not make an excuse for them. If the blood of Christ is an excuse for your sin and has not the power to make you a new creation it is counted a common thing and fearful at that…

"For if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and fiery indignation which will devour the adversaries. Anyone who has rejected Moses’ law dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. Of how much worse punishment, do you suppose, will he be thought worthy who has trampled the Son of God underfoot, counted the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified a common thing, and insulted the Spirit of grace? For we know Him who said, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says the Lord. And again, “The LORD will judge His people.” It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God."

You see, for those who have trampled on the Spirit on grace by counting it an excuse for sin it will be a worse punishment than if you were under the law. You blaspheme the name of Jesus and present Him as something He is not.

He is an all-sufficient sacrifice offering Himself once for all. He has power over life and death. His blood takes men who are dead in their trespasses, slaves to sin, and makes them alive in Him and free slaves to righteousness. Free to love His ways. Free to love His commandments. Free to live a life consecrated and holy by the power of His Spirit. Freedom passing from death into life! Not to stay dead, work harder, and call it life.

"Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you are disqualified." (2 Corinthians 13:5)

"And let everyone that is yet out of Christ, and hanging over the pit of hell, whether they be old men and women, or middle-aged, or young people, or little children, now hearken to the loud calls of God’s word and providence." *

I implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God. “For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.”

"Today, if you will hear His voice: “Do not harden your hearts, as in the rebellion." "Today, if you will hear His voice, Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.” “Today, if you will hear His voice, Do not harden your hearts.”

"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.

He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.”

"Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life."

Love, Tom

*Jonathon Edwards James 4:14, Hebrews 9:27, John 3:7, Romans 8:13-14, 1 John 3:8, Hebrews 10:26-31, Isaiah 53:10, Hebrews 9:25-28, Romans 6:9-11, Revelation 1:18, Ephesians 2:4-5, Romans 6:17-18, Psalm 119, Isaiah 61:1, Luke 4:18, Leviticus 11:44, Galatians 2:16, 2 Corinthians 13:5, 2 Corinthians 5:20-21, Psalms 95:7-8, Hebrews 3:15, Hebrews 4:7, John 3:16-18, John 5:24

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"Have you not known?
Have you not heard?
The everlasting God, the Lord,
The Creator of the ends of the earth,
Neither faints nor is weary.
His understanding is unsearchable.
He gives power to the weak,
And to those who have no might He increases strength.
Even the youths shall faint and be weary,
And the young men shall utterly fall,
But those who wait on the Lord
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint." (Isaiah 40:28-31)

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Romans 1:20 - Without Excuse

"For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse" (Romans 1:20)

"For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God" (Romans 3:23)

“There is none righteous, no, not one” (Romans 3:10)

"For the wages of sin is death…” (Romans 6:23)

‎”Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God” (Romans 11:22)‎”

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.” (2 Corinthians 5:10) 

‎”Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law; for by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified.” (Galatians 2:16)

‎”It is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment” (Hebrews 9:27)

‎”Knowing, therefore, the terror of the Lord, we persuade men” (2 Corinthians 5:11)

‎”Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit’; whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.” (James 4:13-14)

“Today, if you will hear His voice, Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.” (Hebrews 3:15)

‎”Now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.” (Ephesians 2:13)

"Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded." (James 4:8)

‎”For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21)

‎”Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”)” (Galatians 3:13)

‎”How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?” (Hebrews 9:14)

“Ho! Everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat. Yes, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Why do you spend money for what is not bread, and your wages for what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in abundance. Incline your ear, and come to Me. Hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you… Seek the Lord while He may be found, call upon Him while He is near. Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, and He will have mercy on him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.” (Isaiah 55:1-3,6-7)

"…the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23)

"in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins." (Colossians 1:14)

"And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent." (John 17:3)

"He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.” (John 3:36)

‎”The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” (John 10:10)

“Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead, And Christ will give you light.” (Ephesians 5:14)

“Look to Me, and be saved, All you ends of the earth! For I am God, and there is no other.” (Isaiah 45:22)

"And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.

“He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.” (John 3:14-18)

"He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him." (Colossians 1:15-16)

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