Nov 29, 2012


What if everything you have brushed off was true; are you confident enough in your convictions to “bet-the-farm”, to lay it all on the line?

 What if the Bible is true? What if Jesus Christ truly is the ONLY way to God? What if He ALONE is the Way, the Truth, and the Life? What if salvation is not found in any other than Jesus; that there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved?

What if God really does expect us to believe Him and follow Him? What if He really does command us to do some things and to not do other things? What if one day we will each of us shall give account of himself to God?
“But”; you protest, “That’s just your opinion…”

But I say;What If It Is true?” What if there IS more than meets the eye; more to this life than we can imagine? What if reincarnation isn’t true? What if there are no do overs, no second chances? What a huge difference it should make on how each of us lives our live

“But”; you persist in your protest, “I still say that’s just your opinion…I don’t think it matter whether or not there is a resurrection…”

But I say;What If It Is true?” The Bible tell us:
“Now if Christ is preached that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then Christ is not risen. And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith is also empty. Yes, and we are found false witnesses of God, because we have testified of God that He raised up Christ, whom He did not raise up—if in fact the dead do not rise. For if the dead do not rise, then Christ is not risen. And if Christ is not risen, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins! Then also those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most pitiable.” (1 Corinthians 15:12-19)

What If It Is true? Perhaps it is time for you to stop and at least ponder what so many have understood to be truth for so many thousands of years: That we all live our lives and then there is another life that follows. The Bible goes on to tell us:

“But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For since by man came death, by Man also came the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ all shall be made alive. But each one in his own order: Christ the firstfruits, afterward those who are Christ’s at His coming. Then comes the end, when He delivers the kingdom to God the Father, when He puts an end to all rule and all authority and power. For He must reign till He has put all enemies under His feet. The last enemy that will be destroyed is death. For “He has put all things under His feet.” But when He says “all things are put under Him,it is evident that He who put all things under Him is excepted. Now when all things are made subject to Him, then the Son Himself will also be subject to Him who put all things under Him, that God may be all in all.” (1 Corinthians 15:20-28)

“But”; you protest, “That’s still just your opinion…”

But I say;What If It Is true?” If I’m wrong, then we either all cease to exist when we die or we do it all over again. But if what the Bible says is true, then it may be too late for you to change your mind once you die.

What If It Is true? What if He is real and really does love you and believes that you exist even though you don’t believe that He does? What if this whole time it has been YOU who has been walking around deceived by your philosophies and vain imaginations?

And that's why I hope you'll understand and listen to me as a friend as I tell you that if you'd only ask Him to He'll draw close to you, He will respond. He is standing, knocking, waiting for you to call out to Him. He understands your heart's most secret prayer. But turning away you just might miss the love you've waited years to find.

What If It Is true? To miss out on the life that Jesus came to bring us; that truly would be a tragedy.

"Scripture taken from the New King James Version. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved."



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