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					Has God shown                            That’s because you don’t really
                                                                                   shall be saved from wrath through
                                                                                   him.
                                                                                                                             destroyed and die at the end of the
                                                                                                                             world. This is the part of your life

you mercy?
                                         know what your life is.                                                             that is in danger.
                                         The Bible says:                           The Bible tells us that we have all       (Mark 8:36 KJV) For what shall it
                                                                                   sinned and broken God’s                   profit a man, if he shall gain the
                                         (James 4:14 KJV) Whereas ye know          commandments. Because of this, we         whole world, and lose his own soul?
What kind of a question is that?         not what shall be on the morrow. For      will continue to be under his wrath
                                         what is your life? It is even a vapour,   forever if we do not become saved.        Who is the Bible talking about in
The word mercy is found in the           that appeareth for a little time, and                                               the two verses that you
King James Version of the Bible 276      then vanisheth away.                      (2 Chr 6:36 KJV) If they sin against      mentioned?
times and in 261 verses.                                                           thee, (for there is no man which
                                         (Job 14:1 KJV) Man that is born of        sinneth not,) and thou be angry with      In Romans 5: 9 and Acts 17:31, God
So why should that be                    a woman is of few days, and full of       them, and deliver them over before        is talking about the man Christ Jesus
important to me?                         trouble.                                  their enemies, and they carry them        who came into the world to show
                                                                                   away captives unto a land far off or      mercy on those who God planned to
Well, in order to understand why         (Job 14:2 KJV) He cometh forth like       near;                                     save. He is the Savior. He is the only
mercy is important we must first         a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth                                                one who can save you, forgive you
define what mercy is.                    also as a shadow, and continueth not.     I have been sinning for a long            of your sins and deliver you from the
The first time the word mercy was                                                  time and I have not                       wrath to come.
used in the Bible is in this verse:      (Luke 12:15 KJV) And he said unto         experienced any wrath. What
                                         them, Take heed, and beware of            are you talking about?                    How can one man do this?
(Gen 19:19 KJV) Behold now, thy          covetousness: for a man's life
servant hath found grace in thy sight,   consisteth not in the abundance of        Because of God’s mercy, He has not        Jesus Christ was no ordinary man but
and thou hast magnified thy mercy,       the things which he possesseth.                                                     was the promised messiah who came
                                                                                   yet poured out that wrath on you to
which thou hast showed unto me in                                                  the fullest but he has set a day at the   into the world to save us from the
saving my life; and I cannot escape                                                end of the world where he will pour       wages of sin.
to the mountain, lest some evil take     The time that we are given to live        out that wrath to the fullest upon all
me, and I die:                           here on earth is relatively short and                                               (Mat 1:21 KJV) And she shall bring
                                                                                   those who lived on earth and who
                                         during that time God commands us          never became saved.                       forth a son, and thou shalt call his
A man named Lot who was saved            to come to Him that he might save                                                   name JESUS: for he shall save his
from death when God destroyed the        us.                                       (Acts 17:31 KJV) Because he hath          people from their sins.
wicked cities of Sodom and                                                         appointed a day, in the which he will
Gomorrah spoke this.                     Why do I have to be saved and             judge the world in righteousness by       (John 1:29 KJV) The next day John
                                         from what?                                that man whom he hath ordained;           seeth Jesus coming unto him, and
Lot attributed the fact that his life                                              whereof he hath given assurance           saith, Behold the Lamb of God,
was saved to God’s mercy. So we          That is a good question. The Bible        unto all men, in that he hath raised      which taketh away the sin of the
can see here what mercy is- God          says:                                     him from the dead.                        world.
saving one’s life.
                                         (Rom 5:9 KJV) Much more then,             We all have a spiritual soul that will    So the messiah Jesus died for
But I don’t need my life saved.          being now justified by his blood, we      live forever with Christ in the new       everyone in the world?
I’m fine.                                                                          heaven and new earth or be
No. He died for “His people”. These       (Rom 9:15 KJV) For he saith to            Are there any examples of                 (Gal 2:20 KJV) I am crucified with
are all those who would become            Moses, I will have mercy on whom I        crying out to God for mercy in            Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I,
saved from the beginning of the           will have mercy, and I will have          the Bible?                                but Christ liveth in me: and the life
world till the last day of earth’s        compassion on whom I will have                                                      which I now live in the flesh I live
existence. They are people from all       compassion.                               Yes. There was a man named                by the faith of the Son of God, who
nations, races, cultures, etc. They are                                             Bartimaeus who did this.                  loved me, and gave himself for me.
called God’s elect in the Bible.          (Rom 9:16 KJV) So then it is not of
                                          him that willeth, nor of him that         (Mark 10:47 KJV) And when he              When Bartimaeus became saved he
(Hosea 2:23 KJV) And I will sow           runneth, but of God that showeth          heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth,      followed Jesus. When we become
her unto me in the earth; and I will      mercy.                                    he began to cry out, and say, Jesus,      saved we will follow Jesus. We are
have mercy upon her that had not                                                    thou son of David, have mercy on          living in the days that are very close
obtained mercy; and I will say to                                                   me.                                       to the last day and we must not seek
them which were not my people,            How can I know if I am one of                                                       to join a church but we must seek
Thou art my people; and they shall        God’s elect or become one of              (Mark 10:51 KJV) And Jesus                and obey Jesus alone according to
say, Thou art my God.                     His elect people.                         answered and said unto him, What          the Bible.
                                                                                    wilt thou that I should do unto thee?
(Rev 7:9 KJV) After this I beheld,        There is nothing that you can do to       The blind man said unto him, Lord,        (James 1:21 KJV) Wherefore lay
and, lo, a great multitude, which no      get yourself saved but you can try to     that I might receive my sight.            apart all filthiness and superfluity of
man could number, of all nations,         cry out to Jesus for mercy if you are                                               naughtiness, and receive with
and kindreds, and people, and             not sure of your salvation. You can       (Mark 10:52 KJV) And Jesus said           meekness the engrafted word, which
tongues, stood before the throne, and     try to come humbly to Him in prayer       unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath      is able to save your souls.
before the Lamb, clothed with white       and ask Him for mercy.                    made thee whole. And immediately
robes, and palms in their hands;                                                    he received his sight, and followed
                                          (Luke 18:13 KJV) And the publican,        Jesus in the way.                         (Zep 2:3 KJV) Seek ye the LORD,
(Rom 8:33 KJV) Who shall lay any          standing afar off, would not lift up so                                             all ye meek of the earth, which have
thing to the charge of God's elect? It    much as his eyes unto heaven, but         Why did Jesus say that it was             wrought his judgment; seek
is God that justifieth.                   smote upon his breast, saying, God        his faith that made him whole?            righteousness, seek meekness: it may
                                          be merciful to me a sinner.                                                         be ye shall be hid in the day of the
Isn’t God unfair to pick and                                                        When Jesus saves someone the Holy
                                                                                                                              LORD'S anger.
choose whom he wants to                                                             Spirit is given to that person and the
save?                                     No man can initiate salvation in you      life they begin to live is by the faith
                                          or cause you to be born again; Only       of Christ, which is given to them.        May the Lord bless you with
No. A perfectly righteous God can         God through Jesus can do that.            Jesus could say that it was his faith     understanding. If you would
never be unfair. It’s amazing that He                                               because he would have it forever and         like more info on this
chooses any of us.                        (Jonah 2:9 KJV) But I will sacrifice      could never lose it.
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(Rom 9:14 KJV) What shall we say          thanksgiving; I will pay that that I      (Eph 2:8 KJV) For by grace are ye            http://www.thetent.ws
then? Is there unrighteousness with       have vowed. Salvation is of the           saved through faith; and that not of
God? God forbid.                          LORD.                                     yourselves: it is the gift of God:
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