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    Nalli
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    Smile My testimony : From DEATH to LIFE in JESUS!

    I used to be involved in an evil and false religion that is man-made , there was no love in it nor mercy , only fear and RULES. I got sick to my stomach and just started sinning more and more every passing day, I was stumbling in darkness and fall back into the very same sin over and over again. I was seeking LOVE from man in every way that seemed possible to me, I’d go asking for help and rescue and acceptance from other human beings that were just as doomed and destroyed as I was. I was crying myself to sleep and didn’t know what was the answer nor the way out, I was DEAD.
    Then one day I got to know JESUS, I used to hear about Him but usually took HIM for granted and never thought HE would be my cure. So in short I took around a week to pray my salvation prayer and accept HIM in my life as Lord and Savior.
    I enjoyed knowing the LORD but along the way, I got deceived and believed the “once saved, always saved” lie and thought it was OKAY to sin from time to time willfully and that God will overlook all of my sins because I “believe”. And of course, as I went on and on and on in my sins they began to grow and take control of me, and I became a slave to my sin , which resulted me into being depressed. I started letting the suicidal thoughts and motives take a hold on to me and kept listening to what demons were telling me and wanting me to believe. I got this close to ending my life and giving up everything that JESUS has given me. Instead of crying out to JESUS, I cried out to myself , I simple didn’t trust HIM enough to surrender all to HIM.
    But I thank JESUS for waking me up and saving me from giving up, I was gonna end up in HELL. HE pulled me out of it and taught me how to TRUST HIM, HE HAD MERCY ON ME. I didn’t deserve HIS love, but HE SAVED ME , HE loved me though it all and held on to me. I am now still learning to obey my LORD and following HIS footsteps every day, I am learning how to cling to HIM and never let go of HIS hand no matter what comes along.My life is NOTHING without HIM, HE is my LIGHT and I can’t take one step forward without HIM guiding me. I am exploring my JESUS and getting to know HIM more and more each day, I’m trying to give HIM glory and tell people about what HE has done for me and what HE can do for them also. HE is teaching me how to live holy & a life that is pleasing to HIM. HE is gentle and the BEST parent and friend EVER, HE is still delivering me and cleaning up my life and taking sins out of it every day.
    So in short, I’m here today to tell you that JESUS is REAL, HE IS THE LIVING GOD. HE wants to save every single soul on this earth and desires an intimate relationship with each one. HE will accept and embrace you and forgive you , doesn’t matter what you’ve done in the past or what you’re still doing now , HE will be there to help you give it up and give you a NEW HEART, HIS HEART.JESUS LOVES YOU , DON’T GIVE UP ON HIM!!! ♥
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    doesn’t matter what you’ve done in the past or what you’re still doing now , HE will be there to help you give it up and give you a NEW HEART, HIS HEART.JESUS LOVES YOU , DON’T GIVE UP ON HIM!!! ♥

    Thank you for sharing your heart felt confession, but I disagree with your way to the cross! You failed to mention repentance, and what it is for, and in no way do you come into the kingdom of God still defiled, and IN sin and rebellion, hoping He will clean you up, you do this first in repentance, because you have free will and ability to STOP the sin, and I mean fornication, porn watching, drunkeness, adultery, etc..

    God doesnt accept you as you are still defiled, He is asking you to do one thing, and that is to repent and seek His mercy, not get saved still in bondage and hope He cleans you up, you have your part to do and God will do His!

    A Call to Repentance
    Joel,2-12 “Now, therefore,” says the LORD,
    “Turn to Me with all your heart,
    With fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.”
    13 So rend your heart, and not your garments;
    Return to the LORD your God,
    For He is gracious and merciful,
    Slow to anger, and of great kindness;
    And He relents from doing harm.
    14 Who knows if He will turn and relent,
    And leave a blessing behind Him—
    Here is more strong proof what the lord requires of His creation to be reconciled to Himself, it’s very simple but made so complicated by the heaps and heaps of pastors and ministries who have the nerve to say mankind does NOT have to repent to be saved.
    They come with a simple plan that was concocted by many reformed preachers and bible scholars, making the way to the cross more of a simple confession you are a sinner, then accepting the great substitution Jesus miraculously made for them, but they fail to give any proof that the word of God let alone the King of Kings taught this non sense!
    Many will fight with all they have to preserve their man made doctrines including original sin, which then gives them many excuses to ignore the powerful verse above as well as many more strong warnings to repent, turn, come broken in heart before the mercy seat, and hope and pray God will grant pardon!
    Now if this was being preached in the church system today, and well understood by the saved in sin defenders, then the mess Christianity is in today would not be so, instead, the word of God would become real, and powerful, converting the lost soul, once in love with sin, rebellion and the world, now cleansed and purged of all filthiness, and wickedness, ready to receive the implanted word of God!
    But today these verses are totally ignored, and replaced with a sin message, undermined by many, many, reformed errors, where simple repentance is lost in a sea of original sin, imputation, substitution, OSAS etc, producing a church that was called poor, blind and naked by Jesus Himself!
    2 Corinthians 6;17 The.refore
    “Come out from among them
    And be separate, says the Lord.
    Do not touch what is unclean,
    And I will receive you.”[d]
    18 “I will be a Father to you,
    And you shall be My sons and daughters,
    Says the LORD Almighty.”[e]
    Act 26:20 But to those first in Damascus, and Jerusalem, and to all the country of Judea, and to the nations, I made known the command to repent and to turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.
    Tommy
    PS. We must come to Jesus on His terms, not mans, I know many are taught the opposite today, they either were indoctrinated into these teachings at an early age, and refuse to even search the scriptures, search what the early church taught, or dig deep to see just how far off the mark many liberal translations of the Bible are.
    When the reformation came about, around the year 1500, many denominations were formed that took these errors and built on them, leading to what we have today! Many will profess anything different from what their beloved denominations teach is heresy, and a lie, especially those who cling to Calvinism, or any form of it.
    This I understand, and accept, as God predicted this would happen, when the few remnant come with the truth. But it’s a bitter pill to swallow, when you see so many sincere people, young and old, so angry and upset when the truth is presented to them, and they attack the messenger.
    To me this shows just how far off the mark they are in their minds, they love the lie, refuse to hear anything else except the born sinner, Jesus sub plan, made so famous by the likes of Billy Graham, Ed Young, and many more mega preachers, selling a gospel that is totally backwards from what the early church and Christ taught.
    Are we full of pride and arrogant to say these things? Are we evil, uncaring, and full of hate when we confront the wall of deception accepted as truth today?
    I guess I can also say this about the many who cling to the saved IN sin message, repeat after me crowd, who has every excuse why they can sin with impunity, then just confess, and then continue as a vile sinner in heart, where purity and separation is a pipe dream never to be accomplished in this life, even though the whole council of God is against them.
    Dig deep as commanded, have some confidence in the Lord to lead you into truth, not some ministry or church pastor you support, who clings to these errors for whatever reason.
    The gospel according to godliness is a TO DO gospel, which can only be received and understood in its form and context when the sinner wakes up and does this:
    James 1-21-22;
    21 So get rid of all uncleanness(repent) and the rampant outgrowth of wickedness, and in a humble (gentle, modest) spirit receive and welcome the Word which implanted and rooted [in your hearts] contains the power to save your souls.
    22 But be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoning contrary to the Truth].!
    1, You repent first and foremost, see 2 Corinthians 7-10-11.
    2, Then if the repentance is real, and from the heart, godly sorrow as described in 2 Corinthians, you then can receive the implanted word of God, and understand it as written by God.
    3, Now you become a passionate doer of the word, obeying God from your heart, cleansed and purified, broken and willing to learn and grow more, and more in His great truth.

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    Nalli
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    Amen! I think I didn't mention it but that's exactly what JESUS has called us to do, to be holy for HE is holy, and repentance means a change of heart , mind and way of living. it means that you go to JESUS seeking to be set free from any sin and delivered, believing that HE has the power to give you to overcome, that is grace. So you don't overcome and stop sinning on your own , but by the strength JESUS gives you when you repent. May JESUS bless you and I thank you for pointing that out because I wasn't aware I missed such as important point and the core of the true gospel !

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    AMEN AMEN AMEN you are on the right track for sure
    still be careful you dont fall if you believe you stand firmly.

    i love this thread......it made me smile

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