Jesus had many verbal battles with the Pharisees. Often times he asked them one simple question and their reaction was quite revealing.
These past few days I have asked several religious leaders to answer one simple question – Jesus said he came to save to world. Did he do this or not?
Instead of answering the question which NOT ONE of them has or even tried, they pulled the Pharisee reaction on me. They refused and ignored answering the simple question. I answered their questions but they were chicken to answer mine. Here is the problem for them.
In answering my question did Jesus do what he said he would do –
If they answered “no” then they would call Jesus a liar and a failure. BUT their belief in eternal damnation and unreconciliation are statements to their position Jesus did not accomplish the one purpose he said in coming to the world.
If they answered “yes” Jesus did do what he said then they would be testifying against their own beliefs since they vehemently state not everyone will be saved.
Thus they are all suffering as are some of you with the Pharisee problem. Either answer would result in their own indictment and they all know it. Yes, I am a heretic – I’m good with that! I am called a heretic because I believe God’s Word is true. Yes, I am speaking blasphemy but it is not against God it is against their traditional religious beliefs.
So all you pastors, teachers and Christians – did Jesus accomplish what he came to do?
“I came not to condemn the world but that the world be saved” –
John 12:32 “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.”
“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost. (Luke 19:10)”
Romans 5: [17-18] For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ. So, as through one offense, there resulted condemnation to all men, so also, through one righteous deed, there resulted justification of life to all men.
1 Corinthians 15:22: "For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all shall be made alive.
2 Corinthians 5:14-15: "For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died; and He died for all, that they who live should no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again on their behalf."
1 Timothy 2:4-6: "who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself as a ransom for all..."
Titus 2:11 “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men.”
This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief." (1 Timothy 1:15)
"Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else." (Isaiah 45:22) Is 45:22 – the three Hebrew words that are translated “look unto me and be ye saved – mean Appear before me and be saved … all the ends of the creation. The key is EVERYONE will be raised immortal stand before the Lord then every knee will bow to Him!
I could on and on listing verses in the Scriptures that tell the same fact over and over again. That fact is Jesus came to save the world and the world will be saved by Jesus. If you believe otherwise then you are kicking against the Word of God so church leaders answer these questions or stand as Pharisees knowing you oppose the Lord:
Jesus came to save the world – Did he accomplish it? Jesus told God he had done all the Father had sent him to do.
Jesus came to draw all men unto himself. If just one man does not come unto Jesus then Jesus failed. Did Jesus accomplish it?
Jesus came to seek AND SAVE what was lost. Are not those you have condemned unto eternal damnation the very ones Jesus failed to save? Jesus said he came to save the world, the lost and to bring all of mankind unto himself. This means to be reconciled as it is written Jesus will reconcile all of creation unto himself. It is pagan fable that man has free will to choose and in choosing make God a liar when He stated all would be saved.
I have been writing another book for the past year on every verse in the Bible that speaks of God saving everyone. I have over forty pages of verses just in the New Testament alone and I am not finished! So can that many verses speaking of God’s salvation for all be untrue? If the religious leaders are correct then God does not speak the truth nor has the power to save anyone. As I told a pastor one day, “Only a fool places his salvation on one page and the next page is full of lies and contradictions.” God’s Word is perfect but it was not written in English. This is why you have to study and try the Word of God seeking the truth. The main truth many of you don’t believe is that Jesus was sent by God to save all of creation and reconcile all unto God. Do you believe God or man? Do you believe the Scriptures as given by God in the Greek and Hebrew or do you believe ever changing English translations? God is the same yesterday, today and forever so do you really think His Word changed to fit your traditions? Funny there is not one of your traditions that have not changed dozens of times in the last 2,000 years!
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