9/19/2010 ~ Real Christians
... "See that you make all things according to the pattern shown you ...
~ Hebrews 8:4-6
True Christians follow what God has announced once and for all.
By faith Noah, being divinely warned of things not yet seen,
moved with godly fear, prepared ... ~ Hebrews 11:7
It is done in faith in Him.
... not escape if we turn away from Him who speaks from heaven, ...
~ Hebrews 12:25
True Christians do not turn away from His word.
... disciples were first called Christians in Antioch. ~ Acts 11:26
Christians are those who are disciples of Christ.
... Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship
has righteousness with lawlessness? ... ~ 2nd Corinthians 6:14-18
A real Christian pursues the truth of God and not sinful errors of men.
... through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father. ...
~ Ephesians 2:11-22
God holds no borders for Christians, His truth is universal.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is
neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. ~ Galatians 3:28
God calls to everyone, no matter social status.
... each one remain with God in that state in which he was called.
~ 1st Corinthians 7:17-24
... with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another; ...
~ Romans 12:10
Christians are to give preference to one another.
And some of them were persuaded; ... ~ Acts 17:4
To become a Christian, one has to be persuaded by the truth.
And he reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath,
and persuaded both Jews and Greeks. ~ Acts 18:4
One has to thoughtfully consider what God has presented.
... reasoning and persuading concerning the things of the kingdom of God.
~ Acts 19:8
... Paul has persuaded and turned away many people, saying that they
are not gods which are made with hands. ~ Acts 19:26
God leaves the choice for us to truly believe or not, in His Word.
... some were persuaded by the things which were spoken,
and some disbelieved. ~ Acts 28:23-24
... not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration
of the Spirit and of power, ... ~ 1st Corinthians 2:1-5
God is not trying to trick anyone in to believing,
His Word is plain and simple truth.
Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed,
but let him glorify God in this matter. ~ 1st Peter 4:16
Perhaps suffering is universal to man, only faith in God holds true power.
... when He suffered, He did not threaten, but committed Himself
to Him who judges righteously; ... ~ 1st Peter 2:21-24
One cannot but suffer in knowing what humanity has done against God.
His love offers us salvation.
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