Too many folks live in a world or state in which I call F.U.D.
Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt
Finances - Wars - Food Prices - Sickness - The Fear of Living in Fear! The documented #1 root cause of death is STRESS!
The answer to all our dilemmas and questions lie in God's Holy Word - The Bible.
1. Your current situation: You were born a sinner and condemned to an eternity away from God in a literal place called Hell. It's no wonder you worry. The Bible says in the book of John 3:3, 7 - “Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.”
2. The solution to your current condition: Romans 10:9-10 - “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation." This is what is meant by being "born again". When you trust Jesus Christ as your personal Saviour, you are essentially "Born Again" - a new life has begun as a child of God - What a great day that is!
TODAY IS THE DAY TO ACCEPT JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR
PERHAPS THESE WORDS COULD HELP EXPRESS YOUR HEART TO THE LORD . . .
“Dear God, please be merciful to me a sinner, lost and deserving hell. I believe that Jesus died for my sins, was buried and rose again. Right now, by faith, I receive Jesus Christ into my heart as my Savior, trusting in Him alone for the forgiveness of my sins and eternal life. Thank you for saving me; thank you for making me your child; thank you for giving me a home in heaven. Now help me to live for you from this day forward. Amen.”
When you trust Jesus Christ as your personal Saviour - you are saved from Hell and become a child of God. Welcome to the family of God!
What does the Bible have to say to Born Again Christians about the situations around us and what our response should be to them?
"I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears."
"Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
2 Timothy 1:7
"For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
1 John 4:18
"There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love."
"The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. 5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever."
"Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
"The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe."
"What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee. 4 In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me."
"Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God."
"Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee."
"The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?"
"For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father."
"Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid."
"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me."
"For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord."
1 Peter 5:6-7
"Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: 7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you."
"Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. 7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus."
"And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell."
"The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?"
"But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. 2 When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. 3 For I am the LORD thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee."
"For I the LORD thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee."
"Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof."
"Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you."
The saying goes, "Don't Worry - Be Happy."
Now, being a Born Again Christian who has trusted in Jesus Christ to save you from Hell, you can now live your daily life where you no longer have to worry about the calamities of the world. Now you can trust the God of the Universe who created everything, including you, to know and do what is best for you.
Remember, the Bible - God's Holy Word has the answers.
Proverbs 3:5-6, "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
For more information:
New Testament Ministries
P. O. Box 5
Los Molinos CA. 96055