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 Sin & evil. What is sin? Bible scriptures explain sin and evil, consequences of sin and how to be forgiven of sins. Scriptures on sin & evil. WHAT IS SIN?
and how to be
FORGIVEN FROM SIN 
What does the Bible say?
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D..

WHAT IS SIN?   

To put it simply, SIN IS BREAKING GOD'S LAWS or COMMANDMENTS.

From the original Greek and Hebrew scriptures, when translated the Bible has several words for Sin, one being 'transgression' ad another being 'iniquity.' 

Sin is "Transgression of God's Law" - "And the LORD commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear the LORD our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as it is at this day." (Deuteronomy 6:24).

SIN is defined as: "Actions by which people rebel against God, to 'miss the mark'.  Jesus said, "If ye love me, keep my commandments." (John 14:15)

Sins, What is sin? Why do we sin? How can I be forgiven of sin? Bible scriptures explain sin and evil,SIN IS DISOBEDIENCE TO GOD

"And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.  He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him."  (1 John 2:3-4)

SIN HAS ITS ROOT IN THE INNER MAN

"For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God;"  (Romans 3:23)

We are all sinners, we are born in sin. Jesus Christ is perfection, and He is the standard that we must judge and measure sin by.

Sin has its root in the inner man.  "But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart, and they defile the man.  For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies.:  These are the things which defile a man but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man."

The wages of sin is death, what is sin?  how to be forgiven of sinsSIN PUTS A BARRIER BETWEEN GOD AND MAN

Breaking God's commandments or laws separates you from God.

"But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear." (Isaiah 59:2)

SIN IS "UNBELIEF"

Unbelief rejects, denies, substitutes for God's Truth.   "He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God." (John 3:18)

Why does sin separate us from God? Sins & Moral Values, The wages of sin, Sins, how to be forgiven of sinsSIN BRINGS DEATH

Sin brings death.  "The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." (Romans 6:23)  "The soul that sinneth, it shall die."  (Ezekiel 18:20)

Sins, Sins & Moral Values, The wages of sin, Sins, how to be forgiven of sinsSIN IS REAL - WE ARE ALL SINNERS

Thousands of years ago, King David stated: "He that confesseth and forsaketh his son shall have mercy; bu the that covereth his sin shall not prosper." (Proverbs 28:13)

The Bible states emphatically: "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." 1 John 19

"But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin". (1 John 1:7)

Sin is real, says famed psychiatrist Dr. Karl Menninger.  The highly acclaimed psychiatrist is distressed by modern society's failure to understand that many of man's problems are caused by sin.

It annoys him to hear people discuss morality without so much as mentioning the word "SIN".

WHEN WE DISCOVER THE ROOT OF OUR PROBLEMS - WE CAN DEAL WITH THEM

Menninger believes that in order to raise civilization's moral tone and deal with depression, anxiety and worry, people must learn the root cause of their problems.

And the root cause in many instances is a person's unwillingness to take responsibility for his own actions, but rather lay the blame on someone - or something - else!

Several decades ago, George W. Cornell of the Associated Press (AP) wrote a column titled "Word Sin Disappears but Remains a Fact', in which he quoted at great length Dr. Karl Menninger's beliefs on this subject.

Sins, What is sin? Why do we sin? How can I be forgiven of sin? Bible scriptures explain sin and evil,ARE IMMORALITY & UNETHICAL BEHAVIOR SIN?

"He says the realities of personal guilt and sin have bee glossed over as symptoms of emotional illness or environmental conditioning for which the individual is not considered responsible, but he adds:

"There is sin...which cannot be subsumed under verbal artifacts such as 'disease', 'delinquency', 'deviancy'.  There is immorality.  There is unethical behavior.  There is wrong doing."

WHATEVER BECAME OF SIN?

Cornell states: "He calls for a reaffirmation of the concept of sin and personal responsibility for it."  In a new book published by Hawthorne called 'Whatever Became of Sin?" he declares:

"In the concept of personal responsibility and answerability for ourselves and for others were to return to common acceptance, hope would return to the world with it."

We have the father of psycho-analysis, Sigmund Freud - who was battling his own weird and kinky imaginations and habits - to thank for much of that!  The founder of the Menninger Center in Topeka, Kansas, is seeking to correct the situation by addressing the problem.

SIN HAS A DEFIANT, DISLOYAL QUALITY

His latest book, 'Whatever Became of Sin?',. described the subject as "a transgression of the law of God; disobedience of the divine will; moral failure...Sin has a defiant, or disloyal quality, some is defiled or offended or hurt."

Modern psychiatry often lets people off the hook.  And failure to bring offenders face to face with their error could produce a sense of vindication, without coming to grips with the problem; the need to change lifestyles.

ACCEPTING RESPONSIBILITY & REPENTING BRINGS FREEDOM FROM GUILT & ANXIETY

Menninger has successfully treated thousands of clients for more than a half century and has proven that acceptance of responsibility coupled with repentance, often brings freedom from guilt and anxiety.  The refusal to confront the problem only compounds it by giving at the very best, temporary relief.

Thousands of years ago, King David stated: "He that confesseth and forsaketh his sin shall have mercy, but he that covereth his sin shall not prosper." (Proverbs 28:13)

FORGIVENESS IS THE KEY TO MENTAL HEALTH

Forgiveness is vital to good mental health.  We must forgive others if we expect God to forgive us, as well as being able to forgive ourselves.

A leading psychiatrist noted that 90% of the mentally ill could be immediately well if they were able to forgive themselves and others and to receive forgiveness.  It is difficult for an individual to forgive himself without the assurance that God has forgiven him.

That is why the GOSPEL, CONFESSION, REPENTANCE & FORGIVENESS is so relevant and necessary!

 Sin & evil. What is sin? Bible scriptures explain sin and evil, consequences of sin and how to be forgiven of sins. Scriptures on sin & evil. IF WE CONFESS OUR SIN, GOD IS FAITHFUL TO FORGIVE OUR SIN

The Bible states emphatically: "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." (1 John 1:9)  "But if we walk in the light; as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin." (1 John 1:7)

Some health officials, in explaining their AIDS program, go to great lengths promoting condoms, as well as sexual abstinence.  Then they usually add: "This is not a moral issue."

How ridiculous.  Of course it's a moral issue!

If our young people had higher morals there wouldn't be such a problem with drug abuse, fornication or homosexual problems which puts them at risk for the AIDS virus.

A RISE IN MORAL VALUES WOULD DECREASE SEXUAL DISEASES

If people were more moral and stuck with the Bible standard of "one woman - one man", there wouldn't be such a dramatic increase in sexually transmitted diseases.

A RISE IN MORAL VALUES WOULD ELIMINATE SO MUCH SIN!

It goes without saying, that if there was a rise in moral values, violence would be almost non-existent, and crime, rape, murder and child abuse would drop drastically.  We would see fewer divorces, fewer unwed teenage pregnancies and a drop in sexually transmitted diseases.

The wages of sin is death, what is sin?  how to be forgiven of sinsWHAT THE WORLD NEEDS IS A MORAL REVOLUTION

There are signs that a moral revolution is coming.  During an election some years ago, former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney was accused of lying.  Constituents were sending politicians the message: "We won't tolerate dishonesty."

MORAL VALUES ARE NECESSARY FOR A THRIVING ECONOMY

During an election some years ago in Canada, Prime Minister Jean Chretien was accused of breaking three earlier election promises which included the promise to scrap the hated "GST".  In a recent US Presidential election, nearly all candidates were speaking about values.  Why?  People understand that a sense of moral values is not only important, but necessary.

America's annual "SIN BILL" topped more than a half a trillion dollars in 1987.

Dr. Charles Ewing of The National Statemens said that Americans spent $144 billion dollars for liquor, $177 billion on gambling, $110 billion on drugs, $73 billion on tobacco and $40 billion on pornography.

TEENAGERS, WHICH ARE OUR GREATEST COMMODITY are being threatened by violence, murder, drugs, alcoholism & suicide.

An article by Dr. Robert Blum in the Journal of American Medical Association states: "Over the past 30 years, adolescents have been the only population in the US who have not experienced improvement in their mental status."

According to Blum, 77% of adolescent deaths were caused by accidents and violence, including self-inflicted violence.  And there was a shocking four-fold increase in suicide and murders.

A US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report states: "Of the 10,25 kids born today...one will die and four will sustain serious or crippling injuries in an alcohol related crash before they reach the age of 24."

A SERIOUS WARNING - "THE WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH"

This is a very sobering, serious warning about sin, accidents and death.  May we all take a lesson from these tragic statistics, realizing that "The wages of sin is death."

Why do we sin? How can I be forgiven of sin? Bible scriptures explain sin and evil,WHAT MUST I DO TO BE FORGIVEN OF MY SINS?

You may say, "All you have stated is true!  But what must I do to be forgiven of my sins and be freed of my sins?"  The Bible says, "If we confess our sins (to God) He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." (1 John 1:9)

George W. Cornell writes: "Menninger says that just as it is inadequate for a clergyman to give only pastoral counseling to a schizophrenic, it is inadequate for a psychiatrist to treat a symptom like sleeplessness of a man involved in wicked rascality."

Sins, Sins & Moral Values, The wages of sin, Sins, how to be forgiven of sinsREPENTANCE OF SIN IS VALUABLE

"It does little good to repent a symptom, but it may do great harm not to repent a sin.  Vise-versa, it does little good to merely psychoanalyze a sin and sometimes a great harm to ignore a symptom."

He says recognizing the fact of voluntarily willed sin is "the only hopeful view", since it implies the possibility of repenting and correcting it.  He adds:

"The logical reasonable effective solution for tension reduction in such circumstances is to make atonement, as the theologians call it, or as we say, by restitution, acknowledgement and revised tactics."

As the situation now is "vague amorphous evil appears all around us" with the presumption that "no one is responsible, not one guilty" and that there is 'just nothing to do'.  BUT, THERE IS SOMETHING WE CAN DO!

Can sins be forgiven? Yes, sins can be forgiven. Bible scriptures on sins, evil, the consequences of sinTHE BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST CLEANSETH US FROM ALL SIN

"But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin." (1 John 1:7)

The Bible says:..."But the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." (Romans 6:23)


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THE END TIMES
What does the Bible say?
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D.

There are four significant signs that show us where we stand today in relation to then end times and our Lord’s soon return, namely:

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesThe Sick Condition of our Planet
End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesThe Sick Condition of the World
End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesThe Sick Condition of Israel
End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesThe Sick Condition of the Church

SIGN #1  - THE SICK CONDITION OF OUR PLANET

Mankind is groaning under the terrible weight of sin and condemnation. Satan - the enemy of God and man - has bound the human race with shackles of rebellion, unbelief, fear, torment, lust, greed, hatred and perversion! It was Adam’s acquiescence to the Evil One’s lying temptation that brought sickness and death (spiritual and physical) upon the human race.

The Bible states: “For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.  For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of Him who hath subjected the same in hope.  Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.  For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now."

“And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit (that is to say), the redemption of our body.” (Romans 8:19-23)

People everywhere are waiting for the ‘MANIFESTATION OF THE SONS OF GOD’!  What does that mean?  Six billion people are looking for an escape from the emptiness, fear, torment, sickness and bondage in which they live.

THE ENTIRE WORLD IS WAITING FOR US - GOD’S CHILDREN TO BE SO FILLED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT THAT WE CAN FREE THEM FROM THE TYRANNY AND LIES OF THE DEVIL AND HIS EMISSARIES.

Don’t believe for a moment, that the millions lost in sin and bound by evil spirits of occultism, superstition, false religion, satanic oppression and sexual perversion are happy in that state!  No one enjoys being in slavery to witchcraft, fear, torment and evil spirits.

Oh, some are sufficiently deceived to live in a fool’s paradise having convinced themselves that everything is A-Okay, but the opposite is true.  If everything is all right, why do so many rock musicians die of drug overdoses and commit suicide?  Why do many Hollywood stars die of alcoholism, suicide and drug overdoses?   And why do wealthy, successful people - who seem to have everything going for them - take their own lives?

The Bible says, “But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, bringing forth mire and dirt. There is no peace saith my God to the wicked”. (Isaiah 57:20-21)

Our enemy is not flesh and blood, but Satan himself and all his demons that tempt, deceive, coerce, inhibit, afflict, torment, steal and kill!  Our battle is with the devil - not with human beings, however he does use people to do his bidding!  The devil must have his emissaries & ministers, to do his evil work.

And what of the Hindu extremists constantly fighting the Muslims in India and the Seiks battling the Hindus?  And the (political) ungodly Roman Catholic IRA killing the (political) ‘Christian-in-name-only’ Protestants and vice versa?

And if the pagan are so happy in their religious life, why are there so many ‘holy jihads’?  Two examples: Muslim Iran against Muslim Iraq in a seven year war that saw one million men die, and at present Islamic extremists terrorizing and butchering hundreds of their own people in Algeria?

THEY DO NOT KNOW GOD and have not been changed by His mighty power.  Anyone who has been converted to Christ, being born again by the Word of God and the Holy Spirit, would certainly not be waging ‘holy wars’ against their fellowmen.  The only warfare that we are commanded to fight is the ‘Good Fight of Faith’"

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesHOW DO WE FIGHT THE DEVIL?

The Bible says, “Satan, your adversary, goeth about like a roaring lion, seeking who he may devour, whom resist in the faith...” (1 Peter 5:9) We resist him by serving Jesus to the best of our ability; by living a holy and righteous life, preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, healing the sick and casting our devils!

The Scripture says, “For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds; Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;” (2 Corinthians 10:4-5)

In our search for more land to conquer, new technologies to improve our living standards, and the pursuit or more wealth, man has engaged in wars, enslavement, violence and pollution which has raped our environment, land, water and air.

Our Planet is groaning under the terrible weight of the awful harvest of mankind’s sins of rebellion, greed, hatred, violence and slavery!

In the beginning, after the fall of our first parents, THE ENTIRE HUMAN RACE was plunged into sin, fear, sickness & death! God immediately placed a curse upon the earth - “And unto Adam He said, Because thou hast harkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life”. (Genesis 3:17)

OUR PLANET is struggling to stay alive and is groaning under this burden! The ‘second law of thermodynamics’ began after the fall and continues today with aging, deterioration and decay. Only the return of Jesus Christ will salvage the earth. Mankind will not be allowed to destroy the earth, but will be punished for defiling and polluting it, as is prophesied in the last book of the Bible.

THE BIBLE SAYS, “And the nations were angry, and Thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that Thou shouldest give reward unto Thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear Thy name, small and great; And shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.” (Revelation 11:18)

God will have the last word and will judge polluters! If you want a good example of this, look at the former Soviet Union which polluted the land, sea and air and after raping the environment, ended up totally bankrupt.

JESUS CHRIST MUST RETURN IN ORDER TO SAVE US FROM OUR OWN DESTRUCTIONS, SO THAT HE CAN REIGN ON THIS EARTH FOR 1000 YEARS OF PEACE AND PROSPERITY.

Believers in Jesus Christ, like St. Paul, are waiting for the moment when we can be free from the limitations of our weak, carnal flesh and to be glorified (in the next life) to forever be in Heaven with Jesus Christ and all the redeemed from all ages! WE WILL THEN RECEIVE A RESURRECTED BODY WITHOUT THE LIMITATIONS WE HAVE TODAY.

The Bible says, “And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit (that is to say), the redemption of our body.” (Romans 8:23)

Eternity will be a joyful time of peace and glory as we live eternally in Heaven with our Lord Jesus Christ and all the redeemed from every nation, tongue and people of all ages"

“And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to Him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and His wife hath made herself ready."

“And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints. And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God.” (Revelation 19:6-9)

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesSIGN #2 - THE SICK CONDITION OF THE WORLD

The Bible says, “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.” (1 John 2:15-17)

These are Satan’s three knockout-punches which he uses to tempt the “children of men”, namely: 1) the lust of the eyes 2) the lust of the flesh and 3) the pride of life.

Satan used these three temptations on Eve with great success. “And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food (lust of the flesh), and that it was pleasant to the eyes (lust of th eyes), and a tree to be desired to make one wise (the pride of life), she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.” (Gen. 3:6)

King David fell under this temptation also: He saw a beautiful woman taking a bath in the privacy of her garden (the lust of the eyes). He desired her and sent for her, committing adultery (the lust of the flesh). HE FELL AFTER ONLY TWO STRIKES

JESUS DEFEATED HIM TOTALLY

It was a different story when Satan used his time-tested strategy on our Lord Jesus Christ. He withstood the temptation and defeated the devil each time he came with a new “trick up his sleeve".

After Jesus had fasted 40 days, Satan said to Him: “Command that these stones be made bread.” (the lust of the flesh) Jesus answered, “It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God."

The devil tried again: “If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. (the pride of life) Jesus answered, “It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.” IN OTHER WORDS, GOD DOESN’T CLOWN FOR ANYBODY.

Finally, Satan showed Jesus all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time and said: “All these things will I give thee (pride of life), if thou wilt fall down and worship me.” WHAT A DESPICABLE, ARROGANT, EGOTIST SATAN IS! Jesus rebuffed him immediately with the Word of God saying, “Get thee hence, Satan (enemy): for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve.” (Matt. 4:1-11)

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesSATAN HAD TO LEAVE HIM, THEN

The Bible affirms that Satan is “the god of this world” and “the spirit which now worketh in the children of the disobedience”. (John 12:31; Ephesians 2:2) He is the world’s greatest liar and the father of lies and a murderer extra-ordinaire (John 8:44))

The whole world lies in the lap of the wicked one (1 John 5:19) and he “goeth about like a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour” (1 Peter 5:8). We however, can “resist him in the faith and he will flee from us”. (1 Peter 5:9; James 4:7)

The Bible records that Demos was swayed by the bright lights of Thessalonica and forsook Paul, “having loved this present world” (2 Timothy 4:10). And St. John commends the young men in the Church for overcoming the wicked one! (1 John 2:13)

ST. PAUL WARNED OF THE TOTAL DETERIORATION OF MORALITY, DECENCY AND FAIRNESS IN THE LAST DAYS. DECADENCE & PERVERSION WILL RULE JUST PRIOR TO OUR LORD’S RETURN, STATED THE APOSTLE! AS WE READ THE PROPHECY WE FEEL SADDENED BY THE RESEMBLANCE OF OUR PRESENT AGE TO THE PROPHETIC WORD OF GOD.

“This know also, that IN THE LAST DAYS PERILOUS TIMES SHALL COME. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good.

“Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.” (2 Timothy 3:1-5)

“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that IN THE LATTER TIMES SOME SHALL DEPART FROM THE FAITH, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;” (1 Timothy 4:1) “And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.” (Ephesians  5:11-12) “Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample. (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.) For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:” (Philippians 3:17-20)

Interjected among the reports of hypocrisy, backsliding & gross moral evils, St. Paul interjects the Blessed Hope of the Return of Jesus Christ.

“For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ."

Our thoughts, actions, prayers, plans, goals and complete agenda here, is tied to Heaven’s plans, purposes and desires. We belong to His heavenly kingdom and labour first and foremost for Christ.

Why is this so important? Only our Blessed Jesus Christ has the mandate, power & desire to straighten out this wicked world. Therefore we wait for Him to come.

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesPERVERSION VYING FOR RESPECTABILITY

Jesus prophesied that the time will come, “that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service”. (John 16:2)

And the prophet stated, “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes...Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!” (Is. 5:20-23)

St. Paul expounded, “But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them. For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.” (2 Corinthians 4:3-5)

That this WORLD IS EVIL AND PERVERTED is no secret! The world system that despises that which is good and glorifies that which is EVIL is a product of Satanic invention, since he is the “god of this world”.

Again Paul declares that Jesus Christ “gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil world (age), according to the will of God and our Father”. (Galatians 1:4)

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end times SIGN #3  - THE SICK CONDITION OF ISRAEL

ISRAEL IS VULNERABLE FACING ATTACKS FROM EVERY  DIRECTION

At this moment in history, Israel is very vulnerable because of the pressure placed upon them by the nations of the world to give up land for peace.  And the United States - who traditionally has been their friend, is turning the screws the hardest of all.

Eventually, Israel will succumb to all this pressure and give away so much land that they will be unable to defend themselves. Sometime in the future, Israel will be deceived into accepting the Antichrist as their Messiah and will suffer terribly because of that. Referring to this, our Lord said to the Jewish leaders,

“I am come in My Father's name, and ye receive Me not: if another (the anti-Christ) shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.” (John 5:43

The Jewish leaders rejected Jesus Christ Who came to save them in His Father’s Name. When Antichrist comes in his own name, they will receive him!

WHAT A SAD & TRAGIC COMMENTARY ON WHAT IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN!

My guess is that Iraq will eventually be reduced in power after the United States and her allies are finished with her. Then undoubtedly, Iran will pick up the pieces and gobble up Iraq (and possibly Syria) and control all the oil flow in the Middle East!  (Ezekiel 38 & 39)

GOD'S WORD STATES THAT RUSSIA WILL RISE UP AGAIN IN GREAT POWER AND LEAD THE MARCH AGAINST ISRAEL

Iran will then be the dominant power in the area, with the USA and Israel giving in to their demands! According to God’s Word, Russia will rise in great power again and lead the march against Israel!

The prophet Ezekiel declared that Iran (Persia) together with Ethiopia, Libya & Turkey will march against Israel in the great battle of ‘Gog and Magog’.

GOD WILL FIGHT FOR ISRAEL AND DEFEND HER

GOD WILL FIGHT FOR ISRAEL AND DEFEND HER! A great slaughter will unfortunately take place however, before God’s chosen people come to their senses. They will ultimately receive their long awaited Messiah Jesus Christ, when He returns n the Second Coming of Jesus Christ in power and great glory at the end of the age!

Jesus Christ will then rule and reign for 1000 years of peace upon planet earth, as King of kings and Lord of lords!

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end times SIGN #4  - THE SICK CONDITION OF THE CHURCH

Celebrated Canadian writer, Peter Newman exposes the weaknesses in our churches and outlines wherein and how we have failed to communicate the Gospel to our children, grandchildren and our neighbours.

In his recent book, ‘The Canadian Revolution’ Peter Newman chronicles the free-fall of the United Church of Canada’s membership as well as their influence in society during the past three decades.

Newman writes, “The United Church, formed in 1925 through a union of Methodists, Presbyterians and Congregationalists, suffered the steepest decline. Three million Canadians declared their United Church affiliation to the latest census takers but less than 380,000 bothered going to church. Although the most liberal of the mainstream congregations, allowing for the ordination of gay priests and promoting the social gospel, the United Church found itself paradoxically unable to attract the young.”

A footnote says, “An increasingly typical event was the closing, during the fall of 1994, of Chalmers United Church in downtown Vancouver. There wasn’t a single member left on its congregational rolls who was less than 80 years old.”

For years, University of Lethbridge sociologist Reginald Bibby has tracked the religious life of Canadians. In his book ‘Unknown Gods’ , Bibby states: “Tragically, religious groups are failing in what appear to be spiritually prosperous times. The churches are inept religious companies that cannot get the faith out of the ware house …The news is that interest and intrigue persist, in spite of the problems of organized religion. The result may be a very sizable, ongoing spiritual vacuum.”

The Anglican Church, according to the census has 2.2 million members with 784,000 active adherents. Addressing the church synod in 1994, Archbishop Peter O’Driscoll warned: “In the next ten to fifteen years the largest age group in the present Anglican Church of Canada will be dead. At the end of two generations, there won’t be enough people to say there’s still an Anglican Church alive in this country.”

HOW SAD AND TRAGIC!

While the Anglican Church lost 250,000 members from 1981 to 1991, and the United Church lost 665,000 members during that same period - that’s 10 % and 20 % respectively - the Pentecostal Church grew by 100,000 adherents and the Christian & Missionary Alliance doubled in size!

The November,1965 issue of Canada’s Revival Magazine, ‘Cry of His Coming’ carried the following prophetic headline: 1965 UNITED CHURCH NEW CURRICULUM SETS STAGE FOR MORE APOSTACY! MODERATOR REV. HOWSE DENIES PHYSICAL RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST !

In that article, this author wrote under the by-line, ‘THE GREAT FALLING AWAY’ - St. Paul warns: “Let no man deceive you by any means, for that day shall not come except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition.” (2 Thess. 2:3)

The ‘Great Falling Away’ is Here Now- with entire denominations of Christian Churches turning their backs on the Holy Scriptures, declaring them fallible and contradictory. They despise the great truths of the Bible, and exchange them for their own humanistic, man-made philosophies!

As strange as this may seem, these reprobate preachers actually play-out the exact role of ‘backsliding Israel’ in Old Testament times.

“For My people have committed two evils; they have forsaken Me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns that can hold no water.” (Jeremiah 2:13)

HERE IS A LIST OF THEIR BACKSLIDINGS!

End times, Vital signs of end times,They have violated the sanctity of the Holy Bible, discarding the eternal truths of God’s Word. Man-made philosophies, secular humanism and blatantly spurious doctrines have filled the void!

End times, Vital signs of end times,They rely almost totally on man’s wisdom and carnal knowledge, having rejected the wisdom that comes solely from the Holy Scriptures. This leaves them incapable of making sound spiritual decisions!

End times, Vital signs of end times,They have rejected the counsel of the Holy Spirit- divine paraclete- and draw their inspiration from the teachings of others similarly deceived. Serious decision making regarding spiritual matters and doctrine is therefore prejudiced, flawed and compromised!

End times, Vital signs of end times,Their emphasis is on good works, rather than the sacrifice of Jesus Christ for our sins. The ‘social gospel’ they preach is devoid of the grace of God and faith in the blood of Jesus Christ. Their ‘good works’ message offers only secular and political rhetoric to undo social injustices, without a sound spiritual foundation.

End times, Vital signs of end times,They have desecrated the Holy Scriptures by substituting their own verbiage instead of the correct translation of the original Hebrew and Greek, in reference to God Himself. These literary counterfeiters have unilaterally -without any jurisdiction- decided to change the gender of Almighty God from masculine (Father) to Mother.  Instead of addressing God as He, they refer to Him as She and the Lord Jesus is not the Son of God, but the Child of God!

The Word of God conclusively states: “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.” (2 Timothy 3:1-5)

“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.” (1 Timothy 4:1-2, 16)

AN URGENT WARNING ISSUED TO THOSE TAMPERING WITH GOD’S WORD

“Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son. Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: but he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.

“Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

“Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God: And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

“Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God... Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

“If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which He hath testified of His Son. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made Him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of His Son. And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.” (1 John 2:22-23; 4:1-3; 5:1, 4-5, 9-12)

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesWHAT DOES THIS MEAN? SIMPLY THIS:

Anyone who denies that Jesus Christ is God is a false teacher and an enemy of God.

Every spirit that confesses that ‘Jesus Christ is come in the flesh’ is of God. Those who do not are of Satan and the Antichrist spirit!

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN: “Jesus Christ is come in the flesh”?

There are millions of babies born daily across the world. They are all born of flesh & blood. They have all “come in the flesh”. That is no miracle, but when God is incarnated in human flesh, that is a miracle. It simply means that Jesus Christ was God in human flesh! God the Son came down from Heaven, through the very miraculous and complex process of the virgin birth!

God the Holy Spirit placed within the virgin Mary’s womb a specially created body for the Lord Jesus. He was begotten by the Holy Spirit and born of a virgin woman without the aid of a human father. Jesus Christ - true God & true man, in order to suffer and die for our sins and rise again for our justification. ( )

“The new United Church curriculum - now taught to thousands of children - denies the virgin birth of Jesus Christ, leaving the inference that Joseph or some other man was Jesus’ father. This would indicate that His mother Mary was sinful and promiscuous, instead of a chaste virgin and that Jesus Christ was not divine!

Have you heard of such SACRILEGE? And this - not from an atheistic journal - but from the official organ and pulpits of Canada’s largest Protestant denomination!

That same ‘curriculum’ calls the first eleven chapters of Genesis - which deal with God’s marvelous creation, Noah and the flood - a fable or myth! It denies the miracles in the Bible, rejects the physical resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead and ridicules His ascension and second coming!

Read the blasphemous statements made by Rev. Ben Smilie- United Church chaplain at the University of Saskatchewan, as chronicled by Regina Leader Post’s Tom Jarvis in an article titled, ‘A MASSIVE IRRELEVANCY’:

“The Toronto Telegram printed it in full with the somewhat shocking passage in large type which speaks of fundamentalist belief in “clay-made man, a floating zoo, an amphibious-footed Jesus, a son of God who was a home brew artist, and an ascension that looks like a Cape Kennedy blast-off”.

Have you heard of anything more blasphemous and anti-Christian, coming from the pen of an ordained Protestant clergyman!

We’ll let the moderator of the United Church speak for himself. The following was carried by the Saskatoon Star Phoenix, June 5, 1965. ‘HOWSE SAYS LITERAL BELIEVER IN BIBLE LACKS UNDERSTANDING’.

“The moderator of the United Church of Canada says Christians who believe literally in all of the ‘metaphors and imageries’ of the Bible exhibit ‘lack of understanding’.

“The Rt. Rev. Ernest Howse of Toronto, in an interview Thursday said that one of the most significant religious trends today is the movement away from ‘medieval imagery and hypocrisy’.

“Dr. Howse, who had been in Banff for a meeting of the United Church’s Alberta Conference, said people should not take literally such events as Christ’s physical resurrection and the virginity of Mary. The moderator said the United Church’s new curriculum which allows for liberal interpretation of the Bible, is ‘really nothing new at all’.

“There is nothing in the curriculum which was not accepted when I was in College thirty years ago. If people are shocked by it, then it is evident our ministers have not been adequately teaching their congregations”.

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesNEW MODERATOR: SAME OLD APOSTASY IN UNITED CHURCH!

Bill Phipps probably learned ‘APOSTACY’ from professors, who were themselves corrupted while in College! The new moderator of the United Church is Rev. Bill Phipps - a little known Calgary pastor - who is making big waves with his outspoken, irreverent and blasphemous remarks. It appears that he has excelled in unlearning the basic, fundamental doctrines of Christianity, in the tradition of the Rev. Howse and the liberal theological College to which he referred!

‘AN ACTIVIST MODERATOR IS ROCKING THE UNITED CHURCH’  -Edmonton Journal

In a major news story carried across Canada in the Southam Press, Nov.1, 1997, Rev. Phipps made these statements: “I don’t believe Jesus is the only way to God. I don’t believe he rose from the dead as a scientific fact. I don’t know whether those thing happened. It’s an irrelevant question.”

In a follow-up article, the ‘Ottawa Citizen’ wrote: ‘CHURCH MODERATOR A HERETIC, PROFESSOR SAYS’ - “The moderator of the United Church of Canada is a heretic, says a professor of modern Christian history.

“A heretic is defined as someone who chooses a doctrinal path other than that of the church to which he belongs”, says John Stackhouse, of the University of Manitoba.

“By that standard, Rev. Bill Phipps “is a heretic according to the United Church of Canada’s own standard of doctrine. He’s also a heretic in generic Christian terms, because he denies the creeds that all Christians have subscribed to, whether they’re Catholic, Protestant or Eastern Orthodox.”

“In interviews with media organizations, Phipps denied the divinity of Christ, denied the reality of the resurrection as a historical fact, and said he was unclear ‘The historic Church says there are such realities, which are crucially important to human life,’ said Stackhouse, a former president of the Canadian Evangelical Theological Association.”

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesTHE WHOLESALE BACKSLIDING OF CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONS DURING THESE PAST THIRTY YEARS, AND ESPECIALLY THE LAST DECADE, SIGNALS THE SAD STATE OF AFFAIRS IN THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH AT THIS VERY CRUCIAL MOMENT IN HISTORY - THE TURN OF THE CENTURY AND THE MILLENNIUM!

A very sad commentary on the Church is found in Christ’s message to the Church where He states:

“And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth. Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked: I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.” (Rev. 3:14-18)

Again He said, “Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits...

“A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

“...Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them. Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of My Father which is in heaven...And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.” (Matt. 7:15-23)

Jesus asked a very pertinent question: “...Nevertheless. When the son of man cometh will He find faith on the earth?” The answer is “not very much”! That is why He stated, “Strive to enter in at the straight gate, for many, I say unto you will seek to enter and shall not be able”. (Luke 13:24)

“Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.” (Matthew 7:13-14)

End times, Vital signs of end times, Bible scriptures messages end timesHOW MUST WE PREPARE FOR THE END TIMES AND TO BE SURE WE ARE 
READY FOR JESUS CHRIST'S SOON RETURN IN THE SECOND COMING?

St. Peter warned, “Make your calling and election sure...” (2 Peter 1:10) It behooves each one to do a reality check to be absolutely certain that you know Jesus Christ personally as your Lord & Saviour.

Remember that Jesus Christ died for our sins and rose again from the dead for our justification. Only He has the power to save you because He is the Redeemer of the world.

Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by Me”. (John 14:6) “I am the door: by Me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” (John 10:9-10)

The Bible says, “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;” (1 Tim. 2:5) “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

St. Paul declared, “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” (Phil. 2:5-11)

Jesus Christ invites us to receive Him as personal Saviour and Lord with the promise: “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matt. 11:28) And, “All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.” (John 6:37)

We are warned: “But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.” (1 Corinthians 11:28)   Amen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A number of recent news stories highlighted the growing fear by many people, due to the increase of terrorism, world disasters, wars, tsunamis, terrorist attack, earthquakes, world viruses and diseases.

fear, depression, anxiety - How to be free from anxiety and fear, help for depressionFEAR IS A UNIVERSAL ENEMY

Fear and anxiety are universal enemies and certainly not a new enemy.  Fear had its beginning with Adam's rebellion and fall, in the Garden of Eden.  After Adam and Eve had disobeyed God's directive to them, fear entered their hearts.

"And Adam said, I heard Thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I am naked, and I hid myself."  (Genesis 3:10)

IN THE LAST DAYS "MEN'S HEARTS WILL FAIL THEM FOR FEAR"

That the slavish tentacles of fear are spreading and increasing in intensity is also prophetical.  Jesus declared that in the last days "men's hearts" will fail them for fear...." (Luke 21:26)

THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IS HEART DISEASE

The leading cause of death is heart disease.  People are suffering from strain, anxiety and stress is adversely affecting a large number of men and woman.  Alcohol consumption, drug abuse and anxiety attacks are increasing, all contributing to heart disease.

CANCER IS #2 LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH.  FEAR IS A MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR

Cancer is the #2 killer and medical science believes "fear" is a contributor - because it constructs the vessels carrying blood to affect areas.

Cigarette smoking is a major cause of heart disease and sickness, why why do people smoke?  Often, because they are uptight, nervous, anxious and afraid!

fear, depression, anxiety - How to be free from anxiety and fear, help for depressionFEAR & DEPRESSION ARE THE GREATEST "ENEMIES" AMONG US

Fear is "the enemy" among us and is taking a tremendous toll, psychologically, economically, domestically and physically.  As well as politically, both nationally and world wide.

Bible verses on fear, scriptures kjv on fear, How to overcome fear. Jesus says, Fear thou not. How to overcome fear, anxiety, addictions, depression. Jesus Christ offers peace and freedomFEAR DESTROYS RELATIONSHIPS

Fear is our "greatest enemy" and it hinders growth in business, impedes academic progress, breaks up families and keeps people out of church.

Fear is often the cause of strife, worry, bitterness, resentment, jealousy and hatred.  But fear can be conquered and driven out of our lives!

Many years ago, USA President Herbert Hoover stated: The dominant emotion everywhere in the world s FEAR.

Many years ago, USA President Herbert Hoover stated: "The dominant emotion everywhere in the world is FEAR.  This applies to every part of human activities - finance, industry, farmers, workers, thinkers and government officials."

THE ATLANTIC CHARTER - USA President Roosevelt

The Atlanta Charter, drawn up by US President Theodore Roosevelt and Britain's Sir Winston Churchill is still heralded as one of history's greatest documents, championing the common liberties of mankind.

freedom from fear. the Atlantic Charter by  Franklin Roosevelt Freedom from fear
freedom of speech. the Atlantic Charter by  Franklin Roosevelt Freedom of speech
Bible verses on fear, scriptures kjv on fear, How to overcome fear. Jesus says, Fear thou not. How to overcome fear, anxiety, addictions, depression. Jesus Christ offers peace and freedom Freedom from want
 Jesus Christ offers peace and freedom.  freedom of religion. the Atlantic Charter by  Franklin Roosevelt Freedom of religion

It contained four essential freedoms:  freedom from want, freedom from fear, freedom of speech and freedom of religion

New York City's Dr. David Mitchell declared, humans are born with only 2 fears, sound of a sudden noise, and unexpected removal of support or falling!

There are however many unreal, imagined and unreasonable fears which plague mankind.  These we must reject in order to enjoy good mental health and peace of mind.

Neurologists believe that the lower central part of the brain called the thalamus is the center of all emotions; this is where fearful thoughts issue from.  The nerve center is also where affection and love are born.

It is therefore important that we sort out our thoughts and allow only those that are sane, sensible, wholesome and truthful stay in our minds.

The Bible says: "As he thinketh in his heart, so is he".

And St. Paul admonished: "Whatsoever things are true, honest, just, pure, lovely and of good report...think on these things." (Philippians 4:8)

PHOBIAS - THERE ARE MORE THAN 40 DOCUMENTS PHOBIAS

There are more than 40 phobias that harass humanity today - from ailurophobes (the fear of cats) to zoophobia (the fear of animals in general).  And there is healing for everyone - through faith in Jesus Christ - and some old fashioned common sense.

JESUS CHRIST CAN HEAL YOUR FEARS & PHOBIAS - IF YOU TRUST IN HIM

The Bible says, "For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of love, power and a sound mind." (2 Timothy 1:7)

President Roosevelt stated: "The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself", and the Bible says, "....perfect love casts out all fears." (1 John 4:18)

Bible verses on fear, scriptures kjv on fear, How to overcome fear. Jesus says, Fear thou not. How to overcome fear, anxiety, addictions, depression. Jesus Christ offers peace and freedomWHAT IS THE OPPOSITE EMOTION OF FEAR

What is the opposite of fear.  It is FAITH.  Faith brings us peace and tranquility!

Jesus said, "Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you.  Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid." (John 14:27)

The Bible says, "Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through Whom also we have access by faith in to this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.: (Romans 5:1-2)

Since perfect love removes all fears, it is good to know that God is love and His love has reached out to us through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross for us!

And because He rose from the dead and is not only the testator but the executor of His own will - through the Holy Spirit - we are assured of His total peace and healing for spirit, soul (mind) and body.


 How to overcome fear. Jesus says, Fear thou not. How to overcome fear, anxiety, addictions, depression. Jesus Christ offers peace and freedom GOD'S WORD ON 
THE SPIRIT OF FEAR

by: Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D.   

Anxiety, fear, depression and addictions. How to overcome fear, anxiety, addictions, depression. Jesus Christ offers peace and freedom from depression, fear and anxiety. Bible scriptures on fear, anxiety, faith, peace, joyHOW TO OVERCOME FEAR & ANXIETY

The Bible says, "For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of love, power, and a sound mind." (2 Timothy 1:7)

Fear, Spirit of fear, God's word on the Spirit of Fear, Are fear & anxiety controlling you, How to overcome fear, anxiety. Jesus Christ offers peace and freedom from fear and anxietyMY PEACE I GIVE TO YOU - LET NOT YOUR HEART BE TROUBLED

"For the LORD thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, FEAR NOT, I will help thee." (Isaiah 41:13)

Anxiety, fear and depression. Help for overcoming fear, anxiety. Bible scriptures articles on fear, the spirit of fear and how to overcome fearWHAT IS FEAR?  AND WHAT DOES FEAR DO TO US?

Fear is a corrupting, constricting and crippling agent! Fear corrupts us.  Fear consumes the thoughts and controls the mind.

Fear is divisive, demeaning and destructive! Fear creates a divided heart which brings only condemnation and confusion.

When we allow fear in our minds and in our hearts, we are not allowing the Lord to give us the peace that he promises us in the scriptures.

The Word of God states: "Fear thou not, for I am with thee"

The Holy Scriptures declare: ”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.” (1 John 4: 17-18)

The Bible states, "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."

Fear destroys the perfect love that God gives us by the unbelief it breeds in our hearts!  When we put our full trust in the Lord, we give him our troubles and our fears.  We are released from fear through the Lord Jesus Christ, and as we walk with Him, read the Word of God and pray, he gives us perfect peace.

The Bible says, "Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not:  behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompense: he will come and save you."  (Isaiah 35:4)

It constricts the flow of the Holy Spirit and reduces the fruit that faith produces! Its crippling effect erodes the peace and joy that results from receiving Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour.

Why? Fear hampers the normal functions of the Gifts of the Spirit, making victims and spiritual cripples of servants and emissaries of our Lord.

Anxiety, fear, depression and addictions. How to overcome fear, anxiety, addictions, depression. Jesus Christ offers peace and freedom from depression, fear and anxiety. Bible scriptures on fear, anxiety, faith, peace, joyThe Bible states: ”But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.” (James 1: 7-8)

The deacon, Phillip, broke tradition by preaching in Samaria, among that city’s Jewish-extracted, mixed-race population. Cornelius’ household were the first Romans to accept the gospel - two years later - when ‘Shimon bar Yonah’ (St. Peter) preached to them.

Jesus said, "Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you, not as the world gives do I give to you.  Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid." (John 14:27)

Since God does not give anyone the spirit of fear, it is evident that fear comes from Satan, and Satan is the ENEMY of God.  Satan is also the enemy of man.

When Jesus'  powerful blood sweeps over our souls, fear must leave immediately!  There is no room for Satanic bondage of any kind in the life of a Christian.

"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."  (Isaiah 41:10)

A marvelous story of faith has come to us from the Second World War:

In the Battle of Britain, the German Luftwaffe rained down about thirty-five thousand bombs upon London during nightly air raids, causing terrifying fear and tremendous destruction and mayhem in large parts of the city.

For months, as sirens wailed out warnings of approaching German bombers, the general population automatically hurried toward the nearest Air Raid Shelter! People learned to look after one another during the nightly raids and the ’morning after’ walk abouts and clean-ups.

After a terrible night of bombardment, an elderly woman was not seen in a certain neighborhood for several days. Her neighbors assumed that she had either been killed by the falling bombs or that she had gone to the countryside to escape the danger, disruption of life and incessant noise.

Some time later, a neighbor spotted the elderly woman walking down the street and articulated his happiness that she was alive and well.

"It’s nice to see you back", he said.  "I have not been away", she replied.

"Where have you been?" he asked.  "I’ve been at home", said the woman.

"What have you been doing at home during the air raids?” inquired the neighbor.

"Sleeping", she answered.

"How could you sleep with all the noise and explosions?" he asked.

"Oh", she replied, "I was reading my Bible and found in Psalms 121: 4 where it declares that God doesn’t slumber nor sleep, so I thought there was no point in both of us staying awake."

The Bible says: ”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 with the right hand of My righteousness.” (Isaiah 41: 10)

Anxiety, fear, depression and addictions. How to overcome fear, anxiety, addictions, depression. Jesus Christ offers peace and freedom from depression, fear and anxiety. Bible scriptures on fear, anxiety, faith, peace, joyFEAR IS A UNIVERSAL ENEMY

Fear is demeaning because it makes you think, say and do things that makes you look foolish, puts you outside the will of God and is out of character with Christian living! It is destructive because it destroys your confidence in God and His Word and therefore your fellowship with Him.

The Bible confirms: ”For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things. Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God. And whatsoever we ask, we receive of Him, because we keep His commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in His sight.” (1 John 3: 20-22)

What is the underlying cause of condemnation? Plain and simple: Sin.

And what is the antidote or solution for the serious problem of sin? The answer in a nutshell, is the Blood of Jesus.

What can wash away my sin?

The Bible says: ”If we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sins. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us and cleanse us from all sins.” (1 John 1: 7,9)

When the sin is cleansed away, condemnation leaves and faith leaps to the forefront! Then, miracles occur as God answers prayer in response to sincere faith-filled petitions coming from a clean heart!.

Fear brings trepidation, torment and terror! It is an enemy, but fear can be neutralized, beaten and vanquished.

The Bible states: ”God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of love and power and a sound mind.” (2 Timothy 1:7)

Since God does not give anyone the spirit of fear, it is evident that fear comes from Satan, Satan who is the ENEMY of God. Satan is the enemy of man.

The Holy Scriptures declare: ”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.” (1 John 4: 17-18)

Jesus said: ”The thief (Satan) cometh not but for to steal, and to kill and to destroy. I am come that ye may have life, and that ye might have it more abundantly.” (John 10: 10)

Former alcoholic and drug addict, James Payne, wrote a Gospel song titled John 3: 16. Here are the lyrics:

"Alone one night at the end of my rope
In a hotel in Nashville praying for hope

In my hand was a Bible I had read as a child
On the table was the bottle that was driving me wild

I poured the whiskey into the glass
Praying that somehow I could forget my past
Then I remembered how Jesus had died on the tree
I poured out the whiskey and fell down on my knees
The night old Jack Daniels met John 3:16

God’s Word broke the chains that he had over me
I traded Tennessee whiskey for Calvary’s tree
The night Ol’ Jack Daniels met John 3: 16

That is the exact reaction of the spirit of fear meeting the blood of Jesus.

When Jesus'  powerful blood sweeps over our souls, fear must leave immediately!  There is no room for Satanic bondage of any kind in the life of a Christian.

The Blessed Holy Spirit makes us free from sin, free from guilt and free from fear. And He keeps us free for God’s glory.

US President Roosevelt stated: "The only thing to fear is fear itself."

In many cases that is true. Because fear is a spirit, when it digs its deceptive tentacles into a victim, raw fear often proves to be far worse than the object of the fear.

In Middle East folk lore there is story of a great warrior who meets a mythical rider called Death, carrying a gigantic scythe! . Addressing him, the warrior says: ” I have just come from a battle where I left 5,000 men dead.

Where have you been and where are going?” Replying, the mystical rider says: ”I have just left the area to which you are heading."

Inquiringly, the warrior asks: ”How many dead will I find there?” Death answers: ”The plague killed 5,000."

The next week, the great warrior again meets the mythical rider on the windswept desert. He hails the scythe - carrier with a shout: ”You lied to me. The plague left 50,000 dead . You told me that you had killed only 5,000!” Death replies: ”I told you the truth. 5,000 perished from the plague. The rest died of fear!"

An old adage says: ”Cowards die a thousand times before their death.

The valiant tastes of death but once!’ Without doubt, fear is a real enemy and robber. The Bible character Job, after having been attacked by Satan, confessed: ”The thing which I greatly feared is come upon me.” (Job 3: 25)

Anxiety, fear and depression. Help for overcoming fear, anxiety. Bible scriptures articles on fear, the spirit of fear and how to overcome fearDO NOT BE AFRAID - CALL UPON GOD IN TIMES OF TROUBLE

When things go wrong and it appears that the bottom has dropped out of everything, that is not the time to become afraid or to panic.

God’s Word says: ”And call upon Me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify Me.” (Psalms 50: 15) Jesus said: ”Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you life.” (Matthew 11: 28)


JESUS CHRIST DIED
 FOR YOU

#1 - JESUS CHRIST LOVES YOU

No more beautiful words were ever spoken by men or angels than these, "I know God loves me!"  Praise God. Say these precious words and believe them and you will see what a change will be affected within your life.

#2 - JESUS CHRIST KNOWS ALL ABOUT YOU

"For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him." (2 Chronicles 16:9)

"Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, just to take Him at His word, Just to rest upon His promise, Just to know, Thus saith the Lord."

In every situation of life God knows about you!  During every trial, heartbreak and discouragement in the temptations and struggles of life Jesus knows about us and makes a way of escape. (1 Corinthians 10:13)  God knows and He is ready to help - Say it to yourself, "God knows about my existence and He loves me - His eyes are upon me and I know everything will be alright."

#3 - JESUS CHRIST CARES ABOUT YOU

"Casting all your cares upon Him, for He careth for you." (1 Peter 5:7)

Life often seems like a rat race with dog eat dog and whoever gets in first get what he needs and whoever gets in last misses everything.  People can often be hardhearted and cruel - circumstances and situations can make life almost unbearable.  Many times Satan has filled peoples' hearts and minds with such tremendous disillusionment and depression that they have in utter hopelessness taken their own lives.

The hymn writer penned the words, "What a Friend we have in Jesus, All our sins and grief's to bear!  What a privilege to carry - Everything to God in prayer."

I am thrilled with the great news of God's love every time I hear it.  I am thrilled that God loves me, He knows all about me and that He cares about me - my difficulties and my needs.  Praise God!  Say it to yourself - "I know God cares about me and will help me!"

#4 - JESUS CHRIST DIED FOR YOU

"But God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." (Romans 5:8)

You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.  No wonder the Apostle John wrote, "We love Him because He first loved us."  There is a word that is seldom used in today's world but one which is probably one of the most powerful in our vocabulary.  It is the word "Apodictic" and it means "Evident beyond contradictions".  It is one of my foremost words because it relates to the gospel and to Christ our wonderful Lord.  When you speak about God, His power, His words, His promises, His grace, His goodness and His mercy and love, the word Apodictic covers them all!

Evident beyond Contradiction!  His existence is so real that only a foolish person could try to contradict the fact!  No wonder the Bible says, "The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God". (Psalm 14:1)

Jesus, who is Jesus, life of Jesus, Jesus Christ scriptures messagesNO. 5 ~ JESUS CHRIST AROSE FROM THE DEAD AND WILL HELP YOU TODAY

A dead man has no power to help anyone - He cannot even help himself! That is why so many traditional churches and nominal Christians receive no answers to their prayers and have no victory in their lives. They believe in and worship a dead Christ. They wear crucifixes that have a resemblance of Christ, dead on the cross. Beloved friends, the cross is empty - Jesus Christ is alive for evermore with all power at His disposal.

He has the power to set His children free from every bondage and situation in which we find ourselves that is embarrassing, improper, humiliating and painful.

“Lo behold the man of sorrow, lo behold Him in plain view. There He stands that mighty conqueror, since He rent the veil in two."

“I serve a risen Saviour, He’s in the world today; I know that He is living, whatever men may say; I see His hand of mercy, I hear His voice of cheer and just the time I need Him, He’s always near. He lives, He lives, Christ Jesus lives today. He walks with me and talks with me, along life’s narrow way. You ask me how I know He lives, He lives within my heart.” Hallelujah.

The very essence of Christianity, the heart of the gospel and the foundation truth of the church is that Jesus Christ, God’s Son died upon a cross for our sins and that He was raised from the dead on the third day for our Justification! (1 Corinthians 15:1-4)

Of all religions only Christianity can boast a resurrection and only Christ is a Saviour, for He only is Alive Forevermore. Praise His Name.

Jesus, who is Jesus, life of Jesus, Jesus Christ scriptures messagesJESUS IS THE ONLY WAY

No wonder Peter said, “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved”. (Acts 4:12)

Why? Because the name of a dead man can save no one but Jesus is not dead HE IS ALIVE FOREVERMORE! Hallelujah. His entire ministry while upon this earth revolved around preaching the gospel, healing the sick, forgiving the sinful, restoring the diseased back to health, feeding the hungry and raising the dead. 

When He was crucified His ministry came to an end abruptly - until 50 days later - after He had risen from the dead and spent 40 days with His disciples He ascended into heaven and poured out upon His followers the “Baptism of the Holy Ghost.” (Acts 1:4-8; 2:1-4) Then His ministry continued greater than ever through those who believed upon Him - The blind saw, the deaf heard, the lame walked, the dead were raised and the gospel was preached to multitudes.

“Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour. And a certain man lame from his mother’s womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple; Who seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple asked an alms. 

And Peter, fastening his eyes upon him with John, said, Look on us. And he gave heed unto them, expecting to receive something of them. Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk. And he took him by the right hand, and lifted him up: and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength. And he leaping up stood, and walked, and entered with them into the temple, walking, and leaping and praising God.” (Acts 3:1-9)

“And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch. And of the rest durst no man join himself to them: but the people magnified them. And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)

“Insomuch that they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that at the least the shadow of Peter passing by might overshadow some of them. There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and them which were vexed with unclean spirits: and they were healed every one.” (Acts 5:12-16)

Jesus, who is Jesus, life of Jesus, Jesus Christ scriptures messagesTHE GREAT COMMISSION

It is evident the Book of Acts is a continuation of the ministry of Jesus Christ through His followers by the power of the Holy Spirit, and that it is God’s will for His power to continue to bring blessing and healing to His people in every generation until the church age is over and Christ sets up His kingdom and ushers in the millennium - 

Notice His words to all who believe, “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe, In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover”. (Mark 16:15-18)

The Holy Bible says, “Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.” (Acts 2:38-39)

If you are called, you are saved and if you are saved, the baptism of the Holy Ghost and power is for you! Again see what St. James writes to the church, “Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: and the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him”. (James 5:14,15)

Jesus, who is Jesus, life of Jesus, Jesus Christ scriptures messagesTHE SCRIPTURE CANNOT BE BROKEN

Now in closing let us see what Jesus Himself said concerning praying and receiving an answer....

“Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.” (Matthew 7:7,8)

“Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in Me: or else believe Me for the very works' sake. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on Me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto My Father. And whatsoever ye shall ask in My name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in My name, I will do it.” (John 14:11-14)

“Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.” (Mark 9:23)

“Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of My Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 18:19)

“If ye abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.” (John 15:7)

My beloved friend, Jesus Christ is indeed alive and waiting to hear from you. If you will accept Him as your personal Saviour and trust in Him you will definitely receive answers to your prayers and the assurance that all is well with your soul, for He has promised and guaranteed you that His word is true and the scripture cannot be broken. (John 10:35)

Amen.


The Indestructible Gospel of Jesus Christ. Why is gospel of Jesus Christ indestructible? Proof of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.Bible articles messages, sermons and teaching by Pastor Max SolbrekkeWHY WAS
 JESUS CHRIST BORN?
Jesus Christ was born to to destroy the works of the devil

Sin, however, was in the world because Satan (the devil).  The devil, who is the father of sin and death, had been cast out of Heaven and is called the 'Prince of the power of the air', as well as the 'god of this world'.  (Ephesians 2:2;  2 Corinthians 4:4)

The devil had caused previous disruption and chaos. (Genesis 1:2;  Ezekiel 28:13-19;  Isaiah 14:12-17).

Because of Satan (the devils) rebellion and hatred for God, he had cunningly planned his strategy by tempting Eve, with the Tree of Life, in the Garden of Eden. (Genesis 3:1-6;  Job 1:8-22;  Job 2:1-8)

Jesus, why was Jesus born? Jesus was born to destroy the devilGOD CALLED ADAM WHERE ART THOU?

The great transgression had been made by Adam & Eve.  Now, for the moment of truth.  How would Adam & Eve feel?  Would they now be wise as God, as Satan (the devil) had promised them?  Was the rebellion and disobedience towards God worth it?  No - a thousand times NO.

Adam & Eve's eyes were opened.  But, what did they see?  Adam & Eve saw their own vulnerability, stupidity, weaknesses, sin and nakedness.  Fear stalked and filled their souls.  They had never felt fear before sin entered their lives.  They realized they were naked, vulnerable and inadequate.  Now, they realized they must face the music, and meet God alone.

But where was Satan (the devil)?  Where was the evil one who had been their wise tempter such a short time ago?

Of course, the devil was gone, to gloat over his victory.  I'm sure that the devil, the liar and deceiver was not far away, probably hiding behind a tree, excitedly waiting to see the inevitable outcome of their sin.  The inevitable outcome, the separation, dis-fellowshipping of God and His special creation, man.

Bible sermons, articles, messages. Spreading the message of Jesus Christ our Lord to the world through full gospel, Bible based preaching, teaching.  Listen to powerful audio sermons by Pastor Max Solbrekken.THE DEVIL REJOICED OVER ADAM & EVE'S FEAR & TERROR

Evil satisfaction filled the devil's heart as he observed Adam & Eve's plight, their complete confusion, perplexity, fear and terror.

Adam & Eve heard the voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day.  God said, "Adam, where art thou?  ADAM, WHERE ART THOU?"

As God called Adam that day, He is still calling you and me. "John, where are you?  Mary, where are you?"

Adam answered, "We are hiding, we are naked, we are afraid"!  God questioned, "Who told you that you were naked?  You were clothed with My glory.  Have you eaten of the fruit that I forbad you"?

Adam gave a typical answer from a typical sinner!  Adam said, "The woman you gave me, she gave me of the fruit.  It is Eve's fault, she gave me the forbidden fruit and it's really Your fault, Lord, because You gave me the woman".

The Indestructible Gospel of Jesus Christ. Why is gospel of Jesus Christ indestructible? Proof of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.Bible articles messages, sermons and teaching by Pastor Max SolbrekkeEVERYONE LIKES TO PASS THE BLAME TO SOMEONE ELSE

It seems normal for people to justify themselves.  It's much easier to pass the buck, or to blame someone else rather than take the blame, saying, "I made a mistake, I am wrong, please forgive me."

It's similar to the preacher who enjoyed portraying woman in a negative way.  One Sunday morning as he was preaching on 'The Fall of Man', he vigorously attacked Eve.  If Eve, the weaker vessel, hadn't fallen, the world wouldn't be in the mess it's now in.  The preacher nailed Jezebel and Delilah.  "Women are the ruination of many good men", he shouted.

At the close of the service, the minister stood at the door shaking hands.  Some complimented him on a wonderful sermon, while others were glad to get out the door.

A tall lady shook his hand and she wasn't smiling.  She squeezed his hand until he said, "Woman, you are hurting me".  She looked him square in the eye and asked, "Pastor, what is the telephone number of the Garden of Eden"?

He answered, "I don't know what you are talking about".  She squeezed his hand again until he said, "Ouch".  She spoke again, "Pastor, do you know the telephone number of the Garden of Eden"?  He answered, "Woman, I do not and by the way you are hurting me."  She said, "Well, I know the telephone number of the Garden of Eden.  It's Adam 8-1-2", and she let go of his hand and left.

Adam ate one too!  Eve wasn't the only one to blame.  Adam also disobeyed God, but really the blame goes into further - straight to the evil one, the devil (Satan).

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God didn't argue with Adam.  He turned to Eve and said, "Woman, what is this that thou hast done?"  Eve made more sense than her husband.  She put the blame where it belong.  "The serpent beguiled me and I did eat."

I agree with Eve.  Satan (the devil) is the culprit.  The devil is to blame for all the sin, fear, heartbreak, divorce, alcoholism, drug addiction and juvenile delinquency.  He is the architect of all that is evil, wicked and destructive.  Riots, anarchy, thievery, murder, sickness, disease and war are the outcroppings and results of his plans, goals, purposes and seduction.

SATAN (the devil) IS TO BLAME.  Shout it loud and clear - the devil is the troublemaker.

JESUS CALLED THE DEVIL A LAIR & MURDERER

Jesus called him a liar, deceiver, murdered and thief. (John 8:44;  John 10:10)  Our Lord said, "The thief cometh not for to steal, kill and destroy.  I am come that they might have life and more abundantly." (John 10:10)

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God said, "THE SEED OF THE WOMAN SHALL BRUISE THE SERPENT'S HEAD."

Almighty God called out "Because thou hast done this, cursed art thou among all the beasts of the field.  Upon thy belly shalt thou go all the days of thy life..." (Genesis 3:14-15)

It is noteworthy that some scientists believe that at one time serpents and snakes walked upright and didn't crawl on their bellies as today.

"And I will put enmity between thee and the woman and between thy seed (the wicked) and her seed (the righteous).  It (Jesus, the seed of the woman) shall bruise thy head..."

The Indestructible Gospel of Jesus Christ. Why is gospel of Jesus Christ indestructible? Proof of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.Bible articles messages, sermons and teaching by Pastor Max SolbrekkeJESUS DEFEATED THE DEVIL WITH HIS DEATH ON THE CROSS

On Golgotha's Hill, Jesus defeated the devil.  When Jesus paid the supreme sacrifice for the sins of the world, and rose again from the dead.  He had delivered the death blow to Satan.

When Jesus cried, "It is finished", He had defeated Satan (the devil) and since that very hour the blood of Jesus Christ washes away all the sins of the repentant sinner, and His stripes bring healing to the believing, sick person..

The Bible says, "He (Jesus) was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities, the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and by His stripes we are healed." (Isaiah 53:5)

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The Bible says, "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth on Him should not perish but have everlasting life.  For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved." (John 3:16-17)  Hallelujah.

The Bible says: "Neither is there salvation through any other, for there is none other name under Heaven given among men whereby you may be saved, but by the Name of Jesus"! (Acts 4:12) "There is one mediator between God and man, the man Christ Jesus." (1 Timothy 2:5)

The Indestructible Gospel of Jesus Christ. Why is gospel of Jesus Christ indestructible? Proof of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.Bible articles messages, sermons and teaching by Pastor Max SolbrekkeJESUS CAME THAT WE MIGHT HAVE LIFE

Jesus said, "I am come that they might have life and have it more abundantly." (John 10:10)  And St. John stated: "For this purpose was the Son of God manifested that He might destroy the works of the devil". (1 John 3:8)  The Scripture says, "When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and He cast out the spirits with His word, and healed all that were sick:  That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses."  (Matthew 8:16-17)

WHAT DID ISAIAH PROPHESY?

Hear it and hear it well: "But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities.  The chastisement of our peace was upon Him (Jesus) and by His stripes we are healed."! (Isaiah 53:5)

The Bible says, "Who His own self (Jesus) bare our sins in His own body on the tree (cross) that we, being dead to sins should live unto righteousness, by Whose stripes ye were (at the cross) healed"! (1 Peter 2:24)  "He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him." (John 3:36)

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Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth and the life and no man cometh unto the Father but by Me." (John 14:6)  Again our blessed Saviour said,  "I am the door, by Me if any man enter in, he shall be saved..." (John 10:9)  Again He said, "Come unto Me all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest." (Matthew 11:28)

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The Bible says, "Without the shedding of blood there is no remission for sins." (Hebrews 9:22)  "It is the blood that maketh atonement for the soul." (Leviticus 17:11)  Again, "The soul that sinneth it shall surely die." (Ezekiel 18:20)

In Old Testament times, an animal - without spot or blemish - would be sacrificed, spilling his blood. (Atonement means "covering")  AS THE LAMB DIED ON THE ALTER IN THE TEMPLE, JESUS THE LAMB OF GOD, DIED ON THE CROSS TO PAY FOR THE SINS OF THE WORLD.

The Scripture says, "If we walk in the light as He is in the light we have fellowship one with the other, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin." (John 1:7)

Jesus is the Lamb of God, Who was slain for our sins!  "One of the elders saith unto me, weep not: behold the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.  And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne...stood a lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.

And He came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.  And when He had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps and golden vials full of odors, which are the prayers of saints."

"And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou was slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;....Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing."

"And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever." (Revelation 5:5-13)

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The Bible says, "And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath He quickened together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses; Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to His cross, and having spoiled principalities and powers, He made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it." (Colossians 2:12-15) Oh, Praise God.

We serve a risen Saviour,  he's in the world today.  I know that 
He is living,  whatever men may say...
I see His hand of mercy....I hear His voice of cheer....And just 
the time I need Him....He's always near.

He lives....He lives...Christ Jesus lives today.
He walks with me and talks with me,  along life's narrow way.

He lives...He lives....Salvation to impart....
You ask me how I know He lives....He lives...within my heart.

What power!  What might!  What strength, and what great ability Jesus has.  St. Paul brings it out so graphically in his epistles.  Drink in these truth and be set free and filled with all knowledge, joy and Holy Ghost power.

The eyes of your understanding being enlightened, that ye may know what is the hope of His calling, and what the riches of glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of His mighty power, which He wrought in Christ, when he raised Him from the dead, and set Him at His own right hand in the heavenly places, far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come.  And hath put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be the head over all things to the church." (Ephesians 1:18-22)

The Bible says, "Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us." (Ephesians 3:20)

St. Paul writes, "Who (God) hath delivered us from the power of darkness (Satan) and hath translated us into the Kingdom of His dear Son (Jesus Christ) IN WHOM WE HAVE REDEMPTION THROUGH HIS BLOOD, even the forgiveness of sins." (Colossians 1:13)

In referring to Jesus, John the Baptist made the startling statement, "Behold the Lamb of God which taketh away from the sins of the world." (John 1:29)  To this agree the angel's words to Joseph, "Ye shall call His name Jesus (Salvation) for He shall save (salvage) His people from their sins." (Matthew 1:21)

"Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: but made himself of no reputation, and took upon Him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: and being found in fashion as a man, He humbled Himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

Wherefore God also hath highly exalted Him, and given Him a name is above every name: that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven and in earth, and things under the earth; and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father." (Philippians 2:5-11)

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The book of Isaiah is called the "Gospel of the Old Testament".  The 53rd chapter prophecies the death of Messiah Who would bring forgiveness and healing to His people.  Isaiah 7:14 speaks of His virgin birth; Isaiah 9:6 speaks of His Kingship and the fact that He is very God; Isaiah 28:11-12 foretells the gift of the Holy Ghost, and the end-time phenomena of glossalalia, or "speaking with other tongues" as a gift of God to bring stability, rest and peaceful strength to the Church in times of pressure and tension.  Isaiah 61:1-3 prophecies the Gospel Age of His salvation with forgiveness, healing, deliverance and joy!

"And he came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up: and, as His custom was, He went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up for to read.  And there was delivered unto Him the book of the prophet Esaias.  And when He had opened the book, He found the place where it was written,

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because he hath anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He hath sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, the recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord."

"And He closed the book, and He gave it again to the minister and sat down.  And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on Him.  And He began to say unto them, This day is the scripture fulfilled in your ears." (Luke 4:16--21)

Jesus entered the synagogue in Nazareth and read from Isaiah the Prophet.  He ended the reading by saying, "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears". He declared Himself the Son of God and Jewish Messiah by those words.

The year of Jubilee could not begin until first the Great Day of Atonement had taken place.  He would die on the cross like the lambs died on the alters of Jerusalem because He is the Lamb of God which taketh away the sins of the world." (John 1:29)

He would fulfill the Old Testament 'Great Day of Atonement' when the high priest entered into the Holy of holies with the blood of the sacrificial animal.  Jesus was not only the sacrifice but also the high priest Who carried His own blood into the Holy of holies in Heaven itself. (Hebrews 9:11-14)

The scapegoat (Leviticus 16:7-21) is also a type of Jesus carrying away our sins.  He is our substitute!  Every 50th year Israel celebrated the 'fear of Jubilee' when all the prisoners and slaves were freed and debts were forgiven.  This is a picture of the Gospel Age when everyone is set free by the blood of Christ and His everlasting Gospel!  THEY WERE OFFENDED IN HIM.

My dear friend, Let me admonish you to receive him into your heart and life as your Lord, Saviour, Redeemer, Healer, Baptizer and King.

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Jesus said, "I am come to seek and save that which was lost." (Luke 19:10) You are included in that number, for "All have sinned and come short of the glory of God". (Romans 3:23)  You say, 'I cannot live a Christian life in my own strength'!

You are absolutely right.  You can't do it in your own power, but He will change you and give you the power to live for Him.

The Bible say: "He came unto His own, and His own received Him not.  But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on His name." (John 1:11-12)

Jesus promised, "Ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you...." (Acts 1:8)  Finally Jesus said, "I will never leave thee nor forsake thee." (Hebrews 13:5) "...and lo I am with you always, even unto the end of the world." (Matthew 28:20)


WHOSE SIDE ARE
YOU ON?
by: Rev. Max Solbrekken, D.D.

CHAPTER 1:  TWO ROADS

Millions today are groping in the darkness of despair as they journey down life's road toward eternity!

Multitudes have not found the way of true happiness and joy and are searching for peace and an answer to life’s problems, heartaches and ills.  Many others have known the true essence of life but somehow have gone astray, lost the way and are haphazardly adrift on the sea of life.

The saying goes, “When in Rome do as the Romans do”, or “Follow the crowd”.  The great bulk of humanity are doing just that.  They are following the crowd.  Take the easy way out or the path of least resistance.  The sad part is that the crowd is not always right, and the path of least resistance is often the wrong path which becomes a rut into which the journeyer finds himself bogged down.  Chained by bad habits and inability to say “No” to evil suggestions and fettered by wicked companions, such a person becomes an easy mark for Satan.

My dear friend, perhaps you are one of the restless multitudes in this rut, the broad road that the Bible speaks of which will eventually take you to doom and damnation in Hell, unless you repent of your sins and get off this road.

The Bible says:  “There is a way that seemeth right unto a man; but the end thereof are the ways of death”. (Proverbs 16:25)

It seems natural to do what others are doing, however, the natural man is often motivated by the lusts, greed and prides of this wicked world.  The Carnal man is sinful and out of fellowship with the righteousness of God.  Therefore, the natural man is at enmity with God.

God's word states: “Because the carnal mind is enmity against God:  for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.” (Romans 8:7);  “Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God?  whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God,” (James 4:4) Sinful man cannot do good unless God intervenes and changes his nature through the process of new birth: “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.” (John 3:3)

Look around and follow the current events in the news media to realize that this world is corrupt and continually getting worse with wars, social and political upheavals, increases in the crime rate, immorality, sex perversion and broken homes.

FOLLOWING THE CROWD: A BAD IDEA! 

In other words, the CROWD is corrupt and getting worse. If you follow this crowd you will find yourself in bad company and serious trouble spiritually! The Bible says, “Enter ye in at the strait gate:  for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat.  Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it”. (Matthew 7:13-14)  Jesus urged, “Strive to enter in at the strait gate:  for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able”. (Luke 13:24). To strive means to “put some effort” into finding the right way.

It must be very important to enter the straight gate or Jesus would not have admonished us to STRIVE TO ENTER IN.  The reason is that the wrong road leads to an eternal hell, and the right one takes you to Heaven.  The Bible says:  “Wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction and many there be which go in thereat”.

Many are on this broad road because the gate is wide enough to take in everyone, regardless of a person’s wickedness, evil habits or unrighteous companions.  There is plenty of room, and no questions asked - that is of course, until it is too late to get off.  The murderer travels this road together with the gambler, drunkard, liar and thief.

It is the broad road and is easy travelling because this road has a slight downward grade, although not very noticeable at the start.  The self-righteous Church member who has never been saved together with the modernistic theologian, the atheist and the communist, all have plenty of room to travel without even rubbing shoulders, because the road is so wide.

The alcoholic, drug user, the unfaithful, deceptive wife or husband, rich and poor, well and sick, young and old, respected and despised, educated and illiterate, bond and free, all may travel.

Caution is thrown to the winds and off you go merrily on your way - the music blares and you sail along!  TRAVEL NOW - PAY LATER, SEEMS TO BE THE SLOGAN - Yes, this is the broad road to destruction.  JESUS warns you to get off it NOW. Don't stay on it a minute longer. Jump off it immediately and enter the Straight Gate onto the NARROW Road that leads to LIFE and Eternal Bliss!

DO YOU KNOW WHICH ROAD YOU ARE ON?

You may ask, “How do I know which road I am on?”  I am glad you ask that question, because I have the answer for you.  The Bible says, “All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God”. (Romans 3:23)  “There is none righteous, no, not one.” (Romans 2:10)  “Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me”. (Psalms 51:5)

The Scripture tells us that through Adam’s transgression the whole human race was plunged into sin.  “Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned.”  (Romans 5:12)  Through the Scripture we see that everyone is born in sin and because of the fall, the human race inherited the stigma of sin.

Secondly, we learn that man’s nature is sinful and he is a sinner by choice.  The Bible says: “All we, like sheep, have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.”( Isaiah 53:6) ; “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked:  who can know it?” (Jeremiah 17:9)

“The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God.  They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.  The Lord looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.  They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.” (Psalms 14:1-3)

We have now established the fact that all human beings are sinners, not only by birth and nature, but also by choice.  Jesus exhorts everyone to, “Enter into the strait gate”, because everyone naturally is on the broad road to start with, and must turn off to get on the right road.

ALL A SINNER MUST DO TO GO TO HELL IS TO CONTINUE WHAT HE IS DOING, but there is a way of escape. There is a way out and salvation is available for everyone who believes and turns to the Lord. Jesus Christ came to redeem us and save us from our sins, the power of Satan and the broad road.

Lost souls must call out to God for mercy, receive His wonderful salvation - purchased by Christ’s blood and get on the narrow road and enter the straight gate which takes us to Heaven.  Jesus said: “Except a man be born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the Kingdom of God”. (John 3: 5)

Here is your answer - All those who have not had a personal encounter with Jesus Christ, been born again by the incorruptible Word of God and by the Spirit of God and had their sins washed away by “the precious blood”, is on the broad road and lost in their sins!

NOT VERY MANY ARE GOING TO BE SAVED!

The Bible states that because, “Wide is the gate and broad is the road”, many will go in thereat.  The broad road is crowded with journeyers travelling toward their doom and destruction.  In Matthew 7:14, the Bible declares, “Because strait is the gate and narrow is the way which leadeth unto life and few there be that find it”.  He asked how many would be saved? He answered: “Strive to enter in at the strait gate:  for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able”. (Luke 13:24)

The Gate to Heaven is straight - no crookedness can enter there.  Foolish pride must be swept away.  There is no room for human reasoning because the gate will not move, be enlarged or slanted to take in the new ideology, theories or curricula of sinful, carnal humanity.  Some preach that there are many ways to be saved and gain admittance into the Kingdom of God.

This is utterly false.  “Jesus saith unto him, I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life:  no man cometh unto the Father, but by Me.” (John 14:6)

Jesus did not say, I am one of the ways, but He said I AM THE WAY.  No wonder our Lord said, “Strait is the gate”, for that gate will not bend or expand to accept any other doctrines or beliefs except the words, teachings and doctrine of Jesus Christ, the Son of the living God.  The gate that Jesus spoke of will not conform or change to fit the traditions or customs of a changing world and a carnal, secular society.  NO, THANK GOD!  The Gate that leads to God and Heaven is FIXED forever and is as unchanging as God Himself.

Anyone entering this gate must humble himself, and in order to enter the straight gate must do so on his knees  leaving behind him all his unbelief, pride, lust and greed.  There is no room for excess baggage as the individual passes through this gate.  Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “straight” as Jesus used it here as, “Being in a right line”.  That right line is God’s way - none other will do!

The hymn writer penned the words

“Just as I am without one plea,
But that Thy blood was shed for me,
And that Thou bidst me come to Thee,
O Lamb of God I come, I come.”

Without exception, everyone must come the same way, and there is no respect of persons - rich and poor, educated and illiterate, wise and foolish - all must come in through the same gate and conform to the straightness of this gate.  There is no favoritism or partiality.

There is only one way to God, Heaven and eternal life.  It is a definite, certain and fixed way, and that way is Jesus Christ, the Saviour of the world.  Jesus said, “I am the door:  by Me if any man enter in, he shall be saved”. (John 10:9).  Here Jesus emphasizes that there is only one door, and to be saved we must come through Him.

There are not many doors to God’s Kingdom, but one only - the Lord Jesus Christ.  Jesus says, “No man cometh unto the Father, but by Me”. (John 14:6)  There it is!  Mohammed, Buddha, Confucius, Shiva or the Pope  will not do - the Virgin Mary, St. Peter or the angel Moroni cannot save you.  There is no other way to be saved than by and through God’s Divine Resurrected Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.  St. Peter declared, “There is none other name under heaven given among men whereby we must be saved”. (Acts 4:12)

THERE ARE MILLIONS OF GODS!

The heathen have millions of gods and false Christs, but there is only ONE TRUE CHRIST and His Name is the Lord Jesus Christ - the only one who is able to save you.  The Bible says, “There is one mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus”. (1 Timothy 2:5)  Jesus Christ the resurrected Saviour is the mediator between Almighty God and sinful man.

Millions of people seek peace and forgiveness by bathing in some river or by having holy water - supposedly blessed by a religious person - sprinkled upon them.  Others, by making pilgrimages to shrines, reciting repetitious prayers continually, counting beads or doing penance by lying on spikes, walking on coals of fire, beating themselves and even carrying a cross on their back or abstaining from food.

BUT, OH, HOW FUTILE!  WHAT A WASTE OF TIME AND ENERGY WHEN WE KNOW THE TRUTH - when Jesus Christ has paid the penalty for our sins and has shed His blood; suffered and died so that we can be forgiven, healed and blessed; and that He rose again from the dead and lives forevermore!

There is only ONE Who can give peace to troubled minds, joy to tortured hearts, new life to the lost and forgiveness to the sinful, and I must shout it out loud and clear, His Name is Jesus.  He alone is the Saviour of the world.  The hymn writer stated:  

“What can wash away my sin,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
What can make me pure within
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.
Oh!  Precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.”

God's Word says, "Without shedding of blood is no remission." (Hebrews 9:22); "The blood of Jesus Christ, His Son cleanseth us from all sin." (1 John 1:7).  Many ask, "Why could not Buddha, Mohammed or the Pope be saviours as well as Jesus? The answer is very simple!

The Bible declares, “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life”. (John 3:16).  God had only One Son, and His only begotten Son’s name was not Buddha, Mohammed, Shiva or Pope Pius. The name of God’s Son is JESUS.

The angel said to Joseph:  “Thou shalt call His name Jesus:  for He shall save His people from their sins”.   (Matthew 1: 23); Jesus said, “As My Father hath sent Me, even so send I you”. (John 20:21);  “As Thou hast sent Me into this world, even so have I also sent them into the world.” (John 17:18)

Jesus repeatedly stated that He is the Son of God. (John 5:18; 10:30 - 33; Mark 14: 61,62) And don’t forget that Jesus Christ was the only One Who died on the cross for our sins, fulfilling the Old Testament prophesies (Isaiah 53:4,5; Matthew 8:16,17; 1 Peter 2:24), and we read  that Jesus was, “declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead”. (Romans 1:4)  Praise the Lord!

 So we see that the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead sets Him apart from all other men of all ages and gives final proof to the fact that He was, is and always will be the Divine, Holy Son of God and the only Saviour of the world.  Jesus Christ stands completely and altogether above everyone else because He was the only one who had power to rise from the dead.

A dead man cannot help you and all of those other people who have been mentioned are dead and gone, but Jesus Christ lives on in power and greatness; resurrected and alive; able to save and deliver all who come unto God by Him. (Hebrews 7:25)

ON WHICH ROAD ARE YOU TRAVELLING?

Now I want to ask you a pointed question:  Who's Side are you on?

On which road are you travelling? As you read these lines I must remind you that you are on one of these roads, either the broad road with the wide gate which will take you to an eternal hell, or the narrow road with the straight gate that brings you to Heaven and Eternity with God.  There is NO middle road and NO neutral ground. You are either on one road or the other.  We are all travellers into Eternity.  Every person living today is on one of these roads.  If you have not given your heart and life to God and accepted Jesus Christ as your Saviour, Lord and Master, then you are a lost soul on the road to hell, and will never have peace, joy or happiness in this life or the one to come, if you continue in the way you are going.

TODAY, AS YOU READ THESE LINES YOU CAN COME TO JESUS AND BY FAITH TURN YOUR LIFE OVER TO GOD; GET OFF THE BROAD ROAD AND GET ON THE ONE THAT LEADS TO GLORY.  “By grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:  not of works, lest any man should boast.” (Ephesians 2:8-9)

As the Holy Spirit moves upon you, will you not surrender your entire life to the Lord; slip down on your knees in prayer to God; cry out for mercy as the publican did in the Bible, “God, be merciful to me a sinner”; (Luke 18:10-14)  Accept the full and free salvation that God offers you now, and you will enter the straight gate and be on the narrow road of Christian living.  Jesus said, “Come unto Me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest”. (Matthew 11:28)  Amen.


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that must not be diminished, downgraded or dismissed!
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken

Bible sermons, articles, messages. Spreading the message of Jesus Christ our Lord to the world through full gospel, Bible based preaching, teaching.  Listen to powerful audio sermons by Pastor Max Solbrekken.THE WORD OF GOD has power to free you from bondage, sin, fear and sickness.  The Bible says, "He hath sent His Word and healed them, and delivered them from all their destructions."  (Psalms 107:20)

Max Solbrekken personal testimony, personal letter from Pastor Solbrekken, sermons, messages, miracles healing and salvation messages articles.THE BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST is so powerful that it cleanses us from all our sin and purges the conscience.  The Bible says, "If we walk in the Light as He is in the Light, we have fellowship one with another and the blood of Jesus Christ, God's Son cleanses us from all sins." (1 John 1:7)

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HEALING FOR 
SPIRIT, SOUL & BODY
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D.

The Greek word SOZO means to 'protect, deliver, heal, preserve, save and make well.'  In reality it means the 'Salvation of God'.  Seven hundred years before Jesus' birth in Bethlehem, the Prophet Isaiah declared, "Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign, Behold a VIRGIN shall conceive, and bear a Son, and shall call His name Emmanuel." (Isaiah 7:14)

The Angel Gabriel appeared to Joseph saying, "....Fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.  And she shall bring forth a Son, and thou shalt call His name JESUS for He shall save His people from their sins."

"Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet saying, Behold a 'virgin' shall be with child, and shalt bring forth a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, GOD WITH US."  (Matthew 1:20-23)

The name of 'Jesus' in Hebrew is 'Yeshua' which means 'the Salvation of God'.  God's salvation for mankind is 'forgiveness, healing, protection, wellness and deliverance' from the power of the Devil and His evil work.

The name of 'JESUS' means: 'Saviour, the salvation of God; the God who saves, heals, protects, delivers and makes well."

Everywhere our Lord went, he preached the Gospel and confirmed His message by healing the sick and casting out evil spirits from those who were bound: "For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil." (1 John 3:8)

The Bible states: "How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and power who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed of the devil, for God was with Him." (Acts 10:38)

"...Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by Him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know." (Acts 2:22)

"How shall we escape if we neglect so great salvation, which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him; God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the Holy Ghost, according to His own will." (Hebrews 2:3,4)

GOD'S WORD says: "Is any sick among you?  Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: And the prayer of faith shall 'SAVE' the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him." (James 5:14,15)

The word SOZO used here means to heal the sick and make them well, is used interchangeably for forgiveness and healing for body or soul in the following Scriptures:  Mark 5:23, Mark 5:34, Mark 6:56, Mark 16:16, Luke 8:36, Luke 17:19, Luke 18:42, Acts 2:21, Acts 14:9, Acts 4:12 and Ephesians 2:8.

THE HOLY RECORD states: "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; Who healeth all thy diseases." (Psalms 103:2,3); "He was wounded for our transgressions.  He was bruised for our iniquities, the chastisement of our peace was upon Him and with his stripes we are healed." (Isaiah 53:4,5)

"And when the even was come, they brought unto Him (JESUS) many that were possessed with devils; and He cast out the spirits with His Word, and healed all that were sick: That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, "Himself took our infirmities and bare our sicknesses." (Matthew 8:16,17); "Who His own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness, by Whose stripes ye were healed." (1 Peter 2:24)

The BIBLE says, "He hath sent His Word and healed them and delivered them from their destructions." (Psalms 107:20); "He brought them forth with silver and with gold' and there was not one feeble person among their tribes." (Psalms 105:37)

"I am the Lord, the God of all flesh.  Is there anything to hard for Me?" (Jeremiah 32:27); "And ye shall serve the Lord your God, and He shall bless thy bread and thy water, and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee." (Exodus 23:24,25)

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In His great love and concern for His people, Israel, Almighty God made a 'Healing covenant with Moses' on their behalf.  Here it is:

"If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord thy God and wilt do that which is right in His sight, and wilt give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which i have brought upon the Egyptians, for I am the Lord that healeth thee." (Exodus 15:26)

The ten plagues which Jehovah the Covenant God of Israel released upon the Egyptians that finally forced Pharaoh to allow the Hebrew slaves leave their bondage did not adversely affect God's people.

The promise of divine healing and health was reserved for the Hebrews and by extension to all who trust in Christ our Great physician Who fulfilled all the types of the coming Messiah.

"He brought them forth also with silver and gold: and there was not one feeble person among their tribes." (Psalms 105:37) "Then they cried unto the lord God in their trouble, and He saveth them out of their distresses.  He sent His Word and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions." (Psalms 107:20)

"God is a very present help in time of trouble." (Psalms 46:1); "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?" (Psalms 27:1)

"No good thing will God withhold from them who walk uprightly." (Psalms 84:11); "There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh unto thy dwelling." (Psalms 91:10); "Delight thyself in the Lord, and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart." (Psalms 37:4); "Unto you that fear My name shall the Son of righteousness arise with healing in His wings." (Malachi 4:2)

"No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee shalt thou condemn.  This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of Me sayeth the Lord." (Isaiah 54:17)

Divine Healing is promised for those who fast and pray and seek the Lord: "Is not the fast that I have chosen? To lose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?"

"Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house?  When thou seest the naked, that thou cover him, and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?

"Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thy health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee, the glory of the Lord shall be thy rear guard.  Then shalt thou call and the Lord shall answer: thou shall cry, and He shall say, Here am I..." (Isaiah 58:6-8)

Max Solbrekken personal testimony, personal letter from Pastor Solbrekken, sermons, messages, miracles healing and salvation messages articles.THIS IS THE REASON JESUS CAME

"For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the enemy." (1 John 3:8); "The thief (Satan) cometh not but for to steal, kill and destroy.  I am come that you might have life and more abundantly." (John 10:10)

"Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us." (Ephesians 3:20); "And He said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the Gospel unto every creature.  He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned."

"And these signs shall follow them that believe; In My name shall they cast out devils...they shall lay their hands on the sick, and they shall recover." (Mark 16:15-20)

Jesus said: "Come unto Me all ye who labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest." (Matthew 11:28); "All that the Father giveth Me shall come to Me; and him that cometh to Me I will in no wise cast out." (John 6:37)

He invites us to fellowship with Him through prayer, praise and meditation.  He said, "Ask and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.  For everyone that asketh receiveth; he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened." (Matthew 7:7,8)

Then He shared this great analogy: "And what man is there of you, whom if his son asks bread, will he give him a stone?"  Something useless! "Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?"  Something dangerous!

"If ye then, being evil, know to give god gifts unto your children, HOW MUCH MORE shall your Father in Heaven give good things to them that ask Him? (Matthew 7:9-11)  He stated: "I will never leave thee nor forsake thee.  I will be with thee unto the end of the world." (Matthew 28:20; Hebrews 13:5)

In this PROMISE our precious Lord Jesus used a 'double imperative' to drive home a very important truth.  He actually said: I will never, NO NEVER leave thee.  I will never, NO NEVER forsake thee, I will be with thee until the end of the world.

Of all the promises our Lord gave us, I think this is the most touching.  Jesus was so concerned that we know the truth of His presence and nearness to us at all times!

"The promises of God in Christ Jesus is Yea and Amen." The Bible states: "If God be FOR US, who then can be against us?" (Romans 8:31) "Greater is He that in IN US that he that is in the world." (1 John 4:4)  His promises are 'YES'...and not NO.

"God hath delivered us from the power of DARKNESS, and hath translated us into the Kingdom of His dear Son, in Whom we have REDEMPTION through HIS BLOOD." (Colossians 1:13, 14)

When Satan's power was defeated in our lives and we were translated into Christ's KINGDOM, Satan's power to harass us was finished.  We can tell him to remove his sickness and disease from us for we are God's PROPERTY.

We have been purchased by His blood: "Ye are BOUGHT WITH A PRICE: therefore glorify God in your BODY, and in your SPIRIT, which are GOD'S." (2 Corinthians 6:20)

My Friend: In the NAME of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, and upon the authority of God's Word and by the BLOOD of the everlasting covenant, I command the pain to LEAVE YOUR BODY and the power of Satan to be broken off your entire being.

We can legally say: "SATAN: IT'S OVER!  YOU HAVE LOST and WE HAVE WON through JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD!  Amen.


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Overcome fear, the Spirit of fear, how to face fear
 (King James Version)

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Proverbs 19:23 - (kjv) - The fear of the LORD [tendeth] to life: and [he that hath it] shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Proverbs 22:3  - (kjv) - A prudent [man] forseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Psalms 5:4  - (kjv) - For thou [art] not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Matthew 6:13  - (kjv) - And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever.  Amen.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Romans 12:21 - (kjv) - Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Romans 13:4  - (kjv) - For he is the minister of God to thee for good.  But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the  minister of God, a revenger to [execute] wrath upon him that doeth evil.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?1 Thessalonians 5:22  - (kjv) - Abstain from all appearances of evil.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Isaiah 5:20  - (kjv) - Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Ecclesiastes 8:11  - (kjv) - Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?James 4:11 - (kjv) - Speak not evil one of another, brethren.  He that speaketh evil of [his] brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but in thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?James 1:13 - (kjv) - Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Luke 6:35  - (kjv) - But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and [to] the evil.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Matthew 5:39   - (kjv) - But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?1 Corinthians 15:33  - (kjv) - Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Genesis 6:5  - (kjv) - And GOD saw that the wickedness of man [was] great in the earth, and [that] every imagination of the thoughts of his heart [was] only evil continually,

prayers, the power of prayer, does God answer prayers? why is prayer so important?Joshua 24:15 - (kjv) - And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve;  whether the gods which your fathers served that [were] on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Bible Scriptures verses on 
 sins & judgment  (King James Version)

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingHebrews 10:30-31 - (kjv) - "I will recompense, saith the Lord.  And again, The Lord shall judge his people.  It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingJohn 3:18 - (kjv) - "He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believed not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healing1 John 1:9 - (kjv) - If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healing1 John 3:4 - (kjv) - Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingMark 3:28-29 - (kjv) - "Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme:  Nut he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingHebrews 10:26 - (kjv) - For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healing1 John 5:16 - (kjv) - If any man sees his brother sin a sin [which is] not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death.  There is a sin unto death: I do not say that he shall pray for it.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingProverbs 28:13 - (kjv) - "He that confesseth and forsaketh his sin shall have mercy, but he that covereth his sin shall not prosper.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healing1 John 1:7 - (kjv) - But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingIsaiah 59:2 - (kjv) - But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingRomans 3:23  - (kjv) - "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;"

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingJohn 14:15  - (kjv) - "If ye love me, keep my commandments"

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingExodus 15:26  - (kjv) - "And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I AM the LORD that healeth thee."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingRomans 6:23  - (kjv) - The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healing1 John 2:3-4 - (kjv) - And hereby we do know that we know him, of we keep his commandments.  He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingPsalms 103:3 - (kjv) - Who forgiveth all thine iniquies; who healeth all thy diseases,

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingEzekiel 18:20 - (kjv) - The soul that sinneth, it shall die.

3 John 1:2 - (kjv) - Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healing1 John 5:14-15 - (kjv) - And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: .. And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingPhilippians 2:13 - (kjv) - For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingRomans 8:32 - (kjv) - He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

Jeremiah 30:17 - (kjv) - For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the LORD: becuase they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.


Bible Scriptures verses on
Faith & hope (kings james version)

Romans 12:12 -  Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

Jeremiah 29:11 - For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

Romans 15:13 - Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye  may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

Deuteronomy 31:6 - 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.

Romans 5:2 - By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

Isaiah 40:31 - But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew [their] strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; [and] they shall walk, and not faint.

Isaiah 41:10 - 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.

Psalms 39:7 - And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope [is] in thee.

Mark 9:23 - Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things [are] possible to him that believeth

1 Corinthians 13:13 - And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these [is] charity.

Romans 8:24 - For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?

Proverbs 23:18 - For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.

Proverbs 10:28 - The hope of the righteous [shall be] gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

Romans 8:25 - But if we hope for that we see not, [then] do we with patience wait for [it]

Jeremiah 17:7 - Blessed [is] the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.

Psalms 71:14 - But I will hope continually, and yet will praise thee more and more.

Romans 10:17 - So then faith [cometh] by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

James 2:19 - Thou believest that there in one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.

Hebrews 11:6 - But without faith [it is] impossible to please [him]: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and [that] he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him

Matthew 21:22 - And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Mark 11:22-24 - And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.

Ephesians 2:8-9 - For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: [it is] the gift of God:

Luke 1:37 - For with God nothing shall be impossible.

Hebrews 11:1 - Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

1 Corinthians 2:5 - That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

Proverbs 3:5-6 - Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

James 2:24 - Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.

James 2:14 - What [doth it] profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?

2 Corinthians 5:7 - (For we walk by faith, not by sight:)

Psalms 46:10 - Be still, and know that [I am] God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.


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Bible verses how to overcome fear, the Spirit of fear, how to face fear, fear of God
 (King James Version)

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearIsaiah 41:10 - (kjv) - 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.

Isaiah 35:4 - (kjv) - 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.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearRomans 8:31 - (kjv) - What shall we then say to these things?  If God [be] for us, who [can] be against us?  

Psalms 34:4 - (kjv) - I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearPsalms 23:4 - (kjv) - Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

1 Peter 5:7 - (kjv) - 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. fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearPsalms 56:3 - (kjv) - What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.

Proverbs 14:27  - (kjv) - The fear of the LORD [is] a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fear1 John 1:9  - (kjv) - If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us [our] sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearIsaiah 43:1  - (kjv) - 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 Timothy 1:7  - (kjv) - For God hath  not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

John 14:7  - (kjv) - 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.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fear1 John 4:18  - (kjv) - 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.

Proverbs 16:6  - (kjv) - By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD [men] depart from evil.

Psalms 111:10  - (kjv) - The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do [his commandments]: his praise endureth for ever.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fear1 Peter 2:17  - (kjv) - Honou all [men].  Love the brotherhood.  Fear God.  Honour the king.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearJob 3:25 - (kjv) - For the thin which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me.Romans 15:13 - (kjv) - Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearPsalms 27:1 - (kjv) - ([A Psalm} of David.)  The LORD [is] my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?  The LORD [is] the strength of my life; of whom shall be be afraid?

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearDeuteronomy 31:6 - (kjv) - 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.

1 John 5:14-15 - (kjv) - And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: .. And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearJoshua 1:9 - (kjv) - Have I not 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.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearRomans 8:32 - (kjv) - He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearPhilippians 4:6  - (kjv) - Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

2 Timothy 1:7 - (kjv) - For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

 fear, anxiety, how to be free  fear, Gods word of fear, get rid of fearPsalms 23:4  - (kjv) - 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.

 


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