WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU DIE

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When you die (and we will all die a physical death someday.)
Hebrews 9:27-28 ESV
And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment, [28] so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.

Death is certain, however, when is uncertain, but it is coming to every human being. You don’t have to be old either. Young people die too. When the death of your body comes, when your appointment arrives, and it will, you will stand before God and give an account for your life–every decision made, every action taken, every idea, thought, and every word spoken. He will judge each of us according to the perfect moral standard of His Law. If we have sinned against Him in any way (and all sin is against God)–if we have lied, stolen, looked with lust, taken His name in vain, hated another person, or coveted someone else’s possessions; He will find us guilty of breaking His Law. If you are lost and have not accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and your Saviour, you are guilty under Gods Holy Law.

We also sin against God when we fashion a Jesus in our mind to suit ourselves–when we create a Jesus in our imagination with whom we are comfortable. This is called idolatry. It is idolatrous to change the character of Jesus Christ and make Him into Someone who turns a blind eye to sin or even applauds sin.

When you stand before God, if He finds you guilty of breaking His Law, lost without Jesus Christ His Son, God will punish your sin. And the punishment God has ascribed for sin is eternity in Hell. He must do what is right, because He is Holy, Righteous, and Just.

I don’t want that for you. I don’t want that for the false converts filling pulpits around the world. I don’t want that for anyone.

Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift. In addition to being Holy, Righteous, and Just; God is also, loving, gracious, merciful, and kind.

2015 years ago, God the Father sent His Son to earth in the person of Jesus Christ. Jesus was and is fully God and fully Man, yet without sin. Unlike you and me, He never once violated the Law of God in thought, word, or deed. He couldn’t because He was and is God in the flesh–the sinless Lamb of God who came to take away the sins of the world. Jesus is the way, the truth and the life. No man comes unto the father, except by Jesus Christ. Jesus came to fulfill the Law of God.

Jesus lived the perfect life (a life pleasing to God the Father) that neither you nor I can live. About 33 years into His earthly existence, He voluntarily went to the cross. He suffered and died a horrific, bloody death to take upon Himself the punishment you and I rightly deserve for our sins against God. Three days later, He forever defeated sin and death when He rose from the grave. He is alive today, and He will return at a time of the Father’s choosing.

What God commands of you is the same thing He commands of me and all people everywhere. He commands that we repent (turn from our sin and turn toward God); and, by faith alone, receive Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior.

You may have heard this (or something similar) in the past, maybe even in church. But it is not enough to nod your head in agreement and then believe in a Jesus whose character is different than the one, true Jesus of the Bible.

Like everyone else, you must come to Jesus Christ on His terms, not your own.

Please, repent of your sin and, by faith and by faith alone, receive Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, while He has given you time.

John 3:36 Says, “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.

The choice belongs to you. What will you do with Jesus Christ ? For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. Luke 19:10

John 3:16-18
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.
For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
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.

Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth? Gal. 4:16

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