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Sure? Why? Lose?

I enjoy talking to people – that is, to most people. I’ve met a lot of interesting people in my life and have some long time friends (perhaps acquaintances) with whom I like to stay in touch.

Concern. One of my main concerns for others has to do with their eternal destiny. I believe that people, once they have been conceived in the womb, live forever somewhere. We all have everlasting existence, but we don’t all have “eternal life” – God’s quality of life until we’ve been “born again from above” (John 3:3-7, 16, 36; 5:24; See 2 Peter 1:3, 4).

Gospel. This comes to us when we place our faith and trust in the Lord Jesus Christ alone, Who died for our sins, was buried, and Who rose again bodily on the third day (Acts 16:31; 1 Corinthians 15:3, 4). This is the Gospel that is the power of God unto our salvation. (Romans 1:16, 17).

Real Places. The Scriptures teach the reality of heaven and hell. Knowing what it says about hell, I wouldn’t even wish it on my worst enemy. We’re told that it is a place of outer darkness, where there is weeping and the gnashing of teeth that lasts forever (Matthew 23:41; 25:41, 46). Unbelievers are not annihilated or reincarnated at the time of their death. The devil would want people to believe this lie.

Questions. After talking with people to learn more about them, I try to steer the conversation around to spiritual things if I can. I like to ask three important questions to find out what they believe:

SURE? Are you absolutely sure that if you died today you’d immediately go to heaven? Then I wait for their answer. Most people aren’t sure but hope they will get there eventually.

WHY? Why should God let you into His heaven? The usual answer is “I live a pretty good life and I try to keep the commandments.” Few people say, “He shouldn’t let me into heaven, but I’ve trusted in Christ through the Gospel and know and believe that He has saved me by His grace.”

LOSE? If someone gives a relatively good answer to the previous question, I like to ask, “Is there anything you could do or fail to do that would cause you to lose your salvation? Some people lack assurance of their salvation. Others demonstrate that they aren’t really trusting in Christ alone, but in their faith plus their good works to get saved and stay saved.

My Story. Sometimes I share my personal testimony of my religious background as a “missionary kid” and how I came to have assurance of my salvation when I was in my second year of college. I had known and believed the facts of the Gospel that Christ died for my sins…and rose again bodily from the dead on the third day(1 Corinthians 15:3, 4), but I used to think that I had to contribute some good works to be saved, or that if I sinned after my profession of faith, I must not have been saved.

Promise. As I was reading my Bible one day, I came across the verse in 1 John 5:13 which says, “These things I [the Apostle John] have written to you who believe in the name [person and work] of the Son of God, that you may know [not wish, hope, or think] that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.”

Assurance. That day I took God at His Word and gained assurance of my salvation that came from the Scriptures and from God the Holy Spirit who indwells believers (Romans 8:16). This didn’t mean that I stopped sinning completely, but that I had received a new nature from God and a new potential so I didn’t have to keep on sinning against God (1 John 2:1).

Confess. Today, when I sin (act lawlessly) as a Christian, I’m to confess my sins to God the Father and then claim His forgiveness (1 John 1:9; See also James 5:16). Dire consequences may result if I don’t make things right with God promptly (See 1 Corinthians 11:30; James 5:19, 20; 1 John 5:16). My new nature from God the Father wants to do what is right in His sight even when my sin nature wants me to sin – act lawlessly (See Romans 7:15-25).

Be Honest. How would you answer these three questions? If you have any doubts about your future deliverance from hell to heaven, please contact us so we can help you gain assurance of your salvation.

Help. We are here to assist those who are teachable and willing to change and grow spiritually. We can be reached here or through our website: www.kelseypeach.com.

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The Gospel (Good News) we must believe today to be saved: https://kelseypeach.wordpress.com/2019/04/24/the-bad-news-the-good-news/

Some cultivate the ground; others plant the seeds. Still others may come along and water them. But it is God Who causes dead seeds to come to life and increase (1 Corinthians 3:6). “…Salvation is of the LORD” (Jonah 2:9). All unsaved people are spiritually dead and need eternal life (Ephesians 2:1).

If you’ve been saved by God’s grace through faith in Christ and the Gospel, what have you been doing to spread the Good News concerning Christ’s death for our sins and His bodily resurrection?

Christ needs believers to be His witnesses. Don’t let the devil intimidate you (2 Timothy 1:7; 1 Peter 5:8). God said, “So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me void, But it shall accomplish what I please, And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it” (Isaiah 55:11).

“For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart” (Hebrews 4:12).

“For I [the Apostle Paul] am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek” (Romans 1:16).

Here are several Gospel presentations, in audio/video format, and illustrated presentations that can be used by God for the salvation (deliverance from hell to heaven) of your unsaved family, friends, and fellow workers: https://kelseypeach.wordpress.com/2022/02/16/gospel-presentations/ Click SHARE.

If you need additional help, contact us here or through our website: www.kelseypeach.com.

Unlike the late Elizabeth Taylor who had 8 husbands, this woman wanted just four husbands. First a banker, then a movie star, followed by a clergyman, and finally a funeral director. When asked why, she responded, “One for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, and four to go.” [1]

Some people are very superstitious about the future. And isn’t it amazing what decisions people make, thinking that “somehow things will just work out” if they stay close to the right people? But think about this – God has no grandchildren. We can’t get into heaven based on our parent’s faith.

If we are to be saved from eternal condemnation and enter heaven someday, each of us must personally believe on the Lord Jesus Christ alone, Who died for our sins…and rose again bodily on the third day. We aren’t saved by our good works. (See Acts 16:31; 1 Corinthians 15:3, 4; Ephesians 2:8, 9.) Have you been saved by God’s grace through faith in Christ? If not, why not now? [2]

When you enter into a conversation about future events with some people, you discover that some of them have strange and mixed beliefs. Some people get irritated; others are intimidated, and a few panic. But most people give little or no thought to the return of Christ which is mentioned often in the Scriptures and which we believe is imminent. Some scoff at the idea (2 Peter 3:3 ff).

The Rapture and the Second Coming of Christ are not to be confused. Do you know “The Order of Coming Events?” [3] Did you know that over ¼ of the Bible, at the time of its writing, was prophetic in nature? Fulfilled prophecy is one of the main reasons we should study and believe the Bible.

Dr. John F. Walvoord, long-time president of Dallas Theological Seminary, was one of the most prominent evangelical scholars of his generation. He is considered perhaps the world’s foremost interpreter of biblical prophecy. He gave “50 Reasons For A Pretribulational Rapture of the Church” which we would encourage you to read. [4]

If you’re a Christian, God wants you to “Study [the Scriptures carefully – which includes Bible prophecy] to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15; 3:16. 17). Be ready to give good Biblical answers to those who might ask you about your faith in Christ and His Word (1 Peter 3:15).

Instead of wasting your time watching worthless TV shows, click on the links below to access additional information about “Bible Prophecy.” [5] It could change your life dramatically.

We’re here to help those who are teachable and willing to change. If you have questions and/or comments, we can be reached here or through our website: www.kelseypeach.com.

[1] Some material adapted from Charles R. Swindoll’s book, Growing Deep In The Christian Life, Multnomah Press, Portland, OR, c. 1986, pp. 263 ff

[2] Gospel Presentations: https://kelseypeach.wordpress.com/2022/02/16/gospel-presentations/

[3] The Order Of Coming Events –

[4] Dr. John Walvoord – 50 Reasons For a Pretribulational Rapture Of The Church”

https://bible.org/seriespage/premillennialism-and-tribulation-%E2%80%94-part-ix-conclusion

[5] Contrasting: The Two Comings Of Christ –

https://www.middletownbiblechurch.org/dispensa/dispch13.htm

FREE Bible Study Book Marker & Dispensations Chart –

Drs. Tim LaHaye & Thomas Ice, Charting the End Times: A Visual Guide to Understanding Bible Prophecy, https://www.amazon.com/Charting-End-Times-Understanding-LibraryTM/dp/0736980172/ref=sr_1_fkmr2_1?crid=3E2TXJVPXT4WH&keywords=tim+lahaye+charing+the+end+times&qid=1645234723&sprefix=tim+lahaye+charing+the+end+times%2Caps%2C131&sr=8-1-fkmr2

This is the Gospel (Good News) that we must believe today to be saved from hell to heaven:

“Christ [the God-man] died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again [bodily] the third day according to the Scriptures…” (1 Corinthians 15:3, 4).

The means by which we are saved: “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ [the God-man], and you will be saved…” (Acts 16:31). Note: We are NOT saved by our good works or by faith plus our good works.

“For by grace [unmerited favor from God] you have been saved through faith [by believing in the Christ of the Scriptures through the Gospel], and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them” (Ephesians 2:8-10).

It is not enough for us to know and give mental assent to these facts; we must transfer our faith and trust from anyone else or anything else over to the Lord Jesus Christ alone if we are to be saved.

Audio/Video Presentations:

Dr. R. Larry Moyer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUe9ZgADBNQ

Dr. J. B. Hixon,

“Good News Plain And Simple” https://www.notbyworks.org/resources/multimedia/details?id=1816619

“Getting The Gospel Wrong” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA9gbZzo8QA

Written Presentations:

“The Bad News & Good News” https://kelseypeach.wordpress.com/2019/04/24/the-bad-news-the-good-news

“Do We Really Know The Gospel?” https://faith.edu/faith-news/do-we-really-know-the-gospel/

“The Clear Gospel” http://www.cleargospel.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/English/English-Display-Pkg-2014.pdf

Gospel Tracts: Ask about them.

What’s Next – Once You’ve Been Saved?

Baptism/Immersion. This is to let other people know that we have placed our faith and trust in Christ alone for our salvation (Acts 8:38). It is a picture of our death, burial, and resurrection with Christ (Galatians 2:20).

Other responsibilities: See our Bible Study Book Marker at www.kelseypeach.com.

Help. If you have questions/comments, contact us here or through our website. We’re here to assist those who are teachable and willing to change (2 Timothy 2:2, 15; 3:16, 17).

WHAT IF…

Posted: February 15, 2022 in Evagelism, Gospel, Resurrection, Salvation

Suppose you heard Jesus say to you on judgment day, “I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!” even though you correctly had said to Him, “Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?” (Matthew 7:21-23). This is what is actually going to happen some day to false teachers. What a tragedy this will be.

The only condition for a person’s being saved today is, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ [alone], and you will be saved…” (Acts 16:31). Your faith must be in the Christ (God-man) of the Scriptures, not the Christ of the cults. [1] You must believe in/on Christ through the message of the Gospel – “Christ died for our sins…and rose again [bodily] from the dead on the third day” (1 Corinthians 15:1-8; See Luke 24:36-43). Some preachers talk about the Gospel, but never tell others what it actually is. Have you noticed this?

A dead person can’t help anyone. Sadly, Christ’s bodily resurrection from the dead is often left out of the presentation of the Gospel to lost people. “And if Christ is not risen, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins! Then also those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most pitiable” (1 Corinthians 15:17-19).

We know that God the Father was satisfied with the payment that Christ made on our behalf because He raised Jesus from the dead on the third day (Romans 4:25; 6:23; See 1 John 2:2; 4:10).

Just before he was put to death, the Apostle Paul wrote to Timothy, “Remember that Jesus Christ, of the seed of David, was raised from the dead according to my gospel, for which I suffer trouble as an evildoer, even to the point of chains; but the word of God is not chained. Therefore I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory” (2 Timothy 2:8-10). Yes, he insisted that the resurrection of Christ be included in the Gospel presentation. The other disciples were persecuted too for preaching the bodily resurrection of Christ (Acts 3:15; 4:1-3, 10; 5:28-32; 13:30, 34).

Before Jesus returns for Christians at the time of the Rapture (John 14:1-3), what He said to His disciples must happen. “All that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will by no means cast out…No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up at the last day” (John 6:37 44).

Our responsibility and privilege, as Christians, is to share the Gospel clearly with those who are lost and headed for the lake of fire (Acts 1:8; Matthew 24:41, 46; Revelation 21:8).

If they believe on Christ alone, they will instantly receive eternal life (God’s quality of life – John 3:16; 14:6), and become a part of the spiritual “Body of Christ” where Christ is the Head of the Body (1 Corinthians 12:12, 13, 21; Colossians 1:18). Sadly, most people will not believe on Him to be saved because they love darkness rather than light (John 3:18-20).

If you’ve never placed your faith and trust in Christ alone to save you, now is the time to do it (2 Corinthians 6:2). Our lives are like a vapor that quickly vanishes away (James 4:14). If you have been saved by God’s grace through faith in Christ, apart from your good works (Ephesians 2:8, 9), then God wants you to work to earn the “Crown of Rejoicing” (1 Thessalonians 2:19, 20), by having a part in the salvation of the lost by being a good, clean witness for the Lord (Acts 1:8; 2 Timothy 2:20, 21).

At the “Bema Seat Judgment” for Christians(1 Corinthians 3:11-15) you will be able to present a gift to Christ. It will consist of those people whom you led to Christ for salvation (1 Thessalonians 2:19, 20; Revelation 4:10, 11).

If you need further assistance or have questions/comments, contact us here or through our website: www.kelseypeach.com. We’re here to help those who are teachable and willing to change (2 Timothy 2:2, 15; 3:16, 17).

[1] Which Jesus Saves? https://kelseypeach.wordpress.com/2015/01/07/which-jesus-saves/

Clear Gospel Presentations:

Dr. Manfred Kober: https://faith.edu/faith-news/do-we-really-know-the-gospel/

Dr. Ron Shea: http://www.cleargospel.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/English/English-Display-Pkg-2014.pdf

Dr. R. Larry Moyer video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUe9ZgADBNQ

Dr. J. B. Hixon, video: “Getting The Gospel Wrong” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA9gbZzo8QA Every Evangelist and Pastor-teacher should watch this and encourage their people to watch it too. He talks about the “Purpose Gospel,” “Puzzling Gospel,” “Prosperity Gospel,” “Pluralistic Gospel,” “Performance Gospel,” and the “Promise-only Gospel” that is developed in his book “Getting The Gospel Wrong.”

The Apostle Paul wrote, “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation [from hell to heaven] for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek [non-Jew]. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, ‘The just [justified ones] shall live by faith’” (Romans 1:16 17). Visit the “Hall of Faith” in Hebrews chapter 11. Let them serve as examples for believers today.

“Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you—unless you believed in vain. For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures, and that He was seen…by over five hundred brethren at once” (See 1 Corinthians 15:1-8). (Two facts: He died…, He was rose again…. Two proofs: He was buried…, He was seen….)

My friend, you could know and give mental assent to these facts and still be under condemnation and headed for hell (John 3:18, 36; Matthew 7:21-23; 25:41, 46). But if you transfer your faith and trust from your good works or anything/anyone else, over to the Christ of the Scriptures alone, you will be saved from condemnation and receive eternal life and be on your way to heaven. [1]

Jews and non-Jews are saved today by one act of faith in Christ (the God-man) through the Gospel. But once saved, God wants all His children to continue to live in an attitude of faith in God and His promises to Christians. [2]

Jewish and non-Jewish believers in Christ lose their ethnic identities and become one spiritual Body “in Christ” (1 Corinthians 12:12-14; Galatians 3:28; Ephesians 4:4). At the time of his/her salvation, every Christian is given a “spiritual gift” which he/she is to use to glorify God and edify others in the spiritual “Body of Christ” (1 Corinthians 10:31; 1 Peter 4:10). [3]

Questions: Are you absolutely sure you will go to heaven the moment you die? Why do you think God should let you into His heaven? If you believe you’re saved, is there anything you could do or fail to do that would cause you to lose your salvation? If so, what?

We’re here to help those who are teachable and willing to change (2 Timothy 2:2, 15; 3:16, 17). If you have questions and/or comments, we can be reached here or through our website: www.kelseypeach.com.

[1] Which Jesus Saves? https://kelseypeach.wordpress.com/2015/01/07/which-jesus-saves/

[2] Promises For Christians to claim. https://kelseypeach.wordpress.com/2019/04/01/promises-for-christians-to-claim-2/

[3] Spiritual Gifts. https://www.kelseypeach.com/bible-basics

Clear Gospel Presentations:

Dr. Manfred Kober: https://faith.edu/faith-news/do-we-really-know-the-gospel/

Dr. Ron Shea: http://www.cleargospel.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/English/English-Display-Pkg-2014.pdf

Dr. R. Larry Moyer video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUe9ZgADBNQ

Dr. J. B. Hixon, video: “Getting The Gospel Wrong” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA9gbZzo8QA Every Evangelist and Pastor-teacher should watch this and encourage their people to watch it too. He talks about the “Purpose Gospel,” “Puzzling Gospel,” “Prosperity Gospel,” “Pluralistic Gospel,” “Performance Gospel,” and the “Promise-only Gospel” that he developed in his book “Getting The Gospel Wrong.”

Pews – long benches with a back, placed in rows in the main part of some churches to seat the congregation. Thankfully many hard backed pews have been replaced with more comfortable chairs.

But we’re not as concerned with the type of chairs a church has, but rather with the messages that come forth from the pulpit to the needy people “in the pews” who want to hear a message from God. “When it’s foggy in the pulpit it’s cloudy in the pew.” – C. Robert. We don’t want this to happen.

Some church services are in Latin which most people don’t understand. Some preachers like to use foreign words to impress their audiences: sola Scriptura, sola fide, sola gratia, solus Christus. In some churches people supposedly “speak in tongues” and most often without an interpreter which is contrary to Scripture (1 Corinthians 14:27). Learn more about spiritual gifts. [1]

God gave us the Scriptures – a unique Book made up of 66 smaller books. It gives us accurate information on every subject it addresses, and it is totally reliable. It needs to be interpreted normally, historically, grammatically, and contextually. (See Nehemiah 8:8). When it is, we come to realize that while there has been and always will be only one way to be saved (by God’s grace through faith in God and His Word.) But there are different “House Rules – Dispensations” that are found in the Scriptures. [2]

Today, the content of faith for our salvation is that “Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures…” (1 Corinthians 15:3, 4). If anyone adds or subtracts from the main facts, and includes “and…” or “but…”, then he is believing in vain (1 Corinthians 15:2). Good works are excluded for our salvation lest anyone should boast (Ephesians 2:8, 9; Titus 3:5).

Salvation comes in three phases: Initially – from the penalty of sin (Romans 5:1; 8:1; Ephesians 2:8), Progressively – from the power of sin (Romans 6:14; 8:2), Ultimately – from the presence of sin (Romans 8:18-23). “Salvation is by grace through faith, is a free gift and wholly without works (Romans 3:27, 28; 4:1-8; 6:23; Ephesians 2:8). The divine order is first salvation, then works (Ephesians 2:9, 10; Titus 3:5-8).” [3]

The Christ in whom we believe must be the Christ of the Scriptures, not the Christ of the cults. [4] His substitutionary death on our behalf was to pay the debt that we all owed to God (1 Peter 3:18). Because we’ve all sinned, we deserve to be eternally separated from God in hell (Romans 3:23; 6:23; Matthew 25:41, 46; Revelation 21:8).

Once we’ve been saved/delivered from the penalty of sin (Romans 5:1; 8:1), a new believer needs to start growing spiritually by the intake of the milk of the Word (1 Peter 2:2), and then progress on to the meat (solid food) of God’s Word (1 Corinthians 3:2; Hebrews 5:12). “But grow in [the sphere of] grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever. Amen” (2 Peter 3:18).

We’re here to help you gain assurance of your salvation if you don’t have it (Romans 8:16; 1 John 5:13), and then start growing spiritually, so you can serve God and others effectively (Galatians 5:13), and reproduce yourself (Matthew 28:19, 20) while you’re here on earth. For additional help, contact us here or through our website: www.kelseypeach.com.

[1] See “Bible Basic Docs” #2, #3, #4 on our website. https://www.kelseypeach.com/bible-basics

[2] Seven Dispensations – See our “Bible Study Book Marker” on our website.

[3] Salvation – Three Phases – https://kelseypeach.wordpress.com/2018/07/06/salvation-it-comes-in-three-phases/ Also see – Scofield Study Bible note. Salvation – Romans 1:16.

[4] Which Jesus Saves? https://kelseypeach.wordpress.com/2015/01/07/which-jesus-saves/

If I Were The Devil

Posted: February 12, 2022 in Devil / Satan, Evagelism, Gospel, Heaven, Hell

The late Paul Harvey had an interesting broadcast entitled “If I Were The Devil.” [2] He suggested some of the things he’d do to ruin people’s lives and take them to hell with him. (Click on the link below to listen to his talk.)

Now, if I were the devil, I’d do my best to deceive people by trying to be like God and counterfeit the miracles He did (Exodus 7:11,12; 2 Thessalonians 2:8-10). I, as Lucifer, once said, “I will ascend above the heights of the clouds, I will be like the Most High” (Isaiah 14:14). I acted independently of God and wanted to be unaccountable to Him. I tempt people to act this way today and many people, including Christians, do this.

If I were the devil, I’d appear as an angel of light (2 Corinthians 11:14) and use sophisticated, polished preachers and false teachers to twist the Scriptures to promote falsehoods and other plans for salvation (2 Peter 2:1 ff; 3:16). After all, I am the father of liars who will spend eternity with me in the lake of fire (John 8:44; See Revelation 21:8).

I, as the devil, know that there are ten major teachings (doctrines) in the Bible: The Bible, God, The Father, The Son, The Holy Spirit, Man, Sin, Salvation, The Church, Future Things. The one I’d attack the hardest is the doctrine of salvation – How a person can be delivered from hell to heaven. I’d do my best to get my ministers (2 Corinthians 11:15) and others to garble, confuse, and distort the Gospel for salvation by adding other conditions beside faith (believing on the Lord Jesus Christ through the message of the Gospel). This list might include doing good works, praying, confessing all your sins, promising God that you won’t sin anymore, being baptized, denying yourself and following Jesus, making Jesus the Lord and Master of your life as a condition for salvation, attending church, tithing, etc.

I’d try to convince people that Christ’s death on the cross wasn’t really necessary because no one is so bad that he/she needs someone else to die for him/her. Or I’d tell them that Christ’s death wasn’t quite sufficient and that they would need to do their part to earn their salvation by their good works.

If I were the devil, I’d vigorously attack this invitation for salvation because I know that this is how God says people, who have sinned, are saved from hell to heaven: “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ alone, Who died for your sins, was buried, and Who rose again bodily on the third day. Trust Him alone, apart from any of your good works, and you will be saved eternally. Do it now!” (See Acts 16:31; 1 Corinthians 15:3, 4; Ephesians 2:8, 9; James 4:14).

My friend, if you’re not sure of your eternal destiny, or if you’re a Christian who needs additional help so you can present the Gospel more clearly to lost people, contact us here or at www.kelseypeach.com. We’re here to assist those who are teachable and willing to change (2 Timothy 2:2, 15; 3:16, 17).

[1] The Devil https://kelseypeach.wordpress.com/2016/01/21/the-devil-fallacies-facts-2/

[2] Paul Harvey. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKk_5XH1AEM&t=7s

Clear Gospel presentations:

Dr. Manfred Kober: https://faith.edu/faith-news/do-we-really-know-the-gospel/

Dr. Ron Shea: http://www.cleargospel.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/English/English-Display-Pkg-2014.pdf

Dr. R. Larry Moyer video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUe9ZgADBNQ

Dr. J. B. Hixon, video: “Getting The Gospel Wrong” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA9gbZzo8QA

A GOSPEL CHECKER MINISTRY

Posted: February 8, 2022 in Evagelism, Gospel, Salvation

Before supporting “Paper Missionaries,” it’s important to make sure that they are not proclaiming “another gospel” which brings on a curse (Galatians 1:8, 9; 2 Corinthians 11:3, 4, 13-15). God wants every Christian to have and use discernment to evaluate truth from error, especially when people’s eternal destinies are involved (1 John 4:1).

Far too many “Paper Missionaries” are disseminating “another Gospel” which can/will result in many people’s having a false sense of security and ending up in the lake of fire forever.

To learn more about how to be/become a “Gospel Checker,” take/make time to read these articles by author and Bible teacher, David Spurbeck at – http://bartimaeus.us/pub_dom/monographs.html

Evangelist Dr. R. Larry Moyer, founder and CEO of EvanTell, made a great suggestion: “If you want to have one of the greatest New Years you have ever had, instead of coming up with a New Year’s resolution, adopt a New Year’s accountability partner in evangelism – a person who asks you every month, ‘How have you reached out to a non-Christian with the gospel in the last 30 days?’ You will be amazed at the healthy impact that will have on your evangelism and will wish you had done it sooner.”

He has written a Gospel tract: “May I Ask You A Question?” that includes “Bad News & Good News” and simple illustrations that you could memorize and use as you witness to others. Or you could secure and distribute this tract to others. You might want to attach the video presentation of this tract to someone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUe9ZgADBNQ

The Lord is counting on true Christians to be His witnesses (Acts 1:8). Having your known sins confessed to God the Father and to others when it’s necessary (1 John 1:9; See also James 5:16), and as you are being led by God the Holy Spirit (Romans 8:14), share the Gospel clearly with others as God opens doors for you (Revelation 3:8). Don’t let the devil intimidate you (2 Timothy 1:7; 1 Peter 5:8). Use the armor of God to overcome his temptations (Ephesians 6:10-17).

Dr. Moyer also wrote: “Three things have to be explained to an unbeliever to make salvation clear: (1) Sin – so they understand their need, (2) Substitution – so they understand His remedy, and (3) Faith – so they understand their response. We do great in explaining the first two but we drop the ball on the third. John 6:47 says, ‘Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me has everlasting life.’ Believe means to TRUST IN CHRIST ALONE to save us. We ought not use phrases and wording that confuses people.” [1]

The Gospel for our salvation includes not only Christ’s death for our sins, but also His bodily resurrection from the dead (1 Corinthians 15:3, 4). Without His resurrection, we have no hope (1 Corinthians 15:12-19). Don’t leave it out of the Gospel presentation as many people do.

To receive other helpful ideas from him, become his friend on Facebook and secure some of the books he’s written. [2]

God gave Evangelists to the Church to help us be better witnesses for Christ. They are like obstetricians who deliver babies. Pastor-teachers are like pediatricians who help in the development of children (Ephesians 4:11-16). By all of us Christians working together we can accomplish much more.

We’re here to assist those who are teachable and willing to change (2 Timothy 2:2, 15; 3:16, 17). We can be reached through our website: www.kelseypeach.com.

[1] Clear Gospel, For “Unclear messages” and “Repentance” see pages 2, 3, 16-19. http://www.cleargospel.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/English/English-Display-Pkg-2014.pdf

[2] https://www.evantell.org/