Jesus Christ, God in the flesh, while walking on this earth, said some things that we must understand and accept if we will be His followers. Here are some challenging quotes recorded in The Bible, His perfect Word. Jesus said...
"If anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea."
"...If you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins."
"Woe to the world because of the things that cause people to sin! Such things must come, but woe to the man through whom they come!"
"What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his own soul?"
"He who is not with Me is against Me."
"...Men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken. For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned."
"If anyone would come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for Me will save it."
"If anyone is ashamed of Me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when He comes in his glory."
"Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell."
"Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge him before my Father in heaven. But whoever disowns me before men, I will disown him before my Father in heaven."
"If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching."
"I told you that you would die in your sins; if you do not believe that I am the one I claim to be, you will indeed die in your sins."
"Whoever does not believe stands condemned already because he has not believed in the name of God's one and only Son."
" tell you the truth, no one can see the Kingdom of God unless he is born again."
NOW FOR THE REALLY GREAT NEWS! John 1: 12 --
"et to all who received Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God."
Will you believe in Jesus? Will you repent of sin? Will you receive His forgiveness?
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