ARE WE CONVINCED? * Conviction - that which we are absolutely convinced about. * That which we are convinced about determines our attitudes and our actions.
ARE WE CONVINCED......THAT MAN IS LOST? v. 2 Those who know Christ, having established a relationship with Him; Those who know Christ, having established a relationship with Him; There are others who are blindly seeking but have not found Him; There are others who are blindly seeking but have not found Him; There are those who go through life without seeking Him and are oblivious to their ultimate destiny. There are those who go through life without seeking Him and are oblivious to their ultimate destiny.
...THAT MAN IS LOST? v. 2 JOHN 14:6: Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes to the Father but by me. ROMANS 6:23: For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. I TIMOTHY 2:5: For there is one God, and one mediator between God and man, the man Christ Jesus.
...THAT MAN IS LOST? v. 2 ROMANS 3: 9-11; 23: What then? Are we better than they? Not at all. For we have previously charged both Jews and Greeks that they are ALL under sin. As it is written: There is none righteous, no, not one. There is none who understands; There is none who seeks after God... for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
ARE WE CONVINCED......THAT HELL IS REAL? v. 2 JOHN 3:36: He that believes on the Son has everlasting life: and he that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abides in Him. MATTHEW 10:28: Dont be afraid of those who want to kill you. They can only kill your body, they cannot touch your soul. Fear only God, who can destroy both soul and body in Hell.
...THAT HELL IS REAL? MATTHEW 13:49-50: This is the way it will be at the end of the world. The angels will come and separate the wicked people from the godly, throwing the wicked into the fire. There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
...THAT HELL IS REAL? MATTHEW 25:30: Now throw this useless servant into outer darkness where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Also verse 41: Then the king will turn to those on the left and say, Away with you, you cursed ones, into the Eternal fire prepared for the Devil and his demons!
...THAT HELL IS REAL? REVELATION 20:15: And whoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. It was John Lennon who wrote: Imagine theres no heaven its easy if you try. No hell below us above us only sky. BUT...
...THAT HELL IS REAL? If we ignore the hissing, does our ignorance make the poisonous snake change its mind about biting us? If we are standing on the railroad tracks, does closing our eyes make the onrushing train disappear? Does plugging up our ears disarm a ticking timebomb?
ARE WE WILLING......TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT? v. 3 EXODUS 32:32 Yet now, if You will forgive their sin – but if not, I pray, blot me out of Your book which You have written! Paul was willing to give his very life on behalf of his kinsmen. ARE WE?
ARE WE CONVINCED? Have we allowed God to create such a burning desire in our hearts to see people saved? We ARE Responsible!