God Can’t Be Defeated

After all the protests, whining, and bigotry from left-wing “activists” lately regarding Christianity, I feel the need to speak the truth on all matters, whether that includes feminism, abortions, Trump, Hillary, Bernie, or what have you.

God WILL NOT be defeated.

The indisputable and infallible fact is that there IS a God in Heaven, and He reigns Supreme. No matter what kind of slurs or insults you come up with, no matter if you hold up signs saying, “If Mary had had an abortion we wouldn’t be in this mess,”, no matter if you cuss, scream, cry, kick and set the entire world aflame, you cannot change the fact that God is your Creator and that He has dominion over you.

God Created You

“For by Him were all things created, that are in Heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by Him, and for Him:

 And He is before all things, and by Him all things consist.”
-Colossians 1:16-17

Whether or not you want to acknowledge the fact, God created every single one of us. We did not evolve from monkeys or pond scum, or whatever else scientists like to conjure up. Likewise, whether or not you agree, God is in charge of all things. This means that He-and only He-holds the authority to determine our fate.

God Does Not Hate Sinners. He Hates Sin.

 “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.”
-John 3:16-17

As the verses above explains, God hates sin so much that He sent His one and only Son to earth as a sacrifice for our sins. Before Jesus died on the Cross, people who sinned had to make sin offerings to God on altars. Jesus died in order to make an intercession for us, to wipe us clean of our sin if we humble ourselves and accept Him as our Savior. The only cost to us is that we have to do our best to honor God and turn away from sinful nature.

That’s the problem with our society. People are too proud to turn away from sin. People don’t like to acknowledge that they’re accountable to a Supreme being. People would rather riot and cause a scene in defiance than simply casting their cares on God.

God Will Win… Whether You Agree or Not.

 

Don’t Believe Satan

“And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.”
-2 Corinthians 11:14

It’s no wonder that so many people in this world fall into and promote sin; Satan disguises himself as an angel of light! Another way to say this is that Satan poses as morally superior to God. But, he’s not.

 “And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.”
-Revelation 12:9

You see, Satan started out in Heaven. However, he attempted to overpower God, so God cast him into our world. Satan has been furious ever since, and attempts to lure as many people as he can to follow him. How does one follow Satan? Through living in, promoting, and tolerating sin.

“He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.” -1 John 3:8

I suggest if you want to know the absolute truth regarding what constitutes sin, that you read the Bible for yourself. I’m not going to write a list of things just to have someone comment something along the lines of “you came up with this list, you intolerant Jesus freak. God would never judge us for doing that!” But remember, we’re all sinners. No matter how you’ve sinned, Jesus is always willing to save you. All you have to do is ask and repent.

God Will Beat Satan

“Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.”
-John 12:31

This verse is a quote from Jesus Himself. The prince of the world will be cast out when God determines it’s time to judge the world. Who is the prince of the world?

“And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.

And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.”
-Revelation 12:7-9

Satan’s the prince of the world right now, but he won’t be forever. Therefore, don’t follow him!

I’m not writing this post as an opinion piece. God’s existence is not a fable, nor a product of a religious cult. I did not write the verses referenced above; they have been around for centuries. I’m writing this post to stand up for God in a world that is running farther away from Him every minute. I’m writing this post to reach that one soul who might hear the Truth of God’s Word and dismiss the lies mainstream media wants us to believe. To whoever is reading this:

  • God LOVES you
  • God wants you to love Him as well
  • If you love God, you’ll obey His commandments
  • If you love God, you’ll allow Him to guide you
  • If you love God, you’ll trust His word over the media’s
  • Satan’s a liar
  • You can escape from Satan’s grasp and live for God any time, anywhere

 

Good night and God bless!

-Allyson 😀

Gift Card, Not a Coupon

Before I begin this blog post, I would like to apologize for my extended absence from Jesus: Be My Escape over the last few months. Back in November, I began exploring means of publishing a fiction novel. Although my manuscript was accepted by a Christian publishing company, I declined their offer, as they were asking for a large sum for “marketing” purposes. Therefore, I’ve spent Christmas break getting the novel ready to self-publish through Amazon’s CreateSpace. However, during my absence, I feel as if I have strayed from my call of ministry through this blog, and my heart wasn’t right with the Lord throughout this time. Nevertheless, God has now led me back to where I need to be.

Sin is expensive…
but the price has been paid for us.

Okay, so I’m a total weirdo when it comes to talking (what, with being socially awkward and everything, but that’s a different story for another day XD ). I’ve received a bunch of gift cards for Christmas, and every time I mention using one of them, I end up saying, “oh, I’ve got a coupon for that!” instead of gift card, because for some reason I get the words mixed up. This morning, I took a moment to think why I mix the two words up. Coupons are certificates that, for the most part, only pay a portion of your cost. Conversely, gift cards are certificates that generally pay your cost in total. Then… *drumroll* I realized we do the exact same thing as Christians when considering Salvation.

 

Jesus Didn’t Die for a One-Time Offer

Fellow Christians, God–our Heavenly Father and Almighty Creator of the Universe–did not send His one and only Son to die for us simply for a “one-time offer”. I mean, what would be the point of that? As humans, we are sinners by nature. We don’t just mess up one time; we mess up multiple times, sometimes on a daily basis. Why then do we sometimes think that the gift of Salvation only covers certain, “minor” sins?

” 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

Notice that I applied bold formatting to the words “all unrighteousness”. This verse clearly states that Jesus’s gift of eternal salvation is not a cheap coupon deal; Jesus paid the price of our sins in its entirety on the cross, as stated in the what is arguably the most famous verse in the Bible:

“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

Again, notice the bold type. If you believe that Jesus Christ was sent to earth to die for our sins, then you receive a gift card, if you will, that grants you everlasting life. This gift card comes in the form of the Holy Spirit abiding in you after you accept salvation. The amazing part? This gift card never expires. There is no limit. However, that doesn’t give us the right to continue to sin as we please. We must seek to please God in all that we do. I mean, if we would rather seek to please ourselves, wouldn’t we be violating the terms and conditions of our gift card?

 “Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.” -Acts 3:19

The Terms and Conditions for eternal salvation through Jesus Christ are as follows:

  • Admit: Admit you are a sinner and are in need of a Savior.
  • Believe: Believe that Jesus Christ is the Savior.
  • Confess: Confess to the Lord that you will follow him and will seek to abide by His Will.

It’s as easy as ABC. 😀

So, to recap, the debt of your sins is not greater than what Jesus is willing to offer. There is no limit to Jesus’s gift card. As long as we continually seek to honor God’s commandments, believe that Jesus is our Savior, and avoid sin we have met the terms and conditions and will receive a never-ending supply of eternal salvation.

That sure beats all of those store gift cards, huh? XD

 

God bless!
-Allyson 😀

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