But the . . .
Unbelieving . . .
From the Free Presbyterian Tract Society
But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable,
and murderers, and whore-mongers, and sorcerers, and
idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the take
which bumeth with fire and brimstone: which is the second
death" Revelation 21:8
The great catalogue of mans sin lies open before us, that
solemn list of crimes against God that will damn the soul of
the guilty. God shall definitely judge liars, idolaters, and
sorcerers. God will judge the abominable, the murderers and
those who sell body and soul.
But what of unbelief? Surely the simple act of not
believing cannot be compared to these other serious crimes.
Is unbelief a light sin or is it the most hideous father of
them all? This question is answered by understanding that
unbelief in all its forms is the chief work of the Devil,
the masterpiece of Satan.
Unbelief is seen in the person who says, "I believe in God
and in Jesus" yet this belief is nothing more than a head
knowledge and has never penetrated into the heart and soul
to change the life. On the other hand the true colours of
this sin are seen in those blaspheming God and madly denying
Atheism and infidelity are the ripe fruits of this corrupt
tree. It is here that unbelief lays aside all disguise and
stalks the earth as the giant Goliath roaring "No God! No
God!", with a fist clenched toward heaven in blazing
arrogance. Unbelief has sharpened the knife of many suicide
victims when it cries "If there is a God why am I living in
this hell on earth?"
Yet no matter what form this unbelief takes the final result
of eternal damnation is the same. Dont be deceived; God
will not be mocked, for whatever a man sows, that will he
also reap. The Bible states that at the Judgment Day every
created being whether in heaven, on earth, or under the
earth, will bow in submission before Jesus Christ, and every
tongue shall confess that He is Lord, to the glory of God
You must realise that your life hangs by a thin thread over
the jaws of a burning hell. Choosing not to believe in
Christ Jesus as your Saviour is therefore the most
devastating decision you will ever make. In rejecting the
Son of God you cast away all hope of eternal life.
My friend, if anything could break your heart of stone it
would be a glimpse of the cross of Calvary where Jesus
suffered the most agonizing death to save sinners like you
If you were to look through your minds eye and behold Jesus
Christ hanging on the cross, and see the Blood of God that
poured out from His body, you would see how much He loved
you. Yes, there is an escape from the curse of sin. The Lord
has made a bridge that crosses that once impassable chasm
which separates you from God. Jesus Christ, the King of
kings and Lord of lords, is the only answer.
Turn to Him, repent of your sins and "Believe on the Lord
Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved." Again, "Whosoever
shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved." Jesus
Himself said, "I am the way, the truth and the life, no man
cometh unto the Father but by me." John 14:6.
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