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There Is Hope


Life for many is not easy. We live an average of 75 years on this earth and then that’s it we are gone. In a few generations many of us are forgotten completely. Just a name on a tombstone. King Solomon the writer of the book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible says in chapter 1 verses 2 to 4 "Meaningless! Meaningless!" says the Teacher. "Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless." What does man gain from all his labor at which he toils under the sun? Generations come and generations go, but the earth remains forever." Then he says chapter 1 verse 14 "I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a chasing after the wind." Solomon was one of the richest rulers of his time. He had all anyone could want. All kinds of pleasure was available to him. He tried them all and yet felt empty. Nothing in this world satisfied him. In chapter 12, verses 13 and 14 He ends with this; "Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole [duty] of man. For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every hidden thing, whether it is good or evil."

To try keeping God’s commandments in your own strength is impossible. Hebrews 9:27 says; "it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment," So after leading a meaningless life, unable to keep God’s commandments, we are judged. Our destination is Hell. You have to ask the question next. If God is supposed to be a loving God, wouldn’t He provide a way around this? Where is the hope?

I had a dream one time where I was in a prison and about to receive a most horrible punishment. I knew I deserved it and what I faced terrified me. As the torturer was about to carry out my sentence a man stepped forward and said he would take my place.

Now here is the good news. He has provided a hope and escape for you. His name is Jesus! He was God in the flesh and came and lived for a short period amongst us. He was willingly crucified on a cross for you and I. He took all our sins and punishment upon Himself and then 3 days later rose from the dead to show that He had conquered sin and death. (For a good account of His life read the book of John in the Bible). So how can He help you, you ask? First, admit you are a sinner. Romans 3:23 says; "for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God." Next confess your sins and ask Jesus to become you Savior. Romans 10:9-10 says; "if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved." That’s it! Jesus did it all for you. Your life now has meaning. Tell others what Jesus has done for you today. I recommend now that you find a Bible, start reading it and find a good Bible-believing Christian church.

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Comments on: "There Is Hope" (4)

  1. Hi!Wow, I came across this as I was checking out my daughter\’s contacts. I am a Christian too and this is really awesome what you have done with your profile etc. I see you are a worship leader…worship is my fav part of service! God bless you and your family!Leslie

  2. Sweet*Delicious*Bubblegum*kisses said:

    Hi,I just wanted to say way to go on ur great site!!!!!I am a christian too, God bless u and family.

  3. hiya there i just wanted to say i have not been a christain for long and i have been really finding him in my heart and it is really something else and i can not belive the thigns and feelings that i have gotten from this i dont know the words to say but i really feel him strongly in me and helping me i have so many examples in the last 2 to 3 years if u would like to here some u can jst ask…. i have beeen bless with the word of god from this most amazing familly….i found ur sight by the mother of the family that has been helping me out and what not her name is rosemery….neways i c that u are a minister and i ask of u to pray for her and her familly to live wonderful lives and live long… dont worry about me illl be ok just pray for there childeren and help guide them along the right road they dont really help her much theyu take totall advantige i feel so please pray for them to realize what they have but they cannot see… thanxs so much sincerly a new found christain named nik named spaz…. God blesss and thanxs for ur sight hope all is welll bye bye

  4. Bless Spaz\’s soul………..he\’s mine

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