From Pastor Perry

07/21/2015 Hebrews 3:7-19

Hebrews 3:7–19 (ESV)
A Rest for the People of God
7 Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says,
        “Today, if you hear his voice,
    8     do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion,
on the day of testing in the wilderness,
    9     where your fathers put me to the test
and saw my works for forty years.
    10     Therefore I was provoked with that generation,
        and said, ‘They always go astray in their heart;
they have not known my ways.’
    11     As I swore in my wrath,
‘They shall not enter my rest.’ ”
12 Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. 13 But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. 14 For we have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original confidence firm to the end. 15 As it is said,
        “Today, if you hear his voice,
        do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.”
16 For who were those who heard and yet rebelled? Was it not all those who left Egypt led by Moses? 17 And with whom was he provoked for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness? 18 And to whom did he swear that they would not enter his rest, but to those who were disobedient? 19 So we see that they were unable to enter because of unbelief.

We are saved by faith alone.  Faith does produce works, so faith without works is dead.  If we call ourselves Christians, we are to be obedient and not continue in our sins.  We are saved by faith alone, but saving faith causes us to want to stop sinning, not continue to live in it.  To those who are disobedient, they will miss out.  We will not be saved by our works, by our works show our faith is sincere.  We are saved by faith alone.  

I pray: O Lord, let me confess with my mouth that Jesus Christ is Lord and let me confess my faith through works showing that I am faithful.  Help me to not be disobedient to your Word.  Amen.

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Pastor: on my e mails, a note said that you were trying to contact me. Now,
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10.02 | 08:33

Look at the Words say they "fell away". The had it, but lost it. Just like the Bible says your name can be blotted out of the Book of Life.

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