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  • Take your Bibles and turn with me to Mark, chapter 8...the
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  • Gospel of Mark, chapter 8. What is the most important thing in
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  • your life? People are asked that question quite a bit these days,
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  • and if you read the surveys, people are interested, of
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  • course, in their families and their future, their health,
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  • their well-being. Maybe you're just hanging on. Your most
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  • important thing is to put food on the table or to take care of
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  • your family. But more important than anything else in your life
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  • is what you do with the soul... your soul... your soul. As a
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  • matter of fact, Jesus put it this way in Mark chapter 8,
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  • verse 34. 34) He called to him the crowd with the disciples,
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  • and said to them, "If anyone would come after Me, let him
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  • deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me. 35) For
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  • whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his
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  • life for My sake and the gospel will save it. 36) For what does
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  • it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his
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  • life? And the word there is soul... which is your life. Your
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  • soul is your life. 37) For what can a man give in return for his
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  • life? This is a matter of profit and loss. What would you
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  • exchange for your soul? 38) For whoever is ashamed of Me and of
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  • My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, Jesus gives
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  • an accurate description of our generation and every generation!
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  • Adulterous and sinful. 38) Whoever's ashamed of Me and My
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  • words in this generation... adulterous and sinful, of him
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  • will the Son of Man be ashamed when He comes in the glory of
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  • His Father with the holy angels. Now what is the soul? The soul
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  • is the part of you that makes you human. We all, of course,
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  • have an outer life... an exterior life, that's the body.
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  • And the body, of course, doesn't last; it terminates. But the
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  • soul lives forever. The soul is the you of you. It is what makes
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  • you different than the animals. You are not a highly evolved
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  • animal; you are a life, a soul made by God and for God's glory.
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  • When God created Adam and Eve He breathed into them the breath of
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  • life, and they became living souls. As a matter of fact, you
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  • don't just have a soul; you are a soul. It's not that you, a
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  • body, has a soul; but your soul inhabits your body. And long
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  • after your body has disintegrated until the
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  • resurrection, your soul will remain. And that's what we're
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  • going to see in this message. And when you start adding things
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  • up in life... what is valuable, what is precious, what is truly
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  • the net-net of life, what is the bottom line of life... this is
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  • what Jesus said: Don't exchange anything... anything for your
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  • soul! Your soul is the part of you that is made for God, the
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  • part of you that will live forever. Your soul is eternal
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  • and will be alive, either in heaven or hell forever and ever!
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  • You are an eternal, immortal soul! And therefore, the value
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  • of this soul that you are is immeasurable. Ah... it... it
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  • cannot be compared to anything else in your life. It is the
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  • most important issue on the table of your life right now
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  • today. That's why I want to ask those of you who are believers
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  • and followers of Christ to be in a spirit of prayer ah... today
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  • because I'm bringing this message primarily to those of
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  • you who have not considered the work of your soul and you're
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  • wasting your life and wasting your soul on lesser things. God
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  • made you for Himself! He created you! And therefore, all of life
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  • is sacred. The psalmist said [Psalm 8:5], "You made Him (that
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  • is man) a little lower than the angels and crowned him with
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  • glory and honor." Life, therefore, because we are souls,
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  • has the dignity and the worth and the value of God written
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  • within the DNA of who we are. It is... the soul... who we are.
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  • And therefore life is precious both pre-born and born.
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  • Both unborn and those of us who are born.
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  • Because souls are so valuable to God.
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  • Why are we so committed to world evangelism... global evangelism
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  • and local evangelism; sharing Christ with one another? Because
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  • [Proverbs 11:30] "He who wins souls is wise!" That's what the
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  • Scripture says. All around us are souls for whom Jesus died!
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  • And therefore, we exist to fulfill the Great Commission to
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  • Christ to give every soul an opportunity to respond to the
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  • Gospel of Christ. God has such wonderful plans. You... you can
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  • tell the value of something by... by the one who made it. If
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  • something is valuable... for example, a great piece of... of
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  • ah... of art or a painting is valuable... I mean, if I painted
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  • it, it's worth nothing, right? Every now and then I get a
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  • little picture from the fist grade from my grandson. It's
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  • really, really good! Beautiful! And it's not that valuable to
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  • the world, but it is priceless to me. Why? Because my grandson
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  • produced it! He created it! If the one who makes it and makes
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  • it beautiful, makes it valuable, [then] because God made each one
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  • of us, you are valuable to God! "God doesn't love you," Martin
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  • Luther says, "because you're valuable, but you are valuable
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  • because God loves you! Because God made you!" And so if
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  • something is made by someone very wonderful as our Lord is so
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  • wonderful, and if God has made your soul, than you are
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  • valuable! Another way we determine whether something is
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  • valuable or not is... is, I dare say, if... if it has ah...
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  • durability. If you go out to buy a car or something... maybe an
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  • investment in your house ah... something nice. You... you buy
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  • something hopefully that will last a while. That... You
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  • don't... you buy what you can afford, of course. But you try
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  • to buy things that are going to last a while because they're
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  • durable. The soul is valuable because it's going to last
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  • forever! Something is also valuable when it has
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  • potential... created potential, and you have potential. As a
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  • matter of fact, did you know the Bible says that we are destined
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  • in Christ to be like Him? No wonder we should be nourishing
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  • our souls and nurturing our souls on a daily basis in... in
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  • prayer, in worship, in the Word of God, and fellowship with
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  • Christian brothers and sisters in Christ. Because in the
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  • nurturing and in the nourishing our soul, the cherishing of
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  • the...of the human soul, the life within us makes it all the
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  • more valuable and all the more precious. It's the soul that's
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  • so valuable. Do you know really why your soul is so valuable?
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  • Because of the price that was paid for your soul... the price
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  • that was paid. You know they say a piece of property...
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  • especially in this environment that we're living today, a piece
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  • of property... ah... you know it's worth what somebody's
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  • willing to pay for it, right? Your house... if you try to sell
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  • your house or... or... or your property, it's worth what
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  • someone is willing to pay for that property. Jesus was willing
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  • to pay everything for you! We are not redeemed, that is,
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  • bought back... we are not redeemed by corruptible things:
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  • things that perish such as silver and gold, but rather the
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  • precious blood of Jesus! His blood for you proves and
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  • demonstrates how precious you are, how rare you are in the
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  • sight of a holy God who loves you that much... in spite of our
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  • sins and failures, brokenness. The problem is the soul... our
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  • souls are shattered by sin! A broken mirror would be a good
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  • example. If... if the soul is a mirror of... of... of the plan
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  • and the purposes God... even the glory of God... it's like a
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  • mirror, reflecting, we are cracked mirrors; we are
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  • shattered mirrors! But God knows how to put the pieces all back
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  • together and God can renew us and restore us and renew His
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  • image in us. The glory can come back in Christ. So the soul - so
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  • image in us. The glory can come back in Christ. So the soul - so
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  • valuable, so rare, so precious to God Almighty; why would you
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  • waste your soul? That's the question Jesus was asking. Or
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  • why would you spend your soul on lesser things? Why would you
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  • give your life away for things that don't matter? In view of
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  • eternity... in view of the fact that your soul is going to live
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  • forever and ever, and it's not just a few years that we have
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  • here on this earth. In view of the fact that we're going to
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  • live forever, why would we throw our future away... our soul
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  • away? Especially for things that don't ultimately matter? "What
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  • does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his
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  • own soul?" Now the fact is that many have tried to gain the
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  • world from the great dictators and despots and kings and rulers
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  • of the past to those of us who, in our sinful condition, rule
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  • our own little petty kingdoms. We try to gain it all and want
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  • it all. We spend our lives trying to climb the ladders of
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  • success in world opinion. But [1 John 2:17] "the world is passing
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  • away in all of its lust but he who does the will of God abides
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  • forever." What would you give in exchange for your soul?
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  • Several years ago
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  • I was sitting in the backyard and... this was when the kids
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  • were smaller... ah... so there was some little plastic... there
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  • was a little plastic pail there like a sand bucket... plastic.
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  • And a bird came into the yard; he was a rather large robin, one
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  • of the biggest robins I've ever seen. Beautiful bird. And I...
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  • my eye took to the bird so I started watched this bird and he
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  • started to... I've never seen a bird do this before... kind of
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  • scratching around the ground and before you know it, he picked up
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  • a worm. And rather than just gobbling the worm down, this
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  • bird went over and with dirt and the worm- he kinda - he put it
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  • in that little bucket. And he went back and scratched some
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  • more and found another worm, got some more dirt and flapped his
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  • wings a little and put it in the bucket. Now, I'm telling you, it
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  • was amazing! He would dig worms and dirt; put it in the
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  • bucket... dig worms and dirt, put it in the bucket. Finally he
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  • had a nice little nest egg in that bucket and he put his
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  • pinions... his claws around the handle of that bucket and he
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  • began to flap his wings as hard as he could and he... he took
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  • off with that bucket and bird... the... the worms and the dirt in
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  • that bucket, and as he soared to the heights he... he had a heart
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  • attack and died! Now you don't believe that story, right!
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  • [laughter]
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  • And why don't you believe that story that a... that a bird
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  • would put worms and dirt in a bucket and try to carry it off?
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  • I'll tell you why you don't believe it! Because birds
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  • are smarter than that! But people aren't. We spend our
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  • lives scr... scratching and clawing and digging up worms and
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  • dirt, and putting them in our little pails. Until we fill them
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  • up as high as we can and flap our wings, and die! [clap] What
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  • would you give in exchange for your soul? They say every man...
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  • every woman has a price. I don't know. But maybe it's something
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  • worth thinking about. What is your price?
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  • How much?
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  • [Music]
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  • There's more to life than what we see. Beyond
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  • the physical world there's an entire spiritual realm that
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  • surrounds us. Subconsciously we know it, we feel it. Whether we
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  • think about it or whether we ignore it altogether, there
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  • really is a supernatural world out there. It is part of the
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  • invisible world that God has created. Invisible does not mean
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  • irrelevant or unimportant, to the contrary, some of the most
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  • important dynamics of our lives take place in the supernatural.
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  • After all, we're not human beings living in a spiritual
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  • world, we are spiritual, eternal beings living in a physical
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  • world. There are questions, real questions about the world out
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  • there, beyond us that we really want to know, what is the
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  • answer? That's why I want to help equip you by sending you
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  • the CD series INVISIBLE. This revealing 10-message series will
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  • open a window of understanding into the unseen realities of
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  • angels, demons, heaven, hell and other spiritual forces that are
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  • invisible yet affect us every single day. You really need to
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  • get this series because getting a glimpse of the invisible, the
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  • unseen world will forever change your perspective on how you live
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  • in this world and yet live in the spiritual world. It will
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  • change your life!
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  • Some of you out there working on your body!
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  • I saw them coming to church today. They're out there
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  • exercising, got their shirts off, got the six-pack; they're
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  • rolling... They're working on their bodies, but I wonder if
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  • they're working on their souls today! You see, not everything
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  • in life is going to last! Earthly crowns, earthly
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  • achievements, applause, championships... whatever we
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  • strive for in our lives... that all goes away in the view of
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  • eternity! I'm not saying we can't have fun and don't keep
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  • yourself in shape and don't go to the ballgame or... or don't
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  • make enough money to provide for your family. If God gives you
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  • wealth, use it for His glory; that's all fine. But don't live
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  • for that stuff! Don't sell your soul for "stuff". That's what
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  • Jesus is saying. What are you worth? What's your soul worth?
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  • [It's] Valuable to God; precious to Him. You know, if you could
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  • have it all... you really can't... By the way, if you had
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  • it all, where would you put it? Right? Most of us are getting
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  • rid of the stuff. We bought stuff; now we're cleaning out
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  • our attics and our closets. My wife Deb has me cleaning out
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  • closets and attics and getting rid of stuff that we thought was
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  • so great when we bought it! If you could have it all, where
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  • would you put it? [pastor chuckles] I tell you, you can't
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  • put it in your heart because there's no room in your soul for
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  • "stuff". Today the message of the world is "Love yourself";
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  • self-absorption, self-actualization. The world
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  • says save yourself; the world says esteem yourself; the world
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  • says fulfill yourself; the world says pamper yourself; the world
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  • says live for yourself! But Jesus says, "Deny yourself! Pick
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  • up your cross and follow Me!" Let go of this world with both
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  • hands and personal ambitions and live rather for the glory of
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  • God! That's the call of Christ; it's the call of the cross! And
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  • this is what's going to last forever. Many have tried to live
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  • for this world and failed. Solomon was... gave us his
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  • story... his testimony really in the book of Ecclesiastes. You
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  • can read all the things that Solomon tried to fill the void,
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  • the vacancy of his life... his empty world. He tried
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  • money-profit; he tried possessions-things; he tried
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  • pleasure-sex; he tried ah... personal fulfillment and
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  • ambition... He tried it and tried it and tried it! He called
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  • it life under the sun. Living under the sun, that is on a
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  • horizontal plane and he ended up saying every time, when he tried
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  • all these... ah... these avenues for success and personal
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  • fulfillment, he ended up saying, [Ecclesiastes 1:2] "Vanity of
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  • vanities! All is vanity!" It's all a nothing! The world will
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  • not satisfy what God made for Himself. You can try it all. You
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  • can try money; you can try sex; you can try power and prestige
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  • and position; materialism: you can have all of that, but it
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  • still will not meet the deepest longing of your soul! "What does
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  • it profit a man if he gain the whole world and lose his own
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  • soul." What happens if you lose your soul? It is an eternal
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  • loss. You may lose your health and can recover. You may lose
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  • your job and get a new one. But if you lose your soul, it's gone
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  • forever. If you exchange your soul for the lies of this
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  • world... lost forever. It'll be too late to plead at the
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  • judgment of Christ that you didn't know or you didn't
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  • hear... and all the excuses. You know, I've heard all the excuses
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  • by now. What are you... what are you going to do when you stand
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  • before God and, I mean, and plead, what, plead the fifth?
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  • "Well, there were so many phonies at church." God's going
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  • to say, "I didn't say follow the phonies; I said follow Me."
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  • "Well, you know, there were so many churches and denominations
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  • and religions and denom... all that... I... I didn't know
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  • which... what to do." God's going to say, "I didn't... I
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  • didn't tell you to follow the denominations and the religions;
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  • I said follow Me." "Well, I went to that Prestonwood church one
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  • time and Jack Graham... I didn't like him! He preached on hell
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  • and heaven and judgment and sin and I don't like any of that. I
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  • wanted a positive, uplifting message!" God's going to say, "I
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  • didn't tell you to follow Jack Graham; I said follow Me."
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  • Who are you gonna follow? Too late to plead at the Judgment.
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  • [Hebrews 9:27] "For it's appointed unto man once to die
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  • and then the Judgment." There was a king... an emperor really,
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  • by the name of Char... Charlemagne the Great. You've
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  • heard of him in history. He lived before the end of the
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  • first millennium. He was the... ah... emperor of France and a
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  • powerful ruler, and he was called the first emperor of
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  • the... the Holy Roman Empire. And when he died... He became
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  • ill actually and because he didn't believe in medicine or
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  • doctors he... he just died in about a week's time. But before
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  • he did, he was prepared, and those around him were prepared
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  • to bury him. They embalmed him and draped him in the purple
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  • regalia of his kingdom, they put a scepter in his hand, a crown
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  • on his head and put him on a throne and encased him in a
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  • vault at a cathedral. Oh, by the way, they put a Bible on his
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  • knee. And he said that the vault should never be opened. The
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  • vault was laden with golden coins and the silver and the...
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  • and the wealth of the kingdom was poured into that vault and
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  • the king was... was sitting in state on his throne. A couple
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  • hundred years later some German invaders came in and took over,
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  • and they wanted to get some of that gold and the regalia of the
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  • king, so they opened old Charlemagne's vault. Nothing but
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  • a skeleton left. Did you know The story says that his
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  • finger... They opened the Bible and put it to Mark chapter 8 and
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  • verse 36: "What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world
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  • and loses his own soul?" If you
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  • think that this is it... that this is all there is... that
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  • there's no God... 50-50 chance there's no God... this is it,
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  • then you better be right because eternity is a long time to be
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  • wrong. I am staking my soul... I am gambling my eternity that God
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  • lives, that Jesus is His Son, who died for me and rose for me
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  • on the third day; that He is alive and coming again! I'm
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  • staking my soul that the Bible is the Word of God! And when the
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  • Scripture says that my soul will be in eternity... either in
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  • heaven or hell forever and ever based upon what I do with Jesus
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  • Christ. Because that is the question! Not any other question
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  • on the table right now but this one for you: What will you do
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  • with Jesus? He said, [Matthew 10:32] "If you confess Me before
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  • men I will confess you before the Father in heaven. But if you
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  • deny Me before men then I will deny you when I come with My
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  • holy angels." It's your soul at stake here today. My prayer for
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  • you today is don't throw it away. Don't throw your future
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  • forever with Him away. Jesus loves you; He gave Himself for
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  • you. And if you will pick up your cross which means to be
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  • convicted of sin and be converted and then follow
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  • Christ. It's a simple step; just follow Jesus. Forget about all
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  • the stuff that's in your head about what about this, what
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  • about that; what about this, what about that. Follow Jesus
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  • and He will save your soul. God saves our souls because God
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  • loves us. God saves our souls because Jesus died for us and
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  • when we believe and trust in Him. Some people have the idea
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  • that the only thing you have to do to go [tap] to heaven [tap]
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  • is to die! Wrong! [Acts 16:31] "Believe on the Lord Jesus
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  • Christ and you will be saved."
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  • [Music]
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  • So many people don't really
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  • know whether or not they are going to heaven. Whether or
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  • not they truly are saved and have trusted Christ as Savior. I
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  • want to urge you to settle that question in your life today. All
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  • you need to do is to simply wherever you are right now is to
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  • invite Christ into your life. The Bible says, "believe on the
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  • Lord Jesus Christ and you will be saved." Believe, that means
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  • commit your life to Him, believe that He died for you, rose again
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  • and can live in your heart, will live in your heart if you will
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  • simply invite... Again, the Bible puts it like this, "as
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  • many as received Him, (Jesus), to them He gave the right to be
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  • called the children of God." Will you repent of your sins,
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  • turn from your sins and receive Christ into your life today? If
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  • so, then pray a prayer like this: Lord Jesus I invite you to
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  • come into my life. I ask you to be my Lord and my Savior, I'm
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  • not putting it off any longer, I'm not going to do this, I
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  • can't do this on my own. Lord Jesus I need you. I believe you
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  • died for me and rose again, so right now I do trust you as my
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  • Lord, my Savior, my life, my all.
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