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is nothing worse for a person that to make a false show. If actually a
person has found God through the knowledge of Jesus Christ, then that
person must be baptized in that Name and show forth unto the world that is
a Jesus Christ’s follower ; otherwise, that man (or woman) is
living a falsehood life.
the Holy Scriptures the expression “to be a convert or any other form of
it, appears about fourteen times in the New Testament ; and it means
plainly “stop and turn back”. This “word” is the base of Peter’s
mighty sermon the day of Pentecost, when he warns unto the multitude :
“Repent ...”(Acts 2:38).
conversion is a willing change in a sinner’s mind, this change shall
lead that person both to leave sin and go toward Jesus Christ. In the
Bible this stirring change is known as The New Birth (Be Born again) or
can to be a convert own self, but by the Grace of God ; because we
are too weak to convert ourselves, but we need of Help. It is written in
the Bible : “For by Grace are ye Saved Through faith ; and
that not of yourselves ; it is the Gift of God : Not of works,
that no man should glory” (Ephesians
2:8-9). The Grace belongs God, the faith our’s, but the
Freedom whereby we choose : it is a Gift of God.
change which God works upon the spirit of a person through the Faith in
Jesus Christ, becomes a strange perception of innermost heat and an actual
feeling of confidence in our Saviour, and we do receive the full assurance
that God forgave our sins and, therefore, we are Saved (delivered) from
the Law of sin and death.
many cases there is a period of anxiety before to be a convert.
world is dying, our civilization (culture) is both in disorder and
confusion, and in danger. The Good Tidding of Jesus Christ’s Gospel
offers the unique solution. Because Jesus Christ’s Gospel is the only
way to obtain remission of sins. The steps toward the Conversion are the
must confess that is a sinner.
may read in the Bible : “For all have sinned, and fall short of the
Glory of God” (Romans 3:23).
This is hard to accept it. We don’t like to admit that we did wrong
(evil). But God requieres of us that both we admit have done wrong and
also that we leave our sins. At this point we need of our human will.
Perhaps, we are not able to leave sin, however we must put our will to leave
it. Then, if we put forth our will God shall Help us.
must admit that Jesus Christ died and raised again to forgive my sins.
Christ’s death was not an accident. It was foreseen in the Work (Plan)
of God that He Should shed His Blood on the tree. Thanks God, His
resurrection witness us that Jesus Christ overcame both the sin and the
death. The tree and the tomb remained empty. Jesus Christ is Living and
He’s Almighty to save utterly to whom trust in Him.
requieres that we through Faith should receive Jesus Christ.
as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God,
even to them that believe on His Name” (John
1:12). Jesus Christ said : “Verily I say unto you, Except
ye be Converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into
the Kingdom of heaven”. (Matthew
18:3). At the right time in which you do receive to Jesus Christ
both through Repentance and Faith, you have begun to be changed into a
new person by Him, which change is known as Regeneration. It is written in
the Scriptures that old things are passed away ; behold all things
are become new (2
are some wrong ideas about Repentance :
is not a penitence or a self inflicted punishment.
penitence is a willing punishment for sin, which is not necessarily a
change of character or manner of proceeding (behaviour). When the “holy
man” from India lies upon a bed of nails or creeps himself on the
ground, he is doing penitence, but it means not that his sin is taken away
is not a pang of conscience.
Judas Iscariot betrayed the Son of God and he felt a pang of conscience, but it didn’t lead him toward the Lord.
is not to condemm oneself.
can hate ourselves due our sinfulness, which can do deepper both the
sorrow for sin and the desperation. We must not hate ourselves, but our
sins, we must hate our wrong ways, our bad thoughts our lustfulness, our
falsehood, our covetousness, our niggardliness. Oneself’s hate leads
unto the self - destruction, and it is wrong destroy that which was
created unto the image of God.
is a warning voice, which is within our heart (conscience), whereunto the
Spirit of God and both the conscience and the common sense are gathered
together to warn us ; Turn back !, Change your way !, you
are walking in a wrong way !.
conviction which comes from God is not perceived for all persons, many
have their spirits hardened and because of it they cannot perceive the
voice of the Holy Spirit.
Conviction is not Repentance, but it is a part thereof. Conviction is as
it were an alarm, which warns us about our crooked life and the danger
you are wearied due your sins, and the God’s Spirit is talking to you,
then let you give thanks God because that is the first step toward the
Kingdom of God.
is able to reach the Kingdom unless first repent own self for sins, and
nobody is able to repent own self if it is not persuaded of the Holy
has a Special Promise for them that feel a genuine sorrow (or “Godly
Corinthians 7:10) due their passed sins, and do show forth a
sincere wish to walk in a New Righteousness Way ; as follows :
“For thus saith the High and Lofty One that inabiteth eternity, whose
Name is Holy : I dwell in the High and Holy Place, with him also that
is of contrite and humble spirit, to receive the spirit of the humble, and
to receive the heart of the contrite ones” (Isaiah
of mind, of attitude, and of way.
One is truly sorrow, his will shall lead that person to change mind
leaving the way of sin to take an opposed Way, which is Jesus Christ’s
Way. When we feel true repentance, then we do put all our capability to
serve Jesus Christ, thus our whole spirit and soul and body is under Jesus
Christ’s control (1
Thessalonians 5:23). The Lord did command us that should repent,
but He didn’t command it for a whim, He has a purpose for us : He
wants our welfare and everlasting happiness. When men and women have felt
true repentance and assurance of faith, they find that their lives, families,
businesses everything is changed.
is not a Good resolution.
we do watch the wonderful
things created by God, or when we have borne a sickness (disease), or
peradventure we stand before a beloved person’s tomb ; have we not
decided ourselves to be better and Godly ?. These periods of Good
resolutions are very important experiences but they become to nought if we
don’t add to them our firm decision to do a deep change within us.
is not to grow sad due sin.
of us can feel resentment due our sins, but we cannot be born again only
is not to join Oneself to a church.
is on this wise because the experience, which is changing my own nature,
leads to myself to be a member of the True Church rather than them which
usually have a name after men or are material buildings.
Bible says about it : “Which were born, not of blood, not of the will of
the flesh, not of the will of man, but of God” (John
first birth gave us physical life, the New Birth gives us Spiritual Life.
The physical life ends with the death, but Spiritual Life is Everlasting.
we were born again, we are going into the Abundant Life. There is a
enormous difference between to exist and to live. The humanbeing perceives,
deep in his heart, that was created for a better, beautiful and more noble
Glorious it is be born of God !. The Blessings upon the sons of God
are the following : God gives us his Divine Power. The Bible does
affirm : “But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to
become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his Name (John
1:12) ; thus we are led by the Spirit of God. The same
hour, God takes away our sins “that we may be blameless and harmless,
the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and
perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world” (Philippians
2:15). The Bible also says that we are heirs of God :
“Wherefore thou are no more a slave, but a son ; and if a
son, then an heir of God through Christ (Galatians
see 2° Corinthians
5:17. Of course, you will suffer not a physical change, you
will be yourself, but every one of your works shall be transformed after
your New Birth. You will not further need advices from no person about how
to behave yourself, but the Spirit of God shall lead you (see Romans
is true that you must leave many things, but God shall give you something
much better rather than those things. For there is nothing worthy to be
saved from our old life.
ought to be disposed to receive Jesus Christ as our Lord and Saviour, and
receive Him of whole heart. The end of all things is at hand. A- men.
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