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Who Goes To Heaven?

January 4, 2024

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I must admit that my initial thought on the salvation topic this week was that it might be too boring—a big yawn for people who follow Compass. I'm guessing we have a HUGE/HIGH percentage of Believers who are secure in their faith.

Then it dawned on me that walking through the basics of Biblical salvation is as important as any other topic. Salvation is the greatest thing that has happened in our lives!

So we'll brush up on the basics because we may have a big year of open doors.

praying ... that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, Col. 4:3

Hey, being able to defend God saving us from eternal flames, as undeserving as we were/are, is huge.

always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you,  1Pet. 3:15b

For whatever reason, God saved us forever from the eternal fires of hell. What a blessing!!! Therefore, let’s have some fun understanding the Biblical outline of God’s salvation!

CQLJ!

BP

 


Who Goes To Heaven?

As we inch closer to the end of this age, there may be a lot of people wondering about who is, and who is not, a Christian.

Some may have lingering doubts put in their minds by our adversary. Having had 6000 years of practice, he's good at that. He'll make you wonder how in the world you think you're a Christian knowing all the things you know you're doing wrong.

Since there’s a good possibility of weird stuff happening in the world between now and the Rapture, the opportunities to witness to nervous people will undoubtedly increase.

Therefore, this will be a simple, but hugely important, review of the scriptural basics of salvation, including

  1. How you can know you’re a Believer and
  2. Why you can’t lose your salvation.

So Who Goes To Heaven?

From the moment you were conceived you were, and are, a sinner. You were born separated from God, headed for hell and in need of a Savior to avoid eternal punishment.

When sin entered into the world in the Garden of Eden, that sin nature was passed down through the male to all humans.(1) Your DNA was in Adam, and was corrupted with his.

For as in Adam all die,… 1Cor. 15:22a

But God sent His Son as Savior to redeem mankind.

…so also in Christ all will be made alive. 1Cor. 15:22b

So you have to be “in Christ” to go to heaven. To be “in Christ” means you Believe the Gospel, which is the Good News that God sent His only Son, Jesus, as one’s personal Savior.

If you BELIEVE that God sent His only Son to earth to live a sinless life, bleed and die on the cross 2000 years ago as a sacrificial atonement for sin, and that He rose from the dead defeating death, you are a Believer.

if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved; Rom. 10:9

It’s that simple. And some stumble over the simplicity that is in salvation.

But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ. 2Cor. 11:3

At the moment one admits they are a sinner and believes the Gospel, God’s Holy Spirit permanently indwells that person. Once He comes into their life, there is nothing they can do, or not do, to make God’s Spirit leave them.

I WILL NEVER DESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVER FORSAKE YOU,” Heb 13:5b

This means it’s possible that, even as a Believer, you can get into blatant sin. An example of this is in Paul’s first letter to the Believers in Corinth:

I have decided to deliver such a one to Satan for the destruction of his flesh, so that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus. 1Cor. 5:5

Here was a Believer who was so sinful Paul said it was better for him to just die, get rid of his earthly body and go to heaven. Some people are so consumed with sin they are better off dead and in heaven than to remain on the earth.

Notice Paul didn’t say, “His blatant sin proves he never really got saved.” No, a person’s salvation cannot be tested by works. You did zero to earn your salvation and you can do zero to lose it.

It’s not about what you do or do not do. Rather, it’s all about what Jesus did 2000 years ago.

Another verse proving you can’t lose your salvation is in Paul’s letter to the Christians in Rome:

For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Rom. 8:38-39

This means a human, who is a created being, cannot even choose to leave God! Salvation is a one-way street. You may break God’s heart with your sin, but He is faithful to never leave you.

Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Eph. 4:30

You Will Continue To Sin

A Believer still has a sin nature. We desire to live for Christ but we often fall short. Paul said this about himself:

For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not. For the good that I want, I do not do, but I practice the very evil that I do not want. Rom. 7:18-19

We look forward to one day (through death or the Rapture) ridding ourselves of this sin-prone body that houses our Spirit and receiving a new, sinless body for eternity.

For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. 2Cor. 5:1

Even though we were created in God’s image, we will one day discard our current body, our tent, and receive a new body. It will be like going from a temporary tent to a permanent house.

Can you know for sure 100% that you’re a Believer headed to eternal glory? Yes!

And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has the life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have the life. These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life. 1John 5:11-13

God is so awesome that He tells us we can live our lives boldly serving the Lord KNOWING we are saved and headed to heaven. We can’t even mess it up! Jesus did it all. Pinch me!

Use us, Lord!

CQLJ!
 
BP
 1) The sin nature is passed through the male—that’s why Jesus could be born sinless through Mary as He didn’t have an earthly father…God was His Father.
Adam was held responsible for sin, even though Eve first sinned. Eve was tricked, Adam willfully sinned.
Then to Adam He said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, Gen. 3:17a
And it was not Adam who was deceived, but the woman being deceived, fell into transgression. 1Tim. 2:14 
But like Adam they have transgressed the covenant; Hos. 6:7a
Next week: The Unscriptural World of Self-Sanctification



In looking over the links below, I feel sorry for anyone trying to understand what's going on in the world without using the Bible as a guide! BP

---Click on any fuzzy picture below to clear it up---




 

14 Things To Know About The Great American Eclipse Of 2024

Article

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Coming April 8, America will have a total solar eclipse across much of the nation.

Then God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years; Gen. 1:14

Interesting....



Florida Surgeon General Calls For Halt In Covid Va((ines

Article

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Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo, M.D., Ph.D., said the FDA failed to adequately respond to questions he raised in a letter last month about mRNA va((ines delivering DNA contaminants into people’s cells and compromising one's God-given immunity.

Interviewed by Steve Bannon HERE (8 minutes, good)


Ivermectin Being Used To Treat Turbo Cancers

2-minute video

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Wow! No wonder Big Fake Pharma didn't want people going anywhere near Ivermectin for Covid! A LOT of people have been suspicious of the billion dollar cancer industry for a long time. And oncologists receive big commissions for prescribing chemotherapy.

This is especially interesting considering turbo cancers have become the worst public health crisis in human history. Pharma is EXPECTING to sell you chemo for big bucks. This will be interesting to watch in the future.

More on Big Pharma profit motives CLICK HERE


In 2o23, people started to realize that it is kill or be killed. We have to push back because there is no going along with this. They are trying to kill us. And they're trying to take all our stuff...and we can't let them. -Catherine Austin Fitts


The Death Of Dating

Article

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This article is not God-centered, but the stats are quite compelling from a Biblical perspective. The Bible teaches that being a wife and mom is far more important than a high-income career. Additional Reference: HERE

 


Hospital Intentional Deaths

90-minute video

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A couple weeks ago we put a link to a short video of Kaiser nurse Gail Macrae explaining what happened in hospitals around the country during the Covid lockdowns. Steve Kirsch now has done a 90-minute in-depth interview... oh boy. His interview summary:

  • Hospitals were actually empty when the press told us they were full.
  • 90% or more of the COVID deaths were actually caused by the treatment protocols dictated from above, not the virus. There were both early treatments as well as inpatient treatments available that reduced the COVID death rate by over 90%.
  • The COVID vaccines increased all-cause mortality in hospitals by up to 80% according to one ICU doctor I spoke to who worked in the same hospital as Gail and made meticulous notes on patient outcomes.
  • One of the potential reasons people believed that there was a “pandemic of the unvaccinated” is that the EMR systems were programmed to default all COVID cases to unvaccinated and nurses weren’t told how to change it.
  • After the vaccines rolled out for an age group is when the hospitals started seeing very unusual things they’ve never seen or rarely seen before for that age group.
  • Doctors are still afraid to speak out.

Heart Failure Pandemic Coming

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New research is showing that the latest Covid variant could cause global heart failures. Well, let's think about this... what is really going on? Most likely that their trying to cover up the continuing rise in heart attacks caused by the va((ines. And I'm guessing they won't mention that only the va((inated are dropping!


Climate scares through the years...

 


California: Toy Stores Must Have Gender Neutral Sections

Article

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Hey, Gov. Newsom is probably our future President.



Biden's Latest Mideast Blunder

Article

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Biden has allowed the Houthis (Iranian proxy) to win battle after battle by making the U.S. play defense.


Prophetic Jewish Foreshocks?

Article

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No surprise—the Hamas attack seems to have hit a spiritual nerve in Israel!



10 Reasons God Gave Us Bible Prophecy

Article

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Good review!



Watch This.... Israel Blows Up Gaza Tunnels

58 seconds / watch to the end

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Fascinating!



It's Just A Matter Of Time Before Dollar Dies

Article

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The dollar's demise has been written about for decades...the reason this fairly short article is worth reading is that it has good succinct background on WHY it will happen. I don't THINK it will happen before the Rapture.


Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Iran and Ethiopia officially joined the alternative-currency BRICS group of nations.

The group of now ten nations intends to replace the U.S. dollar as the primary world currency for international trade, which would be catastrophic for the United States. The acceleration of BRICS’s progress can fairly be described as an unfolding economic world war.

The BRICS group was formed in 2006 by Brazil, Russia, India and China. South Africa joined four years later in 2010. Then nothing happened for thirteen years. But now, thanks to the diligent efforts of half-witted Joseph Robinette Biden, BRICS’s membership has doubled from five to ten countries, which together now hold a combined population of about 3.5 billion people, and have a combined economy worth over $28.5 trillion dollars, which is nearly a third of the world’s economy.

Also yesterday, President Putin of Russia rotated into the BRICS Chairmanship. He recently discussed BRICS with Eritrean President Afwerki:

30-second video

CLICK HERE



Human life is God's immeasurable gift to the universe... not recognizing that fact has its problems. 70 million unborn babies murdered in the USA is probably what brought us down.

"The Chinese communists used coercion to enforce childlessness, and they may have overshot the mark a little. Now they are faced with the unpleasant prospect of coercing women to bear children, which is much harder than stopping them in the first place."
 
"Don’t have babies! Wait, do have babies. I’ve said it before: if it weren’t for double standards, communists would have no standards at all." Jeff Childers/C&C

 


Ben Carson told Breitbart News that he believes Americans realize they will lose their liberties if the Department of Justice (DOJ) takes down former President Donald Trump.

“I think he will win Michigan and a lot more. Right now he’s leading in all the swing states,” Carson told Breitbart News of Trump during a recent interview at Turning Point USA’s AmericaFest conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

“This is a very encouraging thing, because it shows you that the American people are not stupid. They recognize what’s going on,” Carson continued. “They realize that if the left and the enemies of Trump are able to use the justice system to neutralize him, this will not be the same country anymore.”

“It will never go back to being ‘liberty and justice for all,'” Carson affirmed.

(Every ounce of me wants Trump to win in November. But I don't believe the bad guys in control will let it happen. If the Rapture doesn't happen first, I sure hope I'm wrong!)


Out Of Africa, Into America?

25-minute Video

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Alex Newman makes the case that what has happened, and is happening in Africa, is eerily similar to where it looks like we're headed in the USA. Tough to watch.


Children who received a COVID-19 vaccine faced an increased risk of several adverse events, including swollen lymph nodes, researchers in Norway reported in a new study.

The Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines in children aged 12 and up were linked to increased risks of severe allergic shock, lymphadenopathy, and heart inflammation, according to the paper. Researchers included people as old as 19.

 


 


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A former police detective claimed that around 50% of the 250 sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) cases she investigated over seven years happened within 48 hours after the infant received a vaccine. About 70% happened within one week.

This is sick. Another proof Big Pharma is working with the eugenic peeps.

 


Vanishing Free Speech

"Not so long ago, most people would have been deeply confused by the characterization of a journalist as a 'free speech advocate.' For the better part of two centuries in the United States, the American people understood the occupation of 'journalist' to be inherently that of a free speech advocate.

"Not so anymore. Now many—if not the majority—of journalists apparently see themselves as guardians of orthodoxy about a range of social and political issues. They no longer regard the press as a check and balance of state power, but as a protector of power invested in certain parties, interests, and ideologies."

Matt Taibbi (Former Rolling Stone reporter)




mRNA Va((ines Make You Sick Or Die

Yet another study showing mRNA va((ines will kill you! Yet they advertise getting more jabs 24/7.

Mercola Summary
  • According to research published in December 2023, the mRNA COVID shots suffer high rates of ribosomal “frameshifting,” which causes your cells to produce off-target proteins that can trigger unintended immune reactions
  • According to the authors, off-target cellular immune responses occur in 25% to 30% of people who have received the COVID shot
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration are refusing to release the RNA stability data they supposedly relied on when approving a change to Pfizer’s shot that allowed it to be transported and stored at temperatures of -20 degrees Celsius instead of -70 C
  • The FDA also authorized Pfizer to swap the phosphate-buffered saline buffer used in the adult formulations, to a tromethamine (Tris) buffer in the children’s version. FDA did not require any kind of testing to be conducted, and no data have been released in support of its decision to allow the swap
  • According to research published in 2023, the nanolipid in Comirnaty, made by Pfizer/BioNTech, is toxic to cells and triggers proinflammatory cytokines and reactive oxygen species that can disrupt the mitochondrial membrane causing it to release its content, cause RNA mistranslation, DNA mutations, destruction of the nuclear membrane and more. Frequent repetitions of COVID boosters and/or using mRNA in other vaccines poses a grave public health risk, the scientist warns

If you need to watch the whole video, CLICK HERE


Lifeway Research, in collaboration with The Philos Project, conducted a survey asking 1,252 American Christians for their views on the Israel-Hamas war. The poll, conducted between Nov. 14 and 21 and released Dec. 14, has a margin of error of +/-2.9 percentage points.
Only about a quarter of American Christians say the Bible influences their views on Israel as the Israel-Hamas war continues after the Oct. 7 attack on civilians in southern Israel killed over 1,200 and prompted an Israeli military offensive in Gaza.
Respondents were asked about what has "influenced" their views about Israel and were given a list of responses that they could select all that apply. About 27% of Christians selected the Bible, suggesting that among 73% of respondents, the Bible does not inform their views of Israel.
The Bible was the second most commonly cited answer, coming in behind the media at 56%.

Aluminum In Covid Va((ines Cause Serious Respiratory Disease

Article

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A COVID-19 vaccine ingredient may improve the product’s effectiveness against a single targeted virus strain but could raise the risk of serious respiratory illness after exposure to new virus strains, according to a preprint study. CHD


GEMINI

By Leo Hohlman

It started in 2023 but 2024 may be the year that businesses and governments around the world fully turn over their operations to artificial intelligence. Many individuals will do likewise, not knowing they are surrendering their souls to an evil force.

Google is poised to release its new Gemini program, which is much more powerful than ChatGPT. Gemini is the first AI model to outperform human experts on MMLU (Massive Multitask Language Understanding), one of the most popular methods to test the knowledge and problem solving abilities of AI models.

And tech gurus are saying AI will double the amount of information it can process every year, essentially doubling the intelligence of artificial intelligence.

You heard what he said. They want to mimic what takes place in biology, meaning they are trying to get AI to be creative and regenerative. They seek to be like gods. Only God can create human life but Satan is going to try in these last days to mimic that creative ability in what will become part of the end-time deception. His minions have already used Covid to trigger the lie about mRNA “vaccines” having the power to save human life by hacking into man’s genetics, when in fact it hastens the end of life.

Since these toxic injections were introduced into human bodies worldwide, nations are reporting excess mortality rates of between 20 and 40 percent. The United States has seen a drop in the average male lifespan for three years running. The numbers of people dying for no apparent reason is unprecedented and unexplained, and yet the media remains silent. They are all bought off by pharma ads and government grants.

Covid was a big success in this way. But what will be the basis of the next big AI satanic lie? Will they claim to be able to hatch some type of fake human life, or perhaps breathe life into an inanimate object?

Of course they will never succeed but they will try. Even by their own words, the best they can do is “mimic” what is God’s authentic biological creations — using what’s fake to deceive people into thinking it’s real.

In introducing Gemini on December 6, 2023, Demis Hassabis, the CEO and co-founder of Google DeepMind, states:

“AI has been the focus of my life's work, as for many of my research colleagues. Ever since programming AI for computer games as a teenager, and throughout my years as a neuroscience researcher trying to understand the workings of the brain, I’ve always believed that if we could build smarter machines, we could harness them to benefit humanity in incredible ways.”

Benefit humanity by merging it with machines? This, folks, is the modern Tower of Babel. In their efforts to improve on God’s perfect work of creation, they will end up destroying it, or at least a good portion of it.

Keep your eyes focused on Jesus or risk being deceived by the world, which is increasingly falling under the rule of Satan’s Luciferian minions and at some point Satan himself will inhabit the soul of a man who seems to hold all the answers to the world’s problems. I imagine he will be the first man in history who will manage to ride above the left-right paradigm and be idolized by all segments of society worldwide.


Article

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END, Compass eNews, January 4, 2024

 

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