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Acts 2:38 - 41 
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call. And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation. Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.

2 Peter 1:10
Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:

The Bible tells us to make our calling and election sure.

Revelation 9:21
Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.

The Bible (God's word) tells us that we need to repent of our sins and sinful actions too. 

Matthew 7:15
Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

The Bible (God's word) tells us also to beware of those claiming to speak for God, but do not. False prophets and false teachers will tell you a different plan of salvation than God's plan.  

God desires us all to repent before it is too late. The LORD God Almighty desires us to repent before we are so set in our ways that we will not repent of our sins. There are many different people that will tell you how you can obtain salvation (anything you want to hear), but those false prophets which look and smell like God's messengers are really ravening wolves. Haters of the truth, and haters of those whom preach it. Some of these wolves use a real Bible, while others have gone so far as to produce their own "holy scriptures" which are nothing but half truths or bold faced lies.

Would you like to be standing before God and discover that what you believed was true was in fact a bold faced LIE, and that you were the willing victim of a false teacher whom led you and perhaps your family astray too? The LORD Jesus declares that the way to life eternal is narrow. There are not many different paths, but only one. Eternal life is precious and it is the gift of God if you choose to obey him and not some man claiming to preach the truth.

Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The Bible (God's word) tells us that the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ. Is it not worth your while to check out things and make sure that what you believe or have been taught is in fact true? Easy believism will not save you, but obeying the Gospel of Jesus Christ which includes Acts 2:38, and making the decision to love the LORD and love our neighbours, and grow in grace and in the knowledge of Jesus Christ: following peace with all men and holiness can.

Deuteronomy 6:4 & 5
Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

The Bible tells us clearly that: That there is only one God and that he is the LORD and that his name is Jesus.

Proverbs 3:3
Let not mercy and truth forsake you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.

Mark 12:29 & 30
And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord: And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.

2 Peter 1:20 & 21
Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

The Bible (God's word - the Holy Scriptures) declares that there is only one interpretation of scripture: NOT MANY! There is only one LORD, one faith, and one baptism (Ephesians 4:5).

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2 Timothy 2:15
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

Why do we need to study? Because if you do not know what the Bible really teaches - is really saying, then you could fall prey to someone whom hates what the Bible really is teaching. Lots of people go to church, but are they living lives full of purpose? Are they living a changed life?  

It is important to examine what the Word of God (the Bible) says and not just blindly follow what men teach.

So many people will tell you how to be quote 'born again' but is what they are preaching really what the Bible is saying or just men's thoughts and ideas which go nowhere but death. 
 
Others will say that in order to be saved you must be clean shaven. What complete non-sense. The apostles had beards. So what does the Bible say?

There are others whom print their own Bible version or seek out a Bible version that agrees with what they are saying or teaching when every other bible version out there says something different. The reason that some people do this is to fool you into believing their myth.

Still others will tell you about other myths that they believe but in reality have no basis in fact, but rather just their own private interpretation or their "church's" own private interpretation - not really Bible at all!

2 Peter 1:20 & 21
Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

Just because you hear someone quoting a scripture doesn't make it true. The Bible clearly says the word of God (the Bible) has only one interpretation. So, what does the Bible say?  

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I, myself do care what the word of God (the Bible) says! I believe you do too, because you are here reading this web-site. I believe you do care about what the Bible really does say. I ask this question of you. Does your pastor care about what the Bible really says? When a pastor of a Church fellowship does not care: it begs the question - what is that pastor teaching from the church pulpit or in a mid-week adult Bible study or in adult Sunday school (or whatever they call it)?
We are to care about what the Word of God (the Bible) says. If we embrace a myth, are we embracing truth?  

  
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Mark16:16 - 18 :-
He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.


Why is this? Because REAL CHRISTIANS have obeyed
 
Acts 2:38

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. 
  
 and are 'Born Again' of water and the Spirit, just like Jesus Christ of Nazereth told us to. Real Christians are born from above, just like Jesus Christ of Nazereth said we must be in order to be saved and be with him - the LORD Jesus Christ forever. 

REAL CHRISTIANS have the BORN AGAIN EXPERIENCE and Jesus Christ the LORD - our great God and Saviour dwells in us. Jesus Christ is my great GOD and Saviour - God manifest in the flesh!

Is he yours? 
 
The BORN AGAIN EXPERIENCE must include WATER & SPIRIT. 

Why being "born again" is not just believing:
 

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John 3:16
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Please notice what else the Bible says about believing:

· James 2:19
Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.

The devils believe in Jesus, are they born again – will they see the Kingdom of Heaven? No!

Also remember John 3:5.
Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Where’s the water & spirit here?

 

 

 Being "Born Again" is not Just Confession:

· Romans 10:9
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

 

Please note the example of the Ethiopian Eunuch. He confessed Christ but it was followed by his baptism and was a requirement for his baptism.

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Acts 8:29 - 38
Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot. And Philip ran thither to him, and heard him read the prophet Esaias, and said, Understandest thou what thou readest? And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him. The place of the scripture which he read was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; and like a lamb dumb before his shearer, so opened he not his mouth: In his humiliation his judgment was taken away: and who shall declare his generation? for his life is taken from the earth. And the eunuch answered Philip, and said, I pray thee, of whom speaketh the prophet this? of himself, or of some other man? Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus.
And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized? And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. And he commanded the chariot to stand still: and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him.

Being "Born Again" is not Just Calling on Jesus:

· Romans 10:13
For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
But Jesus also said:

· Matthew 7:21
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

 

If we take Rom 10:13 out of context it causes what would seem to be a grave contradiction – what is the proper understanding of these verses?

Have you ever heard someone shout the name of Jesus Christ in a moment of anger? Did that save them?

Where or how do we properly call on the Name of the Lord in salvation?


Let’s hear what said in Acts 22:16.
And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.

The time and place given by the scriptures to call on the name of Jesus Christ in regarding to salvation is in baptism to wash away our sins.

· 1st Peter 3:21
The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ:


Many say that we just “Accept Jesus as our saviour”
However, an honest and thorough study of the scriptures, will find that there is no scripture anywhere in the Bible which instructs one to simply "accept the Lord" as their personal savior.

Again remember, John 3:5 …Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

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Acts Chapter 2

1 ¶ And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.
 2  And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.
 3  And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them.
 4  And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
 5 ¶ And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven.
 6  Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language.
 7  And they were all amazed and marvelled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galilaeans?
 8  And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born?
 9  Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia,
 10  Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes,
 11  Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.
 12  And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?
 13  Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.
 14 ¶ But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto them, Ye men of Judaea, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words:
 15  For these are not drunken, as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day.
 16  But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;
 17  And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:
 18  And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy:
 19  And I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke:
 20  The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come:
 21  And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
 22  Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know:
 23  Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain:
 24  Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.
 25  For David speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord always before my face, for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved:
 26  Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope:
 27  Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
 28  Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance.
 29  Men and brethren, let me freely speak unto you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried, and his sepulchre is with us unto this day.
 30  Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne;
 31  He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.
 32  This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.
 33  Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.
 34  For David is not ascended into the heavens: but he saith himself, The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,
 35  Until I make thy foes thy footstool.
 36  Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.
 37 ¶ Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
 38  Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
 39  For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
 40  And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.
 41  Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
 42 ¶ And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
 43  And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.
 44  And all that believed were together, and had all things common;
 45  And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need.
 46  And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,
 47  Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved. 

Acts 2:38
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.  

You must endure sound doctrine if you want salvation. 

It is also important to be in a CHURCH fellowship where real men of God are. Here is a message for you about God called leadership. How can you tell if a man really is called by God to be a pastor, or deacon or another calling like perhaps a bishop.
 
God Bless you as you seek first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness. Ask the Lord Jesus Christ to help you to seek first the Kingdom of God and his righteous. Ask the LORD to lead you in the way everlasting for his names sake.  

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Acts 2:38 - 40 :- Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call. And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation. 

 John 3:16 :- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Luke 2:11 :- For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
 
Matthew 1:18 :- Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. 
 
Isaiah 9:6 :- For unto us a child (Jesus) is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. 

Ephesians 4:5 & 6 :- One Lord, one faith, one baptism, One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. 

Acts 2:36 :- Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ. 

Mark 16:6 :-
And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here: behold the place where they laid him.  

 Matthew 28:5 & 6 :- And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.

2nd Timothy 2:8 :- Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:   
  
Daniel 9:25 & 26 :- Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.
 
Mark 12:29 :- And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord.

John 10:30 :-  I (Jesus) and my Father are one.  

John 14:9 :- Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?

John 4:24 :-
God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

 
  1st Timothy 6:12 - 15 :- Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession; That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

 Acts 2:41 & 42 :- Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.     

 Jesus is the LORD.
Jesus is the Christ.
Jesus is the Messiah.
Jesus is God.

Jesus is the Son of God.
Jesus Christ is come in the flesh.


There is only one God and he is the LORD and his name is Jesus. The God I serve (my God) is the one, true, and only living God - the LORD God Almighty (maker of heaven and earth). Jesus Christ is my great God and Saviour - God manifest in the flesh. God has indeed raised up Jesus Christ from the dead. I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. 
 
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