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Pamphlet 1545 1 John kc 1-3

Will going to church and doing many good and wonderful works get you to heaven?

1 John 1:5
This then is the message which we have heard of Him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
When did they hear Christ say He is the light?

John records it in his gospel.

John 8:12
Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
Do you want the light?

Then you MUST follow Jesus Christ!

He is the only true light in this world and the only way one can have that "light of life", i.e. receive eternal life, is by FOLLOWING the Word of God!

This is extremely important and the apostle John is not going to mince any words here because you see, there are MANY now who claim to be Christians and who claim to fellowship with Jesus Christ and who say "Lord, Lord, Praise the Lord" and who prophesy (teach things) in His name and even do many wonderful works.

It was spoken of by Jesus Christ Himself:

Matthew 7:22
Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
Will going to church and doing many good and wonderful works and saying you believe in Jesus Christ get you into the kingdom of heaven?

Hey, our opinions don't count!

Here is what Jesus Christ says regarding the matter:

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.

To study the Bible is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.
We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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