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Encouraging, comforting, and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. (1 Thess. 2:12 NIV)

Salvation

To the one who conquers

To the One Who Conquers – Revelation 3:21

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There is no promise that life will be easy for Jesus’ followers. In fact, just the opposite is true. But be faithful you will conquer.

Following a different gospel

Following a Different Gospel – Galatians 1:6

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The gospel of the New Testament was not just a set of beliefs or a matter of saying a sinner's prayer. It was a way of life,

Is it possible to fall away from Christ?

Is It Possible to Fall Away from Christ? – Hebrews 6:4-6

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If you keep your eyes fixed on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, and remain faithful to the end, you will enter into God’s rest.

Unless a person is born from above

Unless a Person Is Born from Above – John 3:1-3

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It is not enough to live a good life and go to church. We must be born of the Spirit in order to experience life in the kingdom of God.

The year of jubilee

The Year of Jubilee – Leviticus 25:9-10

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The year of Jubilee looked forward to, and was fulfilled by, Jesus’ atoning death on the cross. Jesus is our Jubilee!

Through belief in the truth

Through Belief in the Truth – 2 Thessalonians 2:13

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What is the truth that some believe and others reject? Jesus said he was the truth–the only way to the Father (John 14:6).

A turning point in history

A Turning Point in History – John 12:31-32

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Jesus' death and resurrection marked a turning point in history. Judgment has come and Satan is defeated. Will you come into the light?

A pair of glasses: So that the blind might see

So That the Blind Might See – John 9:39-41

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Only Jesus can give sight to those born spiritually blind. Come to him for healing and wholeness. Let his light fill you.

A Woman standing with her arms outstretched: Why are you a Christian?

Why Are You a Christian? – John 6:26

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The best reason for being a Christian is not because of what it gives me, although that is a lot. But because of what Christ did for me.

Stand firm and see the Lord's salvation

Stand Firm and See the Lord’s Salvation – Exodus 14:13-14

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Stand firm in your faith in God, and he will see you safely through every obstacle you might face and bring you into the promised land

A lamp shining in the darkness: a matter of life and death

A Matter of Life and Death – John 5:24

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Pass on the good news. Invite those living in darkness to hear, believe, and experience eternal life. It is a matter of life and death.

A hand reaching up to God. God does it all for our salvation.

God Does It All for Our Salvation – Exodus 6:6-8

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God did it all for our salvation. He redeemed us from our slavery to sin, made us his people, and has prepared a forever home for us.

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