1. MAN'S STATE BY NATURE
    God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. Genesis 6:5   The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? Jer. 17:9
The carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. Romans 8:7

2. MAN'S STATE BY PRACTICE
    There is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. Eccl. 7:20
    We are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags. Isaiah 64:6
    All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God. Romans 3:23
    If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 1 Jn. 1:8

3. THERE MUST BE A CHANGE Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 18:3
    Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. Luke 13:3
    Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. John 3:3

4. GOD'S THOUGHTS OF MAN
    As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live. Ezekiel 33:11
    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. John 3:16
    The Lord . . . is long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9

5. CHRIST'S WORK FOR MAN
    He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we are healed. Isaiah 53:5
    The Son of Man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give His life a ransom for many. Matthew 20:28
    Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures. 1 Corinthians 15:3
6. THE VALUE OF CHRIST'S BLOOD
    In whom we have redemption through His blood. Ephesians 1:7
    The blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin. 1 John 1:7
     Thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by Thy blood. Revelation 5:9
7. CHRIST'S INVITATION TO SINNERS Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28
    Him that cometh to Me I will in no wise cast out. John 6:37
    I am the door:-by Me if any man enter in, he shall be saved. John 10:9
    Whosoever will, let him take of the water of life freely. Revelation 22:17
8. WHAT CHRIST IS ABLE TO DO Wherefore He is able to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by Him. Heb. 7:25
    He is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think. Ephesians 3:20
    He is able to keep you from failing, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy. Jude 24
9. HOW TO BE SAVED
    Whosoever believeth in Him shall receive remission of sins. Acts 10:43
    To him that worketh not, but believeth on Him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness. Romans 4:5
    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. Romans 10:9

10. HOW TO BE LOST FOREVER
    He that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. John 3:18
    If ye believe not that I am He, ye shall die in your sin. John 8:24
    In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Thess. 1:8

11. HOW WE MAY KNOW WE ARE SAVED
    Hereby we know that He abideth in us, by the Spirit which He hath given us. 1 John 3:24
    I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of My hand. John 10:28      These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye
may know that ye have eternal life.  1 John 5::13

12. NO TIME TO BE LOST
    Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation. 2 Corinthians 6:2
    Today if ye will hear His voice, harden not your hearts. Hebrews 3: 17, 8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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