Monday, March 4, 2013

Danger Will Robinson Danger!


Warning! Warning! Warning, Will Robinson!

Spoiler Alert:  The following post contains language that might be offensive to certain segments of our society that have been sanitized and excused of their culpability, including guilt, shame, and the ability to blush by special interest groups, societal watch-dogs, and/or self-appointed busybodies or do-gooders.

It is heavily suggested by the owner of this blog and author of this post for the following sinners to leave the room and do not read this post: 
  • The sexually immoral
  • All Idolaters
  • Those controlled by their sensuality
  • Those who use drugs in connection with magical arts and idolatry
  • Those who like to fight or create strife
  • The angry
  • The jealous
  • Those who cause dissensions
  • Those who are controlled by envy
  • Those who are drunks
  • Those who participate in orgies
  • Those who do things like those things previously listed 

Why?

“Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. (Galatians 5:19-21, ESV) [Emphasis mine]

Awww, but if you chose to stick around here is the good news:

“Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God. (1 Corinthians 6:9-11, ESV) [Emphasis mine]

That is the good news of the gospel! I, the owner of this blog and the author of this post was born into the group that did such things and would not inherit the kingdom of God. I was once one of those who practiced such things that would prevent me from inheriting the kingdom of God.

BUT I was washed by the blood of the lamb! I was set apart for our Holy God and I was declared to be just in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ!

How about you? Have you been washed, sanctified, and justified? Will you inherit the kingdom of God? Or will you be refused entrance to the kingdom of God?

1 comment:

Yvonne at poetrygal said...

I wonder how many left the room Gregg, Great post,



Yvonne.