One man used to spend much of his time witnessing about Jesus on the streets of a California city and tells of having this question posed to him time and again: "How can you say that YOU have 'the Truth'? There are hundreds of religions in the country, and all of them think that theirs is the only right one. How can I possibly know which of them IS the right one?"
The man would answer: "Hundreds of religions, you say? Why that's strange! I've heard of only TWO!" His listeners would retort, "Oh, but you MUST know that there are MANY more than that!" To which he would reply, "Not at all. I will admit that WITHIN these two different religions, there are many different sects and differences of opinion. But there are, after all, only TWO.
"The one religion consists of all those different faiths that believe that they can EARN their own salvation by doing good deeds, by being 'righteous' and by keeping different kinds of religious laws and commandments. This, as you must realise, comprises most of the faiths of the World. The other religion consists of those who KNOW that they are INCAPABLE of saving themselves, and look to the LORD ALONE to save them!
"So you see, the whole question is really very simple! Do YOU think you can save YOURSELF, or somehow EARN your Salvation by being 'GOOD'?--Or do you realise that you need a SAVIOUR to RESCUE you from your sins and mistakes?"
"For by GRACE are you saved through FAITH, and that NOT of YOURSELVES; it is the GIFT of GOD. NOT of WORKS, lest any man should boast." (Ephesians 2:8,9)
"NOT BY WORKS of righteousness which WE have done, but according to His MERCY HE saved us." (Titus 3:5)
Dear Visitor, In December 2016, due to poorer and poorer eyesight, I went to an eye doctor and was told I have glaucoma and advanced cataracts. The doctor said I need two operations to restore my eyesight. However, I cannot afford to have medical surgery on my eyes at this time (now February) because of low income. The jobs I work at are seasonal with spring and autumn being the best. It won't be till some time in April I may be able to earn money locally again. Because of medical insurance, the operations should not be much more than a few hundred dollars each, but like everyone else, I also have to get enough money for rent, food and utilities which makes it harder to save money. I also had an unexpected medical expense in January for an enlarged prostrate condition which cost about $200. Thanks be to God I am nearly 100% recovered from it!
A few people have already sent me some funds, so far four friends and three people I do not know personally but who apparently appreciate my Deep Truths website! For them I am eternally grateful.
If God touches your heart, and especially if you have been a frequent visitor to this website, would you please send me a gift through Paypal so I afford to get my eyes fixed? I am also the webmaster of jamesjpn.net and you can read my bio on it.
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I pray you find this website a blessing.
Sincerely in Christ,
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