Wrath is Real

“Those who forsake Christ have cut themselves off from the only sacrifice that can save truly and eternally. More than that, they blaspheme Jesus’ person and sacrifice, and insult the Holy Spirit who testifies of the glory of Christ’s death and resurrection. God’s punishment for them is sure and fearful.” – Pastor Glem Melo

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Unlike the repeated sacrifices of the Old Testament, Christ’s once-for-all sacrifice saves forever (Hebrews 10:1-18). Because of Jesus’ death for us (Matthew 27:45-50), thecurtain has been torn (Matthew 27:45-50). In Him we have 100% forgiveness of sins and 100% access to God. Because of Jesus, God’s presence is always with us in worship and in our daily lives. (Hebrews 10:19-21)

This moves us to action. Christ’s curtain-ripping, once-for-all sacrifice calls us to worship, faith and perseverance (Hebrews 10:22-25). And it comes with a warning:

For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a fearful expectation of judgment, and a fury of fire that will consume the adversaries. Anyone who has set aside the law of Moses dies without mercy on the evidence of two or three witnesses. How much worse punishment, do you think, will be deserved…

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