in Arabic

Newsletter of October 2006

In the name of Jesus Christ
Since about seven years I have worked in Germany, and the laws here in Germany are clear; anyone who tries to break the law will get in trouble with the authorities; and I as a Christian should obey the law and the authorities. The apostle Paul said in Titus 3:1 Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work.

In the Old Testament there was a law and authority established by God; so that everything would be arranged and be done in the right order; because our God is a God of order and peace, not a God of confusion.

Everyone who broke the law would be punished and be sentenced, as according to the lawbreaking offence which had been committed. Sometimes the punishment could even mean the death penalty; but when Jesus Christ came, He said that He came to fulfill the law and not to put it away.

Jesus gave on the earth, a law of mercy instead of punishment, and repentance instead for sin, and blessing instead of the curse, and life instead of death, and salvation instead of perishing. In his conversation with Nicodemus, the Lord told us that, being born by water and spirit is the only way to enter into heaven. To ignore these instructions and to choose another way will not lead to heaven, but will lead instead to hell and to the vengeance of eternal fire, and one will end up losing his soul. Jesus said in Matthew 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

The Lord Jesus Christ gave the plan of salvation and the map of the way to his disciples; and this they preached on the day of Pentecost with boldness and anointing; in Acts 2:38 and 39 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.

And whoever wants, let him come.

The Lord be with you. es

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