I. Not everyone who says Lord Lord will enter the kingdom of heave.
A. People will be deceived by false prophets, satan, and by self.
God will declare he never knew us. there is only 1 other time we will be denied forgiveness…this is when we blaspheme the Holy Spirit.
God will not allow any of us to get to heaven on our own works…works of God
I. Hears & Does
A. Its not enough to just hear the word. REVIEW of last week stipulated according to Paul, was that deceivers will deceive and themselves be deceived. Also, Paul preaches his doctrine and life together, along side the character of a christian and lastly persecution.
I. Be a living sacrifice and be Holy-this makes you acceptable..its pleasing
a. holy makes you set a part, but this must be couples with renewing of the mind, i.e. changed!!
b. this transformation is to put you in a position to know the will of God.
I. God gives many commands yet only two are the most important
a. Jesus said love the lord your god with all you heart
b. love your neighbor as yourself-Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating. By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.
II. they will know you by your love
I. Only then can you width stand a storm. the same storm…as your foundation is right.