Robert McLaughlin Bible Ministries
The Doctrine of the Book of Life, Part 11. Motivation believers should have toward the unbelievers because of the Book of Life.
Tuesday, May 22, 2001
Point 6 The Motivation Believers Should Have Toward the Unbelievers Because of the Book of Life.
Every member of the human race has their names written down in the book of life; this offers potential salvation for the entire human race but restricts actual salvation to those who believe in Christ.
All angelic creatures in eternity past had EP + EO, so every member of the human race has their name in the book of life and they also have EP + EO.
Occupation with TLJC is one of the first giant steps for the Christian way of life.
controls = pres/act/ind -sunecho = to hold something together so that it doesn’t fall apart, to restrain, to enclose, to press, or to pressure.
Sunecho = to overpower or to rule; it connotes motivation for the believer, a thought or a doctrine that overrules the soul.
Jonah was one of the most successful evangelists in the Old Testament, but he didn’t like those to whom he was sent, the people of Nineveh, JON 3:1-4:11.
When He was hanging on that cross and the crowd ridiculed and laughed and blasphemed Him, that didn’t keep Him from bearing the imputation of their sins.
LUK 23:34 “Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.”
Titus 2:11 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,
“having concluded” = aor/act/part – krino = to judge, to reach a conclusion, to make the proper evaluation.
ACT 16:31 “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you shall be saved.”
Sin is not an issue in the judgment of the believer, 2CO 5:10.