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There Will Be NO Democracy in Heaven: Isaiah 9:6

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Feb 28, 2011 at 12:01

Not being sure how the title of 'democracy' relates in the mind of anyone who is confused about Who Jesus Christ really is, alternately, there is sufficient Scripture in the Hebrew Holy Bible to support in the mind of true believers whose faith is in Jesus Christ that Jesus Christ IS Who the Holy Bible really says He IS; and He IS Who He really says He IS.

That being said, to try some argument to refute what Jesus Christ said is unnecessary for any true believer to engage in, so it will not be necessary here to argue what Jesus Christ has already said.

John 8:30) As he spoke these words, many believed on him. 31)Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If ye continue in my word, ye are my disciples indeed;

32) and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

33) They answered him, We are Abraham's offspring, and were never in bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free? 34) Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Whoever committeth sin, is the servant of sin. 35) And the servant abideth not in the house for ever, [but] the Son abideth for ever.

36) If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.

37) I know that ye are Abraham's offspring; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you. 38) I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and ye do that which ye have seen with your father. 39) They answered and said to him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith to them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham. 40) But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I have heard from God: this did not Abraham.

41) Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one Father, [even] God.

42) Jesus said to them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.

43) Why do ye not understand my speech? [even] because ye cannot hear my word. 44) Ye are of [your] father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do: he was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. 45) And because I tell [you] the truth, ye believe me not.

46) Which of you convicteth me of sin? And if I speak the truth, why do ye not believe me? 47) He that is of God, heareth God's words: ye therefore hear [them] not, because ye are not of God.

48) Then answered the Jews, and said to him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a demon? 49) Jesus answered, I have not a demon; but I honor my Father, and ye dishonor me. 50) And I seek not my own glory: there is one that seeks and judges.

51) Verily, verily, I say to you, If a man shall keep my saying, he shall never see death. 52) Then said the Jews to him, Now we know that thou hast a demon. Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and thou sayest, If a man shall keep my saying, he shall never taste death.

53) Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom makest thou thyself? 54) Jesus answered, If I honor myself, my honor is nothing: it is my Father that honors me, of whom ye say, that he is your God: 55) Yet ye have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I should be a liar like you: but I know him, and keep his saying.

56) Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw [it], and was glad. 57) Then said the Jews to him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham?

58) Jesus said to them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Before Abraham was, I am.

59) Then they took up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.

So really, are you trying to accuse Jesus Christ of blasphemy as did the Jews of His first time on earth? What will anyone who faces Jesus Christ say about Him when confronted by Jesus Christ Himself in the hereafter?

It is the argument of the Adversary to try dismissing the person and being of Jesus Christ in the meager terms of human logic; why do people keep trying to dismiss the truth? In this day and age of the world crumbling under the weight of its sin of disobedience and rebellion, is there not enough spiritual sense left to see that Jesus Christ IS Who He says HE IS that people are content to face the afterlife without Him? For the believer, it is inconceivable to deny Jesus Christ: too bad for the unbeliever the world still thinks it is crazy.

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