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November 23, 2023 3:00 am

Give Him Glory

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November 23, 2023 3:00 am

The greatest commandment is to love God with all our hearts, souls, minds, and strength. Keeping this commandment is how we find our blessing and give God glory. In this message, Adrian Rogers examines Jesus’s divine appointment with the woman at the well to reveal four things necessary for our worship.

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Known for his unique ability to simplify profound truth so that it can be applied to everyday life, Adrian Rogers was one of the most effective preachers, respected Bible teachers, and Christian leaders of our time. Thanks for joining us for this message.

Here's Adrian Rogers. John chapter 4, look, if you will, in verse 24. Hear the words of Jesus. Jesus said, "'God is a spirit, and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.'" Have you ever been in a boring worship service?

Be careful how you answer. Listen, you have never been in a boring worship service. You may have been in a boring church service, but if you have been worshiping God, that is one of the most thrilling, exciting, fulfilling, and meaningful things that could possibly happen to you to learn to worship God in spirit and in truth will turn the monotonous into the momentous, worshiping him in spirit and in truth. Now, listen to me, folks.

What we're talking about today is not incidental. It is the bottom line. It is the ultimate priority. It is the highest good to worship him. It is your supreme duty.

It is your maximum privilege. They asked Jesus, what is the greatest commandment? Now, they asked the greatest teacher, I suppose, the greatest question, and the greatest question would be, what is the greatest commandment?

And the Lord Jesus gave the answer in Mark chapter 12, verses 29 and 30. The first of all commandments is, here, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord, and thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy mind and with all thy strength. This is the first and great commandment. One Lord, one love. Now, if you keep this commandment, you'll be blessed.

If you fail to keep it, you will suffer. In the passage that we had before us, John chapter 4, the word worship is used at least 10 times, some form of the word to worship, and I believe that it is the definitive passage in all of the New Testament on the subject of worship. Now, let me give you the background for this statement that Jesus made in John chapter 4 and verse 24, that God is a spirit, and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. The Lord Jesus is on a journey, and I want you to notice in verse 4, the Bible says, and he must needs go through Samaria. Now, our Lord is going up to Galilee, and he has been down in the southern part of the land of Israel, down in Judah, and now he has turned northward, and he is going to Galilee. Now, normally, when a Jew of this day and age would go from the southern part to the northern part of the land, he would not go, I say he would not go through Samaria. He would take a detour for two reasons. Number one, the detour was the easiest way to go down along the banks of the River Jordan, where there were not so many rocky crags and mountains and precipitous places to fall. That was the easiest way to travel, but besides that, they went around Samaria, very frankly, because they did not like the Samaritans.

Now, that's to put it mildly. They abhorred the Samaritans. They hated the Samaritans, and the Samaritans returned the favor. Now, who were the Samaritans? Well, in the year 721 B.C., the people of Israel, who had rebelled against the Lord, were carried away captive.

Now, the captors took the strongest and the best, the most noble, the most educated, the finest of the people away captive, but they left the sick, the weak, the poor, and the illiterate, they left them in the land. They said, we don't want to bother with you, and so the others are carried away captive. Well, these people who were left in this land that we call Samaria, they began to intermarry with themselves, began to reinforce the gene pool of weakness, and besides that, some Babylonian stragglers came in, and they began to marry with these Jews who were left behind, and the Babylonians brought their paganism in, and the Jews would have nothing to do with these people.

They looked down upon them. They would not even eat out of a plate that had been eaten out of by a Samaritan, no matter how many times you washed it. Now, the Samaritans wanted to go down to Jerusalem to worship, but they were not allowed. They were told to stay out, so they built their own place of worship, their own house of worship on a mountain that was there in Samaria called Mount Gerizim. So you had two places to worship.

You had Mount Zion where the temple was, and then Mount Gerizim where the Samaritans worshiped. Now, that's the background, and the Bible says that Jesus must needs go through Samaria. That is, he had a divine appointment, because as we're going to see in just a moment, there was a woman there who needed redemption. She needed to be saved. She needed the Savior. It was not accidental.

It was not incidental. It was a purpose of our Lord to go through Samaria to this forsaken place by the Jews and to meet this woman who would have been so despised by the Jews. It was a divine appointment. I believe that God rules over everything. I believe not a blade of grass moves without his permission, and I believe that God has every one of us here by divine appointment, because we, like this woman of old, are going to meet the Savior here in this place.

Now, let's continue to read and see what happened here. Verse 5, then he cometh to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave his son Joseph. Now, Jacob's well was there. By the way, I have been to Jacob's well on a number of occasions. That well is still there.

It's one of the most authentic places in the Holy Land. Now, Jacob's well was there. Jesus, therefore, being wearied with his journey, set thus on the well, and it was about the sixth hour. Therefore, there cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water. Jesus saith unto her, Give me to drink.

For his disciples were going away unto the city to buy meat, that is, to buy food. Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest a drink of me? You can almost hear a snarl in her voice as she says this, which am a woman of Samaria. Now, it's bad enough that she was a Samaritan, but she was a woman of Samaria, and the women of this day were looked down upon and denigrated, and she says, Why are you talking to me? And then she goes on to explain it as if he didn't know.

For the Jews have no dealing with the Samaritans. Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink, thou would have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water. A woman saith unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep. And by the way, the well is very deep. I've been there.

I can testify of that. From whence then hast thou that living water? Art thou greater than our father Jacob, which gave us the well and drank thereof himself and his children and his cattle? Jesus answered and said unto her, Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again, but whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst.

But the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life. The woman saith unto him, Sir, give me this water that I thirst not, neither come hither to draw. Now Jesus saith unto her, Go call thy husband and come hither. At this moment, if she was able to blush, she blushed, because the woman answered and said, I have no husband. Jesus said unto her, Thou hast well said, I have no husband, for thou hast had five husbands.

Today we'd give her an Academy Award, wouldn't we? Thou hast had five husbands, and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband. That is, now she's just living with a man without even the benefit of a marriage ceremony. In that saidest thou truly, Jesus said, you're telling the truth when you say I have no husband. The woman said unto him, Sir, I perceive that thou art a prophet.

And I'm going to stop there for just a moment, but I want you to notice this divine appointment. Here was a woman, she was bound by sin. Here was a woman who had really a thirsty soul. It was God that she was thirsting for, but she had gone from husband to husband. She had gone from affair to affair, and it had all turned to dust in front of her. And she's now just a sort of a faded flower.

She's living now with a man without even the benefits of marriage. She has become the dirty plaything of, I suppose, a dirtier man. You know what people would call that today? The new morality. Well, we can tell from John chapter four, it's not new.

And it's certainly not moral. And we have the same thing today in Hollywood is leading the pack. By the way, people talk about reforming Hollywood. I think it'd probably be easier to run a soda shop in hell than to reform Hollywood. If it happens, that would be wonderful.

That's not where I'm pinning my hopes. I want to tell you the truth. These actresses with faces like angels and morals like alley cats are becoming the entertainment in America today. And people are having that filth piped right into their living room. Well, here was this woman.

She was bound by sin. Don't envy these people who live in this lifestyle. Pity them.

Pity them. I thank God for a Christian home, a godly marriage. And friend, that's what you ought to strive for. And that's what you ought to build by the grace of God. But she was bound by sin because she'd been blinded by Satan. Satan had lied to her. Satan said, this is the way you're going to find satisfaction, lady.

The devil, as he said, offers high wages, but he pays and counterfeit money. The Bible says the bread of deceit is sweet, but afterward a man's mouth shall be filled with gravel. Satan had blinded this woman and now she's just broken by sorrow.

She's been discarded by these men like some kind of a worn out garment. And sin has its thrills, but it doesn't have its joys. Sin thrills, then it kills.

It fascinates, then it assassinates. And here she was. Here she was bound by sin, blinded by Satan, broken by sorrow, but Jesus must needs go through Samaria.

This was a divine appointment. And Jesus begins to talk to this woman about living water, about drinking from the well of salvation himself, the fountain of living water. Now, what she did was what many people do when you start to zero in on their spiritual need. She began to argue denominations.

She said, now, wait a minute. You're a Jew, we're Samaritans. The Jews worship in Jerusalem. The Samaritans worship in Samaria.

The Jews worship on Mount Zion. We worship on Mount Gerizim. Which is the right place to worship?

Have you ever noticed how people want to argue denominationalism rather than talk about salvation? Which is the right place to worship? She's saying, we worship here because our fathers worship here. Our father, Jacob, worshiped here.

And our fathers are telling us this is the right place to worship. A Baptist was talking to a Methodist trying to get the Methodist to be a Baptist. The Baptist said to the Methodist, why are you a Methodist? Why aren't you a Baptist? He said, well, I'm a Methodist because my father was a Methodist and his father was a Methodist, so I'm a Methodist. The Baptist said, that doesn't make sense.

What if your father was a fool and your grandfather was a fool, then what would you be? He said, well, I guess I'd be a Baptist. People just want to argue religion.

That's what this woman is doing. She's saying, where should we worship? Look in verse 20. Our fathers worshiped in this mountain and you say that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship. Now, Jesus now begins to talk to her about what I want to talk to you about today and that is the subject of worship. Oh, what this woman needed was an encounter with the living God and that encounter is called worship. Now, this woman only had two alternatives, at least that she knew of. That is, she could worship at Mount Gerizim, the place of worship there that the Samaritans had built, or she thought maybe in Jerusalem. Now, these were the two options of that day.

Now, let me tell you what they were like. The Samaritans worshiped with zeal. As a matter of fact, there's still a few Samaritans alive today.

Did you know that? I have been to this place and I've been up on Mount Gerizim and I have met some Samaritans. There's some real live living Samaritans today. Just a handful of them, just a few hundreds of them that are still living today, still worshiping there.

Now, let me tell you about the Samaritans. The Samaritans rejected most of the Old Testament. They only kept five books of the Old Testament, what we call the Pentateuch.

The rest of it, they said, we don't have anything to do with. So, they rejected primarily a good part of the Word of God, but you talk about worshiping with fervor and zeal. They still do that. They still make animal sacrifices today. These Samaritans have a zeal, but not according to knowledge. Now, that's the kind of worship they had in Samaria. Now, the Jews, they worshiped in Jerusalem. They believed all of the Bible of that day, the Old Testament. They believed it from Genesis to Malachi. They believed it all and they worshiped there in the temple, but their religion was dead, dead as a wedge. Jesus said, Isaiah prophesied of you.

This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me. So, what you had here on the one hand is uninformed zeal and on the other hand, dead orthodoxy. Now, that's what you have today, folks, all around. If you look around, by and large, we have basically the same thing today when people are trying to worship. The Samaritans worshiped in ignorance, but they had zeal. The Jews had the truth, but they rejected the spirit. Thank God we don't have to choose between enthusiastic heresy or lifeless orthodoxy.

And so, this woman had these two options. They had the heat without light or light without heat, to fry in fanaticism or to freeze in formalism, but neither one of them knew the truth of what it is to worship. Now, with that as a background, I want you to look now at the scripture.

In verse 21, Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh when ye shall neither in this mountain, that is, Mount Gerizim where they were, nor yet at Jerusalem worship the Father. Ye worship ye know not what, that is, you've got ignorant worship. We know what we worship for salvation is of the Jews.

They had the truth. But now notice verse 23. But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshipers shall worship the Father in spirit, that's what the Samaritans specialized in, and in truth, that's what the Jews specialized in, for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a spirit, and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. Now, with that in mind, I want to talk to you about worship today. What is worship in spirit and in truth?

Very quickly, I hope you get these facts down. Fact number one, we must worship the right person for it to be true worship. Look, if you will, in verse 23. The Bible says for the Father seeketh such to worship him. You must worship the right person.

And who is the right person? The Father. Idolatry is to worship the wrong God. First Corinthians chapter eight, verse six says, there is but one God, the Father. There is but one God. Now we have today people who don't want to call God Father. They want to call God Mother. As a matter of fact, some foolish people have even rewritten the Bible to call God the Father, Mother God, and all of this theological garbage. And that's what it is, folks.

I hate to tell you this, but sheer garbage. God is Father. Father is not what God is like. Father is what God is. That is the very nature of God.

That does not demean or demote anybody. It just simply means that God is Father. Do you know what we're seeing today? A subtle move from Father God to Mother Earth.

Have you noticed that? Beyond that, some to Uncle Sam. Father God to Mother Earth to Uncle Sam. But friend, we must worship. We must worship the right person. The Father seeketh such to worship him.

Did you know that Jesus called God Father more than 70 times in the gospels? It was his favorite term for the almighty. Now that blesses me, that blesses me, because I've been thinking about that for a long time. The nature of God, you think about his omnipotence, his mighty power, he can do anything. You think about his omniscience, he knows everything. You think about his omnipresence, he's everywhere. Somebody said that God is a circle whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere. That's a mind-boggling thought. That's his omnipresence.

Those are great, big, double-jointed words. And many of us can't understand that. Many of us can't relate to that. But Father, we can relate to, isn't that right? Father, the Father seeketh such to worship him.

Number two, not only must you worship the right person, but you must worship in the right place. The right place. Now, where is the place? Well, is the place Jerusalem? Not necessarily.

Is the place Mount Gerizim? Not necessarily, it could be. But what Jesus is now teaching is that God does not dwell in temples made with hands. That's what the apostle Paul said in Acts chapter 17, verse 24. God that made the world and all things therein, seeing he is the Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands. Now, it's very important that you understand this. Folks, you don't have to be inside this building to worship God.

Did you hear that? As a matter of fact, we make a big mistake when we call a church a temple or when we call a church a sanctuary. Now, I guess I say it's a big mistake. I guess if we accept it in the common parlance of today, it may not be an egregious mistake, but technically this is not a temple. And technically this is not a sanctuary. A sanctuary is a holy place. Now you say, isn't this place holy?

Well, yes, but you're still missing what I'm saying. When you get saved, every place is holy. Every day is sacred. When I was a little boy, I used to go to a very wonderful church. The church I got saved, baptized in, married in, ordained in, the church building that is. And as you walked in the door of that very small auditorium, there was a sign over the door and it said this, the Lord is in his holy temple.

Let all the earth keep silence before him. Boy, when I walked in there, I mean, I've come in to the holy place. Now, don't get me wrong. I'm not putting down that place. I am grateful for that place.

That's where I got saved. And I'm not putting down this place. It has been given over and dedicated to the worship of God and the preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ. It belongs to Jesus. Don't get me wrong now, but folks, you want to know where the sanctuary now is? Right here. That's what Paul said in 1 Corinthians chapter six, verse 19.

What? Know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost, which you have of God. God lives in me.

God lives in you. You know, there are people who wouldn't think of defiling this place, who would defile this place. I mean, some of you would not smoke in here, but as soon as you get out, you light up.

You say, I wouldn't smoke in there. That's the church. Well, friend, you're the sanctuary. Some of you would not use language in here that you would use out there.

Why is that? If you had to defile either one, and I pray God you'll not defile either one, be far better to defile this than to defile this, wouldn't it? See, you're the temple of God. And so this woman said, where are we going to worship? Are we going to worship over here in Mount Gerizim?

Are we going to worship down there in Jerusalem? Jesus says, here's where you worship right here. God is a spirit.

God is spirit. And they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. And so where do we worship?

Any place, any time, what a privilege we have. I want you to put your bookmark there in John chapter four and turn, if you will, to Hebrews chapter 10 with me for just a moment. Look with me in verse 19, if you will, please. And the Bible says, having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which he had consecrated for us through the veil, that is to say, his flesh.

Pastor, what does that mean? Well, when he says the holiest, he's talking about the Holy of Holies in the temple or in the tabernacle. Nobody would dare go in there unless they were the high priest.

And the high priest could only go in once a year. And when he went in, he went in with a basin of blood and fear and trembling lest he do something wrong and God strike him dead. That's where the kind of glory of God dwell. That's where the Ark of the Covenant was. And that was the most holy place in the temple and is called the holiest. But now he talks to us, brothers and sisters in Christ, having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest.

How do we enter? Not with a basin of blood, but with the blood of Jesus. By a new and a living way, which he had consecrated for us through the veil, that is to say, his flesh. Everything in that Old Testament temple was just a picture of our Lord. And the veil pictured our Lord.

The holy place, the Holy of Holies, there was a holy place and the holiest place or the Holy of Holies was separated by a veil. That veil was about six inches thick in the temple. And the veil had four colors.

It was white and it was blue and it was scarlet and it was royal purple. It must have been a beautiful thing. And you remember the Bible says that when Jesus was crucified, you read about it there in Matthew chapter 27, there was an earthquake and that veil was torn from the top to the bottom.

You remember that? It was torn asunder. People who could never go in there before could now look right in to the Holy of Holies. But this was done when Jesus shed his blood to make a way into that holy place.

Now listen to this very carefully. That veil pictured the Lord Jesus Christ. Even the colors pictured the Lord Jesus Christ.

White spoke of his sinlessness. The blue spoke of the fact that he's the son of God from heaven. The red spoke of the fact that he would shed his blood upon this earth that he was a man as well as God. But if you take the scarlet red and the blue and blend them together, you get purple, which shows his royalty. When you look at the purple, you can't tell where the blue ends and the red begins. And when you look at the Lord Jesus, you can't tell where his deity ends and his humanity begins. He's the God man. That veil was a picture of the Lord Jesus Christ.

It was a picture of his body. And just as his body was torn on that cross, that veil was torn and made a way into the Holy of Holies. Now folks, listen. You and I have that privilege to go into the holy place that the Old Testament Jews never had. Not at Jerusalem, not at Mount Gerizim.

There is a new and a living way in spirit and in truth through the Lord Jesus Christ. We go right into the Holy of Holies. And I'm gonna let you in on a secret. I've already been in there this morning.

And I hope that you have. I hope that you know the joy, the privilege of going into that holy place. Now, worship is any time, any place that you will enter into the holy place by the blood of Jesus Christ. Now, you must worship the right person. You must worship in the right place. Every day is a holy day. Every place is a sacred place. You say, well then pastor, does that mean that we're not to come here anymore to worship?

Oh no. If you continue to read in Hebrews chapter 10 and verse 24, it says, we're not to forsake the assembling of ourselves together. Don't ever forsake this. If you do that, you will sin against God for God has commanded you not to forsake the assembling. As a matter of fact, if you forsake the assembly, if you don't come to the assembly in the Bible, it is a mark that you're not saved, that you never really believed, that you've gone back to perdition. Now, coming to church doesn't save you. Billy Sunday used to say, going to church won't make you a Christian any more than going into a garage will make you an automobile.

I agree with that. Coming to church doesn't save you. But when people willingly, definitely, deliberately, carelessly, callously neglect the house, the place of the assembly in the New Testament days, it was a sign that they'd never ever truly been saved.

They went out from us, but they were not others. So where's the place of worship? Anytime, any place, but there is something significant also about our coming together to worship.

But now listen very carefully. The significance of coming here is not primarily that we come to worship, but that we bring our worship to church. We bring our worship. In other words, we have been with the Lord all week long. And so when we come together, all of us full of God, we don't come here to get filled up.

We're already full of God. We come here to celebrate together. Why do we come together?

Why do we come to corporate worship? Do you know what you're saying when you're here today? And I'm so glad you are.

You're saying two things. Number one, you're saying God is important to me. And you're saying you people are important to me. My brothers and sisters in Christ are important to me. That's why we forsake not the assembling of ourselves together, but we exhort one another. It fires me up to meet this man.

I hope it fires him up to meet me. You bless me today as we worship, as I look out there and look at your face and those of you who are smiling and nodding and saying amen. That is a blessing to me. The Bible says we exhort one another. Now you must worship the right person. You worship in the right place. Every day is a holy day. Every ground is sacred ground, but we still assemble together as brothers and sisters in Christ, bringing our worship to our Lord.

Now here's the next thing I want you to see. We worship with the right procedure. We worship our Lord in spirit and in truth. Now, what does it mean to worship in spirit? He's talking about the human spirit here. He's talking about your spirit. You don't just worship God with your hands and your knees and your eyes and your mouth.

That's involved, but it's got to come from within. You've got to serve God with your spirit. That's what the apostle Paul said in Romans 1 verse nine. God is my witness whom I serve with my spirit. That's the reason the Psalmist said, bless the Lord, O my soul and all that is within me.

Bless his holy name. Now, if you don't enjoy a worship service like this, and very frankly, I know that some of you are here because somebody asked you to come. Some of your passing notes, some of your readings. Listen, I couldn't be around this long without knowing that. I know what you're doing. Some of you are planning your menu. You're out to lunch already. I know that.

I know that. Hey, I wasn't born yesterday, but I'm going to tell you a problem. I'm going to tell you a problem. It's not primarily with the preaching. You remember I said, have you ever been a boring worship service? One woman said, I've never seen my pastor's eyes. When he prays, he closes his, and when he preaches, he closes mine. Hey, listen, let me tell you something, folks. The problem is in your heart if worship seems boring to you.

If a service like this seems boring to you, you just don't have the right stuff. You see, you have to worship God in spirit, and to worship God in spirit, the Holy Spirit has to be in your spirit because it's the Holy Spirit. God has sent forth his spirit into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father. And if you don't enjoy coming to church, if it's tedious and tasteless to you, and a bore to you, and a death to you, and a drag to you, and nothing wrong with you, then an old-fashioned revival or a good dose of salvation wouldn't cure.

That's right. Worship in spirit. And then you worship in truth, in truth. Now, you don't choose the Samaritan way. You don't choose the Jerusalem way. You choose the Jesus way, which is worship in spirit and in truth.

Psalm 145, verse 18. The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, all that worship him in truth. That's why we always here at Bellevue have an exposition of the Word of God. Some will say, oh, I just wanna worship. I just wanna sing and pray and praise and fellowship, and you don't worship in truth. Real worship has a theological base, and your worship prize is no higher than your concept of God. And you worship in spirit, but you must worship in truth.

People are coming by the thousands to look at a plate glass window in an automobile dealer where some water from a sprinkler make a chemical image of the Virgin Mary, so they say, and they're coming by thousands to worship water on plate glass. That's right. Hey, folks, pardon me, but that's not too right.

I used to use another word, and my wife said, don't use that word anymore. Listen, listen. We worship God in spirit from our hearts and in truth based on the Word of God.

The right person. Listen to me, folks. You worship in the right place, anywhere, anytime, because you're a temple of God. Then you worship in the right procedure in spirit and in truth.

And here's the final thing, and listen very carefully. You worship for the right purpose. And what is the right purpose? For the Father seeketh such to worship him. I'm sick and tired of people saying, well, I didn't get anything out of it. Well, you didn't come to get anything out of it if you came for the right reason.

Listen, you came to put something into it. I want to get a blessing. You read the Bible and find out how many times the Bible says we are to bless the Lord. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me. Bless his holy name. Here's a secret, folks. When you forget about yourself and you begin to worship him, there'll be blessings all over you when you stop trying to be blessed and start worshiping God. There's a chorus that we sing, forget about yourself and worship him.

That's the purpose of it. And this poor woman who had a thirsty soul finally found what she was thirsty for. Friends all around me are trying to find what the heart yearns for by sin undermined. I have the secret.

I know where it is found. True pleasures only in Jesus abound. Friend, there was a thirsty woman so long ago and she met the Savior and he satisfied her deepest longing.

I know right now that there's a thirst in your heart if you don't know Jesus. And if you're not saved, right now, this moment, you can give your heart to Jesus and be saved. I want you to pray this prayer.

Dear God, just pray it right now. Dear God, I know that you love me. I know that you want to save me. Jesus, you died to save me and you promised to save me if I would only trust you. I do trust you, Jesus. Would you pray that prayer?

I do trust you, Jesus. Right now, this moment, come into my heart, forgive my sin, save me, Lord Jesus. Pray that from the depth of your being. Save me, Lord Jesus. Say it and mean it, save me, Lord Jesus. Now thank him for doing it. Pray this way, Lord, I don't look for a sign. I don't ask for a feeling. I just stand on your word. Thank you for saving me and help me never to be ashamed of you. In your name I pray, amen. If you would like to learn more about how you can know Jesus or deepen your relationship with him, simply click the Discover Jesus link on our website, lwf.org. For a copy of this message or additional research, visit our online store at lwf.org, or call 1-800-274-5683. Thank you.
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