With wars going on around the world, plagues of locusts covering hundreds of square miles swarming East Africa, heading over India, and possibly to China next, and now the Wuhan Corona Virus (COVID-19, SARS-COV 2) and its coming economic and governmental aftermath, no matter who you are, no matter where you live, there are problems facing us in this world. Some problems are personal in nature, and other problems are enormous and of apparent global impact. Most people search for an answer, and many claim that there are many answers and many roads to the answer; this in itself poses even more problems.
I believe that everyone alive on the planet would want to know a Being, if that Being existed, that could help in every problem regardless of the nature of the problem; big or small, intimately personal or global in scale.
Christians are often confronted with the claim that they are intolerant if they hold to a Biblical view. While many religions may recognize Jesus (Yeshua) of Nazareth as a teacher of truth, and some even as a prophet, most accuse His followers of being intolerant bigots if they dare agree with the statement that “Jesus Christ is the only way to Almighty GOD and the Kingdom of GOD (meaning going to Heaven after death).”
So, I address this in a simple manner. What did the LORD Jesus Christ (Yeshua Messiah) have to say about it? If you believe that Jesus Christ of Nazareth (whether you agree at this moment or not that He indeed is the Only Begotten Son of the Living GOD; regardless of your ethnic, political, moral, or religious background) taught the truth, you must ask yourself, “If Jesus of Nazareth only taught the truth am I willing to believe the truth that He taught?”
What did Jesus of Nazareth teach? (Bold emphasis is added.)
Matthew 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
John 3:3-8 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. (4) Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother’s womb, and be born? (5) Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. (6) That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. (7) Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again. (8) The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Jesus (Yeshua) of Nazareth is the One that taught, commanded, us to “seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness” Jesus (Yeshua) of Nazareth is the One that taught, “Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” and “Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.” and “Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.” And finally, Jesus (Yeshua) of Nazareth is the One that taught and claimed, “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”
If we want an answer to our problems, if we want the Kingdom (rule and reign) of GOD to be exercised on our behalf, then we must indeed seek first the Kingdom (rule and reign) of GOD in our own personal lives. We must, by our own individual choice, submit to the LORD Jesus Christ (Yeshua Messiah) and be born again into the Kingdom of GOD. We must recognize that it is the enemy of our souls that is bigoted against the Truth, and does not want us to pursue, recognize, accept, and ultimately submit to the Truth.
If a person thinks a Christian is a religious bigot for repeating the WORD of the LORD Jesus Christ (Yeshua Messiah), the problem is not the Christian’s claim. The problem is the enemy of that person’s soul is bigoted against that person and is blinding them from the Truth.
If you want to argue against anybody who claims that Jesus Christ (Yeshua Messiah) of Nazareth is the Only Way to GOD the Father and Heaven, you must realize that you are arguing with the wrong person. Your argument is with Jesus Christ (Yeshua Messiah) of Nazareth Himself; these are His WORDS. That anger, resentment, bitterness, and maybe even hatred you feel is the enemy of your soul rising up against you trying to keep you from being freed from his Kingdom of Darkness and attempting to use you to attack someone who is bringing you the very freedom from darkness that you are seeking.
So, if you have or see a problem in your life, your community, your nation, or even the world over, the Only Answer to that problem is getting closer to Almighty GOD. And you start your journey out of the darkness, your journey to freedom and victory, by seeking first the Kingdom of GOD and His Righteousness. The first step on this journey is by being born again; born of the Spirit of GOD into His Kingdom.
How do you do this? (Bold emphasis added.)
Romans 10:9-13 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. (10) For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. (11) For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. (12) For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. (13) For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Believe in your heart that Almighty GOD has raised Jesus Christ (Yeshua Messiah) of Nazareth from the dead and confess the LORD Jesus Christ (Yeshua Messiah) as LORD (Ultimate Ruler and King) of your life. Talk to Almighty GOD and do this in your own words. Please, do not let my failings or the failings of other human beings stop you from gaining the freedom that Jesus Christ (Yeshua Messiah) of Nazareth has already purchased for you with His Own Life and His Own Blood.
Please, do it right now. Almighty GOD is right there with you, waiting with patient and loving open arms to receive you into His Holy Kingdom.