ESV John 44-50 The Words of Jesus are "Good news" to all will read, pay attention to, and believe that Jesus is who God says He is --- the redeemer of the world.
Whoever believes in me, belives not in me but in him who sent me. And whoever sees me sees him who sent me.
I HAVE come into the world as LIGHT, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness. If anyone hears my words and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.
The one who rejects me and does not receive my words has a judge; the word I have spoken will judge him on the last day. For I have not spoken on my own authority, but the FATHER who sent me has himself given a commandment - what to say and what to speak. And I KNOW that his commandment IS eternal life. What I say, therefore, I say as the Father has told me."
Jesus has come to earth to show us and to tell us that He is the ONE and ONLY sent by God to bring us out of the darkness and misery of not knowing God into a world of light where:
Christ makes it clear who God is and how God yearns for us to believe Him.
Yes, God could have made us all believe but He chose to give each one of us a choice what we would believe and how we would live our lives.
The sad thing is that we all sin and fall short of what God wants for us
but THROUGH CHRIST ALONE,
The LAMB of God has given His life as an atonement (which is the blood atonement sacrifice REQUIRED by GOD,
a once and for all time sacrifice as Christ is the perfect sacrifice sent from God to lead us to forgiveness from God,
making it possible for us to be forgiven our sins through the death of Christ on the cross,
this same Christ is the ONLY ONE who God raised from the dead and who is now sitting by the right hand of God),
thus Jesus's sacrifice has satisified God
when we believe this and apply it to our lives, asking God to forgive us through Christ; our sin is forgotten by God.
Jesus will, at a God given time, be sent from heaven, by God, to come and take those who believe in Christ as Lord and Savior to be eternally secure and happy with God forever more.
That is good news for all who will believe....I hope you will realize this as God's truth as found in the Scriptures and follow Christ forever more.
ALL of this is true...pick up a bible and start reading John 1 and keep on reading for God to show you what His desire is for you to have a life full of love, peace, joy and hope.
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