Is God a Liar or a Truth Teller?
[By WF White, September 30, 2016]
This whole matter regarding the salvation of the human soul is not a hard thing to understand at all. Either salvation and eternal life is found in Jesus Christ or it is not. The gospel message is not an “all roads lead to Heaven” message, but it is a message which tells us that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation period. Read the following passage of scripture for yourself:
“If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he hath testified of his Son. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.” (1 John 5:9-10)
The passage of scripture tells us that those who do not believe the witness of God, which he testified of his Son, have made him a liar! That does not sound like a minor issue does it? Can you imagine someone having the audacity to call Almighty God a liar? Yet, that is exactly what people are doing when they refuse to believe that eternal life is found only in Jesus Christ.
“And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life. These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.” (1 John 5:11-13)
Do you desire to have eternal life? The scriptures tell us that it is found IN the Son of God, who is Jesus Christ. If you have have placed your FAITH in Jesus Christ, then you know that you have eternal life. If you have NOT put your FAITH in Jesus Christ, then you cannot possibly have eternal life, because it is found ONLY in HIM! If you say that you do not believe that, then the scriptures tell us that you are making God a liar.
Jesus Christ Is The Name Above All Names
Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (Philippians 2:5-11)
Salvation In None But Jesus Christ
“Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole. This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:10-12)