CONDEMNED AND UNCONDEMNED
Jesse M. Hendley
Unbelievers Condemned, Believers Uncondemned!
Now, friends, we are turning to the Word of God, John
3, verse 18. We are speaking on the subject,
"Unbelievers Condemned," from the words of our Lord
In John 3:14, Jesus says, "As Moses lifted up the
serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man
be lifted up, that whosoever believeth in Him should
not perish but have eternal life."
Serpent in Wilderness
The people of God were dying in the wilderness and
cried to Moses, their leader. God told Moses to make a
serpent of brass and hang it up on a post for all to
see: the man who looked at the serpent would live, and
the man who would not look at the serpent would die.
That was a picture in the Old Testament of Christ
being lifted up on the cross for us.
If we LOOK TO JESUS for salvation, we shall live; if
we DO NOT, we shall die - eternally. "Whosoever
believeth in Him shall not perish but have eternal
life. For God so loved the world that He gave His only
begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should
not perish but have everlasting life."
"World" Includes You
Have you written your name in that word world? "God so
loved the world." That includes YOU. Have you written
your name in it? "For God sent not His Son into the
world to condemn you (when He came the first time),
but that you, through Him, might be SAVED." When He
comes the second time He will be the Judge, not the
Saviour, of this world.
Notice verse 18. Remember, Jesus is speaking: "He that
believeth on Him is NOT CONDEMNED, but he that
believeth not is CONDEMNED ALREADY because he hath not
believed on the Name of the only begotten Son of God."
Men Love Evil
"This is the condemnation: that Light is come into the
world, and men love darkness rather than light because
their deeds are evil."
Why do people not want God and Christ? Because the ...
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