Archive for October, 2010

Matthew 7:21-23

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

It is not enough to just say that you follow Christ and then half way do it. You must follow his commandments and follow his gospel. We have to follow Christ’s plan of salvation, not make up our own. There will be many people who do not make it into heaven that thought they were doing the right things. It is is important that we study and read Christ’s words.

Hear are the files for the last two weeks of Sunday services.

October 17, 2010 Terry Laws

October 17, 2010 Phil Meihls

October 24, 2010 Edward Coffey

October 24, 2010 Larry Gosier

Message 46:11

This is the Lord’s work and man cannot do it his way.

Let us strive to do his will. I hope and pray that each one of us prays to God and tries to do our best to follow his will. We can do this by studding and spending time in prayer. The closer we are to God, the less likely it is that we will fall away.

Luke 6:46-49
And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say? Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like:  He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock. But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.
Both people had a house that lived in, but only one house was able to withstand the troubles that came along. We need to build our house on the truth of God, not the soft sand of man.
2nd Nephi 33:14-15
And you that will not partake of the goodness of God, and respect the words of the Jews, and also my words, and the words which shall proceed forth out of the mouth of theLamb of God, behold, I bid you an everlasting farewell, for these words shall condemnyou at the last day. For what I seal on earth, shall be brought against you at the judgment bar; for thushath the Lord commanded me, and I must obey. Amen.
We have to follow God’s words. when judgment is passed down, we will be measured against the word of God, not what we wanted to believe. God’s words are uncompromisable. After our death it is to late for us to change our ways, so it is very important that study and learn Christ’s teaching now when we have the change since we never now what day will be our last.
Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.  Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

When Christ told his follower to go out and spread the word, he told them what to do. He said to teach his commandments, that he is always with us, and to baptize in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. He told us  to go to all nations and do this. I it comforting to know that Christ has a plan in place and that he is always with us. Let us do our best to follow that plan and allow him to help us.

The October 2010 Edition of the Assured Way

OCT 2010 RD

Message 43:12

Read the words I send unto you by my messenger. Study them and obey my will fully, and eternity shall have place for you.

We have to follow all of God’s words, not just the ones that we want to. We cannot pick and chose the ones that we want. If you want to know if what you believe is of God just research it in the scriptures and ask God for his sprit to lead you.  It takes both to find the truth.

Message 76:5

Satan’s work will be destroyed. The Lord sees the faith and good works of those that do his will. Continue and your way will be pleasant.

The work that God sees us in faith and peace pleases him. If we continue to do his will we will see the destruction of Satan. That destruction is going to happen. I feel sorry for the people who do not know of God and that follow Satan when that happens. It will be a sad day for them. Let us try to continue to do the good works to enjoy peaceful life and not one full of pain that awaits the people who don’t.

Mosiah 5:7-8
And now, because of the covenant which ye have made ye shall be called the children of Christ, his sons, and his daughters; for behold, this day he hath spiritually begotten you; for ye say that your hearts are changed through faith on his name; therefore, ye are born of him and have become his sons and his daughters. And under this head ye are made free, and there is no other head whereby ye can be made free. There is no other name given whereby salvation cometh; therefore, I would that ye should take upon you the name of Christ, all you that have entered into the covenant with God that ye should be obedient unto the end of your lives.

When we turn to Christ for salvation, there is a change in us. This change is in our heart. After we find Christ we should change from our sinful ways and strive to be like Christ. For Christ is the only way to salvation. Salvation can not come by following the ways of man.
Luke 11:27-28

And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

There is no one more special in the eyes of the Lord then a follower of Christ. The people who follow all of the teachings of Christ are a blessed people who’s lives are full of love and peace. Let us try to be one of those followers.

Message 59:10

The Lord is the resurrection and the life. He that believeth on him and obeys his will shall have right to the tree of life and to eternity, and in them shall be seen the glory of God, for Christ came to redeem and to provide the way. Therefore, I come to point the way and that the Church of Christ, the Lamb’s bride, may be prepared to meet him when he comes, when all men will live to serve the Lord, that the millennium reign shall be. And the great day of the Lord shall come, when all the earth shall rejoice and be glad for a new heaven and a new earth shall be in the Lord’s planning.

Christ is the way of salvation. John act as a ling between Christ and the church. If we listen to what John says we will be ready for Christ with he returns to earth. When Christ does come back, there will be much joy and happiness on earth. Let us be confronted in the idea that God has a plan for us to be saved.

2nd Nephi 26: 30-31

Behold, the Lord hath forbidden this thing; wherefore, the Lord God hath given a commandment that all men should have charity, which charity is love. And except they should have charity they were nothing. Wherefore, if they should have charity they would not suffer the laborer in Zion to perish. But the laborer in Zion shall labor for Zion; for if they labor for money they shall perish.

Love is the key to our work for the lord. If we try to serve God for the wrong reasons, it will be for naught. We have to serve God with love and not self interest.

Message 72:5

“The Lord has sent me with salvation and life in the words I bring from him to those that hear and obey. Fear not, the reward is at the end. The gospel of Christ will bring you to life, and away from the valley of the shadow of death, for he is the Good Shepherd.  His pure unbounded love shall rule when there is unity among the faithful. The greater your love the greater your joy shall be.”

When Christ returns, the love of God will be so great that we cannot image the joy we will have. If we live our lives full of love as Christ as taught us, we will be able experience this great love. I hope that I see you there.

1 John 4:10-21

Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another. No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us. Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit. And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world. Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God. And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love. We love him, because he first loved us. If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen? And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.

Just believing in Christ is not enough to get to heaven. You have to follow his commandments.  His commandments can be broken down in two simple statements. Love God with all your might, and loves your brother as yourself. Both commandments go together. You cannot do one without the other. It also does not matter what you say you believe too. God requires actions, not talking. We need to show people that the love of Christ is in us. We do that by loving other people. This includes every person on earth. God loves all people, so we need to strive to do the same thing. No matter how much we disagree with certain people, we have to still love and pray for each one.

1 John 5:1-5

Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him. By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments. For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

Christ came to earth to die for our sins. If we believe on Christ and follow his teachings we will be able spend our eternal life with God in heaven. What a nice thought.

Genesis 1:1-5

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.”

I don’t know how God did it, but it is nice to know that God created everything that we know.  Our world is very complex and it nice to know that there was a master plan behind it.  It is very comforting to know that the God that created us also helps me though my life. If he can oversee the beginning and make it work, he diffidently can help me though my problems in my simple life. How has God helped you in your life?

Here are the files for October 10, 2010. Click to listen, right click to save.

October 10, 2010 Terry Laws

October 10, 2010 Chris Laws

Here are the files from last Sunday.

October 03, 2010 Terry Laws

October 03, 2010 Edward Coffey

25.  We believe that ministry and membership should abstain from the use of tobacco, intoxicating liquors and narcotics, and should not affiliate with any society which administers oaths or covenants in conflict with the law of God, or which interfere with their duties as freemen and citizens.

We should abstain from anything that could cloud our judgment. Under the influence of these drugs we lose control of our selves. We should also not go against God by joining organizations that conflict God. This goes against the basic commandments of God and Christ. Further study read Romans 1:16-32, Hebrews 11:25, and Ephesians 5:18.