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Assurance of Salvation
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In creative work, never consider quantity. The Book of Obadiah consists of one chapter, yet it found its place in the BIBLE. 


"The work of righteousness will be peace, and the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever." [Isaiah (Yeshayah) 32. 17 Tanakh, Nevi’im] 


This blessed assurance is forever along with true peace of soul and quietness of spirit, which are products of the "work of righteousness."  We are instructed — "Sow righteousness for yourselves; reap the fruits of mercy; precociously (intelligently, wisely) break for yourselves fresh ground of seeking the LORD, till HE comes and rains fruits of righteousness on you." [Hosea (Hoshea) 32. 17 Tanakh, Nevi’im] 


The NEW COVENANT exposition of genuine righteousness makes it clear that we who have received MESSIAH’S work of righteousness by faith have "become the righteousness of GOD in HIM." [2 Corinthians 5. 21] "To him who does not work but believes on HIM WHO justifies the ungodly, his faith is accounted for righteousness." [Romans 4. 5] 


This, salvation is the priceless possession of those to whom the LORD Y’SHUA’S work of righteousness bas been imputed through faith. Quietness and peace of heart, is experienced only by saved believers who practice the work of righteousness in their daily walk with the LORD.  If we truly have salvation, then we ought to manifest the things that accompany salvation — "for GOD is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward HIS NAME...And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope until the end...imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises." [Hebrews 6. 9 - 12] 


Indeed, we can know that we are saved simply through faith in HIS work and HIS WORD — "These things I have written to you who believe in the NAME of the SON OF GOD, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the NAME of the SON OF GOD." [1 John 5. 13]  "For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the Gift of GOD, not of works, lest anyone should boast." [Ephesians 2. 8] 


Nevertheless, to know that one’s faith itself is genuine, evidence is needed in our daily life. "If indeed you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away from the HOPE OF THE GOSPEL which you heard." [Colossians 1. 23]  ALMIGHTY GOD has given us this test of faith, "Now by this we know that we know HIM, if we keep HIS commandments." [1 John 2. 3] 


We definitely have blessed assurance of salvation and a foretaste of glory divine when we have JESUS, the SOVEREIGN LORD OF THE UNIVERSE.  HalleluYAH! 



Sha'alu (Pray) for the Shalom (Peace) of JerUSAlem and all of Israel! 
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
LORD Y’SHUA, fill us with unwavering faith and give us courage and steadfastness that we may bend the knee to YOU alone! 
The teaching of MESSIAH Y’SHUA is given force by the triumph of HIS cross. In becoming the ultimate casualty of sin – GOD dying for man  He exhausted the dynamic of death in whatever form it may take: Death of soul, which sin works; Death of hope, which despair brings; Death of love, which strife produces; Death of understanding, which bigotry accomplishes; Death of comfort, with which pain torments us; Death of body, which is humankind’s final blow. Those operations of the kingdom of hell took the life of the KING of all. If there were ever an ultimate impossibility, it was in a sealed tomb in Jerusalem twenty centuries ago…the victory of Calvary! 


Praying for the peace of Jerusalem, is praying for the return of our Messiah and Lord and for the Kingdom of God He is bringing when He comes.  Then God's Will shall be done on earth as it is in Heaven and the world will experience true godly universal peace which is the fruit of Righteousness.



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