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    Andrew Wommack’s daily devotional August 22, 2017 - RECEIVE THE GIFT OF SALVATION

    Andrew Wommack’s daily devotional

    TOPIC: RECEIVE THE GIFT OF SALVATION

    - August 22

    Scripture: Mark 10:21 "Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me."
    MARK 10:21-27
    Andrew Wommack’s daily devotional

    Andrew Wommack’s daily devotional


    Notice that the scripture makes special mention of Jesus loving this rich young ruler. This is stated after this young man said he had kept all of God's commands, which was not the truth. Jesus was showing him that he had broken the very first commandment that states, "Thou shalt have no other gods before me" (Ex. 20:3), and also the tenth commandment that says, "Thou shalt not covet..." (Ex. 20:17). Jesus' tough answer of "sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor" was not intended to hurt this young man.

     It was said from a heart of love and intended for his own good. This man's money had become his god and it had to be dethroned before Jesus could become Lord.

    The one thing this young man lacked was faith in Jesus as his Savior. This young ruler was trusting in his goodness and not in the salvation that Jesus offered as a gift. Millions of people are making the same mistake today. They trust in themselves instead of God.Andrew Wommack’s daily devotional


    Jesus only came to save sinners. Unless an individual acknowledges that he is a sinner, he cannot be saved. Because the whole world is guilty before God, He has provided one way of salvation for everyone. In the same way that everyone is guilty, everyone also has been justified freely by God's grace.

    That does not mean everyone is saved. Everyone has had the sacrificial offering of Jesus made for their sins by grace but grace alone doesn't save.

    We have to put faith in what God has provided for us by grace. Although the price has been paid for the sins of the whole world, only those who receive it by faith will benefit from the salvation that Jesus offers.

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    Andrew Wommack is an American conservative Evangelical Christian TV evangelist, a Charismatic Word of Faith teacher and faith healer, as well as the founder of Andrew Wommack Ministries in 1978 and Charis Bible College (originally Colorado Bible College) in 1994.Jamie and I are so thankful our path has crossed with yours. In fact, we believe it was a divine appointment. Over forty years ago, an encounter with God changed our lives forever, and we believe He’ll do the same for you. We consider it a privilege to have the opportunity to share the truth of His life-changing power and grace with you. Andrew Wommack Devotional

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