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Sharing An Exclusive Jesus In An Inclusive World Part 2

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April 3, 2020
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Christians have a variety of different opinions on issues ranging from cremation to gay marriage. But today we are going to examine the bedrock foundation upon which the entire Christian faith rests.

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Sharing An Exclusive Jesus In An Inclusive World Part 2

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  • ♪ MUSIC
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  • [PRESENTER] FROM THE PULPIT
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  • OF THE FIRST BAPTISTCHURCH OF DALLAS, TEXAS,
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  • THIS IS PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • HI, I'M ROBERT JEFFRESSAND WELCOME AGAIN
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  • TO PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • NEARLY 2.000 YEARS AGO,
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  • JESUS DIED ON THE CROSS,
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  • WAS BURIED AND ROSE AGAIN
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  • SO THAT WE COULD BE MADEBLAMELESS BEFORE GOD.
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  • YET SOME PEOPLE BELIEVETHAT THEIR GOODNESS
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  • IS GOOD ENOUGH TO EARNGOD'S FORGIVENESS.
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  • WELL THAT IDEA IS NEITHERLOGICAL NOR BIBLICAL.
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  • IN FACT, IT'S DEADLY.
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  • SO HOW DO WE COMMUNICATETHE TRUTH ABOUT JESUS
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  • IN A WORLD THAT BELIEVES ALLPEOPLE ARE INHERENTLY GOOD?
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  • MY MESSAGE IS TITLED,
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  • "SHARING AN EXCLUSIVE JESUSIN AN INCLUSIVE WORLD,"
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  • ON TODAY'S EDITION OFPATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • ♪ MUSIC
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  • ♪ THE FEAR OF THE LORDIS THE BEGINNING ♪
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  • ♪ OF WISDOM, LIFE, HOPE
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  • ♪ MEANING AND JOY
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  • ♪ THE FEAR OF THE LORDIS THE BEGINNING ♪
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  • ♪ OF WISDOM
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  • ♪ SO LET US WORSHIP
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  • ♪ LET US BOW DOWN
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  • ♪ LET US FEAR OUR GOD
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  • ♪ TO HIM BELONGS
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  • ♪ ETERNAL PRAISE
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  • ♪ GLORIOUS AND RIGHTEOUS
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  • ♪ ARE HIS WORKS, HIS WAYS
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  • ♪ TO HIM BELONGS
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  • ♪ ALL REVERENT PRAISE
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  • ♪ FAITHFUL AND JUST
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  • ♪ ARE HIS WORKS, HIS WAYS
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  • ♪ IN THE CONGREGATION
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  • ♪ WITH YOUR PEOPLE
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  • ♪ WE REMEMBER YOUR WORKS
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  • ♪ YOUR WORKS
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  • ♪ TO HIM BELONGS
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  • ♪ ETERNAL PRAISE
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  • ♪ FAITHFUL AND JUST
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  • ♪ ARE HIS WORKS, HIS WAYS
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  • ♪ SO LET US WORSHIP
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  • ♪ LET US BOW DOWN
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  • ♪ SO LET US WORSHIP
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  • ♪ LET US BOW DOWN
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  • ♪ SO LET US WORSHIP
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  • ♪ LET US BOW DOWN
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  • ♪ SO LET US WORSHIP
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  • ♪ LET US BOW DOWN
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  • ♪ SO LET US WORSHIP
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  • ♪ LET US BOW DOWN
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  • ♪ SO LET US WORSHIP
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  • ♪ LET US BOW DOWN
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  • ♪ LET US FEAR OUR GOD
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  • ♪ OUR GOD
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  • ♪ OUR GOD
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  • ♪ OUR GOD
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  • ♪ OUR GOD
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  • (APPLAUSE)
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  • IT'S TRULY SHOCKING THATTHE MAJORITY OF THOSE
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  • WHO ATTEND AMERICANEVANGELICAL CHURCHES
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  • BELIEVE THAT MANY FAITHSLEAD TO ETERNAL LIFE.
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  • THERE'S ONLY ONEPROBLEM WITH THAT IDEA.
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  • IT'S JUST NOT TRUE.
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  • [PRESENTER] A COPY OF "NOTALL ROADS LEAD TO HEAVEN"
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  • IS YOURS WHEN YOUGIVE A GENEROUS GIFT
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  • TO PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • PERFECT FOR INDIVIDUALAND SMALL GROUP STUDY,
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  • "NOT ALL ROADS LEAD TOHEAVEN" WILL EQUIP YOU
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  • WITH SOLID ANSWERS TOPRESSING QUESTIONS LIKE,
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  • WHAT HAPPENS TO SINCEREFOLLOWERS OF OTHER RELIGIONS
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  • WHO WORSHIP A GODBY ANOTHER NAME?
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  • WHAT HAPPENS TO BABIES ANDSMALL INFANTS WHEN THEY DIE?
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  • WHAT ABOUT THOSE WHONEVER HEARD THE GOSPEL?
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  • REQUEST "NOT ALLROADS LEAD TO HEAVEN"
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  • WHEN YOU GIVE A GENEROUS GIFT
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  • TO THE MINISTRY OFPATHWAY TO VICTORY TODAY.
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  • ♪ MUSIC
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  • WELL YOU MAY WONDER, WHATDIFFERENCE DOES IT REALLY MAKE?
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  • AS LONG AS I TRUST INJESUS AS MY SAVIOR,
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  • DOES IT REALLY MATTER IFTHERE ARE DIFFERENT ROADS
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  • UP THE SAME MOUNTAINTHAT LEAD TO GOD?
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  • WHY SHOULD I GETALL HOT AND BOTHERED
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  • IF IN FACT GOD SAVESOTHER PEOPLE IN OTHER WAYS
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  • EXCEPT THROUGH FAITHIN JESUS CHRIST?
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  • WELL TODAY I'M GOING TOANSWER THAT QUESTION.
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  • BECAUSE THE FACT IS, IFWE SURRENDER THIS DOCTRINE
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  • OF THE EXCLUSIVITY OFJESUS FOR SALVATION,
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  • THEN THERE ARE A NUMBEROF OTHER KEY BELIEFS
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  • THAT WE HAVE TOSURRENDER AS WELL.
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  • HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ALONG ROW OF DOMINOES,
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  • ONE LINED UP ONE AFTER ANOTHER?
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  • AND YOU KNOW WHATHAPPENS IF YOU TOPPLE
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  • THAT FIRST DOMINOIN THE LONG LINE?
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  • THEN OTHER DOMINOESBEGIN TO FALL.
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  • THE NEXT ONE FALLS ANDTHE NEXT ONE FALLS.
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  • A FOURTH DOCTRINE THAT FALLS
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  • IF WE SURRENDER THEDOCTRINE OF EXCLUSIVITY
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  • IS THE NECESSITYOF THE ATONEMENT.
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  • THAT IS, THE SACRIFICIALDEATH OF CHRIST FOR OUR SINS.
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  • TURN OVER IN YOUR BIBLESTO LUKE 22:41.
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  • ANY TIME I TAKE AGROUP TO ISRAEL,
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  • THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE TRIP,
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  • NEXT TO GOING TO THE GARDENTOMB WHERE 2.000 YEARS LATER,
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  • THE TOMB IS STILL EMPTY;
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  • THE HIGHLIGHT OF THETRIP NEXT TO THAT
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  • IS GOING TO THEGARDEN OF GETHSEMANE,
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  • WHERE JESUS PRAYEDBEFORE HE WAS BETRAYED
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  • AND CRUCIFIED THE NEXT DAY.
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  • LOOK AT LUKE'S ACCOUNT OFWHAT HAPPENED IN THE GARDEN:
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  • AND JESUS WITHDREW FROMTHEM ABOUT A STONE'S THROW,
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  • AND HE KNELT DOWN ANDBEGAN TO PRAY SAYING,
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  • "FATHER, IF THOU ART WILLING,REMOVE THIS CUP FROM ME;
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  • "YET NOT MY WILL,BUT THINE BE DONE."
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  • NOW AN ANGEL FROMHEAVEN APPEARED TO
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  • HIM, STRENGTHENING HIM.
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  • AND BEING IN AGONY HE WASPRAYING VERY FERVENTLY,
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  • AND HIS SWEAT BECAMELIKE DROPS OF BLOOD,
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  • FALLING DOWN UPON THE GROUND.
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  • WE'VE READ THIS PASSAGEA HUNDRED TIMES.
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  • AND WHENEVER WEREAD THIS PASSAGE,
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  • I THINK WE ALL HAVE IN OUR MIND
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  • WHAT THAT SCENE MUSTHAVE LOOKED LIKE
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  • WITH JESUS PRAYING TOHIS HEAVENLY FATHER.
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  • AND I DARE SAY MOST OFUS WHEN WE PICTURE THAT,
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  • WE PICTURE JESUS KNEELINGBESIDE THIS BIG ROCK,
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  • WITH HIS HANDS FOLDED,LOOKING UP INTO HEAVEN,
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  • STRIKING THAT MINISTERIAL POSE.
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  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
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  • AND WE THINK THATBECAUSE WE'VE SEEN
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  • PICTURES THAT WAY, HAVEN'T WE?
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  • THAT'S NOT THE WAY IT HAPPENED.
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  • THE WAY I KNOW IT'S NOTTHE WAY IT'S HAPPENED
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  • IS BECAUSE OF MARK'S ACCOUNTOF WHAT HAPPENED IN GETHSEMANE.
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  • MARK 14:33 SAYS JESUS WASSO DISTRESSED AND TROUBLED,
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  • THAT AS HE WAS WALKING THROUGHGETHSEMANE, HE COLLAPSED.
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  • AND HE BEGAN TO CRY OUTTO GOD TO DELIVER HIM
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  • FROM THE HORRIBLE EXPERIENCETHAT WAS BEFORE HIM.
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  • AND THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE SAYS
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  • THAT HE DROPPED TO HIS KNEES,
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  • HE COLLAPSED ANDCRIED OUT TO GOD.
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  • AND THEN HE PICKED HIMSELF UP,
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  • AND HE COLLAPSED AGAINAND CRIED OUT TO GOD.
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  • AND HE PICKED HIMSELFUP AND COLLAPSED AGAIN,
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  • CRYING OUT TO GOD.
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  • HE WAS IN AGONY CRYING OUTTO HIS HEAVENLY FATHER,
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  • "FATHER, IF THERE IS ANY WAY,
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  • "LET THIS EXPERIENCEPASS FROM ME."
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  • WHAT CAUSED JESUS TOCRY OUT IN DISTRESS?
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  • YES, HE WAS HUMAN.
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  • HE DIDN'T WANT TO GO THROUGHTHE HORRIFIC EXPERIENCE
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  • OF CRUCIFIXION, THEMOST CRUEL FORM OF DEATH
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  • MAN HAS EVER INVENTED.
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  • WE UNDERSTAND THAT.
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  • BUT THERE WAS SOMETHING EVENWORSE JESUS WAS DREADING.
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  • AND THAT IS BEARINGTHE SINS OF THE WORLD.
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  • BEARING YOUR SINS AND MY SINS.
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  • YOU SEE, SINCE ETERNITY PAST,
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  • JESUS HAD ENJOYEDNOTHING BUT PERFECT UNITY
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  • WITH HIS HEAVENLY FATHER.
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  • THERE HAD NOT BEEN A RAY OFSUNLIGHT BETWEEN THE TWO.
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  • GOD THE FATHER, GOD THE SON.
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  • JESUS ENJOYED THATTIME OF PERFECT
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  • FELLOWSHIP WITH HIS FATHER.
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  • BUT HE KNEW, WHEN HE BORETHE SINS OF THE WORLD,
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  • HE WOULD EXPERIENCE A HORROR HEHAD NEVER EXPERIENCED BEFORE.
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  • A SEPARATION FROMHIS HEAVENLY FATHER.
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  • A SEPARATION THAT THE NEXT DAYWOULD CAUSE HIM TO CRY OUT,
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  • "MY GOD, MY GOD, WHYHAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?"
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  • JESUS, KNOWING WHATLAY AHEAD OF HIM,
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  • BEGGED, CRIED OUT TO GOD,
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  • "GOD, IF THERE ISANY WAY AT ALL,
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  • "SPARE ME FROM THIS EXPERIENCE."
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  • BUT HEAVEN WAS SILENT.
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  • GOD SAID NOTHING.
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  • BECAUSE THERE WAS NO OTHER WAY.
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  • THE CROSS OF JESUS CHRIST,
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  • THAT HORRIFIC EXPERIENCE OFBEING SEPARATED FROM GOD,
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  • OF EXPERIENCING HELL FOR USSO THAT WE COULD HAVE HEAVEN,
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  • THAT WAS NOT JUST A WAY TO GOD,
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  • IT WAS THE ONLY WAY TO GOD.
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  • NOW STAY WITH ME ON THIS.
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  • IF THE UNIVERSALISTS ARE RIGHT
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  • AND EVERYBODY IS GOINGTO HEAVEN EVENTUALLY,
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  • THEN THE DEATH OF JESUS CHRISTWAS COMPLETELY UNNECESSARY.
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  • IF THE INCLUSIVISTS ARE RIGHT,
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  • AND EVERYBODY'SGOING TO GO TO HEAVEN
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  • REGARDLESS OF WHAT THEY BELIEVE,
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  • RELIGIOUS PEOPLE AREGOING TO BE IN HEAVEN,
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  • THEN THE DEATH OFCHRIST WAS UNIMPORTANT.
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  • YOU SEE LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,
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  • IF YOU ACCEPT THAT THERE ARE
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  • ANY OTHER PATHWAYSTHAT LEAD TO GOD,
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  • THAT JESUS' AGONIZING DEATHAND SEPARATION FROM GOD
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  • WAS A HORRIFIC MISTAKE,
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  • THE WHOLE DOCTRINE OFTHE ATONEMENT COLLAPSES
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  • IF WE BELIEVE THERE ISMORE THAN ONE WAY TO GOD.
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  • GOD MADE A TREMENDOUS MISTAKEIN SENDING HIS SON TO DIE,
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  • IF THERE IS ANOTHERWAY TO HIMSELF.
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  • WELL PASTOR, WHAT IS IT THAT
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  • THE DEATH OF CHRISTACCOMPLISHED?
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  • EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENEDON THAT CROSS.
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  • IN 1 JOHN 2:2,
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  • JOHN WHO WAS THERE ANDWITNESSED THE EXPERIENCE,
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  • YEARS LATER WROTE,
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  • "HE, JESUS HIMSELF, IS THEPROPITIATION FOR OUR SINS."
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  • MAYBE YOU'RE NOT FAMILIARWITH THAT WORD, PROPITIATION.
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  • IT'S A WORD THAT SIMPLY MEANSAPPEASEMENT, SATISFACTION.
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  • JESUS IS THE SATISFACTIONFOR OUR SINS.
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  • YOU SEE, ONE THING ALLRELIGIONS HAVE IN COMMON IS,
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  • ALL RELIGIONS SAY THEREIS SOME KIND OF BREAK
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  • BETWEEN GOD AND US,
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  • A BREAK THAT NEEDSTO BE RECONCILED.
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  • WE ALL NEED TO BERECONCILED TO GOD.
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  • MOST EVERY RELIGION INTHE WORLD SAYS THAT.
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  • THE QUESTION IS, HOWDO YOU BE RECONCILED?
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  • HOW CAN YOU BERECONCILED TO GOD?
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  • PAGAN RELIGIONS SAY THE WAYYOU ARE RECONCILED TO GOD
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  • IS THROUGH SACRIFICESTHAT YOU MAKE.
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  • MAYBE OF YOUR CHILDRENON A BURNED ALTAR,
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  • OR THROWING THEMTO THE CROCODILES.
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  • THAT'S WHAT THE PAGANRELIGIONS TEACH.
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  • THAT YOU HAVE TO MAKESOME GREAT SACRIFICE
  • 00:12:26.235 --> 00:12:28.504
  • IN ORDER TO SATISFY, PROPITIATE,APPEASE THE ANGRY GODS.
  • 00:12:28.537 --> 00:12:32.908
  • THE EASTERN RELIGIONS LIKEBUDDHISM AND HINDUISM SAY NO,
  • 00:12:32.942 --> 00:12:36.779
  • THE WAY YOU RECONCILEYOURSELF TO GOD
  • 00:12:36.812 --> 00:12:38.848
  • IS BY CHANGING THE FOIBLESTHAT YOU HAVE AS A HUMAN BEING,
  • 00:12:38.881 --> 00:12:44.587
  • OF IMPROVING YOURSELF,
  • 00:12:44.620 --> 00:12:45.821
  • OF GETTING RID OFEGO AND SELFISHNESS.
  • 00:12:45.855 --> 00:12:47.590
  • WHETHER IT'S THROUGH ANEIGHT STEP NOBLE PATH
  • 00:12:47.623 --> 00:12:50.659
  • OR WHATEVER THE PATHWAY IS,
  • 00:12:50.693 --> 00:12:52.261
  • IT IS SELF-IMPROVEMENTTHE EASTERN RELIGIONS SAY
  • 00:12:52.294 --> 00:12:55.130
  • THAT MAKES YOU RIGHT WITH GOD.
  • 00:12:55.164 --> 00:12:57.533
  • RELIGIONS LIKE JUDAISMAND ISLAM SAY OH NO,
  • 00:12:57.566 --> 00:12:59.935
  • THAT'S NOT THERIGHT WAY TO DO IT.
  • 00:12:59.969 --> 00:13:01.904
  • BOTH ISLAM ANDJUDAISM ARE DIFFERENT
  • 00:13:01.937 --> 00:13:04.073
  • IN THAT THEY WORSHIPDIFFERENT GODS,
  • 00:13:04.106 --> 00:13:06.542
  • BUT THEY HAVE THE SAMEWAY TO THEIR GODS.
  • 00:13:06.575 --> 00:13:08.410
  • IT'S BY KEEPING A LONGLIST OF REQUIREMENTS.
  • 00:13:08.444 --> 00:13:11.280
  • DO THIS, DO THIS,DO THIS, DO THIS.
  • 00:13:11.313 --> 00:13:14.183
  • BUT REGARDLESS OF WHATRELIGION YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT,
  • 00:13:14.216 --> 00:13:16.585
  • THEY ARE ALL THE SAME,IN WHICH THEY SAY,
  • 00:13:16.619 --> 00:13:19.321
  • WE MUST BE THE ONES TOAPPEASE AN ANGRY GOD.
  • 00:13:19.355 --> 00:13:23.092
  • BUT LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,
  • 00:13:23.125 --> 00:13:24.560
  • ONLY CHRISTIANITY SAYS WE'REINCAPABLE OF SATISFYING
  • 00:13:24.593 --> 00:13:27.897
  • THE REQUIREMENTS OF A HOLY GOD.
  • 00:13:27.930 --> 00:13:29.732
  • ONLY GOD HIMSELF CAN OFFERAN ACCEPTABLE SACRIFICE.
  • 00:13:29.765 --> 00:13:36.138
  • AND THAT'S WHY 1 JOHN 2:2SAYS JESUS HIMSELF
  • 00:13:36.171 --> 00:13:38.807
  • IS THE PROPITIATION, THESATISFACTION, FOR OUR SINS.
  • 00:13:38.841 --> 00:13:42.878
  • AND WHEN WE TRUST INCHRIST FOR OUR SALVATION,
  • 00:13:42.912 --> 00:13:45.915
  • WE'RE ALLOWING THEBLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST
  • 00:13:45.948 --> 00:13:48.284
  • IN SOME INEXPLICABLEWAY TO COVER US,
  • 00:13:48.317 --> 00:13:51.220
  • AND TO FORGIVE USOF ALL OF OUR SINS.
  • 00:13:51.253 --> 00:13:54.123
  • IF THE EXCLUSIVITY OF JESUSFOR SALVATION IS NOT TRUE,
  • 00:13:54.156 --> 00:13:58.961
  • THAN THE WHOLE IDEA OFCHRIST DYING FOR OUR SINS
  • 00:13:58.994 --> 00:14:02.464
  • ABSOLUTELY COLLAPSES.
  • 00:14:02.498 --> 00:14:05.267
  • THE FIFTH DOCTRINEWE HAVE TO SURRENDER
  • 00:14:05.301 --> 00:14:08.170
  • IF WE DON'T BELIEVE THEREIS ONLY ONE WAY TO HEAVEN
  • 00:14:08.203 --> 00:14:11.974
  • IS THE REALITY OF HELL.
  • 00:14:12.007 --> 00:14:14.476
  • THE REALITY OF HELL.
  • 00:14:14.510 --> 00:14:17.079
  • NOW THINK WITH ME ABOUT THIS.
  • 00:14:17.112 --> 00:14:18.547
  • IF THE UNIVERSALISTSARE CORRECT,
  • 00:14:18.580 --> 00:14:20.816
  • AND EVERYBODY IS GOING TOBE IN HEAVEN EVENTUALLY,
  • 00:14:20.849 --> 00:14:23.352
  • THEN THE POPULATIONOF HELL WILL BE WHAT?
  • 00:14:23.385 --> 00:14:26.488
  • ZERO!
  • 00:14:26.522 --> 00:14:27.756
  • WELL MAYBE, YOU KNOW,SATAN AND HIS ANGELS,
  • 00:14:27.790 --> 00:14:29.558
  • WE WILL PUT THEM DOWN THERE.
  • 00:14:29.591 --> 00:14:31.427
  • BUT AS FAR AS HUMANS,THE POPULATION IS ZERO.
  • 00:14:31.460 --> 00:14:34.797
  • NOW IF THE PLURALISTSWERE CORRECT,
  • 00:14:34.830 --> 00:14:37.232
  • AND ONLY RELIGIOUS PEOPLEARE GOING TO BE IN HEAVEN,
  • 00:14:37.266 --> 00:14:40.169
  • STILL, YOU'RE ONLY GOING TOHAVE A FEW PEOPLE IN HELL,
  • 00:14:40.202 --> 00:14:42.805
  • THE RAPISTS, THE MURDERERS,THE DRUG DEALERS.
  • 00:14:42.838 --> 00:14:44.773
  • BUT ALL RELIGIOUS PEOPLEARE GOING TO BE IN HEAVEN.
  • 00:14:44.807 --> 00:14:47.409
  • STILL, MANY MORE PEOPLEIN HEAVEN THAN IN HELL.
  • 00:14:47.443 --> 00:14:51.113
  • IF THE INCLUSIVISTS WERE RIGHT,
  • 00:14:51.146 --> 00:14:53.415
  • AND THE ONLY PEOPLE WHOARE GOING TO BE IN HEAVEN
  • 00:14:53.449 --> 00:14:56.919
  • ARE THOSE WHO HAVEN'TACTUALLY REJECTED
  • 00:14:56.952 --> 00:14:59.588
  • THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST,
  • 00:14:59.621 --> 00:15:01.390
  • AND HEAVEN'S GOING TOINCLUDE BILLIONS OF PEOPLE
  • 00:15:01.423 --> 00:15:03.692
  • AROUND THE WORLD WHO HAVENEVER HEARD THE GOSPEL,
  • 00:15:03.726 --> 00:15:06.061
  • THEN AGAIN, THE POPULATIONOF HELL IS MINUSCULE
  • 00:15:06.095 --> 00:15:09.898
  • COMPARED TO THE POPULATIONOF HEAVEN, RIGHT?
  • 00:15:09.932 --> 00:15:13.135
  • NOW YOU SAY, WELL WHAT'SWRONG WITH THAT, PASTOR?
  • 00:15:13.168 --> 00:15:15.537
  • I MEAN, DON'T WE WANTTHE POPULATION OF HEAVEN
  • 00:15:15.571 --> 00:15:18.607
  • TO BE GREATER THAN THEPOPULATION OF HELL?
  • 00:15:18.640 --> 00:15:20.676
  • WHY ISN'T THAT A GOOD THING?
  • 00:15:20.709 --> 00:15:23.912
  • WELL THE REASON IT'SNOT A GOOD THING
  • 00:15:23.946 --> 00:15:26.181
  • IS BECAUSE IT'S ACOMPLETE CONTRADICTION
  • 00:15:26.215 --> 00:15:28.150
  • OF WHAT JESUS SAID.
  • 00:15:28.183 --> 00:15:30.419
  • BECAUSE IF THEPOPULATION OF HEAVEN
  • 00:15:30.452 --> 00:15:32.921
  • IS GREATER THAN THEPOPULATION OF HELL,
  • 00:15:32.955 --> 00:15:35.557
  • IF MORE PEOPLE AREGOING TO BE IN HEAVEN
  • 00:15:35.591 --> 00:15:38.927
  • THAN ARE GOING TO BEIN HELL, GUESS WHAT?
  • 00:15:38.961 --> 00:15:41.096
  • NOBODY IS GOING TO BEIN HEAVEN OR HELL
  • 00:15:41.130 --> 00:15:42.731
  • BECAUSE IT'S ALL IMAGINARYBECAUSE JESUS WAS A LIAR
  • 00:15:42.765 --> 00:15:45.334
  • AND DIDN'T KNOW WHATHE WAS TALKING ABOUT.
  • 00:15:45.367 --> 00:15:47.603
  • BECAUSE LISTEN TOWHAT JESUS SAID
  • 00:15:47.636 --> 00:15:49.138
  • ABOUT THE POPULATION OF HELL,
  • 00:15:49.171 --> 00:15:51.006
  • COMPARED TO THEPOPULATION OF HEAVEN.
  • 00:15:51.040 --> 00:15:53.609
  • MATTHEW 7:13 AND 14,
  • 00:15:53.642 --> 00:15:55.878
  • ENTER THROUGH THE NARROW GATE,
  • 00:15:55.911 --> 00:15:58.647
  • FOR THE GATE IS WIDEAND THE WAY IS BROAD
  • 00:15:58.680 --> 00:16:01.450
  • THAT LEADS TO DESTRUCTION,
  • 00:16:01.483 --> 00:16:02.751
  • AND THERE ARE MANYWHO ENTER BY IT.
  • 00:16:02.785 --> 00:16:05.154
  • BUT THE GATE IS SMALLAND THE WAY IS NARROW
  • 00:16:05.187 --> 00:16:07.589
  • THAT LEADS TO LIFE, ANDTHERE ARE FEW WHO FIND IT.
  • 00:16:07.623 --> 00:16:11.927
  • THE WAY TO HEAVEN ISNARROW, IT IS SMALL.
  • 00:16:11.960 --> 00:16:15.764
  • IF HEAVEN IS GOING TO HAVEMORE PEOPLE IN IT THAN HELL,
  • 00:16:15.798 --> 00:16:18.200
  • THEN JESUS SHOULD HAVEREVISED HIS WORDS.
  • 00:16:18.233 --> 00:16:20.169
  • HE SHOULD HAVE SAID: ENTERTHROUGH THE WIDE GATE,
  • 00:16:20.202 --> 00:16:22.838
  • FOR THE GATE IS NARROWAND THE WAY IS SMALL
  • 00:16:22.871 --> 00:16:25.040
  • OR NON-EXISTENT THATLEADS TO DESTRUCTION,
  • 00:16:25.074 --> 00:16:27.476
  • AND THERE ARE FEWWHO ENTER THROUGH IT.
  • 00:16:27.509 --> 00:16:29.845
  • BUT THE GATE IS WIDEAND THE WAY IS BROAD
  • 00:16:29.878 --> 00:16:32.081
  • THAT LEADS TO LIFEAND MOST EVERYONE,
  • 00:16:32.114 --> 00:16:33.715
  • IF NOT EVERYBODY, WILL FIND IT.
  • 00:16:33.749 --> 00:16:37.453
  • BUT THAT'S NOT WHATJESUS SAID, IS IT?
  • 00:16:37.486 --> 00:16:41.090
  • THE REALITY OF HELLHAS TO BE SURRENDERED
  • 00:16:41.123 --> 00:16:43.492
  • IF THE EXCLUSIVITY OFCHRIST IS SURRENDERED.
  • 00:16:43.525 --> 00:16:46.795
  • FINALLY, IF THERE IS MORETHAN ONE WAY TO GOD
  • 00:16:46.829 --> 00:16:51.633
  • OTHER THAN FAITH IN CHRIST,
  • 00:16:51.667 --> 00:16:52.868
  • WE HAVE TO GIVE UP ONEVANGELISM AND MISSIONS.
  • 00:16:52.901 --> 00:16:55.571
  • REMEMBER CHRIST'S FINALWORDS TO HIS DISCIPLES
  • 00:16:55.604 --> 00:16:57.973
  • BEFORE HE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN?
  • 00:16:58.006 --> 00:16:59.508
  • HE SAID, "GO INTO ALL THEWORLD AND MAKE DISCIPLES."
  • 00:16:59.541 --> 00:17:05.380
  • NOW IF I'D BEEN INTHE GROUP THAT DAY,
  • 00:17:05.414 --> 00:17:06.849
  • AND I KNEW THERE WAS MORETHAN ONE WAY TO HEAVEN
  • 00:17:06.882 --> 00:17:08.150
  • OTHER THAN FAITH IN CHRIST,
  • 00:17:08.183 --> 00:17:09.585
  • I WOULD HAVE RESPECTFULLYRAISED MY HAND AND SAID, "WHY?"
  • 00:17:09.618 --> 00:17:14.123
  • I MEAN WHY BOTHER TOGO INTO ALL THE WORLD
  • 00:17:14.156 --> 00:17:16.258
  • IF EVERYBODY IS GOINGTO HEAVEN ANYWAY?
  • 00:17:16.291 --> 00:17:18.594
  • I MEAN WHY GO TO THE TROUBLEOF GOING TO SOME DISTANT LAND,
  • 00:17:18.627 --> 00:17:21.864
  • OR EVEN WALKING ACROSS TO SHARETHE GOSPEL WITH A NEIGHBOR,
  • 00:17:21.897 --> 00:17:25.267
  • IF EVERYBODY IS GOING TOBE IN HEAVEN ANYWAY?
  • 00:17:25.300 --> 00:17:28.003
  • AND IF THEINCLUSIVISTS ARE RIGHT
  • 00:17:28.036 --> 00:17:29.571
  • AND THAT ALL RELIGIONSARE EQUALLY VALID,
  • 00:17:29.605 --> 00:17:33.742
  • WHY WOULD I RISK OFFENDINGA FRIEND WHO'S A HINDU
  • 00:17:33.775 --> 00:17:36.645
  • OR A CO-WORKER WHO'S A MUSLIM?
  • 00:17:36.678 --> 00:17:39.348
  • A FAMILY MEMBER WHO IS JEWISH?
  • 00:17:39.381 --> 00:17:40.482
  • WHY WOULD I RISK OFFENDING THEM
  • 00:17:40.516 --> 00:17:44.052
  • BY SAYING THEIRRELIGION IS WRONG
  • 00:17:44.086 --> 00:17:45.587
  • IF IN FACT THEIRRELIGION IS JUST AS GOOD
  • 00:17:45.621 --> 00:17:48.257
  • AS MY RELIGION INGETTING TO HEAVEN?
  • 00:17:48.290 --> 00:17:51.126
  • AND WHY IN THE WORLDWOULD YOU SACRIFICE
  • 00:17:51.160 --> 00:17:54.163
  • TO SEND PEOPLE AROUND THEWORLD TO PREACH THE GOSPEL
  • 00:17:54.196 --> 00:17:56.865
  • TO THOSE WHO HAVENEVER HEARD THE GOSPEL,
  • 00:17:56.899 --> 00:17:58.834
  • IF IN FACT, THEY'RE OKAY ANYWAY?
  • 00:17:58.867 --> 00:18:01.436
  • IN FACT, I COULDMAKE AN ARGUMENT,
  • 00:18:01.470 --> 00:18:04.106
  • IF THEY'RE RIGHT,THE INCLUSIVISTS,
  • 00:18:04.139 --> 00:18:05.607
  • THAT THE BEST THING TO DOIS NOT TELL THEM THE GOSPEL,
  • 00:18:05.641 --> 00:18:08.477
  • NOT TELL THEM ABOUT JESUS,
  • 00:18:08.510 --> 00:18:10.245
  • AND GIVE THEM ACHANCE TO REJECT HIM
  • 00:18:10.279 --> 00:18:11.847
  • BECAUSE THEY WOULDGO TO HELL THEN.
  • 00:18:11.880 --> 00:18:13.782
  • WHY NOT JUST KEEP THEMIN THEIR IGNORANCE
  • 00:18:13.815 --> 00:18:15.584
  • SO THAT THEYAUTOMATICALLY GO TO HEAVEN
  • 00:18:15.617 --> 00:18:17.452
  • LIKE THE INCLUSIVISTS BELIEVE?
  • 00:18:17.486 --> 00:18:19.655
  • WHAT I'M SAYING TO YOU,
  • 00:18:19.688 --> 00:18:21.390
  • THE ONLY MOTIVATION WE HAVE
  • 00:18:21.423 --> 00:18:24.660
  • FOR SHARING JESUSWITH OTHER PEOPLE,
  • 00:18:24.693 --> 00:18:27.629
  • THE ONLY MOTIVATION WE HAVE ISTHAT HE IS NOT JUST ONE WAY,
  • 00:18:27.663 --> 00:18:31.867
  • HE IS THE ONLY WAY TO HEAVEN.
  • 00:18:31.900 --> 00:18:35.804
  • MANY YEARS AGO, IWAS ON AN AIRPLANE
  • 00:18:35.837 --> 00:18:38.574
  • GOING FROM DALLAS TO SEATTLE,
  • 00:18:38.607 --> 00:18:41.643
  • AND I WAS SITTINGNEXT TO THIS GUY,
  • 00:18:41.677 --> 00:18:44.346
  • AND WE WERE ENGAGING IN THEPREFLIGHT CHITCHAT THAT GOES ON.
  • 00:18:44.379 --> 00:18:50.219
  • AND SOMETHING INSIDE OF ME SAID,
  • 00:18:50.252 --> 00:18:53.922
  • "ROBERT, YOU NEED TO SHARETHE GOSPEL WITH THIS GUY."
  • 00:18:53.956 --> 00:18:57.693
  • AND SO, YOU KNOW,SENSING THAT FROM GOD,
  • 00:18:57.726 --> 00:19:00.862
  • I DECIDED TO KIND OF BE CAREFULABOUT WHAT I SAID TO HIM
  • 00:19:00.896 --> 00:19:03.932
  • BECAUSE HIS FIRSTQUESTION TO ME WAS,
  • 00:19:03.966 --> 00:19:06.501
  • "WHAT DO YOU DO FOR A LIVING?"
  • 00:19:06.535 --> 00:19:08.737
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:19:08.770 --> 00:19:10.239
  • NOW IF I WANT TO SHUT DOWNTHE CONVERSATION RIGHT THEN,
  • 00:19:10.272 --> 00:19:13.542
  • ALL I HAVE TO DO IS SAYSOUTHERN BAPTIST PREACHER.
  • 00:19:13.575 --> 00:19:16.878
  • AND TRUST ME, THAT ISA CONVERSATION STOPPER.
  • 00:19:16.912 --> 00:19:19.748
  • THEY DON'T BOTHER METHE REST OF THE FLIGHT.
  • 00:19:19.781 --> 00:19:22.117
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:19:22.150 --> 00:19:23.552
  • BUT SOMETHING SAID TO ME INEEDED TO WITNESS FOR THIS GUY.
  • 00:19:23.585 --> 00:19:26.555
  • SO WHEN HE ASKED MEWHAT I DID FOR A LIVING,
  • 00:19:26.588 --> 00:19:28.357
  • I SAID, "WELL I'M A WRITER."
  • 00:19:28.390 --> 00:19:31.326
  • AND HE SAID, "OH."
  • 00:19:31.360 --> 00:19:32.828
  • AND I SAID, "IN FACT, I'M ONTHE WAY TO DO AN INTERVIEW
  • 00:19:32.861 --> 00:19:34.930
  • "FOR A NEW BOOK I HAVE."
  • 00:19:34.963 --> 00:19:36.231
  • HE SAID, "OH, WHAT KINDOF BOOKS DO YOU WRITE?"
  • 00:19:36.265 --> 00:19:40.102
  • AND I SAID, "WELL IWRITE CHRISTIAN BOOKS."
  • 00:19:40.135 --> 00:19:43.272
  • HE SAID, "WELL THAT'SVERY INTERESTING."
  • 00:19:43.305 --> 00:19:45.307
  • HE SAID, "BECAUSE IUSED TO BE A CHRISTIAN
  • 00:19:45.340 --> 00:19:49.511
  • "BUT I GAVE IT UP."
  • 00:19:49.544 --> 00:19:52.681
  • WELL THAT WAS ACONVERSATION STARTER.
  • 00:19:52.714 --> 00:19:55.317
  • SO I SAID, "WELL WHATMADE YOU TURN AWAY
  • 00:19:55.350 --> 00:19:57.185
  • "FROM THE CHRISTIAN FAITH?"
  • 00:19:57.219 --> 00:19:58.720
  • AND THIS IS WHAT HE SAID,
  • 00:19:58.754 --> 00:19:59.921
  • HE SAID: I COULD NOLONGER ACCEPT A RELIGION
  • 00:19:59.955 --> 00:20:03.025
  • THAT SAID THERE ISONLY ONE WAY TO HEAVEN.
  • 00:20:03.058 --> 00:20:06.061
  • I JUST CAN'T EMBRACE A RELIGIONTHAT IS THAT INTOLERANT.
  • 00:20:06.094 --> 00:20:09.831
  • I CAN'T WORSHIP AGOD WHO WOULD SEND
  • 00:20:09.865 --> 00:20:12.000
  • PEOPLE TO HELL FOREVER AND EVER
  • 00:20:12.034 --> 00:20:14.036
  • BECAUSE THEY SIMPLY BELIEVED
  • 00:20:14.069 --> 00:20:15.737
  • THE WRONG THINGS ABOUT JESUS.
  • 00:20:15.771 --> 00:20:19.074
  • WELL, WE WERE WINGINGOUR WAY TO SEATTLE
  • 00:20:19.107 --> 00:20:21.810
  • AND SO I JUST ASKED GOD FOR HELP
  • 00:20:21.843 --> 00:20:23.879
  • IN KNOWING WHAT TOSAY TO HIM AND I SAID,
  • 00:20:23.912 --> 00:20:27.316
  • "SIR, JUST IMAGINE FOR A MOMENT
  • 00:20:27.349 --> 00:20:29.518
  • "THAT THIS AIRPLANEWERE TO CRASH."
  • 00:20:29.551 --> 00:20:32.587
  • SUDDENLY THE FLIGHT ATTENDANTGAVE ME A NASTY LOOK,
  • 00:20:32.621 --> 00:20:35.090
  • AND I LOWERED MY VOICE FROMPREACHER VOLUME TO NORMAL.
  • 00:20:35.123 --> 00:20:38.460
  • I SAID: SIR, IMAGINEFOR JUST A MOMENT
  • 00:20:38.493 --> 00:20:41.963
  • THAT THIS AIRPLANEWERE TO CRASH.
  • 00:20:41.997 --> 00:20:44.366
  • THE FLAMES WERE GOINGUP, THE LIGHTS WERE OFF,
  • 00:20:44.399 --> 00:20:48.070
  • THE CABIN WASFILLING WITH SMOKE,
  • 00:20:48.103 --> 00:20:49.771
  • AND THAT FLIGHTATTENDANT OVER THERE
  • 00:20:49.805 --> 00:20:51.773
  • STOOD AT THE FRONT OF THE PLANE
  • 00:20:51.807 --> 00:20:53.241
  • WAVING A FLASHLIGHT AND SAID,
  • 00:20:53.275 --> 00:20:55.310
  • "FOLLOW ME, THERE'S ONLYONE WAY OUT OF THIS PLANE."
  • 00:20:55.344 --> 00:21:00.082
  • WOULD YOU ACCUSE HEROF BEING INTOLERANT,
  • 00:21:00.115 --> 00:21:03.285
  • BECAUSE SHE INSISTED THERE'SONLY ONE WAY OUT OF THE PLANE
  • 00:21:03.318 --> 00:21:05.987
  • AND SHE DIDN'T HAVE TO OFFERYOU OTHER ALTERNATIVES?
  • 00:21:06.021 --> 00:21:09.157
  • WOULD YOU SAY SHE'SBEING HATEFUL TO YOU
  • 00:21:09.191 --> 00:21:11.259
  • FOR TRYING TO GETYOU TO FOLLOW HER
  • 00:21:11.293 --> 00:21:13.095
  • OUT OF THE BURNING AIRCRAFT?
  • 00:21:13.128 --> 00:21:15.297
  • OF COURSE NOT.
  • 00:21:15.330 --> 00:21:16.798
  • THE ONLY REASON SHEWOULD SAY TO YOU
  • 00:21:16.832 --> 00:21:19.334
  • THAT THERE IS ONE WAYOUT OF THIS PLANE,
  • 00:21:19.368 --> 00:21:21.903
  • IS IF IN FACT THERE WAS ONLYONE WAY OUT OF THE PLANE.
  • 00:21:21.937 --> 00:21:25.907
  • AND THE ONLY REASON SHE WOULDTRY TO GET YOU TO FOLLOW HER
  • 00:21:25.941 --> 00:21:29.244
  • IS BECAUSE SHE CARED ABOUT YOU
  • 00:21:29.277 --> 00:21:30.912
  • AND WAS CONCERNEDABOUT YOUR SAFETY.
  • 00:21:30.946 --> 00:21:33.749
  • AND I SAID, YOUKNOW, WHEN WE SAY
  • 00:21:33.782 --> 00:21:35.817
  • THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY TO GOD,
  • 00:21:35.851 --> 00:21:38.186
  • WE'RE NOT BEINGUNLOVING AND INTOLERANT.
  • 00:21:38.220 --> 00:21:41.089
  • WE'RE SAYING THAT BECAUSETHAT'S WHAT JESUS SAID.
  • 00:21:41.123 --> 00:21:43.925
  • AND HE SAYS IT BECAUSEIN FACT IT IS TRUE.
  • 00:21:43.959 --> 00:21:47.195
  • THERE ARE NOT MANY WAYS TO GOD.
  • 00:21:47.229 --> 00:21:49.030
  • THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY TO GOD.
  • 00:21:49.064 --> 00:21:51.032
  • AND THAT IS THROUGHFAITH IN CHRIST.
  • 00:21:51.066 --> 00:21:54.302
  • I WISH I COULD SAYTHAT AT THAT MOMENT,
  • 00:21:54.336 --> 00:21:57.038
  • I SAID, "WOULD YOU BOWYOUR HEAD WITH ME,"
  • 00:21:57.072 --> 00:21:58.673
  • AND I BEGIN TO HUM, JUSTAS I AM IN THE BACKGROUND,
  • 00:21:58.707 --> 00:22:01.376
  • AND HE PRAYED TO RECEIVECHRIST AS SAVIOR.
  • 00:22:01.410 --> 00:22:04.279
  • PERHAPS IF I'DBEEN BILLY GRAHAM,
  • 00:22:04.312 --> 00:22:05.747
  • THAT WOULD HAVE HAPPENED.
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  • BUT IT DIDN'T HAPPEN.
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  • BUT I TELL YOU WHATHE DID SAY TO ME.
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  • HE SAID, "THANK YOUFOR SHARING THAT.
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  • "I NEVER THOUGHT OFIT THAT WAY BEFORE.
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  • "AND I PROMISE YOU, PASTOR,
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  • "I'LL SERIOUSLY CONSIDERWHAT YOU JUST SAID."
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  • LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,
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  • YOU AND I HAVE BEEN CALLEDTO BE AMBASSADORS FOR CHRIST.
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  • WE ARE GOD'S MESSENGERS.
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  • AND IT'S TIME FOR USTO RECLAIM THE GOSPEL
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  • FROM THOSE WHO WOULDTWIST IT AND PERVERT IT
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  • INTO A MESSAGE OF HATE,
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  • AND INSTEAD, PRESENTIT AS GOD INTENDED,
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  • AS A MESSAGE OF LOVE.
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  • THE MOST LOVING THING WE CANDO IS TO SHARE WITH SOMEBODY.
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  • THERE AREN'T MANY WAYS TO GOD.
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  • EVERY OTHER WAY IS A DEAD END
  • 00:22:50.926 --> 00:22:53.595
  • THAT LEADS TOETERNAL SEPARATION.
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  • THERE ARE NOT MANY WAYS TO GOD,
  • 00:22:55.864 --> 00:22:57.666
  • THERE IS ONE WAY TOGOD, THROUGH JESUS.
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  • "I AM THE WAY, THETRUTH AND THE LIFE.
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  • "NO MAN COMES THROUGHTHE FATHER EXCEPT BY ME."
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  • WE TEACH THAT JESUS ISTHE ONLY WAY TO HEAVEN,
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  • NOT BECAUSE WE WANT TO KEEPPEOPLE OUT OF HEAVEN,
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  • BUT BECAUSE WE WANT TOINVITE PEOPLE INTO HEAVEN.
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  • AND THIS HOPE-FILLEDMESSAGE OF LOVE
  • 00:23:23.124 --> 00:23:24.759
  • IS THE ONE WE PROCLAIMEVERYDAY ON PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • REMEMBER, WHEN YOU SUPPORTPATHWAY TO VICTORY,
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  • YOU BECOME THE CHANNELGOD USES TO REACH OTHERS
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  • WITH THE LIFE-CHANGING TRUTHOF HIS SON, JESUS CHRIST.
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  • THANKS SO MUCH FORYOUR FAITHFUL SUPPORT.
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  • IN FACT, IT'S OFTEN LABELEDAS INTOLERANT OR HATEFUL.
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  • BUT JESUS WAS CLEAR THATNO ONE COMES TO THE FATHER
  • 00:24:20.282 --> 00:24:24.019
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  • THANK YOU FOR HELPING US BRINGTHIS MINISTRY INTO YOUR HOME,
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  • AND FOR SUPPORTING THEMISSION OF PATHWAY TO VICTORY,
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  • AS TOGETHER, WEPIERCE THE DARKNESS
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  • WITH THE LIGHT OF GOD'S WORD.
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  • WHETHER YOU HAVEQUESTIONS THAT PERPLEX YOU
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  • I HOPE TODAY'SMESSAGE HAS MADE CLEAR
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  • WHY THE EXCLUSIVITY OFCHRIST IS SO IMPORTANT
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  • THIS MAY BE ONE OF THEMOST IMPORTANT STUDIES
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  • ON PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • THESE PROGRAMS ARE MADE POSSIBLE
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  • NOW COMING UP NEXT TIMEON PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • TRUTHFULNESS OF THE BIBLE.BUT THE FACT IS WE ARE
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  • ASSUMING THE FACT THAT THEBIBLE IS THE WORD OF GOD
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  • WHEN WE SAY THERE ARENOT MANY WAYS TO GOD,
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  • THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY TO GOD.
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  • AND THE BEGINNING PLACEFOR FINDING THAT TRUTH OF
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  • THE EXCLUSIVITY OF THE GOSPELIS NOT THE NEW TESTAMENT,
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  • SET YOUR DVR ANDJOIN US NEXT TIME
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  • HERE ONPATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • ♪ MUSIC
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