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How many shall be saved?

Then one said to Him, "Lord, are there few who are saved? Luke 13:23.

Make sure you are saved yourself my friend, but many will be saved who "will come from the east and the west, from the north and the south, and sit down in the kingdom of God" Luke 13:29. They will come not only from Israel, but from all corners of the world.

Many also, shall seek to enter, but shall not be allowed, "When once the Master of the house has risen up and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock at the door, saying, 'Lord, Lord, open for us,' and He will answer and say to you, 'I do not know you, where you are from" Luke 13:25.

I said make sure you are saved my friend, to avoid pressing at the door. But when you find yourself standing outside knocking at the door, then know you have missed it, and more also when you see yourself on one side and the other is Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets, then know you have been thrust out of the kingdom of God, for you would have been an evil worker.

He then said, depart from me, farewell, "O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, but you were not willing! See! Your house is left to you desolate; and assuredly, I say to you, you shall not see Me until the time comes when you say, 'Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD!' " Luke 13:34-35.

Who shall be saved?

He said, "He who has ears to hear, let him hear!

  • whoever of you does not forsake all that he has cannot be My disciple, Luke 14:33.
  • And whoever does not bear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple, Luke 14:27.

Jesus said to the rich young man. "You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have and distribute to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me." But when he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich. And when Jesus saw that he became very sorrowful, He said, "How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God! For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God." Luke 18:22-25.

Those who heard it said, "Who then can be saved?"

He then said, "The things which are impossible with men are possible with God."

Then Peter said, "See, we have left all and followed You." So He said to them, "Assuredly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or parents or brothers or wife or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God, who shall not receive many times more in this present time, and in the age to come eternal life." Luke 18: 28-30.

God bless you, 

Laurence 

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