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What Must I do to be Saved?

Acts 16:22-32 (NIV) The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten. After they had been severely flo g ged, they were t h r o wn into prison , and the jailer was commanded to guard them car e fully. Upon receiving such orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. About midnight Pa u l and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God , and the o t her prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was such a violent earthq u ake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doo r s flew open, and everybody's c h ains came loose. The jailer woke up, and when he saw the p r ison doors open, he drew his s w ord and was a bout to kill himself because he thought the prisoners h a d escaped. But Paul shouted, "Don't harm y o urs e lf ! W e are all here!" T h e jailer called for lights, rus h ed in and fell trembling before Paul and Si

Will not Leave Sin "Undealt" with

Then David said to Nathan, "I have sinned against the LORD." Nathan repli e d,   "The   LORD   has taken away your sin. You are n o t going to die.    But because by   doing this you have ma d e the enemies of the LORD show   utter contempt, the   s on born to you will die.  2 Samuel 12:13-14 (NIV)   Have you ever done wrong...s i nned against God Almighty.  We know the answer is yes. David commits adultery and then murders the wo m an's husband.....WHAT? this the same David that took care of the sheep....the same David that killed Goliath....David the King......David the Psalmist....YES....his first son dies and then God gives him another son, Solomon ...and the Lord uses him to built the temple. Did David pull the wool over on the Lord's eye....NO....NO....nothing is hidden from the Lord......David's first son dies. . ..the son conceived in adultery.....  When confronted by Nathan the Prophet....David ' s heart is broken..