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Are there few who are saved?

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Are there few who are saved?

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  1. Are there few who are saved? -Gallop poll, Nov. 1990 78% of Americans believe in heaven 78% believe they are going to heaven 60% believe in hell 4% believe they are going to hell

  2. Testimony of History • Spiritual condition of humanity –Rom. 3:9-19, 23 • Righteous have always been a minority, Gen. 6:5-8; Deut. 7:6-7 • Remnant (trace), Isa. 10:21-22 • Remnant according to the election of grace, Isa. 11:10-11, 16; Rom. 11:5

  3. Teaching of Jesus • Parable of the Sower and soils –Mk. 4:14-20 • Direct statement – Luke 13:23-24 • Many are called, few chosen, Matt. 22:14 • The nature of discipleship – Luke 14: 25-35 (Exacting, comprehensive, sacrificial)

  4. Why Only Few Are Saved • Not because God wants most people to be lost –1 Tim. 2:3-4; Jno. 3:16; Rom. 5:8 • God takes no pleasure in the death of the wicked, 2 Pet. 3:9; Ezek. 18:32 • Unconditional election is false! • All who come to Jesus find rest, Matt. 11:28-29

  5. HELL Hell’s Highway Matt. 7:13 -Wide & spacious -Popular & pleasing WIDE GATE 5

  6. HEAVEN • Restricted by truth, Eph. 4:4-6; Jno. 17:17 • Vigilant, faithful, disciplined life Heaven’s Highway Matt. 7:14 1 Pet. 4:17-18 DIFFICULT WAY 6

  7. We Must Seek Narrow WayMatthew 7:14; Acts 17:27 • Some are not looking for it • Others are looking in the wrong places • Some are not looking because they think they have already found it –Gal. 1:14; Acts 26:9; Matt. 7:22-25 (Lk. 13:25-27); 2 Cor. 13:5 • Some find the way, but it is too narrow for them –Lk. 14:15-20, 26-27; 18:18-23

  8. Who Will Be Saved?Matthew 7:21 • If based on merit, nobody saved – Rom. 3:23; 2 Tim. 1:9; Eph. 2:8-9 • Who then can be saved? • Whoever calls on the name of the Lord, Acts 2:21; Rom. 10:13 • Not “Lord, Lord” (Matt. 7:21; Lk. 13:25) • Not “Sinner’s Prayer” (Acts 9:9,11; 22:16)

  9. Who Will Be Saved?Matthew 7:21 • Who then can be saved? • Those who appeal to God on His terms • Those who do the will of the Father, Matt. 7:21 • Believe, repent & baptized, Acts 2:36-38,41 • Be baptized & wash away your sins, Acts 22:16 • Those who have humble, obedient faith, Eph. 2:8-9 (Heb. 5:9); Rom. 6:17-18; Lk. 17:10

  10. Who Will Be Saved?Acts 10:34-35 • Fear God • Work righteousness Will you?(Acts 2:40)