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Hello, my name is Joseph Zadow, I am 30 years old from Adelaide, South Australia. I am a born again Christian, having received God’s free gift of salvation by grace through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and the purpose of this blog is to write down what God is showing me as I read his Written Word and share with anyone who cares to read. I am a sinner, I need a Saviour, I have a Saviour. Thank you for taking the time to read my blog, it is intended to be a blessing to believers and also unbelievers as it is a blog on what the Bible says, the Bible which is the witness and testimony of Jesus Christ… and it is great and fearful to be able to share it with others. We read in Isaiah 2 that in the last days the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills and all nations shall flow unto it. And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths… you can read it for yourself and the rest of it, it’s a blessed passage of a future time… and in the future, there will be a time of peace when the Lord returns and sets things right, and people will love to go to the house of God and tell each other about it and go together. This blog is meant to be like those people saying come and lets go to the house of God so he teaches us his ways and we walk in his paths. It is meant to point you to God’s word, not to myself. True unity and fellowship and love is found in Jesus Christ, his person and his word… and in the end times,  this earth will finally experience true peace and righteousness when the mountain of the Lord’s house is established.

I am not writing this blog because I am anyone special, I don’t receive special, private, exclusive revelations or interpretations from God, I simply read my Authorized King James Bible, believe what it says, and the Holy Spirit guides me into truth and understanding as he promises to – John 16:13. Interpretation belongs to God – Genesis 40:8. No prophecy of the Scripture is of any private interpretation – 2 Peter 1:20. You will find no extra-Biblical material or experiences on this blog. My salvation is not based on experience and feelings, it is based on the truth of God’s Word. My house is built upon the rock.

This is not a hate blog. I do not have a vendetta against anyone. True love is based on truth, true love seeks not its own, if I am giving you the truth from God’s Word, well then I truly love you more than someone who is just telling you what you want to hear. It is quite probable that people will be offended by some of the stuff I post on here. Jesus said in John 6:61 – Doth this offend you? Luke 7:23 – And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me. Matthew 20:15 – Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?. 1 Corinthians 1:18 – For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. If the truth offends you, well then you are just fulfilling what the Bible says in John 3:19,20 – And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

I do not have a secret agenda. All I believe is what the Bible says. I do not try putting a spin on it. I am not a member of a cult pushing some angle. I am not writing this blog for popularity’s sake. Even if one person gets saved from reading this blog, it will be worth it. For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost – Luke 19:10. All I will be writing about is what the Bible says. Which is what God says. God has spoken, and his words are recorded in the Bible. That’s what matters. What I say, what I think doesn’t matter. Jesus said in John 18:20 – I spake openly to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing. Read your Bible, find out what God says for yourself. You can know for yourself if you want to. The Bible says we are without excuse – Romans 1:20. The Bible was written so that we could know. You can be saved and know it. You can live in the confidence and assurance of eternal life. True faith and hope isn’t blind, it is based on God’s Word. The Bible says God has magnified his word above his name – Psalm 138:2. If God’s Word isn’t enough for you, then there is nothing more and there is no hope for you.

I don’t claim to know everything. In fact I hardly know anything. I am just as fallible as anyone else. I am still learning myself. For now we see through a glass darkly, and then face to face – 1 Corinthians 13. I make every effort to make sure my posts are clear and God forbid I should cause someone to stumble or mislead anybody. When I make posts or anything else, I am not digging into my own reservoir of knowledge, intellect and understanding. In the Book of Job, Job answered the Lord and said, Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay mine hand upon my mouth. Job also said, Therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not. All I have to give you is God’s Word. I wouldn’t claim to have anything else of value to offer you.  What I do know is that God’s Word has the answers. God’s Word is final, absolute, perfect, preserved and eternal. This blog is about what the Bible says, and that is all I am interested in. The Bible is all I have to offer you. The Gospel is the power of God, man’s power, reasoning, intellect cannot deliver or save himself. All I am doing is holding forth the word of life – Philippians 2:16. I make no apologies for that.

I will continue to fill out this website as time permits and hopefully someone views it and gets saved as a result, or I build up the faith of a true believer further! This blog’s purpose is to lift up Jesus Christ, who said if he is lifted up, he will draw all men unto himself. Jesus Christ loves you, he died for you, as he did for me. And it’s not dead hope, but he is alive, risen from the dead, and all power is given unto him in heaven and in earth. I will try to keep my blog entries as short and as concise as possible although writing tends to beget writing! It’s great to hear from people! Please feel free to leave a comment, contact me, post a question, ask for a Bible reference, add your thoughts etc. To view my profile scroll a little further down and it should be there. I do check here regularly and also post fairly regularly, and try my best to get back to people on the blog or via email… so appreciate you bearing with me and your interest and time! 🙂

I hope and pray that the Holy Spirit will bear witness to you of the truth. Only God can do the work. God bless.

The most important thing is that – For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved – Romans 10:13.

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    • Yep, the Bible teaches sanctification by the Holy Spirit. Once we get saved by repenting of our sin and believing on the Lord Jesus Christ for forgiveness of our sin and newness of life… then our life is one of being sanctified. It’s an ongoing work of God in the life of the believer. The Holy Spirit who comes to live in us when we got saved, he created a new person in us, and now in our day to day life post repentance and faith… he works in our life, purging out sin, changing us, transforming us into the image of Christ, our thinking, our actions, our being changes as we are sanctified (set apart) unto Christ … its part of salvation.

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  1. I read your article on when it is too late for someone to be saved… For a bit of context. I’ve known the truth for 8 years now, I had given my life to Christ but in the 8 years I came to doubt my salvation after living in sin for so long. In those 8 years I have willingly sinned so many times, I can’t even tell you how many. Now I find myself in a position where my heart is soooo cold. The love in my heart is almost non-existent. I don’t even know how to repent. From the videos that I’ve watched (sermons) and messages I have read online all points to the possibility that I have sinned my day of grace way and that God has shut the door for me. I don’t think the holy spirit is with me, if he ever was he must have certainly left me for good. Last night I asked God to show me some form of sign that it is indeed too late for me and am awaiting for that (if He even bothers tbh). My question for you is how can someone know if God has forever shut the door of salvation on them?

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    • Hello Jonathan, thanks for the message. Believe it or not, and I don’t know your situation, but I know how you feel to feel cold on God. It does say in the Bible that we can get “past feeling” – Ephesians 4:19. It is a horrible thing to go numb on God, to be in darkness… in Exodus the darkness of one of the plagues was so dark, it could be felt. The thing to remember is that salvation is of the Lord, salvation itself is the gift of God to anyone who will take it, just as Jesus Christ said to the woman at the well. Furthermore, we cannot approach God, but we must be drawn first by God to himself. The Holy Spirit does that, and he ploughs up our hearts convicting of sin, shedding truth in our heart to either accept or reject. Most people reject. A reprobate person is someone who God no longer deals with, to be reprobate is to be “given over” by God to sin. Once God withdraws his grace from you, it’s panic stations. With Hophni and Phineas, the Bible says the sons didn’t hearken to their father… because the Lord would slay them. God was done with them, at the end of it, they couldn’t hear because God had withdrawn his grace for them to hear, and see what they were doing was wicked and to stop it. Salvation takes God, and it takes us, we have to respond, and our actions do matter. Our life matters, sin is a violation of God’s law, of his holiness, sin separates us from God, as it sounds like you have practically found out and as I have in my life. When we sin, our fellowship is broken with God, that’s why practically obeying God, walking in truth is vital. To have fellowship with God and with other believers, you must walk in the light, you must walk in truth, sin must be dealt with. A true salvation will stick, you say you gave your life to Christ. You can’t lose your salvation, so if you do, well it’s just because you were never saved to begin with. That’s why it is important to know why you came to Jesus Christ, what your salvation actually is. It’s why people need truth, they need the gospel truth… a real salvation is only one that was based on complete truth of God’s word. Things like repentance are missing from modern gospels and they lead to false conversions. People are Christians but not even actually saved, not even born again. The Bible says to see whether you are actually in the faith… to make your calling and election sure. You better be sure where you stand before God. And God gave us his word through the power of the Holy Spirit so we CAN know. You can know things, God wants you to know if you’re saved and right with him. God gave us his word so we could know ahead of time what the future holds, both personally and in the greater and broader scheme of things. Jesus’ name means “he shall save his people from their sins”. Jesus came to save us from our sin, if you came to him in repentance of sin then you came to him for the right reason. I doubt you need signs, what you need is to seek God in truth and on the basis of his truth. God knows if you mean it. Are you a hearer or a doer? Everyone hears, but a saved person takes action based on what they heard. But hearers, unsaved people, hear and move on, it never takes root in their life and changes their heart. The Bible extends invitation after invitation. Read the final chapter of Revelation, that is the final thing… Jesus says come… because he is coming back as King of kings and Lord of lords, as the Judge. It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God, and he is worthy to be feared. It takes the Spirit of God to fear God even. But Jesus came to save sinners… if we weren’t sinners, he wouldn’t be required. The prodigal son got up to a whole lot of no good before he finally woke up. It isn’t a good idea to see his story and then live a life banking on the grace of God. Oh I can go and sin my whole life and it’ll all be sweet… no it won’t. Many people read examples in the Bible thinking well I can live how I want then turn to God when I feel like it. Lasciviousness is when you use the grace of God to sin, showing a lack of understanding of God’s grace. God’s grace is not a blank cheque past the laws and holiness of God, it doesn’t make your actions meaningless. God’s grace is what gives us the ability to do right, to NOT sin… it takes God’s grace for us to call upon the name of the Lord to begin with. If he doesn’t give you that grace, then you can’t… the flesh is weak, it takes the power of God to come to him, to pray, to live the Christian life. There is a time when it is too late, but I can’t say when that is. In all honesty, if you are serious, then it probably is not. It’s all about salvation, the Bible says God is not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance. That IS the will of God for your life. God is very longsuffering, and in fact the Bible says in 2 Peter 3:15 … “that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation.” It’s true. In the book of Joel there was a rampaging army coming and yet they were implored to repent. There was still time to call on the Lord. Jonah went and warned Nineveh, and we don’t see any record that Jonah told them anything other than that certain destruction was coming. But the people of Nineveh, starting at the king, repented of their sin, they stopped their wickedness, they humbled themselves before God, and God saw it and stopped the coming judgement. So it looks like God is willing to change his mind toward a person that repents, salvation is a miracle, it is the complete reversal and rerouting of someones life, future and destiny. No wonder there is joy in heaven when one sinner repents, when one who is lost is found. The key is to act upon what you know, it sounds like you know the truth, God gave you the truth so that you could do something with it. If you have spurned it thus far, well it would be unwise to spurn it further, as to whom much is given, much is required. It’s not complex, it’s not complicated, it only takes setting your face toward God, and taking the step he puts in front in you in obedience and faith. I sincerely hope this answer helps

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