Which “HEAVEN” Is There Supposedly Many Ways To?

Jesus Did It!

By: Norm Rasmussen

You hear it said more and more these days: “I believe there are MANY ways to heaven.” That statement is meant to be a smokescreen topic, dear reader. It is a diversionary tactic of the devil to keep people from focusing on the most important topic the human race needs to be focusing on before they die. 

Which IS...?

Here is the most important question we can ask ourselves about the next life:  “How do I get my sins against God forgiven before I die?” 

Satan does NOT want people talking about how to get their sins forgiven against God PERIOD. WHY? Because that is THE very heartbeat of the Holy Bible – God’s very Word from Him to the human race. The Old Testament provided a way to appease God regarding the sins of people until Jesus Christ the promised Messiah in the New Testament came upon the world scene - died on the cross - taking the punishment for the sins of the entire human race going all the way back to Adam and Eve, and going forward to the very present.

The Old Testament (Old Covenant) way of dealing with sin NEVER moved God to forgive the sins of people for eternity (Also: See - See - See) The New Testament (New Covenant) DID move God to forgive the sins of people for eternity … providing they believed that is what Jesus Christ accomplished for them and they were willing to make Him their personal Savior AND Lord before they die – their one and only GOD because He alone paid the price to be the Savior of mankind's sins against God the Father.   

The devil laughs at people arguing-debating about “different ways to get to heaven”. He doesn’t laugh when people start seriously asking themselves: “Is there any OTHER way than by trusting that Jesus Christ paid FULL PENALTY for all my sins against God the Father by taking my punishment for my sins by dying and suffering in my place for them?”

The New Covenant states in Acts 4:12 the following about the forgiveness of God for our sins against Him: There is no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.

"Saved" from WHAT? GREAT QUESTION! Saved (forgiven by God for one's sins against Him) from having to spend eternity separated from God and suffering for them as the New Covenant Bible says a person will: "He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."  (John 3:36).

And: "But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, having now been justified by His blood (sinless pure innocent shed blood), we shall be saved from wrath through Him. For if when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life. And not only that, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation."  (Romans 5:8-11). 

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And exactly WHO is this “name” spoken of in Acts 4:12? The answer is provided in the two previous verses – in Acts 4:10-11: “Let it be known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead, by Him this man stands here before you whole."

“This is the stone which was rejected by your builders, which has become the chief cornerstone." 

People can debate until their heart finally stops beating that there are other ways to have one’s sins forgiven by God so they won’t be held against them on the judgment day nor throughout eternity, but they CANNOT prove Jesus Christ is NOT the ONLY way to have them forgiven. 

So when people say, “I don’t believe Jesus is the ONLY way to heaven,” they are speaking “the devil’s decoy speak”. If they say, “I don’t believe Jesus is the ONLY way to have your sins forgiven by God so you won’t be judged for them on the judgment day and then be forced to suffer for them for all eternity … then we are talking apples to apples (though ROTTEN apples!) … NOT apples to oranges.

[This writer has no problem believing God allows people to have VISIONS (even GIVES them) – even WHEN their heart stops beating for awhile, but the devil can also grant counterfeit – deceitful visions -- never forget. Having said such …]

Holy Scripture says … and no one can PROVE differently … no matter how many out-of-body, near-death-encounters people have experienced or heard that would try to negate this FACT (Truth): It is appointed unto man to die once, and then the judgment. (See: Hebrews 9:27)   

[It rightly, I believe, could also be interpreted to read:  Once a person has reached their appointed time to die and STAY dead, then comes their judgment.]

NEVERTHELESS! Carefully note it DOESN’T say: “It is appointed unto man to die once, and then go to HEAVEN!

Dying is NOT about FIRST getting to heaven. Dying is FIRST about having one’s assured appointment with God the JUDGE. The New Covenant Bible makes it very clear that every person’s JUDGE will be none other than the same One who paid the penalty for their sins on the cross: His name is JESUS CHRIST.

The Father judges no one, but has given all authority of judging to the Son. (See: John 5:22)

Are YOU ready for YOUR judgment appointment with Jesus Christ the Son of God? There is no escaping it. You can make peace with Him NOW by having your sins totally blotted out ... or be judged for them when you meet Him face to face. Be WISE and get your sins taken care of NOW, because you don't have another heart beat guaranteed.  None of us do.

Some closing thoughts about heaven:

If you are a born again Christian, you are not a citizen of this world trying to get to heaven; you are a citizen of heaven making your way through this world, allowing the Holy Spirit to use you to help advance God's Kingdom in the lives of others.  While here, you are an Ambassador for our Lord Jesus Christ.

Yet the only qualifier Jesus gave to enter the kingdom of heaven was that a person must first become spiritually born again:  (See John 3: http://biblehub.com/nasb/john/3.htm)


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Dear Reader - are you at peace with God? If not, you can be. Do you know what awaits you when you die? You can have the assurance from God that heaven will be your home, if you would like to be certain. Either Jesus Christ died for your sins, or He didn't (He did!). Are you prepared to stand before God on the Judgment Day and tell Him that you didn't need the shed blood of Jesus Christ on the Cross to have your sins forgiven and get in right-standing with God? We plead with you...please don't make such a tragic mistake.

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Which “HEAVEN” Is There Supposedly Many Ways To?