Good morning, beloved friends and brethren present, and those in different countries: ministers and churches praising God and listening to His Word.
Warm greetings to Mr. Maximo Moscoso and Adrian, and also to Ms. Arlene Melendez; and to the Coordinator of the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace in the Republic of Mexico, Mr. Francisco Guerra and his wife, and to all the Activists for Peace, who have been working these days in the program of the Judicial Forums, the Judicial Forum at the Court of the Federal District of Mexico, which was a total success.
On this occasion, we read in Saint Matthew chapter 16, verses 13 to 20, and it says:
“When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?
And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.
He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?
And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.
And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
Then charged he his disciples that they should tell no man that he was Jesus the Christ.”
May God bless our souls with His Word and allow us to understand It. In the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. And may He allow us to have the revelation of the Divine Promise of the Coming of the Son of Man for the Last Day. And when we see that promise being fulfilled, may all of us acknowledge it, because that is where we find the blessing for Christ’s believers of the Last Day.
That is what will give us the faith to be changed and taken with Christ to the Marriage Supper of the Lamb. In the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, may God open the Scriptures to us, and may He open our hearts and minds in order to comprehend (and our hearts to believe). In the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
“WHO IS THE SON OF MAN FOR THIS DAY (FOR THIS END TIME)?”
Why the question: “Who is the son of man for this day?” Because Christ said that the Son of Man will come at the end time; and we all want to be like Peter: we want to acknowledge Him in His coming.
The opinion people had in the days of Jesus about who the Son of Man (Christ) was, is that Jesus was John the Baptist raised from the dead, and that is why in Him and through Him those miracles were performed. Some thought that He was the Prophet Elijah, others thought that He was Prophet Jeremiah, and others said or thought that He was one of the prophets who had resurrected from the dead.
Remember that at this time, Israel, the Hebrew people, the Jews, were awaiting the Coming of the Messiah, and the Messiah would be a descendant of King David, the Messiah would be a prophet like Moses, not literally Prophet Moses, but a prophet like Moses.
That is why when John the Baptist was asked: “Are you Elijah?” He said He was not Elijah; although it was the ministry of Elijah operating in John the Baptist, but He was not the Elijah who would come forerunning the Second Coming of Christ at the end time. He was the messenger coming to prepare the way for the Lord, according to Malachi chapter 3, which tells us: “Behold I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me.”
That is what was said for the time in which the Messiah would come in fulfillment of the First Coming of the Messiah [Malachi 3:1]:
“Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the Lord of hosts.”
Who would come? The Angel of the Covenant, the Angel of the Lord who gave the Law to the Hebrew people on Mount Sinai; because that is the Angel of the Lord, the Angel of God establishing the Covenant with the Hebrew people. And then, He would come to establish the New Covenant that was promised in Jeremiah chapter 31, verses 31 to 36.
That is why at the Last Supper with His disciples, in Matthew chapter 26, verses 26 and on, Jesus said:
“And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.”
In other words, He is typifying, representing His Body in the bread; because just like bread is the food for the body, Christ is the living Bread that descended from Heaven to give life, to give eternal Life to the human being. He is the Bread for our soul, the food for our soul.
“…And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.”
And now, He typified His Blood in the wine, which was to be shed for the remission of sins. It was shed for many, for the remission of sins. And every person has the opportunity to be cleansed of all sin with the Blood of Christ by receiving Him as his only and sufficient Savior. Otherwise, the Blood of Christ is not effective in cleansing a person from all sin.
It’s like having a garment stained with ink and a bottle of bleach or Clorox (as it is called) the bottle of bleach doesn’t take away the stain on the clothes unless you apply bleach; until you apply it to the garment, the ink stain will remain on it.
And until the person applies the Blood of Christ receiving Him as his Savior, the sin remains in the person, and the wages of sin is death, death for all eternity.
Therefore, God has given us Christ and His Sacrifice so that by His mercy, He may cleanse us from all sin and give us eternal Life.
Eternal Life is what we receive from Christ when we receive Him as our only and sufficient Savior, because we are receiving eternal Life. Remember that Christ said: “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”
No one can approach God unless it’s through Jesus Christ. Some people think that all paths lead to God, but Christ says that He is the way; therefore don’t seek another way to God.
He is the Life, eternal Life, and therefore, He has the exclusivity of eternal Life and He grants it to those who receive Him as their only and sufficient Savior. Saint John chapter 14, verse 6 is the passage I quoted to you, where it says: “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”
And Saint John chapter 10, verse 26 to 30, says: “My sheep hear my voice, and they follow me, and I know them: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father’s hand.”
In other words, all those who will receive salvation and eternal Life are the sheep of the Father, which are given to Christ for Him to seek them and give them eternal Life. “For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost,” Christ says in Saint Matthew chapter 18 and Saint Luke chapter 19. In other words, Christ comes to seek and save who? Me, and whom else? Each one of you as well.
With the fall of the human being in the Garden of Eden, all the sheep of the Father were lost, they lost eternal Life, and that is why we live for a period of time on this Earth, and the life of these earthly bodies ends at about 100 years old; when we reach the age of 100, we struggle a lot living in the earthly body.
This is because when a person is born, his rays of light… the rays of light that the physical body has begin to dim; there are four rays of light and they start dimming every certain number of years. Let’s say, from 25 to 30 years of age, the first ray of light dims and the person is left with three. From 35 years and on, the second ray of light dims and the person is left with two rays of light; and then after certain number of years, the third ray of light dims, and the person is left with only one ray of light, and that is why the person feels weak and he can’t fight like when he did when he was 18 to 25 years old. Such is earthly life.
But it doesn’t matter how many years you live on Earth, it is not beneficial if you don’t understand that you live on this Earth for a Divine purpose, through which you can obtain eternal Life through Christ our Savior, by receiving Him as your only and sufficient Savior.
And in this way, Christ saves you from the Lake of Fire, Christ saves you from the annihilation that takes place in the Lake of Fire for those who are thrown into the Lake of Fire after the Millennial Kingdom and after Judgment Day. And that is truly something serious.
And if this earthly life in these mortal and temporary bodies is so great, how will it be to live in an eternal, immortal, incorruptible and young body throughout eternity? That is what the soul of every person has always yearned for, because in this body we have many struggles and problems, and in the end, it dies either due to advanced age, an illness, or an accident.
If life meant only living for a certain period of time on Earth, and then everything ends for the human being, it wouldn’t be worth it to live on this Earth. But the purpose is that we hear the preaching of the Gospel of Christ, and the faith of Christ to be born in our soul, because “faith comes by hearing the Word,” the Gospel.
Remember that Christ said: “Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.” [Mark 16:15-16.] That is how simple reality is for every human being.
A person can only do one of two things: either believe or disbelieve. Believe and confirm his place with Christ in His Kingdom to live eternally, or disbelieve and then be judged and condemned at Judgment Day and be thrown into the Lake of Fire, where he will be completely annihilated in soul, spirit, and body, and he will cease to exist.
And we all want to live eternally; and we all want to know, to learn of the formula to live eternally. The formula has a Name: Lord Jesus Christ.
“He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation.” He will not be judged and condemned, but instead he will live eternally. (Saint John chapter 5, verse 24.)
Therefore, the most important thing for every human being is eternal Life, and we can only receive it through Jesus Christ.
“God has given us eternal Life and this Life is in His Son (in Jesus Christ).” [First John 5:10-12.]
“He that hath the Son (Jesus Christ), hath life (eternal Life); and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.” What he has is a temporary life that will end, and the person does not even know when his life on this Earth will end; and then he will no longer have the opportunity to say: “Now I want to receive Christ.”
The time to receive Christ as Savior is while the person is living on this Earth. That is why the Gospel of Christ is preached, so that the faith of Christ is born in the heart of those who hear it.
Remember that Christ said in Saint John chapter 8, verse 47: “He that is of God heareth God’s words.” He that is of God. He who is of God is written in Heaven, in the Lamb’s Book of Life before the foundation of the world.
In other words, God knows us before we are born on this Earth. Those are the sheep that the Father has given Christ to seek and give them eternal Life; and they will never perish.
Therefore, we are on this Earth for a Divine purpose, and our names are written in Heaven in the Lamb’s Book of Life, and that is why we respond to the call of Christ, the Gospel of Christ, by hearing His Voice and receiving Him as our only and sufficient Savior.
And now, what does all of this have to do with the Son of Man? And who is the Son of Man for the Last Day? Those are the people who will acknowledge Him, who will receive Him at the Last Day; because He comes as a thief in the night. In other words, those who will recognize Him and welcome Him, will be the sheep of the Father, the elect of God, those who form the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Christ Himself said in Saint Matthew chapter 16, verses 24 and on:
“Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.”
In other words, Christ doesn’t offer you a bed of roses. Just as Christ died on this Earth, was persecuted, misinterpreted, and judged, condemned and crucified, Christ’s believers will also go through and suffer persecutions; and they will be misunderstood. There was a time in which they were fed to the lions, and a time where they were also burned alive; those are different stages which the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ has gone through.
“For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.
For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”
What does it profit a man to be a multimillionaire (financially speaking) on Earth, or to have a social, academic, or professional position on Earth, and lose his soul?
Remember that the human being is a living soul; that is what the person is: a living soul, and he lives in a spiritual body called spirit, and in a body of flesh in which we appear on this Earth.
But when it comes to eternal Life, to our eternal future, that is tied to the soul of the person, which is what we truly are: living souls. That is why it says, “For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” Can man pay for the salvation of his soul? No. Christ has already paid for our salvation with His own life.
You and I do not have the means to pay for our salvation; Christ has already paid for it. And we accept the Sacrifice of Christ as the payment for our salvation, because He took our sins and became sin for us, and suffered the death we had to suffer.
And now, the sacrifices of animals that the Hebrew people offered in the temple are no longer needed, because those sacrifices were only the type and figure of the Sacrifice of Christ our Savior on Calvary’s Cross. Until Christ came and carried out the Sacrifice of Atonement on the Cross, those sacrifices had to be carried out, but once Christ died on Calvary’s Cross, God no longer accepted the sacrifices of animals. The Sacrifice of Christ on Calvary’s cross is the only thing God accepts from every human being.
“Who is the Son of Man?” Jesus Christ asked Peter and His disciples. Peter said: “You are the Christ (in other words, the anointed One, the Messiah, the Christ), the Son of God, the Son of the living God.” [Matthew 16:16.]
The Holy Spirit, the Angel of the Covenant was dwelling in Jesus. That is why He says: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for He has anointed me.” And He began to list the things He was anointed for, reading from Isaiah chapter 61, reading there in chapter 4 of Saint Luke. And He stopped, because the complete Scripture says: “…To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.” And He stopped there; if we continue reading it says: “…And the day of vengeance of our God.”
Why didn’t He continue? Because He read up to the point that would be fulfilled in Him: the First Coming. The part about proclaiming, preaching the year… the Day of Vengeance of our Lord pertains to His Second Coming.
The Coming of the Son of Man at the Last Day is when He will preach the Day of vengeance of our Lord; in other words, the Divine Judgment that will fall upon the human race, the plagues, the vials that will be poured out on all the nations, and consequently, over all humanity, which will be fulfilled during the Great Tribulation, which is the second part of the seventieth week, and it consists of three and a half years of the prophecy of Daniel chapter 9.
God will also deal with the Hebrew people once again, and He will do so by manifesting the ministries of Elijah (for the fifth occasion) and of Moses (for the third occasion). And all of that is tied to the Coming of the Son of Man with His angels.
His angels are the ministries of the Two Olive Trees, the Ministries of Moses and Elijah. That is why in Zechariah chapter 4, verses 11 to 14 and in Revelation chapter 11, verses 1 to 14 speaks to us about the Two Olive Trees which are the ministries of Moses and Elijah, which will be manifested at the Last Day. That is why the Son of Man, Christ, says in Saint Matthew chapter 24, verse 30 to 31… He says:
“And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.”
The elect here are one hundred and forty-four thousand Hebrews, twelve thousand from each Tribe that will be called at this end time. They are the Elect of God from the Hebrew people; and the elect of God from the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ are the believers in Christ of the Last Day who will be awaiting the Coming of the Son of Man, and they will receive Him.
When it talks about the Son of Man, we find that it is referring to the title of a prophet. That is why Christ, speaking about Himself, would say: “The Son of Man,” referring to Himself, because He was a prophet.
When the Pharisees asked John the Baptist: “Are you Elijah?” He said: “No.” “Are you the Prophet?” He said: “No.” When they asked him if he was the prophet, they were referring to the prophet that Moses spoke about: that God would raise up a prophet like Moses, a dispensational prophet, who would be the Messiah. And John said no. When they asked him: “Are you the prophet?” He said: “No,” and he was a prophet, but not the prophet of Deuteronomy chapter 18, verses 15 to 19, because that prophet is the Messiah, the Anointed One, the Christ, the Son of God, the Son of Man, the Holy Spirit, the Angel of the Covenant in a body of flesh, in a man, in a prophet; because the Son of Man is a prophet.
That is why when the Messiah came, He had to come as a prophet: as the Son of Man in whom the Son of God dwelt, Christ, the Angel of the Covenant and the Holy Spirit. It is as simple as that.
That is why in different places in the Bible, God calls His prophets: Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel and so forth, “Son of Man”, because that is a title of a prophet.
Now, let us see what Saint Matthew chapter 24, verse 27 says:
“For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.”
That is how the Coming of the Son of Man at the end time will be. The manifestation of the Son of Man two thousand years ago was in the East, in the Land of Israel, which belongs to the Middle East. And for the West, the American Continent, we have the promise of the manifestation of the Son of Man.
We already had the first part of the manifestation pertaining to the end time in Reverend William Branham. It was the Son of God, Christ in a prophet, in a Son of Man. It was Christ, the Son of Man, in a Son of Man, in a prophet, to fulfill the first part of that promise pertaining to the end time.
And there is a part that is missing, and it will be fulfilled at the end time. That is why in Saint Matthew chapter 24, verse 30… Saint Matthew 24 verse 36 and on says:
“But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only (in other words, the time, day, and hour when the Son of Man will come).
But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.”
In other words, mankind will be living like in the days of Noah, when every thought of the heart of the human being was continuously evil, and the time in which humanity will be living at the Last Day will be this way.
“For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.”
In other words, mankind at the time, in the antediluvian world, did not understand. They did not understand the time they were living in, they did not understand they were living at the end of the antediluvian generation.
Currently, humanity is living at the end time of the current generation. How much time do we have left? We don’t know, but the promise is that this time will be the Divine cycle in which the Son of Man will manifest Himself, reveal Himself. He will manifest Himself, He will reveal Himself, to whom? To the believers in Christ, just as it happened two thousand years ago.
Whom did the Son of Man come to? Whom did He reveal Himself to? Among whom did the Son of Man manifested Himself in His First Coming two thousand years ago? The Hebrew people, which are the people who were in the Covenant that was given to Israel on Mount Sinai; they were the people of the Old Covenant, of the Old Testament, and they had Him in human flesh: the Coming of the Son of Man, the Angel of the Covenant in a body of flesh called Jesus. It is as simple as that.
Israel already had its fulfillment of the promise of the Messiah for that time, and now the people under the New Covenant is the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Christianity is the people who have the promise of the Second Coming of Christ, of the Coming of the Son of Man with His Angels, with the ministry of Moses (for the third time), and the ministry of Elijah (for the fifth time), and the ministry of Jesus for the second time, in all of His fullness.
That is what was shown on Mount Transfiguration, in Saint Matthew chapter 17, when Christ took Peter, James and his brother John, and brought them up into a high mountain apart, and was transfigured before them; and Moses and Elijah appeared, one on each side of the Lord.
That is the order of the Second Coming of Christ. That is the order of the Coming of the Son of Man for the Last Day. The ministries of Jesus, Elijah, and Moses will be repeating themselves in the midst of the Church, and then in the midst of the Hebrew people. That is how the Coming of the Son of Man will be.
Now notice, as Christ came down from Mount Sinai—excuse me, from Mount Transfiguration, He tells His disciples not to say that He is the Messiah, the Christ, the Anointed One.
Sometimes, some people may think: “If He is the Christ, the Messiah, they should have told the whole world,” but Christ said: “Don’t tell anyone.”
Therefore, it is very important to know these things so that we are prepared for the Coming of the Son of Man at the Last Day, which is the promise that has been indicated and it is the greatest promise from God for the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Notice, it also says [Matthew 24:44]:
“Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.” In other words, we must be prepared for the Coming of the Son of Man.
In Saint Luke Christ also speaks to us about the Coming of the Son of Man.
Remember that this is the greatest event to ever take place in the midst of the human race at the end time, at the Last Day, that is why we always find Christ speaking of the Son of Man and of the Coming of the Son of Man.
For instance, here in Saint Luke chapter 28… chapter 17, verse 28, and we can even read a little before that: verse 26 and on says… verse 24 and on says:
“For as the lightning, that lighteneth out of the one part under heaven, shineth unto the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day.
But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation.
And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man.
They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.
Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;
But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.
Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed.”
And we must all acknowledge that humanity, all the nations, are like in the days of Noah and the days of Lot, like in the days of Sodom and Gomorrah. That is the current state of mankind, which is a sign that we are living at the time in which the Son of Man will be manifested.
Now, for this end time, He will change from High Priest to Judge, from Lamb to King, from Lamb to the Lion of the Tribe of Judah, the King of kings and Lord of lords in His Reclaiming Work.
Therefore, we must be prepared, aware of the promises and prophecies that pertain to this end time, so that we are not trying to guess what God will do, what God will fulfill in this end time.
God will do what has been prophesied, what is promised in the Scripture, what Christ has promised to do in this end time, what the prophets have said that God will do in this end time. He will not do anything other than what is prophesied and promised for the Last Day.
May God help us all to be prepared for the Coming of the Son of Man in this end time, which is the Last Day, and we don’t know what day, week, month, or year these prophecies will be fulfilled, but Christ’s command is that we be prepared.
Saint Luke chapter 18, verse 8 says:
“I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?”
In His Coming, will the Son of Man find faith in you or me? Remember: “But without faith it’s impossible to please God.” [Hebrews 11:6.] It also tells us in Saint Luke chapter 21, verses 27 and on, it says:
“And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.
And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.”
What is our redemption? The redemption of the body which is to have the transformation of the living in Christ, to have eternal, immortal, glorified, and young bodies like the glorified body that Jesus Christ has; and the dead in Christ will resurrect in glorified bodies.
Christ continues saying in verse 34 and on of this same chapter, chapter 21:
“And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.
Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.”
To stand before whom? The Son of Man. Therefore, we must be prepared and praying at all times, preparing ourselves for the Coming of the Son of Man, and to stand before the Son of Man.
We do not want to go through the same thing that happened at the First Coming of Christ, when very few people acknowledged Him as the promised Messiah, Son of Man coming to His people of Israel.
And now, His Second Coming is for His people, His Church, the believers in Christ: Christianity, because Christianity is under the New Covenant; therefore, let us be prepared.
If there is any person who has not yet received Christ as his Savior, you may do so at this time and we will be praying for you so that Christ receives you in His Kingdom, forgives you, and you be baptized in water in His Name, and may Christ baptize you with Holy Spirit and fire, and may He bring forth the new birth in you. And thus, you be prepared for the Coming of the Son of Man, for which you can come to the front and we will be praying for you.
Let us wait for a few minutes so that you can come to the front, and then we will pray for you so Christ can receive you in His Kingdom, forgive you, and with His Blood may cleanse you of all sin, may be baptized in water in His Name and may Christ baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire and produce the new birth in you.
God has many people, many sons and daughters, here in Villahermosa and in the entire State of Tabasco and in the entire Republic of Mexico and He is calling them at this end time, to prepare them so that they are ready, awaiting the Coming of the Lord, to receive Him in His Coming to His Church.
We cannot miss the opportunity we have in this end time to be prepared to welcome Christ in His Coming at this end time, when He fulfills His Coming, when the Son of Man comes to His Church at this end time.
God has many people here in Villahermosa, in the entire State of Tabasco, and in the entire Republic of Mexico, and He is calling them at this end time, calling those who have not yet entered into the Fold of the Lord.
We can say: “The Lord (in other words, Jesus Christ) is my Shepherd.” Remember, He said: “I am the Good Shepherd, and the Good Shepherd gives his life for his sheep.” [John 10:11.] He also said: “I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved.” (Saint John chapter 10, verse 9; and Saint John chapter 10, verses 1 to 30.)
God is calling and gathering His sheep pertaining to this end time in the Divine Program. And where is He gathering them? In His Fold, which is His Church.
“If today you hear His Voice, do not harden your heart.” He is calling you, you are hearing His Gospel. Why? Because your name is written in Heaven in the Lamb’s Book of Life, God’s Book, the Book which contains the names of all the sheep of the Father which have been given to Christ so that He may seek them and give them eternal Life, and thus place them in His Fold, in His Church.
When a person receives Christ as Savior, he discovers that his name is written in Heaven, in the Book of God, in the Lamb’s Book of Life. That is the Book we desire our name to be in.
Christ Himself said: “Rejoice, because your names are written in Heaven.” [Luke 10:20.] Where? In the Book of Life. That is the most important Book in Heaven, and it contains the names of everyone who has received Christ as their only and sufficient Savior, each person in the time they were given to live.
Let us stand up to pray for the persons who have come to the Feet of Christ our Savior.
God has many people, and more people continue coming to the Feet of Christ, which is why we are waiting a few minutes for those who are on their way.
Of all the decisions the human being makes, there is only one that places you in eternal life, and that is to receive Christ as only and sufficient Savior. Therefore, it is a matter of eternal Life to receive Christ as our only and sufficient Savior.
With our heads bowed and our eyes closed:
Heavenly Father, who art in Heaven, in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, I come to You with all these people who are receiving Christ as their only and sufficient Savior. I pray that You receive them in Your Kingdom and give them eternal Life. In the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, I pray.
Now repeat this prayer after me:
Heavenly Father, blessed be Your Name forever. Lord Jesus Christ, I come to You acknowledging and believing that You are Christ, the Son of the Living God.
I believe in You with all my soul. I believe in Your First Coming. I believe in Your Name as the only Name under Heaven, given unto men, whereby we must be saved. I believe in Your death on Calvary’s Cross as the Sacrifice of Atonement for our sins.
Lord, I acknowledge that I am a sinner and that I need a Savior. I give public testimony of my faith in You, and of Your faith in me, and I receive You as my only and sufficient Savior. I pray that You forgive my sins, and that You cleanse me from all sin with Your Blood and baptize me with the Holy Spirit and fire, and produce the new birth in me.
I want to be born in Your Kingdom, I want to live eternally. Lord Jesus Christ, save me that I perish! Extend your healing hand to me, and save me, make a reality the salvation that You purchased for me at Calvary’s Cross. I pray to You in Your glorious and eternal Name Lord Jesus Christ. Amen and Amen.
Now, you may ask me: “When can you baptize me? For Christ said: ‘Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.’” (Saint Mark chapter 16, verses 15 to 16.)
Water baptism in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ is a commandment of the Lord Jesus Christ. Even Christ Himself went to where John the Baptist was preaching and baptizing in the Jordan, to be baptized by John. And John said to Him: “I have need to be baptized by You, and You come to me that I may baptize you?” Jesus told him: “For thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness.” And then he baptized Him.
And the Holy Spirit descended upon Jesus when Christ rose from the baptismal waters, and John saw the Holy Spirit descend upon Jesus like a dove, and that was the sign that God told him that he would see upon the Messiah, the One he was preparing the way for. And he acknowledged that He was the Messiah; the Son of Man was Christ, the Messiah promised for the Hebrew people.
And now, water does not take sins away, it is the Blood of Christ that cleanses us of all sin. But water baptism is typological, and when a person receives Christ as Savior he dies to the world, when the minister immerses him in the baptismal waters, he is typologically being buried, and when he is lifted from the baptismal waters, he is resurrecting to eternal life, to eternal Life with Christ in His eternal Kingdom. That is how simple the symbolism, the typology of water baptism in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ is.
It’s because in water baptism we identify with Christ in His death, burial, and resurrection. Therefore, you may be baptized, and in this way identify yourself with Christ in His death, burial, and resurrection, and may Christ baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire, and produce the new birth in you, in the Kingdom of God.
And we will continue seeing each other for all of eternity in the glorious Kingdom of Jesus Christ our Savior.
In other places, cities, and states of the Republic of Mexico, and in all the other nations that are connected to this activity, those who have come to the Feet of Christ may also be baptized, and may Christ bless you and baptize you with Holy Spirit and fire, and may He bring forth the new birth in you as well. And we will be seeing each other throughout eternity in the Kingdom of Christ our Savior.
I leave Reverend Andres Cruz Gallegos with you so that he may tell you what you must do to be baptized in water in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, our Savior.
Continue having a happy evening filled with the blessings of Christ our Savior.
“WHO IS THE SON OF MAN FOR THIS DAY, FOR THIS END TIME?”