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Study Topic: The danger of false conversion

By Roderick C. Meredith Millions have been taking their “conversion” to Christianity for granted! Have you? Jesus Christ is coming soon as King of kings (Revelation 11:15). As the post-September 11, 2001 events continue to reverberate around the world, we all need to consider soberly the fact that we are truly living in the "last days." We need to consider soberly whether we are genuine servants of the living Christ. Jesus said: "He who overcomes, and keeps My works until the end, to him I will give power over the nations" (Revelation 2:26). Are you "overcoming" and changing your life—month-by-month, and year-by-year, through Christ living His life within you? Are you really "overcoming"? You, personally, only have one life. So putting aside all vanity and defense mechanisms, you need to be totally honest with yourself about your spiritual condition. As the Apostle Paul wrote the Corinthians: "Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the


(On Thursday Evening, December 29th, Mr. Finney Commenced his course of Lectures to Christians, or rather, as he said, resumed them at the point where they were broken off by his hoarseness last winter. --Note of Original Editor) by the Rev. CHARLES G. FINNEY TEXT.--Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, that compass yourselves about with sparks: walk in the light of your fire, and in the sparks that ye have kindled. This shall ye have of my hand; ye shall lie down in sorrow.--Isaiah 50.11.* IT is evident, from the connection of these words in the chapter, that the prophet was addressing those who professed to be religious, and who flattered themselves that they were in a state of salvation, but in fact their hope was a fire of their own kindling, and sparks created by themselves. Before I proceed to discuss the subject, let me say, that as I have given notice that it was my intention to discuss the nature of true and false conversion, it will be of no use but to those wh