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God keeps a book on everybody.  Everything that every person does is also recorded in this book.  
There is also a book of life that contains the names of all those that are saved.  In the end days
these books will be opened and we will all be judged by what was written about us in these books.

Exodus 32:33
The Lord replied to Moses, "Whoever has sinned
against me I will blot out of my book.

God keeps a book on everybody.  Whether it
is a real book or a laptop, or something more
sophisticated we don't know, but we do know
we are all in it.


Psalm 69:27-28
Charge them with crime upon crime; do not let them share in your salvation.  May they be
blotted out of the book of life and not be listed with the righteous.

Here it is called the Book of Life in which everyone's name is entered.

Psalm 139:14-16
I Praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full
well.  My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place.  When I was woven
together in the depths of the earth, your eyes saw my unformed body.  All the days ordained for me
were written in your book before one of them came to be.

Something I have never understood is how God transcends time.  We only know the past and
present, he knows the past, present, and future.  Here David says that his whole life was already
recorded before he even lived it.

Daniel 12:1-3
At that time Michael the great prince who protects your people will arise.  There will be a time of
distress such as has not happened from the beginning of nations until then.  But at that time your
people, everyone whose name is found written in the book, will be delivered.

Daniel spoke a lot about end time prophecy, and here he again talks about a book in which many
peoples names are written, however, these will be delivered, not blotted out.

Luke 10:19-20
I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the
enemy, nothing will harm you.  However, do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that
your names are written in heaven.

Jesus was talking to his disciples and told them that the greatest gift they had was that their names
were written down in heaven.

Philippians 4:3
...along with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.

When we believe in Jesus and are born again, our names get written down in the book of life.

Revelation 3:4-5
Yet you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes.  They will walk with me,
dressed in white, for they are worthy.  He who overcomes will like them, be dressed in white.  I will
never blot out his name from the book of life, but will acknowledge his name before my
Father and his angels.

Revelation 13:8
All inhabitants of the earth will worship the beast all whose names have not been written in the book
of life belonging to the Lamb that was slain from the creation of the world.

These scriptures are from the Book of Revelation which is about the end time events that will
happen.  Here the book of life appears to belong to Jesus.  It contains the names of all Christians
on this earth.  Those who's name are not in the book will worship a false god.  

Revelation 17:8
The inhabitants of the earth whose names have not been written in the book of life from the creation
of the world will be astonished when they see the beast...

The book of life has all the names of everyone who ever lived, but these people's names must
have been blotted out because they are still following the beast instead of God.

Revelation 20:11-15
And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened.
Another book was opened, which is the book of life. The dead were judged according to what they
had done as recorded in the books.  The sea gave up the dead that were in it, and death and Hades
gave up the dead that were in them, and each person was judged according to what he had done.  
Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. The lake of fire is the second death.  If
anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake
of fire.  

This is a sad day, it's the day of Judgement.  Books were opened, and so was the book of life.  
Everything that each person had done throughout their life was made known.   And each person
was judged according to what was written about them.  This does not mean that we get to Heaven
or Hell based on what we did in our life.  Other scriptures show us clearly that once we accept
Jesus as our Saviour we are guaranteed a place in Heaven and our name is written in the book of
life.  The judgement here is not to determine who goes to Heaven based on their works because
the only ones thrown into the lake of fire are those who's names are not written in the book of life.   
These are the ones who have rejected Jesus.  Those that absolutely refuse Jesus even after
having every chance to turn to him.  

Revelation 21:27
Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, but
only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life.

This talks about the new heaven and the new earth on which there will be a Holy City, the new
Jerusalem.  It will be an awesome place and this is where God will live with his people.  All those
who's names are in the book of life will live here forever with God.  It's easy to get your name in
the book of life if you haven't done so already.  All you have to do is ask Jesus to be your Lord and
Saviour.  You can find out more on how to do that by reading the Born Again - Saved study.
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