2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Draw™ Gospel Tract

The following appeared on a specially designed gospel tract that was in the form of a handout that was distributed on the streets of Cape Town during the carnival atmosphere leading up to the Final Draw that took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) last night.

Side One:

2010 FIFA WORLD CUP FINAL DRAW™

CAPE TOWN

4TH DECEMBER 2009

QUIZ ~ Q & A

(Test your knowledge and please do not cheat by looking at the answers first)

1. What team has won the most FIFA World Cup tournaments?

2. In which year did the USA upset England by beating them 1-0?

3. Which player holds the record for the most goals scored at a single tournament?

4. How many host nations have won the World Cup?

5. Most goals scored by a team in one finals match?

6. Who has scored the fastest goal at any finals?

7. Which Brazilian player celebrates “finals” by wearing his “I Belong to Jesus” T-Shirt?

~ Please read the reverse side for more knowledge ~

Answers*: 1. Brazil Five Times (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002). 2. 1950. 3. Just Fontaine of France 13 goals in 1958. 4. Six Nations (1930 Uruguay, 1934 Italy, 1966 England, 1974 West Germany, 1978 Argentina, 1998 France). 5. Ten goals by Hungary (Hungary 10 vs. El Salvador 1) in 1982. 6. Turkey’s Hakan Sukur after 11 seconds in the third-place play-off match against South Korea 2002. 7. Kakà.

*Answers were verified on Football internet sites and are taken as being correct as at 3rd December 2009.

Nigel Titus: 083 642 4454 / Gary Crous: 072 221 1233

Side Two:

Now that you have answered the questions on the reverse side of this handout ~ how did you score? 25%? 50%? 100%? We tend to know a lot about our sport and other things, but spend little to no time thinking about the million dollar question that I will put to you now. This question will make every other question you have ever answered appear to be insignificant. Do you know what will happen to you the day you will die and pass into eternity? People tend to think about everything else including attending a World Cup Draw event than thinking about their eternal destiny. Reality is 150 000 people die every 24 hours and you know that you are guaranteed one thing in this life ~ someday you will also die. If you should die this day, do you think you will be good enough to stand before a Holy God and go to Heaven. If I should ask you if you are a good person, most persons will profess to be good. But, by what standard are you basing your goodness on? Your own standard? To truly see whether you are a good person you should use a more perfect standard to judge yourself by looking into the perfect moral Law of Almighty God. This Law is known as the Ten Commandments. How many lies have you told in your life? Half-truths, fibs, white lies … it doesn’t matter what you call the lie, by definition God sees you as a liar. Stolen something? It doesn’t matter the size or value of the object, time does not excuse this crime. God sees you as a thief. Jesus said in old times it was said do not commit adultery, but I tell you whoever looks upon a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart (Matthew 5:28). Ever looked with lust? Had sexual thoughts in your mind? Indulged in fornication (had sex outside the bounds of marriage)? Then God sees you as an adulterer. Ever committed murder? The Bible says hating someone is murder (1 John 3:15). This also includes abortion which is the murder of unborn children. Ever used God or His Son Jesus’ name to show surprise or disgust? Like, “Oh my G-D!!” That is blasphemy and it is a serious offense in the sight of God. If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions then God sees you as a liar, a thief, an adulterer, a murderer and a blasphemer and God finds you guilty and will judge you for every crime you have committed against Him. He sees every thought, intention of the heart, every word uttered and every deed done, even those in secret. If God gives you the justice you rightfully deserve on the Day of Judgment as a lawbreaker then will you go to Heaven or Hell? Any person in their right mind will know that breaking the Law demands a payment and God has assigned a place called Hell as His prison for sinners who have transgressed against Him. That is the bad news. The Good News is that God is so kind and merciful that He expressed His grace and love to sinners by choosing to reveal Himself in the person of His Son Jesus Christ. Fully God and fully Man and without sin, Jesus gave us the divine standard by which we are to live and then He went to the cross to be punished by the full wrath of God to pay the price and take the full punishment for the repentant sinner who will hear the Gospel and believe. Not just believe but to put your full trust in Jesus Christ for mercifully dying in the place of you the sinner. You cannot buy your way into Heaven. Your righteousness is as filthy rags (Isaiah 64:6) in the sight of a Holy God. You are not good. God is so Good to want to save evil and wicked sinners from eternal damnation. Repent (turn away and forsake your sin) before God’s throne while you still have time. Then read the Bible and live out what it tells you.

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