Thursday, December 18, 2008

How to believe in Jesus

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How to believe in Jesus:
Well; it would be helpful to know where you are at the moment. The scriptures say ‘seek and ye shall find, knock and the door will be opened to you. Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
In the beginning, at a time when I was down and out, I fell in love with Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. I felt then, that whoever wrote it had the best wisdom I had ever encountered and I chose to follow it. I think it was already in me, like common sense, verified and brought to the surface. How else could mankind find world peace, than to follow the teachings of Jesus? I thought, at least, that when my time comes I will die happy, whether right or wrong.
As time went on, I came to know and believe that Jesus is real. I lived it and did the research. We can know of the things invisible by the things that are visible. His Word has held up all these years. It is miraculous and deeper than you can imagine, but given in a way we might understand. God has given us everything we need to know for life and godliness.
Who; or what, holds out saving hope for all people and all nations; but the guidance, wisdom and power of the words of Jesus Christ; easily found in red-letter editions of the Holy Bible, New Testament. The value of the divine wisdom there, pure truth and love can be recognized. There is no other hope for the world, for mankind.
When you are alone, and in your own privacy, read the words of Christ in the New Testament, for yourself. God’s word will lift you up; His Word and kingdom is not of this world. Read the Bible for yourself, because there are more false teachers out there, than not, who may well deceive you and teach false doctrine. Ask lots of questions of those who would teach, and check out the things they say with your own Bible, to see if the things they say are true. By reading the Bible for yourself in private, --starting with the New Testament--you will come to believe more and more in Jesus, and you will be able to discern what truth is and what is not. I suggest starting with the book of John, and then Matthew, and then Romans, Luke and the book of Acts. You don’t have to have strong faith to follow Jesus, but by following Jesus your faith will grow strong. His word never changes; and therefore you can give your life to Jesus and no matter what, you will have the love of God to give you lasting, eternal life in Him. Life does not come by bread alone, but by the Word of God, which is love eternal. He will carry your burdens and lift you up. That is how to believe in Jesus. To come to believe in Jesus, is to put him on. Wherever He leads, follow.
Don Cole


Answered by DonColeCartoons on December 18, 2008

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