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The Impact Of Truth

It was the truth that He (Jesus) taught that makes the obedient glad, the disobedient angry, the stubborn defiant and the strong fearful. - R.O. Corvin (deceased)

Did that strike a nerve?

What an impact truth has. Our hearts recognize truth, but often our flesh won’t let us understand the truth. Or embrace it, or live by it.

When I talk to family and friends about Jesus, well, because they love me, they tolerate what I say but their eyes just glaze over or blatantly roll about in their heads. Some get defensive or defiant and sometimes they get really mad.

My little sister tells me that I’m narrow minded and that I’ve changed. I say “Yes!” to the first and “hallelujah!” to the second. I know I am not what I could be, not what I should be but I’m not what I once was. I am narrow minded when it comes to the one true God. It took many years of searching through every “spiritual guide” I could get my hands on; books, mediums, even Oprah. And though many teachings had some aspect to it that intrigued me, none of it left my heart peaceful. None rang true. Bewildered, left with more questions than I started with and still hungry for truth - I kept searching. Well obviously, I found what I was looking for. And I wouldn’t trade the peace in my heart, of knowing that I have found the absolute truth, for anything.

But, I’m off on a tangent. What I want to ask you is; Are you saved? Through Jesus? It’s the question that now and forever matters the most. If you answered “yes” - are you sure? How do you know?

You are not saved just because you say you are. Even demons believe in God, but they sure aren’t saved. James 2:19 - “You believe that there is one God. Good! Even the demons believe that - and shudder.”

Here is the key; “If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” - Romans 10:9 Imagine if God was standing in front of you right now. Imagine that you can see Him and that He is your best friend. Now imagine your best friend holding out His hands to you and in His hands is a gift. Would you accept it? Of course you would. Salvation is God’s gift to us.

You know, in this long expanse of time since Jesus was last here, some people begin to doubt that He ever existed or that He will ever come back as the Bible teaches. Won't you consider that in His loving kindness and patience that He is waiting - for you? Find your faithful well-being.


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