"I have loved you [just]as the Father has loved Me; abide in
My love - continue in His love with Me. If you keep My commandments - you will abide in My love and live on in it; just as I have obeyed My Father's commandments and live on in His love. He that
loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love."
John 15:9,10 Amplified Bible
Does what you know about
help you in your daily
Are you able to depend upon specific verses in the
to supply what you
If you aren't reading God's Word or memorizing His
perhaps you might consider doing
Perhaps you fear you won't be able to understand what you
unless you are already familiar with the
If you have never read a road map you will not likely understand it
either until you become familiar with it.
So, try this....
Open your Bible. Select a book to read, perhaps the Gospel of
(In the New Testament).
Ask God to help you understand it as you
Ask Him to help you realize the true condition of your life
and your need for His saving grace - His love.
God wants you to trust
He wants you to repent of your sins... not what you think is
but what He says is sin in the
The Holy Spirit will help you with this, IF He is drawing
you to Himself, He will change your heart
and cause you to reflect on the sins in your life and feel
Only God can forgive
Only He can cleanse you of your quilt and shame and make you
a new creation.
Then God will give you the gift of faith. This gift is
completely of Him.
He will enable you to turn from sin and turn to
"Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be
"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten
Son that whosoever believes upon Him will be saved. "
I am leaving my email here if you would like to contact me.
If you have questions I will be glad to talk with you and help you find the answers you need.
There is a difference
the true and blessed
hearer of God's Word, and the person who misses the blessing because he hears to forget.
He does not purpose to
He does no listen
to "get" God's message and
He is content to sit in the
as if he is fulfilling his
Sunday obligation to worship,
He is fooling himself if he
thinks his behavior will profit him anything.
Regarding the Looking
To every hearer the true Word
of God is a looking glass, a mirror.
Scripture gives us a true
reflection of our nature, (even though we often think it is talking to and about our neighbor and not us).
The looking glass of
is not like any other
which merely shows you
your external features.
shows your true nature.
When you read and hear
the Word you may not only see your actions there,
but your motives, your
desires, your inward condition is revealed plain before your eyes.
In contrast to the person who sees himself but doesn't really see who he really
the other hearer does see himself
in the mirrow of God's Word.
He is thoughtful and welcoming of God's truth,because he is confident it alone is what he
he realizes God's truth applies to him.
He spies out the application of what God's Word is saying and quickly embraces it, ready to apply it
and make the necessary changes.
God says this person is blessed because he is "not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the
May God bless this to your heart.