|©10/27/2001 Jim Welch
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God, He is real
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God, He is real.
John 17 (AMP)
3 And this is eternal life: [it means] to know (to perceive, recognize, become acquainted with, and understand) God, the only true and real God, and [likewise] to know Him, Jesus [as the] Christ (the Anointing High Priest, the Messiah), Whom God has sent.
God is real, He does exist and He is the creator of all things.
2 Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
3 Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
Brethren, believe in God whether the things of your life are going good or not.
24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:
25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.
26 And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:
Don't just believe in God only when your prayers are being answered, also continue to believe in God when your prayers go unanswered.
1 Thessalonians 5
16 Rejoice evermore.
17 Pray without ceasing.
18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
Don't keep requiring God to prove Himself to you; just perpetually believe in God.
Matthew 4 (AMP)
7 Jesus said to him, On the other hand, it is written also, You shall not tempt, test thoroughly, or try exceedingly the Lord your God.
Matthew 4 (NLT)
7 Jesus responded, "The Scriptures also say, `Do not test the Lord your God.' "
Blessed is he who believes when he has not seen any miracles or any other proof of God's existence.
28 And Thomas answered and said unto him, My LORD and my God.
29 Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.
30 And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book:
He who continually requires proof and miracles to keep on believing in God is like unto a house that is leaning so much that it needs props to keep it from falling.
20 But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it;
21 Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.
Brethren, which type of person are you?
Are you a person that needs to see miracles in order to have faith in God or are you a person who has faith in God no matter what happens?
3 And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowering. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?
4 A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.
Have faith in God. Amen.
21 And Peter calling to remembrance saith unto him, Master, behold, the fig tree which thou cursedst is withered away.
22 And Jesus answering saith unto them, "Have faith in God."