There is no doubt we are living in incredible times. Technological advances have made life very different than it was even 20 years ago. There are many good results we take for granted and enjoy every day.
But, if we are honest, we must admit that there is also evil and darkness in the world we live in. It is sometimes hard to figure out what is good and what is evil. Many things look good but turn out to be very harmful to us.
I am an avid seeker of health and truth. I desire to discern the good from evil in our current world. It is very difficult to find out that basic “facts” I have always taken for granted, are actually manipulations of information designed to impact my life and my actions.
In the midst of the masses of information and the uncertainty of the times we live, I have decided to seek Jesus Christ, in whom is hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. You might think this is a naïve decision or a submission to yet another manipulation technique. However, upon examining all the options, I have chosen this as my best course. I will attempt to explain some of my reasons.
The book of John is written by a disciple – very close follower – of Jesus as an eyewitness account of the events of Jesus’ life on earth. He explains towards the end of his account why he wrote it:
The disciples saw Jesus do many other miraculous signs in addition to those recorded in this book. These are written so that you many continue to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing in Him, you will have life by the power of His name.
Imagine if these words were true. It would mean that God desires to grant you extraordinary power and life – beyond your imagination – in the midst of your current reality.
John recorded some of Jesus’ last words to His followers:
I am ascending to My Father and your Father, to My God and your God.
As the Father has sent Me, I am sending you.
Jesus was saying that we now have the same access to God as He did during His time on earth. I encourage you to read the entire book of John, which you can find on-line or in any version of the Bible. It is ancient literature and you might want to read through it more than once, or even regularly. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Find out how Jesus lived while He was on earth and what He desires for you to have, experience and do during your time here.
We all are given a limited number of days on earth. How will we use them?
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