The Lighted Path

Is it not true that God knows the heart of those who seek after him? For many claim to seek God but their motives are selfish and have no resemblance to his commandment to love our neighbor. Now we have all been there. None of us has worshipped perfectly, but the heart that cares nothing about the welfare of others will suffer the most not at the hands of humans but at the hands of God. Remember Jacob and Laban and trust God’s vengeance. Is it not true that God has no respect of person (Romans 2:11, Acts 10:34)? For many who claim to know him still today blindly judge according to their own perceived status. Yet people will first remember how someone responded to their presence of being before they remember any particular act on their behalf? Is it not true that God sent his son to be the advocate for everyone whether they believe or not? Yet many claim to believe, and advocate only for themselves and not other people. The ground at the foot of the cross is level ground and only the atoning sacrifice of Christ himself is perfect for all people. Thus, the tangled web of life is easily reconciled by the heart, which seeks, confesses, believes and knows, that God gives the true light that shows the way to go.

Deception; God’s Avenges; Blind Authority; One True Advocate One True Light

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3 thoughts on “The Lighted Path

  1. Great post. My friend and rector recently preached on the need to “be” and it’s importance. He made it so easy for us to see how we can be focused on “doing” but without “being” it falls short. Our actions reflect what we truly believe deep down. We proclaim with our lips but regardless of what we speak, the truth deep within us is what issues forth. I believe if we seek Jesus in all we meet, we will truly find Him.

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