Greetings in Jesus name.
TRUTH!!!! The cry down through the ages .... What is truth!
I can tell you from my death to life experience that to know truth is to KNOW God!!!!!
See it is impossible to know God if you do not seek Him. They that say there is no God have never taken the time to see if there is one. They that accept lies from the religious system cannot use "I never knew" before hearing the words "Depart from me!"
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. Hebrews 11:6
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Matthew 6:33
But from there you will seek the Lord your God and you will find him, if you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul. Deuteronomy 4:29
That’s word .... God's word!!!!!!
I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word. Psalm 138:2
I want to now look at a paradoxical ..... Pilate therefore said to Him, “Are You a king then?”
Jesus answered, “You say rightly that I am a king. For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.” John 18:37
See what Jesus said here was paradoxical ...
For He states He came to bear witness to the truth, yet He says that He Himself is the "Truth."
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. John 14:6
Therefore He was bearing witness to Himself that He is God. When you have known this truth believe in His name, be baptized in His name you will have eternal life.
Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12
The truth of God's word is the very heartbeat of Him for your well being. Jesus shows us this when He told the Jews who had believed in Him, "Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;" .... John 8:31
Many and yes I mean many people have believed in Jesus but they have never known the truth that He is God manifested in the flesh! Therefore, they worship Him without knowing Him. Deliverance can ONLY come after knowing this truth for it is the truth that MAKES you free!!!!
Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: 2 Peter 1:2-3
I have seen many come to the knowledge that Jesus is the way. They stand there screaming it but never pressing on to the truth that Jesus Christ was God manifested in the flesh; and by not receiving that truth they never have the promised life.
Then said Jesus again unto them, I go my way, and ye shall seek me, and shall die in your sins: whither I go, ye cannot come.
I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins. John 8:21,24
In the Babylon church system they have rejected the truth and have allowed a compromise gospel of the flesh to prevail. They are driven by emotional bouts and idolise so called preachers and slowly these preachers are nothing more than an idol of many!!!! Others are attracted by the music and light shows they have that stir up a good feeling on how much God loves them without realizing the cost of loving Him back.
They are merely mesmerized and led by euphoria.
We can see these ones in the teachings of Jesus when He referred to them as the seed, which fell on the rock; they have no root in the word of God for they expect always to have a good feeling.
True Christianity is not feeling!
The Apostle Paul saw it in His days and for warned us that it will be here today ... For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables. 2 Timothy 4:3-4
Fables yes FABLES! These itching ear preachers will speak great swelling words of fables and nothing else. They will not speak the truth for they themselves do NOT know the truth!!!!!!!!
They instead will be as entertainers on a stage that reach out to the youth by concerts and mixing in dance music while themselves looking like fools. Yes they will act out what the world does through dances on their stage. These preachers has to be very careful in his sermons least he says anything to hurt the feelings of the congregation so they turn from the "Spirit of truth" to speak on behalf of a "seducing spirit!"
Come on people youtube is riddled with many of these entertainers preachers that the lost look at and call 'church!'
Church naaaaaa! More a circus, a show of demons with many following the antics of the puppet master.
Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land: ... Isaiah 1:18-19
Knowledge of the word of God will not be out of emotional feelings!
(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;) Ephesians 5:9
When God is speaking about accepting knowledge, He expects us to reason ... My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children. Hosea 4:6
There is NO EXCUSE for not knowing God!!!!! There is no excuse for coming to the way and not getting to the truth that gives life when a believer that has been baptized in Jesus name not only gets the gift of the Holy Ghost but also the Spirit to led him in the knowledge of God!!!!!
[Even] the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you. John 14:7
Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, [that] shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. John 16:13
In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, ... Ephesians 1:13
To understand the word of God we have to look to Him the Spirit of truth and allow Him to speak the living word to us from the written scriptures and prayerfully ask and we shall receive!
God who searches the mind and the heart knows those who love Him and are seeking Him without hypocrisy. It is them that He has chosen to raise as Sons of God in a crooked and preserve world.
It is them that He seals with His Spirit till the day of redemption and no other will snatch them from His hands.
Ohhhhhhhh I tell you in Jesus name there will be MANY that confess "Lord, Lord, open unto us; and he shall answer and say unto you, I know you not whence ye are: ..."
For you that have made it this far and have a heart and mind that want nothing else than to know Him do as Apostle Paul by the Spirit said "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. Romans 12:1