Seeking God!

But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. Heb 11:6

God Rewards Diligence. If you SEEK HIM Diligently with a Sincere and Pure Desire to find His Truth. It will be shown to you. In this life it will REQUIRE a Diligent Effort to find God. That’s why so FEW really Know Him (Few: Small amount, tiny, minority) They are the Tiny Remnant who at one time along the line, decided to discover whether or not God was Real. So they closed themselves off from all their earthy obligations and stopped listening to the opinions of men, Open their Bibles and began Searching. Every Person through out all history who encountered God in reality, began in this Manner.

You WILL NOT Find God in the Present Day Church System. He is NOT Present among them! They profess to Know and follow Him, but peruse only their Vain Imaginations, Doctrines of Men and an Image of Jesus Christ they have invented. The Preachers dare not raise the bar, least they empty out their congregations and lose all their support. Therefore they follow a Mode of Operations handed down to them by long practiced habit and Tradition. It has NOTHING do to with God or Jesus.

For many this will be the Most Difficult part of beginning their Search for God. For others who have had little or no interaction with the Church System, it may be a bit less difficult. But the Church System is Powerful and all encompassing. You may have read a book, seen a TV Program, listened to them on Radio or heard about their charitable deeds spoken of in the news. Bottom line, YOU HAVE already been exposed! In the Back of your Mind you see Christianity as ‘Going to Church’, ‘Receiving Jesus’, and trying to be a nice person. But you also recognize the Massive and utter Hypocrisy in the present day churches and are cautious to trust in something so out of line with what they profess to be.

But Also you have no idea WHERE to Turn! The Bible makes no sense to you whatsoever. Written by men, translated a thousand times over centuries. What Possible advantage would it give me to read and study it? We have voices crying from every roof top about End of World, Political turmoil, Conspiracy and every manner of Religious Rhetoric. Why not turn a Deaf ear and go about my business of working and raising my family, not worrying about it? No one cares anyway, they just about their lives doing their own thing and rooting for their favorite teams. That kind of behavior fits into most Churches anyway.

Finding God and His Truth for your Soul is Difficult enough without interference from the world, flesh and devil. Top that off with the Very Churches who are suppose to be a Witness of Jesus Christ in the World, lulling people into a mesmerized state of numbed complacency, and you have a perfect receipt for disaster. Instead of people SEEKING out God with Diligent zeal to Do what is Right, they sit in these churches WAITING for Him to Seek them! As though something Magic is going to happen if they attend the right service and hear the best messages. Problem is the Premise is all wrong. GOD is WAITING for YOU to make the first Move in a SINCERE Effort to find His Truth! His Part has Already been Done by Providing a Means you can approach Him for Reconciliation through Faith in Jesus Christ!

The Message is Repentance and Faith PROVEN By Deeds. Simple enough. But WHO Preaches it? No one inside the System. So which way do you turn? If you Swallow the ‘Gospel’ Pill they are selling, you’re Guaranteed to fall into a Deadly Sleep of Spiritual Death just like them. Your Soul will remain shut off from God! Empty of Truth. But you won’t have a clue! You will either get accustomed to the massive hypocrisy of the System and learn to adapt, or get fed up with it all and turn your back entirely on organized Religion. The ONLY Way you’re going to have any Chance at all of finding your way OUT of this Mess is Stopping Dead in your Tracks NOW and Discovering whether or Not God is Real or Just a Myth of men’s minds. Here is the Beginning of the Cure:

Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members? You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet you do not have because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it on your pleasures. Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, “The Spirit who dwells in us yearns jealously”?
 But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble!”
 Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.  Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.  James4:1-10

Of Course this kind of Humility and Brokenness does not come about easily. It’s dead set against Everything in the human physic! No matter what your present lot in life may be, happy, sad, prosperous or poverty, you have no deep seated intentions of letting it go for something you know little or NOTHING about. Most people are of the opinion that they can have their Cake and Eat it too, regardless what the outcome may be. Naturally some fare better than others in this life by the laws of average. But in the end the ground becomes exceedingly level again. So Everyone essentially faces the Same Choice.

There is no Mystery to any of this. God is Willing. His Part is Done. His arm is Stretched forth to Receive you. Any un-willingness is on YOUR Part. You are suppressing His Truth or exchanging it for a lie more pleasing to your ears! If the Seed of His Word is to take Root inside your Mind and Spring forth into something more than a ‘thought’, it MUST be Sown on BROKEN Ground. ‘God Resists the Proud!’ BUT Gives Grace to the HUMBLE. Therefore Come to Him by laying aside your filthiness and overflow of wickedness and Receive with MEEKNESS the Implanted Word that it ABLE to SAVE your Soul!

The Only thing stopping you is your own Foolish Pride or some Phony notion you have about God. He is Not Difficult to Find, nor is He hiding Himself from Men. But one thing is for Certain, YOU ARE NOT Going to Find Him on the Broad Road everyone is presently traveling. Modern Religion is out of the question! His Road is NARROW, Constrained and Straight. VERY FEW will remain on it to the End. In fact, of this you can be SURE, that the Further Down his Narrow Way you Travel, the FEWER real travelers you will encounter. In the End it will be the Fewest of the Few that actually complete the Journey and Enter into Eternal Life.

The Churches will scoff at you as a renegade. The World will laugh you to scorn. False Brethren will try to keep you in the Dark! At every turn the Wolves will be howling! The inclinations of your own flesh will be overwhelming as all these voices combine to offer you more excuses to sin. A thousand distractions will keep you pre-occupied with life. You could easily spend all your time procrastinating about your own ‘Version’ of the Truth. But in the End what matters is the amount of EFFORT you have put forth to find that Truth.  

Most people follow after cunningly devised fables and doctrines of men, as their form of Religion. They are puffed up with false knowledge and argue about vain things, such as Pre-forgiveness of sins and Methods of Moral Substitution. All of it is designed to shift the blame for their own personal Sins to something ‘inbred’ into their flesh rather than a CHOICE they made by which they were there brought into bondage. This allows them to effectively ignore the Simple teaching of Christ and excuse themselves from Obedience to Digging Deep, Taking up their Cross, Counting the Cost or Remaining Steadfast in the faith!

They arrogantly suppose that These Things DO NOT Represent the Gospel of Christ to the World and so they Teach and Preach it accordingly as to Convert NO ONE to the Truth! People are thus Turned to Myths and Religious Rituals, Repeating Words or adhering to some fashion or Creed. Those who would Dig Down and Diligently Seek the Lord have no place among them. They OBEY God and Follow Christ without questioning His Authority! To them the Gospel is Simplistic, You HEAR and you DO and that Spells the Difference between Enduring to the End or falling by the wayside.

Everything worth while in life requires EFFORT. HOW can Following Jesus be the exception, because some preacher says the Gospel is ‘not of works!’ ?  Turn away from the Masses and Heed the Words of the MASTER. ‘Come and Follow ME!’

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