It must have been wonderful to communicate directly with God as did men of ancient times.  Though they couldn’t see Him, they were given the benefit of His spoken word.  The truth is we still have the ability to communicate with our Heavenly Father.  The words of the Holy Bible are His actual voice – written by inspired men of God.

In many ways the world has strayed from the truth of the Bible.  Some churches have steadily manipulated the words to fit their own needs.  Some have chosen to become politically correct or to create church bodies that are more like country clubs than houses of worship.  They  administer forgiveness to those who have sinned, but are still shackled to it.  To some it becomes a place to feel good about yourself and your own accomplishments.

The devil is eager to weasel his way into our churches and corrupt the message of our sinful nature – to fool us into thinking that we don’t really need a savior.  I believe that in order to have the best relationship with God, we must first acknowledge our sin and ask for forgiveness.  It is through that simple task that He begins working in us.

Jesus associated with all kinds of people.  He wasn’t crazy about the way the church had been corrupted and, on more than one occasion,He voiced His opinion on it.  His ministry was intended for the salvation of all, but  He didn’t condone sinful behavior including the corruption of His Fathers house.

We may not have the ability to physically hear God’s voice, but we have the treasure of the Bible.  We can also talk to Him through our prayers.  Our sins have been forgiven, but our sinful nature won’t be dead until our physical bodies die.  That is why we need to confess our sins to God daily – to walk away from the sin that pulls us from God – to renew our faith and our relationship with the only true God by studying His messages to us in His Word.

Hebrews 4:12 “For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.”


About atimetoshare.me

As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on Amazon.com.
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One Response to A DIRECT LINE

  1. Love that verse. I love it but it is so convicting. My intentions are not always the intentions I should have when I do things. At those times I am so glad I can take those feelings directly to God.

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