Topic: Word of God
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. (Psalms 119:105 KJV)
Before we'd enter into the war zone, I want to bring you attention that we have lamps in all of us. A lamp that will lead us to the path to life. A lamp that leads to the right relationship with God, family, friends, and people around us. A lamp that will help to reach to your destiny.
You might ask, "Where is the lamp? I like to have it."
I'm not describing actual lamp, but the Word of God. Remember the story of ten virginities in Matthew 25. All ten virginities invited to the wedding ceremony. The first five had enough oil for their lamps in order for them to reach to the destiny and another five didn't. By the time second five returned to get oils, it was too late for them to enter into the wedding feast.
Why do I bring this?
We need to prepare not just for our benefits, but benefits to other people around us. As I said earlier in this series, the Bible is not just a book that fills with historical events. It gives us hope, promise, and strength that we can live life and go through any obstacles with the help from the Almighty God. But, sadly, some of us may not take the time to read His Words and meditate on them. One of the reasons that our homes are messed because there is no room for God to intervene. We have several ways to access the Bible, but do we take the time to read it?
Our education system is so messed that some schoolchildren can't freely practice their Christian faith on their school campuses. If the kid would draw or wear Christian symbol, he/she must go to the principal office. Or if the teacher, who is Christian, share her/his faith to the class, he/she may suspend from teaching. However, schools allow other faiths that kids can engage into. Henry Potter series have been popular for children's learning curriculum. If you haven't know anything about Henry Potter series, it contains witchcraft and fantasy that children can tap into; and then they'd walk away from God and faith. It's worse now than 10-20 years ago. Today, we see that some children confuse with their identities. Our former commander and chief, President Obama, could veto ungodly legislations, such as LGBT, transgenderism, and gay marriage, but he favored these legislations. Let me ask you this. Do we need to please our people more than God? If we'd keep rely on the government than God, then we'd find very sticky situation. Yes, God's Words say that we need to respect our government. But our government would against the Words of God, we need to stand firm and show which authority that we should be on. Joshua said in Joshua 24:14-15, "Now therefore fear the Lord, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the Lord. And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord."
We need lamps in our daily lives, which it is the Word of God (B-I-B-L-E). It gives us breathe into our spirit men in us. There are three important parts that God created us. That is: spirit, soul, and body. We need to keep our spirit beings live in order for us live in this land. Our bodies and souls cannot function without spirits. If we'd die, our spirits can live either with God in Heaven or other spirits in Hell. If our spirits would end in Hell, there is no way to escape from it. God doesn't want us to go to Hell. We need to keep turn our lamps on with the Word of God and our relationship with Him.
If you are having problem to turn the lamp on, please consider to swap your life with establishing personal relationship with Jesus Christ. God doesn't want you to keep suffer with unsolved problems. No! The world is filled with problems, but you can have a successful life here on earth in the midst of chaos. If you'd exchange your ways of living a life with God's way, He can show you a path to abundant life. As Jesus said, "Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also." (John 14:1-3.)
If you are lukewarm in your relationship with Jesus Christ and want to know Him as your personal Savior and Lord of your life, please consider asking Him to forgive your sins and invite Him into your life. Paul said in Romans 10:9-10, "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation." If you have done in your private room or workplace, then you need to tell your friends or love ones about what you have done, so they may rejoice with you and want to have that relationship with Christ in their own life. There are many occults in the world, which do not know the love of God and His great plan for those who believe in Him. As it is written in John 3:16, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."