Do you see the brokenness of the world? Do you see the brokenness of people? Do you see the immoral crimes people commit against others? Do you see the constant struggle with pain and suffering we all go through? We are all broken. There is some real, serious, spiritual warfare going on all around us. Do you see why we need the Savior? Jesus is the only thing that does make sense in this broken world, filled with broken people.
There is some real spiritual warfare going on around us. We can feel the attack more when our faith grows stronger and we become a bigger threat to the enemy. Christians often come under attack because we are a threat. If Christians don’t feel the attack they need to check their walk because they might be walking in the darkness, so no worries for the enemy.
‘For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.’ (Ephesians 6:12)
Christ on the cross is the new blood covenant, Jesus came to us in the flesh, of no sin but to be our sin, he sacrificed His life for us. Wouldn’t you do that for your children? All other religions tell you need to work to go to heaven. Jesus did the work for us, we only need to receive Him.
Christianity is the only True religion in which God physically came down to us. He sent His son, Jesus, of God’s Spirit/blood, when Jesus resurrected He was, and is, God incarnate. We just have to receive Him, He has made it really easy for us. Jesus defeated satan and has overcome the world. When we have Jesus in our hearts and live for Him, we also defeat satan and overcome the world.
We have the authority to use the name of Jesus against anything or anyone that comes against us: ‘And He said to them, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.’ (Luke 10:18-19)
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding”. (Proverbs 3:5)
Lean not on your own understanding is the key. There are many things happening all around us that we do not see or understand. A lot of people think they know something about God or spirituality but a lot of people make it up as they go without a true foundation. That is basically creating a god in their own image or an image that suits their liking because that fake god is really convenient to their lives… but that god doesn’t exist. This breaks the 1st commandment written by God- you shall worship no other god before Him. There were many, many witnesses before us, why do some think they know more than the witness? Many men and women have died so that we can have access to, and receive, the Word of God, the Bible.
We are all in a temporary state here. Our short life here is a blink in the eye of eternity. We will go someplace when we die, that is true. Jesus is how we go to the right place to be with God.
‘While we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.’ (2 Corinthians 4:18)
Jesus is about love, forgiveness, healing and redemption. One Truth. We can’t believe in a spiritual afterlife and deny the Holy Spirit at the same time. We need to stop fighting Him and surrender to Him. Jesus loves you, He wants to be with you, He is waiting for you. All you have to do is receive Him.