It is the honor and privilege of every Christian to know God and to walk with Him on a daily basis. Let go, let God! God is sovereign over all who become Christians, but a person must repent of his sins and believe the good news to become a Christian.
Lamentations 3: However, periodically during the years, they would repent, return to God, and hold these feasts with spectacular results.
To be a Christian is to be a follower, an imitator, of Jesus Christ. Video Devotions. Are you taking up your cross every day and following after Christ Matt. You'll never be encouraged to search the Scriptures by a Catholic priest.
For example, to tell someone that they must pray at 6 am every single day or otherwise they are disobedient to God is an example of this kind of legalism. The Scriptures need to be meditated upon, read, or heard two or more times per day Deut 6: Moreover, pride is the opposite of humility, and we know from the Scriptures that God judges and actively opposes the proud James 4: This is so vastly a different message than anything you'll hear in a Catholic religious service; where everybody has memorized chants, bows before statues and listens to the blasphemous words of some priest who places himself, the Pope and the teachings of the Vatican ABOVE the truth of God's Word.
Please forgive me of all my sin. As we draw near to God, He draws near to us. Luke tells us that there is extraordinary joy in heaven when sinners repent and turn to God Luke 15: And yet I have heard it said of many churches: Not only is the gathering of others important in seeking God, but gathering with others is critical.
Those who are so committed in their search that they are willing to exhaust all their natural powers in their search for Him — they are the ones who will find what they are seeking! This hypocrisy angered God who rebuked them in Joel 2:Seek God With All Your Heart