“Let Me give you a new command: Love one another. In the Same Way I Loved you, you Love one another. This is how everyone will recognize that you are My disciples—when they see the Love you have for each other.”
I never have understood why those who believe in God get upset with those who don't, when those who don't voice their opinion.
Why spend any time trying to prove God to someone who insists that God does not exist?
That's not what we are called to do and it wastes so much valuable time and energy, keeping you from helping those who are Seeking to know God better because they do believe, but don't have a relationship with God and want one.
When you argue and debate trying to Prove God to people who don't believe in God/Jesus/The Holy Spirit, you are being tricked, hoodwinked and manipulated by the enemy.
God Proves His existence EVERY DAY, and those who have decided they don't believe in Him, well, that's what they have decided. Leave them to themselves, and don't try to argue with them, or as many love to call it, debate with them.
God has His ways of reaching peoples hearts, if they reject Him, that is on them not you.
Spend your time wisely, praising, worshiping and obeying God... Spend your time moving closer to God, gaining in your understanding, wisdom, clarity, and Love.
This is what we are called to do.
If you feel you need to defend your belief in God, your relationship with God, your following Jesus, then there is something not balanced, mature, and clear with you, not them. You may feel you have something to prove to others. Having something to prove usually creates spaces for ego, pride and other emotions to have a field day.
It may be your insecurities and doubt that make you feel you need to defend God, or defend your believing in God and your following Jesus. These are places in your heart that you need healed and to be delivered from. They are cracks for the enemy to enter through and control you.
Jesus didn't argue or debate with anyone who questioned Him. He simply gave His answers and if they accepted them, Good, if not, He moved on to the next people God led Him to. He spoke Truth and the Truth separated those who believe and those who don't. Many do not have ears that can Hear Truth.
We have been told to follow His Example, this is how others will know we belong to Him and that we are His. Arguing/debating with people who don't believe in God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit is not the example that Jesus gave us. He never used force to convince any one to believe and neither does His Spirit use force.
Another point that I will only mention is, we aren't suppose to argue and debate with each other either. But, I'll save that for another post at a later time.
37 "All whom My Father gives (entrusts) to Me will come to Me; and the one who comes to Me I will most certainly not cast out [I will never, no never, reject one of them who comes to Me]."39 "And this is the will of Him Who sent Me, that I should not lose any of all that He has given Me, but that I should give new life and raise [them all] up at the last day."44 "No one is able to come to Me unless the Father Who sent Me Attracts and Draws them and Gives them the desire to come to Me,..."
63--66 "It is the Spirit Who gives life [He is the Life-giver]; the flesh conveys no benefit whatever [there is no profit in it].
The words (truths) that I have been speaking to you are Spirit And Life.
But [still] some of you fail to believe and trust and have faith."
For Jesus knew from the first who did not believe and had no faith and who would betray Him and be false to Him.
And He said, "This is Why I Told you that no one can come to Me Unless it is granted them [unless they are Enabled to do so] by The Father."
After this, many of His disciples drew back (returned to their old associations) and no longer accompanied Him.
On feet of Faith & Peace Resting In His Peace & Faithfulness,
One Day At A Time By Radical Faith.
Isaiah 50:4 / Isaiah 52 / Jer 20:9-13 /Joshua 1:9 / Luke 6:38
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