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Series: Love Came Down
1 John 5:14-15
The testimony of Stephen and Jill Jefferson tells the story of 2 individuals who came together so beautifully but their life wasn't so happily ever after. To give our lives to Christ doesn't mean we have a problem-free life. No. We live in the same world with everyone else. The difference is IMMANUEL (God with us). - REPEAT IT. The secret was shown in the video we watched a little while ago that His presence is revealed or made known to those that SEEK HIM, those that are HUMBLE BEFORE HIM, and those the HUNGER for Him, and those that DESIRE HIM. How can we know that God is truly with us:
Our prayers are answered. We know He does hear us when we pray, because we receive answers. 1John 5:14 Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him. These are not coincidences, these are God-incidences.
His peace resides in our hearts. John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. The peace of God is real peace not temporary and artificial like the world gives. Even though things may seem like they are out of control, confusing, and downright chaotic at times, His peace is around us and in use. Why? Because the Prince of Peace, Jesus, lives on the inside of us. His peace is just
His presence is seen, heard, and felt. I know we are those that walk by faith and not by sight. We are not sensationalists who are looking for a thrill in life. But we are those who have experienced the corporate and personal presence of God in our lives. He is tabernacling with His people. There is clear evidence of His presence in our lives and many people can say that they have had an encounter with God. Revelation 21:3 And I hear ...
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