|©1/01/2001 Jim Welch
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Earnestly seek after God
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Earnestly seek after God all the days of your life beginning
But without faith [it is] impossible to please [him]: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and [that] he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
Listen at the door posts of your heart for His still small
voice from whence cometh love and peace.
For all who diligently seek for God with all their hearts
will find Him.
Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
You will find Him where you least expected Him, in a place
of quietness when you are alone and in secret, then He shall reveal Himself to
God is only found by those to whom God chooses to reveal
Himself and no other.
But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
O my dove, [that art] in the clefts of the rock, in the secret [places] of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet [is] thy voice, and thy countenance [is] comely.
Always remember to listen to His still small voice when He
speaks to you and don't waste those few precious short moments by trying to jam
in a stack of personal requests and prayers.
And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; [but] the LORD [was] not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; [but] the LORD [was] not in the earthquake:
And after the earthquake a fire; [but] the LORD [was] not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.
But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen [do]: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.
What God says to you directly stands light years above what
you have to say to Him in importance.
Brethren, pay heed to His Voice when He speaks to you.
His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do [it].
But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love the LORD your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and to cleave unto him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any [man] pluck them out of my hand.
My Father, which gave [them] me, is greater than all; and no [man] is able to pluck [them] out of my Father's hand.