Wednesday, May 29, 2019


Jesus spoke in parables and explained
the kingdom of God  in simple terms and yet most people did not
understand Him. Least of all, the Jewish pharisees,  who were
teachers of the Law of Moses. Even the same today, most professing
Christians do not understand the kingdom of God nor the words of
Jesus, the reason being that they do not really believe in Jesus.
They  do not accept Him and therefore His words do not find
entry into them.
Christians keep on studying the Bible but they do
not come to knowledge of the truth, because they do not come to
Jesus.  They profess to believe in Him but they do not obey His
teachings and commandments,  thereby proving that they never
accepted Him. Jesus said: “If you love Me, you will keep My
commandments."John 14:15.
Jesus is the Word of God.  His
words are the words of eternal life,  for those who obey Him. It
is written that:"Man shall not live from bread alone, but from
every word that proceeds from the mouth of God." Matthew
Jesus also said:“I am the bread of life; he who comes
to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.
36“But I said to you that you have seen Me, and yet do not believe.
37“All that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who
comes to Me I will certainly not cast out. 38“For I have come down
from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
39“This is the will of Him who sent Me, that of all that He has
given Me I lose nothing, but raise it up on the last day. 40“For
this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and
believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him
up on the last day.”John 6:35-40.
Many Christians read these
words without understanding. The words of Jesus are harsh to them and
therefor they reject Him, they reject His words. They stay "hungry"
and "thirsty" for words of comfort, assurance and
consolation. They keep on studying the scriptures, seeking eternal
life in them. They keep  on listening to and following various
teachers. They do not find peace and contentment because they cannot
absorb and digest the bread of life, the words of Jesus.
is only peace, satisfaction,  hope and joy in OBEYING the words
of Jesus,  because He confirms those who follow and obey Him, by
satisfying their soul.
The words of Jesus are not easy.  They
cut to the bone. We read in John 6:66 "As a result of this many
of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore. 67So
Jesus said to the twelve, “You do not want to go away also, do
you?” 68Simon Peter answered Him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You
have words of eternal life."
Peter understood that the words
of Jesus are the bread of life. It is only when we walk in obedience
to Jesus that He reveals Himself to us, gives His Holy Spirit in us
to teach and guide us. As we daily eat the Bread of Life, hearing
from Jesus in us, following, obeying Him, we are satisfied, receiving
our Daily Bread from Him directly.
Go to Jesus.  Seek Him.
Obey His words, follow Him and you will be satisfied. You will have
peace for your soul. Stay with Him and you will have eternal
May Jesus bless you.

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