How do you believe in Jesus, someone who you cannot see?

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  1. th1b.taylor

    th1b.taylor Member

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    If I got nothing more from running after that gold ring, I learned to read the crowd and I came away with a gift of gab. It drives my wife nuts that I have never met a stranger, but the stage was meant for me and me for it. Famous, when I was young, it mattered but at forty-five, when Nashville was offered, who cares? Just wanted to play and sing with somebody.
     
  2. Lee2000

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    hi

    For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe. 1 Corinthians 1.21

    there is no logic rationality or theory to God and the free gift of salvation

    it can only be received by faith and not by facts data or evidence

    that's how you meet God

    you must be willing to put aside your own understanding or wisdom as the beginning of the verse says

    and allow God to save you by hearing the good news message and responding

    to the invitation of receiving hm as your Lord and savior

    when you repent ask for forgiveness and confess him

    this is the beginning of your personal relationship with Jesus

    it is one step at a time

    I hope this helps you

    Peace
     
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    Thank you. I understand your fears and concern about this topic. The problem here is that you have tried all along to relate with this issue on a physical level and spiritual level. The Christian faith is deeply a spiritual faith and experience. The Bible says we walk by faith and not by sight.

    Now if you believe there is God because of the natural things you see. Do you believe man must relate with this God effectively on this earth?

    Do you also believe the sin story of Adam and Eve, historical proofs are there for this event.

    There are also historical proofs that Jesus lived on this earth. You need to find this out. If He lived on this earth, what did He come to do. What type of death did He die. Are there proofs of the activities of the disciples preaching in His name after He resurrected. I believe you can always find physical proofs of these.

    Even the fiercest enemies of the Christian faith have confirmed these events in their books, teachings and other materials.

    Now Jesus came to unite man back to God, the One nature shows exist. Jesus's sacrifice helped to achieve this. The contents of the Bible are accounts of real people who God helped to keep the records for people like us who were not there it happened. So we have every reason to believe the writings. At least we have believed the stories of grandma and grand pa even though we were not there when the events happened.

    Throw away every unbelief. Approach God in a conversation and speak directly to Jesus to show Himself to you if He truly lives. from personal experience, he will in His own way and in a way that's unique to you.
     
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    20 years? Those who seek find. Those who ask receive. Those who knock and the door is opened. Why can't you see? Jesus is Gods Christ. The Son of the Living God. I suggest prayer to Jesus as you can ask Him anything. Including, "Lord help me with my unbelief."
    Jesus baptizes with the Holy Spirit. Ask Him for that gift. The Fathers promise.

    The purpose of the NT is to believe and in believing GO to Jesus for life. (prayer) Ask Him for living water which will become in you a spring welling up into eternal life.

    I suggest you view Jesus as Gods Christ. The one the God of Israel sent into the world. Jesus stated he received all authority in heaven and earth from the Father. And as the Father has life in himself and gives life He has granted the Son to have life in Himself and to give life as He pleases. Furthermore all the fullness of the Godhead was pleased to dwell in Jesus. (given) Therefore Jesus is indeed the exact representation of Gods being. Nothing is hidden from Him. Nothing. So be truthful to Him in prayer.



    Randy
     
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    LOL! The only person that calls me Cowboy these days is my wife because she knows where I've been. I pray you success and if it comes do not turn it away as I did.
     
  6. FrankLee

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    If you are not a Christian and according to you words you are not, you must come to know that God's first name is Jesus.
    That Jesus lived and died is historical fact. That He is indeed God Almighty you will discover if you are honestly seeking.

    I did not know Him at all and He came forty years ago and saved me. I was in no church and did not like church. Church people came and asked me to go to church but never told me why. There was no love, no message of forgiveness.

    I came to know that Jesus was God because when I prayed in His name things happened. After He saved me, and I had no idea what saved was, He then baptized me in the Holy Spirit. And I did not know what that was. Acts 19th chapter tells us. All of this agreed with what I began to read in the Bible. You cannot believe in the God of the Bible without seeing that Jesus is the creator.

    My wife and I could not have children. Her body killed my sperm on contact. She was allergic to my seed! Science could do nothing. Even artifical insemination with my sermon did not work. Jesus had another plan. We prayed to Jesus and He said He was going to send us a son. After 14 years childless He spoke to me and said my wife was pregnant. We went to a lab that confirmed God's - Jesus that is - word. Our son was born June 25 1980 and today is a minister of Jesus.

    There must be faith towards Him. Pray honestly in His name and ask Him to do some secret thing that no one else knows of. When it is answered you know that Jesus has heard and worked.
    Believing in Jesus is easy. Being separated from Him would be horrible.

    I was 33 when He came and touched my life, changed me into a new man. The same age He was when He died on the cross. You really do get born again. Recreated into a brand new man or woman. I pray that you open your heart to Him and the spirit of unbelief be cast from you. He will reveal Himself to you but you must not reject His honest approach.

    It's serious for you. He said;

    Unless you believe that I am HE you will die in your sin.

    I pray the eyes of your understanding be open and that you not be an unbeliever.
     
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    I pray that some wonderful man, woman, or child might read my Brothers excellent message and trust Jesus now, He's waiting for you with open arms.
     
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