My how times have changed –
Is JESUS real ? If I would have walked the streets just twenty years ago and asked that question most people would have said yes. They would have probably looked at me like I must be crazy for asking that . I can remember being younger ( im now 41 ) and anywhere you mention the name of JESUS would just change everything for the better . If people noticed the spirit of GOD on you they had a certain respect for you . There was a time when you could use the word of the Lord to encourage and uplift just about anyone you came into contact with . I look back on those days now and see just how much the times have changed.
For me a life long believer , to be able to help someone using the spirit of GOD is a great feeling. However as I try to help people now days alot of them actually want to know , is JESUS real ? Even while Im ministering to some people they have this look on their face thats screaming out . They are screaming out , is JESUS real ? There are plenty of reasons for this question . Alot of people especially the younger ones have not come up as exposed to JESUS as we were . Alot of people these days just dont believe like people did just decades ago . We have to be careful these days . I can remember a time when speaking at school or work concerning JESUS bought alot of favour . These days you can get expelled and even fired from work for saying certain things . So lets answer the question , Is JESUS real ?
What did JESUS say ?
Luke 24:23 And when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, which said that he was alive. Even in the days that JESUS walked the Earth people still did not believe he was who he said . Even after all the healings . Even after all the miracles they still did not believe .Revelation 1:18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death . The fact of the matter is that whether we believe or not JESUS is still very much alive . Some people just have a hard time believing that . I totally get it . We live in a time when seeing is believing . John 14:11 Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works’ sake .
Jesus said even if you dont believe that JESUS is who he claims to be then just look at his works . Even some 2,000 years after the physical death of JESUS his spirit still continues to do an abundant amount of amazing works . You can go on any continent in the world and find something JESUS is responsible for doing . Whoever he did it for may not even be aware of who it was that helped them . How many alcholics has the Lord delivered from the bottle ? How many drug addicts has the Lord JESUS delivered from that drug ? Romans 7:24 O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death? Thats not even including the healings , near death expieriences , financial blessings and ways outta no ways he has made . All that said there are still many who dont believe and feel justified not to.
2ndpeter Chapter 3 : 3-8 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation . For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water: Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished: But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men. But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
What does man say
One of the main reasons people dont believe as much as they used to is due to science . Now dont get me wrong science is responsible for many good things . Man today does not believe in something if it is not scientifically proven to be.Science is a systematic enterprise that creates, builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe. Contemporary science is typically subdivided into the natural sciences which study the material world, the social sciences which study people and societies, and the formal sciences like mathematics. One thing I dont see in this definition is the testing of the spirit of JESUS . Science is great but its no replacement for the all knowing . Another belief of alot of people is atheism . People can certainly believe what they want . Thats one of the things that makes living in America so great . Atheist dont believe that there is A GOD period . For some people not believing in anything or any purpose is easier for them . More power to those who are atheist but with all due respect , of course you dont believe JESUS is real . In order to have a relationship with JESUS we must believe that he is . Hebrews 11:6 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. One of the more common things I hear people ask these days is , if there is A GOD why is there so much suffering in the world . One thing people should always remember about the suffering in the world is that JESUS is the Pince of Peace . Satan however is the prince of this world . John 15:19.
What DO I SAY, Is he or no ?
I know for a fact JESUS is real . Where should I began ? I could start with the many times the enemy has tried to end my life . During my first ever car wreck at the age of 14 I could have easily died . The driver of the car had lost control of the car and was headed straight for a light pole . The last thing I remember as I stared at the lightpole with no seatbelt on was looking at the back door and then blacking out . Later on I learned that I jumped out the car in mid air . Something or someone got me out of that car that day . Everyone else in the car suffered very substantial injuries . I was out the hospital a few hours later . JESUS certainly saved me that day . Should I tell you about the number of times I have called on JESUS to save me after situations that I got my ownself into ? I will give you a great example . When I was alot younger I got myself into some serious trouble with the law . I had to go away for almost two years . During this time I had virtually no contact with any family or friends . Having JESUS as all I had in my life forced me to spend a crazy amount of time in prayer ,reading , studying ,working and worshipping GOD . There were so many things JESUS gave and showed me during this time you wouldnt even have time to read it all . One of the things that amazed me during this time was the amount of favour people showed me . I would literrally have people walk up to me and give me things as I sat there thinking about the need or want for those things . There were also times when the spirit of the Lord would reveal things to me well in advance of them actually happening . When I got out of that situation it was amazing to watch the doors JESUS opened up to me even though these doors from a worldly prespective should have been slammed shut . Yes JESUS is definiteley real if you ask me .
Please See For Yourself
You may be one of those people who are at a crossrads . I have been there plenty of times . Fortunatley for me the Lord has done so much for me in my life I could not stop believing if I wanted to . You have probably had someone preach to you or encourage you . It may sound kind of appealing but your just not sure . If I could only tell you one truth it would be 1 John 4:16 And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him . In order to believe in something or someone we have to know what or who they are , and make no mistake about it JESUS is love . If your wondering if he is real or not spend some genuine time with him and watch what happens . AS always please leave your comments and or email below because we here at lordsinpirationalministriesworld.com would love the oppurtunity to fellowship with you . I am personally always here to pray with you and anything else I can do in the name of our Lord JESUS CHRIST .