Delicious Bites of Scriptures!
My dad is from North Korea and a preacher, he survived the North/South Korean war. He asked me the last time he visited if I had read my Bible several timesI hung my head and said that Ive read it a few times (when I read scriptures I usually dont read it from cover to cover, I study and jump from book to book on the subject I am studying)so, he proceeded to tell me this story.
He said that when he was teaching this man right before they went into the concentration camp, the man had felt the Spirit of God and was converted into Christianity. My dad and his fellow preacher friends wanted very bad for this man to have a Bible. There was none to be found. They finally found a Bible, the cost was astronomical, they got their moneys together and were able to give the man a copy of the Bible. At that time, if you got caught with a Bible in your hand, you were punished and the book was lost.
Then he pointed to all of scriptures on the table, all leather, beautiful books and we can read it at any time. How much do we read it? Nobody is going to beat us with an inch of our lives, yet, how much do we read the word of God?
Well, I am reading it daily from cover to cover and still doing my studying as I read itI am finding treasures that I thought I would share. Journaling my treasures feels amazing!
I use a King James Version.
The stuff I post here is what I got from it, not looking for argument or disagreement. If you dont like it, dont read it. If you do, I would love to read your comment on what is posted.
Have a blessed day.
I was pondering how come we doubt ourselves and the answers we get from the Lord through the Holy Ghost. When we plant the seed of doubt, we cannot get faith as a fruit of that tree. When we plant the seeds of love, we cannot get hate from that tree.
We reap what we plant in our minds, hearts and lives. That is how it was created, it will produce the fruit the seed produces.
So, if I want to be doubtless, I must plant seeds of faith and trust in God. If I want to love and be loved, I must plant the seed of charity and kindness. If I want to have joy, I must plant the word of God in my heart that I may find joy in all things, even the hard ones.
It was wonderful to have the Spirit testify that it was up to me which seed I planted, how I tended it and what I harvest.
I decided to weed out the seeds that didnt bring forth good fruit from my garden and plant a whole new harvest of good seeds in place of it.
It makes life much better! It is simple, it is kind and I have peace.