We hear sermons on the Historical JESUS (when HE lived, died and raised from the dead); we hear about the Incarnated JESUS (WHO reconciled HIMSELF with all mankind). We hear meticulous detail of The Historical JESUS (which the mind can at least attempt to contemplate), but how much do we hear and understand THE PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM? Sermons today, do not Preach the REAL POWER of their APPOINTED MESSAGE (THE PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP)! Are we "uncomfortable" Hearing this Message and therefore "unwilling" to Preach it because WE DON'T HAVE IT? We don't even want to think about it because it takes us out of our COMFORT ZONE, we don't know how to GET IT, no way do we UNDERSTAND IT, and we DOUBT that we could have a PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP with SOMEONE who walked the earth 2,000 years ago. We KNOW we are not satisfied with REPEATED Historical FACTS; we KNOW we are not COMPLETE when we see how miraculously we are made and the constant "wonders" of ALL CREATION. We need more; WE NEED HIS PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP. We need HIS interactive relationship of interrelated ONENESS, communal identity, intimacy and dependence. We know we don't have it, we want it, and WE KNOW WE CAN HAVE IT. John 3:3, "...except a man be born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of GOD." BORN AGAIN, the living reality of the PERSONAL SPIRIT OF CHRIST coming to dwell in us in a PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP. "Ask anything in MY NAME and you will receive it...." HOW? ASK! AND BECAUSE GOD IS GOD, AND YOU ARE YOU, YOU WILL RECEIVE JESUS BY FAITH! HOW....? ASK....!
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