Dailies 2019 In His Word

Dailies ~in His Word
February 7, 2019
 Now by this we know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments.  He who says, “I know Him,” and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. But whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him. He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked. 1 John 2:3-8

There is a lot of talk about knowing Jesus, and ‘what would Jesus do’ and all of that. Where does it come from?  It comes from the Word of God my friends!  If we say that we know Jesus then we will desire to o what He does, speaking words of wisdom, praying for the sick to be healed, doing what God would have us do even when it is hard. Think for a moment, Jesus did the hardest thing and He did it because He loves us. Now I don’t expect we will have to die to do what Jesus did, but we can die to our selfish ways and do what would be better for other people than us.
That is how we know that we are part of His family, when we do what He would do and love, talk and walk as He walked.
Let’s do our best to exemplify Christ in us that others my also have the hope of glory some day. Let’s think before we speak, look before we walk and just love on people around us every day.
Even when it’s hard!
Heavenly Father, thank you for helping us to do what You want us to do, and to act like You with the help of the Holy Spirit in us. Give us the courage, strength and hope needed to show that we really do know You. Help us to know You more each day. Hug after hug. In Jesus name, Amen.
Teresa M. Wilson