Let’s suppose for a moment that there is a God (and there is). A Supreme Being Who commissioned a book (which He did). And suppose we know about this book, the Bible (and we do). Wouldn’t we be doing ourselves an injustice if we neglected to at least take a look between its covers? Shouldn’t we be the least bit curious to know what such a Being wants to share with us?
Are you aware that His book is actually a “Love Story?” A love story between our Creator and His creation. A love story about Him and those with whom He desires to have an intimate relationship.
In the 17th chapter of John’s Gospel Jesus says, “[God’s] Word is Truth.” If that is so, doesn’t it light a fire in us to explore that truth? Imagine what a difference it could make in our lives to know the thoughts of the living God and to come to intimate knowledge of Him.
“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” 1 John 4:16 (KJV).
We don’t have to take what we discover on blind faith. Contrary to prevailing opinion, the Bible is historically, scientifically, and prophetically accurate, and provably the Word of God. And if it is God’s Word, then there must absolutely be a Supreme Being, a Pre-eminent Sovereign, a Creator! Examining His creation reveals the Creator and His amazing power and goodness. Examining His writings reveals His heart, His spirit, and His love, drawing us into intimate fellowship with Him and with each other.
While “Exploring Scripture” we find answers to all kinds of questions – including such contemporary issues from the reasons for climate change and social violence to the origin of life itself. We discover purpose and meaning, of yesterdays and tomorrows, and find our way from “Creation to Eternity.” His book even explains why we have disease and suffering, catastrophes and natural disasters.
By “Exploring Scripture” we learn about God’s heart. We find comfort in the reassurance that someone, big and powerful, is looking after us, watching over us. Someone who cares – all of which have sprung forth as the result of mankind’s sins. Christ came as, “the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world” John 1:29 (KJV).
If you haven’t read His book, if for no other reason than curiosity, consider opening the New Testament and reading Romans and John and discover for yourself the greatest “Love story” imaginable. Discover for yourself the incomprehensible love God has for you.
Jesus is even preparing a place for you in God’s eternal Kingdom for those who love Him (John 14).
Although aberrant men have contended against the Bible for around 2000 years, all have failed to disqualify it. The Bible is composed of 66 individual books penned by 40 different God inspired writers over the course of more than 1500 years, and comes to us from outside of our time domain, as the contents undeniably prove. It is historically, scientifically, and prophetically accurate. It presents evidence for God and creation and shows beyond the shadow of a doubt that He is a personal God who cares intimately for you with an unimaginable eternal love.
If you don’t believe in God, be patient, “you will,” and maybe sooner than you think. It’s to our benefit to read this inspiring book. Try it. Give it a chance. It can and will change your life.
Here is a promise. Should you have doubts begin reading in Romans and John and ask, “God, if you truly exist, come into my life and reveal Yourself to me.” He absolutely Will!
Exploring Scripture ~ because it matters—it truly does!