Do you believe in God. For the majority of us the answer is yes. Some still have a difficult time with this question but when you look at this earth. The complexity of the creation. The intricate details of everything. A flower, DNA, a caterpillar, a hair follicle, you must begin to think this couldn't just happen by accident and even more so why would you want to. God made everything. He is a creator and extremely into His art (yes you). For the majority of people they believe in God. According to poles the majority of Americans believe that Jesus is God.
Ok, so lets just begin by saying I believe in God. The next question is do you believe God? Do you believe He is who He says He is? Do you believe in His character? Do you believe He will do what He says He will do? Do you believe He has His best interest for you? Do you trust this invisible God?
Numbers 23:19 says, "God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent; Has He said, and will He not do it? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?"
God is not like us. He is much bigger and much more Holy. We have no logical reason to not believe that God is good and believe in what He says He will do. To believe in His character. We have no reasons. Even if you think that bad things happen and God let them. This is a fallen world and when people die and pass on if they know the Lord (which is entirely their choice. Since we know that God desires all men to know Him) they get to go to Heaven. A place nothing like this horrible rotting earth. A place that we should all desire to go.
I have realized that I have believed in God. That is easy. But to truly with your whole heart believe God, what He says, who He is, that He wants whats is best for you has been hard for me. I have always believed that the bad will happen and live in this fear of the bad. But by doing this I am completely missing out on the good. God has blessed me beyond measure in my life and I still have the audacity to doubt in His goodness. I have decided and will choose to everyday live a life free from disbelief. Yes, much easier said than done. But I know I can pray, "Lord, help my disbelief (Mark 9:24)" and He is faithful to do that.
This earth is fleeting and heaven is forever and that is where i want to be. No matter what happens on this earth it will only be for a short time in the scheme of eternity. And even with the bad times on this earth, we don't do it alone. He promises never to leave us, nor forsake us. And that requires simply our belief in God's presence and promises.
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