A little while longer and the world will see me no more, but you will see Me, because I live, you will live also, at that day you will know that I am in My Father, and you in Me, and I in you. He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him. John 14:19-21 NKJV
Jesus told His disciples the world would not see Him much longer. Jesus would be leaving them and yet He said they would see Him. Because Jesus lives they would live.
The disciples witnessed Jesus’ death burial and resurrection. They would receive eternal life because Jesus lives. They would see Jesus because they are in Him and Jesus is in them. They would know truth because the Spirit of truth was coming to live in them.
Jesus reminds His disciples that to be a part of the loving relationship He exists in they must keep His commandments. Obedience to Jesus is the evidence of their love for Him. If they loved Jesus the Father would love them and manifest Himself to them.
Jesus is not just speaking to people who knew Him when He walked among them. Jesus is speaking to the people who know Him today. The world does not see Jesus or know Him today. Jesus’ disciples see Him. We see Jesus through eyes of faith!
I saw Jesus when my Pastor visited my son in the hospital. I saw Jesus when people were praying for my wife as she went into surgery.
I see Jesus through eyes of faith when He speaks to me through His Word. I see Jesus in the lives of people who are transformed by His grace!
We have eternal life because Jesus is alive. We know the truth because the Spirit of truth is in us. He forms the life of Christ in us!
Obedience to Jesus is the evidence of our love for Him. If we want to enter into an eternal relationship of love with Jesus we must learn to walk in His ways!
Obey the Lord because you love Him. Seek Jesus and learn to walk in His ways!
Ask Jesus to open your eyes of faith so you can recognize Him. Ask Jesus to reveal Himself to the people around you. Obey Jesus so people can see Him in you!
A little while longer and you will see Jesus face to face. His perfect love will cast out the shadows of sin and death. Your perfected body will enable you to worship Jesus in the beauty of holiness without opposition or distraction!
The devil our flesh and the sinful world system blind our eyes to truth. You must learn to see Jesus through eyes of faith. Jesus is the truth!
Show Jesus how much you love Him so the Lord can use your faith to open the eyes of the people near you. Jesus wants them to see Him through eyes of faith as well!
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