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To obtain God is the ultimate in the personal journey. To obtain eternal life and endless expansion of potential we must learn to live by the laws of faith. Not only that but also to constantly look through the "lens" of faith and not judge events and the world around us with our physical eyes.
Your eyes will deceive but the lessons learned of an individuals private faith cannot. That is where God is. When one leads his life according to the "lens" of faith he/she will recognize that God has been showing himself to them all along and leading them. God is recognized through this "lens."
I am going to answer your question slightly differently -
(a) When the tax man collects your taxes - does he come and knock on your door for his share, is it taken through your wages or you pay it directly - no tax man ever knocks your door unless you break the law.
(b) When the government provides you with infrastructure, security, amenities - no official from the government knocks your door and says - there you go Mr Joe Bloggs we are from the government heres what we're gonna give you, instead it is just there and you take advantage of it.
In a very similar way God does not need to be directly in front of us for us to believe. HE has already provided us with guidance in the from of Prophets and Holy books (Torah, Injeel (bible), and the last of which is Quran). It is now up to you the individual to choose the path that you take.
All the best.
God shows Himself all the time. You're just not looking.
The kingdom of Heaven is within you. Re-read Genesis 1:26.
The real you is a child of God. Let that part wake up and you'll see what I mean.
Listen to that quiet, still voice within (the true self) -- not the loud, rowdy one (ego).
by Claire Evans2 years ago
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by Daniel Carter7 years ago
So then, how is hate justified if only love comes from God?
by Gener Geminiano8 years ago
You base your answers as much as possible with Science...
by Baileybear7 years ago
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by NGRIA Bassett8 years ago
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by LewSethics6 years ago
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