Thursday, January 17, 2008

The Need to Approach the Lord in His Word

Some Englishmen who couldn't figure out what to believe about how to get to heaven prayed to God to send angels to them to help them understand. Their conversation with the angels is very useful for understanding how to read the Word. After they expressed their confusion the angels replied,
“Read the Word and believe in the Lord, and you will see the truths which must be the truths of your faith and of your life. All in the Christian world draw their doctrinals from the Word as the one only fountain.”

But two of the assembly said, “We have read, but have not understood.”

The angels replied, “You have not approached the Lord, who is the Word, and also have first confirmed yourselves in falsities....” (True Christian Religion 621:1-3

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