1 John 2:9-11 (KJV)
9 He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now.
10 He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.
11 But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.
If there is hate in your heart for another, will you give it up to God now and say sorry to that person? A grudge is not worth it.
Daily Prayer:Oh Lord, may your love come now and become even stronger in my life and the lives of those around me. May this love transform the way I speak and act around other people. May they see You, when they see me. May they feel Your love in my presence. I pray that Your love will cast aside all hatred and bitterness from my heart. May I never be so bitter as to not forgive those that offend me. When I am in the wrong, may I see it so clearly that I tell the other person sorry for what I have done. May my sins convict me to the very soul, that I may be found in prayer and confession to You. I know that as I live in Your perfect will, temptation will have no power over me. Even sin will not abound, for You are there to protect me. Lord, I love Your ways. I love Your commandments. Help me to remember them and to keep them always. I pray that Your ways are my ways. I love You. Amen.
If we are to believe that we know God personally, then we are also living in His will. There is a conviction “that we know him, if we keep his commandments.” Continue Reading