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Jun 25, 2008 by Ben Ferrell

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John 1:1-5 in Latin

John 1:1-5
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God.

Al things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. (This includes you and me).

In Him was Life and the life was the light of men.

And the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot comprehend it.”

Jesus also confirmed this in John 10:10 “I am the way the truth and the life…no man comes to the Father except through me.”

The ONLY thing that we can draw life from is our relationship with Christ. Many people try to “suck” life out of material possessions, status, money, position, friends, and even spouses children. This not only leaves us unfulfilled, it negatively affects our relationship with these people.

I am encouraging you to go to the Father, through His Son Jesus, and draw from the well of life which never runs dry. He is waiting for you, ready to fill you with strength, health, peace, joy, but most importantly, the revelation of His Son Jesus…from this source flows everything you could ever need to be fulfilled in this life, and for eternity.

And from this source, you will find the light to guide you.

What do you think? Have you tapped into the source of life?

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Jun 25, 2008 by Ben Ferrell

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John 4:23 says “the Father is seeking those who will worship Him”.

The word worship means to bow towards, to turn our hearts toward, and to “kiss”.

Why does the Father want you? Why is he seeking for you with an overpowering desire and love? Why does he continually reach his hand to you, saying, “come, be one with me…be my child.”

I believe it is for the same reason He sent His only son Jesus to earth. The Father wanted to show off His son. He said, “This is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased, hear him”.

Although Isaiah says Isaiah 53:2-3 says, “He has no form or comeliness; and when we see Him, there is no beauty that we should desire Him. He is despised (taken lightly) and rejected by men. A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him. He was despised, and we did not esteem Him”.

NOW, that is changed. Christ is now exalted and His face shines with such brightness that it makes the sun and all the stars appear dim.

All creation will be and is clamoring to see Him, in all His Glory. Now, The Father wants to show off His son in this exalted beauty. He is the light of Heaven, attracting all creation to His appearance! The earth is literally groaning for the sons of men to be one with the Bridegroom of the Universe, Jesus Christ.

Come to the Father, and He will show you His son. In Him is life, security, hope, joy, peace and eternity.

Now, and forever, we can behold the beauty and the wonder of Jesus, High and lifted up, His train filling the temple. My friend, Darlene Zchech, refers to him in one of her songs as the Darling of Heaven.

This is why the Father is seeking you to worship Him…He has something He wants you to see! He wants you see His face and to behold His beauty, and KISS THE SON, and let His Father be your Father.

Let’s talk about it!

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