God has led me to the right book

2016-02-25 06:00
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Ihave been doing a lot of reading lately. And one of these is one called “The Book of God” by Walter Wangerin. It was published in 1996.

It is a bible as well as a novel. If you want to know the bible, this is the book. It is amazing. It never disappoints. It is not boring.

And it is enlightening. You’ve just got to know these things.

And what do I mean by that? I mean you can’t just dismiss the bible.

And say you are going to learn it in church.

Sometimes to get the whole picture, you’ve got to walk the treadmill. I hope what I’m saying makes sense.

You’ve got to get a book that you are not going to put down, or put it aside and say, “It is difficult.” You’ve just got to get that book.

And I was lucky to. I can’t thank God enough.

As if He knew I was looking for such a book. He led me to it. And I couldn’t believe it at first. I thought it was not the book. But it was. And I am grateful. Has God ever answered your prayers?

I guess He has. There is no one whose prayers have never been answered. No one. We just don’t recognize it. Or, don’t acknowledge it. Or, we want it our way. Not His. I never knew what book I wanted.

I just wanted something that would explain all I wanted to know about the bible. I did. And it landed in my hands. And what have I learnt so far? I haven’t finished it. It’s got 800 pages.

But what I have learnt so far is that if we separate ourselves from God, we will always suffer.

Most of us live our lives apart from God and we reckon we are smart. I have lived my life apart from God most of my life.

And my life has not been good, really. That’s me saying it. To the world I wouldn’t say that. I’d portray it as good. I’d wear a mask.

And you’d reckon this guy is having a good time.

Not so. The man is troubled. He can’t figure out some things. He is wondering, “Why is this thing happening to me? What have I done?” But on the outside he is brave and courageous. He is even laughing.

Yes, it can be personal. It can be national. We are all wearing masks.

You never know what is inside. That is why they say, never read a book by its cover. You’ve got to go inside to know the man.

But most of us are not allowed inside the man. If we dare do, he is going to be angry with us.

You know the rules, mos: mind your own business. But the question is; for how long are you going to wear the mask? Stay positive.

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