Wednesday, December 31, 2008

I know where my Father is!

John 8:12-19

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life." Then the Pharisees said to him, "You are testifying on your own behalf; your testimony is not valid." Jesus answered, "Even if I testify on my own behalf, my testimony is valid because I know where I have come from and where I am going, but you do not know where I come from or where I am going. You judge by human standards; I judge no one. Yet even if I do judge, my judgment is valid; for it is not I alone who judge, but I and the Father who sent me. In your law it is written that the testimony of two witnesses is valid. I testify on my own behalf, and the Father who sent me testifies on my behalf." Then they said to him, "Where is your Father?" Jesus answered, "You know neither me nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also."

This scripture is so convicting. We need to keep our hearts perks to the Holy Spirit within us and be ever mindful of God's leading us. When we follow him we are in "the" light and will never walk in darkness. I dunno about you but I'm afraid of "the dark". [Pun intended]. Can you answer the question "Where is your Father"? I pray that we can ALL know "the Father".