Do The Will Of God

by / Saturday, 26 November 2016 / Published in God is Love

We need to have more of Jesus, and far less of self.  We need a childlike simplicity that will lead us to tell the Lord all our wants, and believe that according to His riches and goodness and love He will satisfy our needs.  “If ye shall ask any thing in my name,” He says, “I will do it.”  If you love me, you will show that love by keeping My commandments.  “And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever; even the Spirit of truth.”…

“He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love, and will manifest myself to him.”  This is the only true test of character.  In doing the will of God we give the best evidence that we love God and Jesus Christ whom He has sent.  The oft-repeated words of love for God are of no value unless that love is made manifest in the life practice.  Love for God is not a mere sentiment; it is a living, working power.  The man who does the will of his Father who is in heaven shows to the world that he loves God.  The fruit of his love is seen in good works.

E. G. White, Reflecting Christ, p. 79

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