Sometimes through our journey of life we
feel things would be better if only...
If only I'd chose someone else to marry, things would be better.
If only life wasn't so difficult all the time, I'd have a better attitude.
If only I came from a wealthy family.
If only I was better looking.
If only I had a better job and more money.
If only my health was better.
We could make a list of many things that bother each one of us in various ways. So, let me give you something to think about. If only you knew Him (Jesus), all these other "if only" would not seem as important as living a life through spiritual eyes. The grass may at times look greener on the other side, but I know I have a mansion in Heaven. (John 14:2)
Maybe you come from a troubled or confused life and you think there is no way out. Believe me when I say, Jesus is the way - the Only way! (John 14:6) He has changed my life in so many ways, I too was one of those persons who thought "If Only".
Now it's God turn to say "If Only".
If only my people would come to Me.
If only they would believe that I love them so much, that I gave my only begotten Son. (John 3:16)
If only they would put their trust in My Son, they would not perish, but have everlasting life.
If only they would believe that My Son is the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. (John 1:29)
If only they would see, there is none righteous, no, not one. (Romans 3:10)
If only they would see, that all have sinned. (Romans 3:32)
If only they would see that they cannot earn or work their way to heaven by being good or doing anything on their own strength. It's only by My Grace that they are saved, it's My gift to them. (Ephesians 2:8-9)
If only they would see that "He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him." (John 3:36)
If only they would see there is now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus. (Because they put their trust in Him)
If only they would see that I give, not as the world giveth. Then they would know how very much I love them. (John 14:27)
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