We seem to be living in a world of scepticism. Some people ascribe this to bitter experiences, while others believe that the decline of moral standards and compromised principles have contributed to this sorry state of affairs. Whatever the reason may be, it appears as if very little can be taken at face value in today’s times.
In some cases the same attitude extends to people’s religious convictions and there are countless numbers of people who, like the apostle Thomas, are searching for visible proof of the existence of God. These are the people who rely on logic and intellect, instead of trust and faith. Inevitably they just get more frustrated.
Jesus the living Christ calls on His followers to simply believe in God – not to try to proof that He is real. As a reward He promises to remain in the heart of believers and take control of their lives. This calls for an act of faith that, as Thomas discovered, leads to the peace that surpasses all understanding – the peace that you will experience when you are able to say in total surrender, “My Lord and my God!” (John 20:28) ~ Solly Ozrovech
Father God, we worship You as the creator of the universe who has no need to proof Your existence. Help us to believe and to be able to say; “My Lord and my God.” In Jesus’ Name. Amen.
A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him, than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word darkness on the walls of his cell. ~ C.S. Lewis