The same is true with God. Because He is with us, we can turn to Him in prayer at any moment, sharing our concerns and expressing our love for Him. We also can listen to Him, as we read His Word, the Bible, and hear others preach and teach from it.
Make sure of your commitment to Christ, and then walk with Him every day. Spiritual Heart Disease. Prayer That Works. By taking Enoch up to glory, God wasn't trying to get us impressed with Enoch's piety. Nor was God saying, "If you get to be as spiritual as Enoch, you'll get taken up to heaven, too. God's point was, "I love to walk with man! Enoch was the first man to truly walk with me, so I decided to highlight his example by doing something extraordinary with him.
I took him up to paradise to underscore how much I value and desire a daily walking relationship with my chosen ones. When the zeal of God captures you, it will ignite you with a great passion to walk with God and to be his friend. Imagine being Enoch and living years—and having this growing relationship with God! One can only wonder what glorious depths of intimacy Enoch uncovered.
Perhaps Enoch's heart longed so deeply for more of God that God grew weary of withholding himself. Maybe God's heart was saying, "Enoch, you love me with such a pure and sweet passion, I don't want to say 'no' to you anymore.
I'm going to answer your prayer and show you my face. Come on up!
of Walking with God. From the beginning, God has wanted a walking partner. They talk the whole time. Nonstop. The walk not So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years. And Enoch walked with. Walking with God is not just a time in the prayer closet, it's a lifestyle that begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.
As you draw close to God, he will not likely take you up to heaven as he did Enoch. However, he does desire to reveal the beauty of his face to you. As we walk with him, he will open the Scriptures to us through the Spirit of wisdom and revelation and reveal to us the light of the glory of God that is to be found in him. When we walk with God, we enter the dimension where God unfolds the secrets of his kingdom. These are the paths that the ancients trod before us. Noah knew the secret of walking with God Genesis , as did Abraham Genesis Through Christ, you can explore the glorious riches of knowing God like they did—and to even a greater degree because of the Spirit which has been given to us!
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
To walk with God, you must keep in step with Him. God is not going to be quiet in your life anymore. You are now a Christian—a disciple, or follower, of Jesus Christ. Colossians —7 You prayed and asked Jesus to forgive your sins. Thank God for listening to your prayers—and answering them!
Blessed are the people who know the festal shout, who walk, O Lord , in the light of your face,. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you.
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.
I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. So you shall keep the commandments of the Lord your God by walking in his ways and by fearing him. You shall take a wife for my son from my clan and from my father's house. And walk in all the way that I command you, that it may be well with you.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you. According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined. And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called,. Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.
My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man. He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son,.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son. And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord!
When Enoch had lived 65 years, he fathered Methuselah. Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. Yet you have still a few names in Sardis, people who have not soiled their garments, and they will walk with me in white, for they are worthy. So as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.
What agreement has the temple of God with idols? Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.
And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance.