Introducing

This Series was originally birthed out of doing some digging into God’s Word concerning how other “religions” see God, our Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, our Saviour and the Holy Spirit, our instilled Still and Quiet Voice. So many times people confuse themselves or are deceived into believing that there are “many” ways to get to God, yet they don’t know Him before they determine and settle that “belief”, if you will.  Added to that set of challenges, a good portion of people who profess to know that they know God call themselves “New Testament” Believers. Majority of the verses discovered, 12 save 4, are in the Old Testament – which means they would have potentially overlooked or missed such foundational truths which they are used to present.

We have but One God, who exists in three distinct people – to wit, there are NONE other like Him.. Some folks are going to ask me how I know that – well, first off let’s look at God’s Word (notice this is being done FIRST) – our answers should ALWAYS have a sitting spot in the Word of God, continually. He says in Deuteronomy 4:35:

Unto thee it was shewed, that thou mightest know that the LORD he is God; there is none else beside him.
Deuteronomy 4:35 | King James Version

There is “none else” like or compared to (beside) Him. Beside means:

“Over and Above” or “Distinct From”
Webster’s 1828 Dictionary

The next piece added is one that ONLY God Himself could offer you and I, for He built this item into each one of us – Consider this:

Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine heart, that the LORD he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: there is none else.
Deuteronomy 4:39 | King James Version

Our consideration is individual, but the capability is presented in all – it is built into each of us; as all the dust settles, in our hearts, we know – sinner or saved – God exists.

 Knowing the Three

Many different items are presented in the pages of our Great Book, a Finished Work that we know as God’s Word – the Bible. This Series builds upon that theme, not by accident, but by Providence. At my first starting, I didn’t notice it, then it became abundantly clear to me what was happening. The verses of Scripture were building on three’s – how INCREDIBLE! Twelve passages (not an exhausted list) that would present themselves as a part such that we’d each be able to see His Handiwork through them.  I’ll point out one of them…

Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.
Isaiah 43:10 | King James Version

REMEMBER this is the Old Testament… We are three things: (1) “witnesses”  (2) a “servant”  & (3) “chosen”. Slide a little further down to see that we may (1) “know”, (2) “believe” & (3) understand”. It does not end there… He says He is (1) “LORD”, (2) “I Am” & (3) “God”. If we’d not considered the OT, we could have missed this TRUTH that builds our understanding of Salvation.

Also, consider this… I’ve not pulled out a single commentary, other man’s words or placed emphasis on an opinion – and anyone that knows me KNOWS it is almost unbearable for me NOT to pour out right here as to HOW Christ is presented and seen through these verses… Oh, to see how these twelve RING the bell of TRUTH about our True God – God the Father, God the Son & God the Holy Spirit.

 The Building of Twelve

None Else
Consider
Heart, Soul & Might
Know & Believe
First & Last
Told & Declared
Created & Formed
Remember
None Other
Believest
Three In One
Grace, Love & Communion

When is the last time we got excited about studying the Word of God? I LOVE the Word and LOVE reading it. When I don’t read it, I MISS it. The answer is very simple.  For the Christian, it is intended to be the Breath we cannot live without, because it speaks to us as God’s Word. The more the Bible is studied, taken in and applied, the more our lives will reflect the saturation of it in each of us.  Proper mirrors reflect the true image of the person gazing into it. If the lives we live are corrupt, filled with lies and deceit, then the reflection will be a distorted, misaligned and tangled version of what it is intended by the Living God. A clean, pure and holy reflection will solely come by worshiping the Only One True God.

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