The Seekret to Knowing God

Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.

Eternal Life and Heaven are synonymous. If you have Eternal Life you have Heaven. If you have Heaven, you have Eternal Life. They are two sides of the same coin, for they are both to be had in knowing God through the Son.

“And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.” John 17:3.

“And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.” 1 John 5:11-12.

You do know don’t you, that Adam and Eve had eternal life before they ate of the fruit? They needed not to die to go to heaven. They were alive in Christ, in God the Father and in God the Holy Spirit. They were already One with Him(s).

They, Adam and Eve, both had all they needed in Him. “According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue.” 2 Peter 1:3. To know Him is Eternal Life. They both already had everything they needed in Him. “But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” Phil. 4:19.

But Eve doubted that God could and did supply all she needed. Satan was able to plant a seed of distrust and doubt in Eve’s mind to question the goodness of God. And that seed has sprouted and given off many seeds of doubt ever since.

In Eve’s doubt she entertained the possibility that God’s plan of provision and protection might not serve her best. She decided to strike out as an independent agent. In so doing she birthed her Self.

Following shortly behind her was her husband, Adam, who knowingly followed her in this act and thus sinned placing the seeds of sin in himself to be transferred to everyone of his offspring — us.

It all began with the temptation to strike out and act separately from God and His will and establish our own criteria for what we will and won’t do based upon the desires of Self. From that day forward men have been seeking their own will and to know and exhibit Self.

The heart of a natural man is desperately wicked and who can know it?

“If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.” 1 John 1:8.

In our pride we maintain that we can do this thing without God. And because we live and act independent of Him, because we disregard Him all throughout the day, we do not know Him. We still think that we can become like God by knowing good and evil and making a decision to do what is morally right.

God has given us the remedy, the seekret if you will. He has told us that to correct the misalignment of the Fall we must realign to know Him, to seek a relationship with Him. But do we? Hardly. We still want God on our terms. We tell Him, “Hey come over here and place yourself above me, I’m not going over there and admitting my sin or submitting to your will. Make me.”

And so we wait and wait and nothing happens. God waits and waits and nothing happens. God has another plan. “And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.” Jer. 29:13. He is looking for you to express and admit your need of Him, just as you expressed and confessed of not needing Him in the Garden.

“For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him.” 2 Chron. 16:9.

God is looking for those who are looking for Him, to have a relationship.

This is the seekret to knowing God.

“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” Matt. 6:33.