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#370, 18th June 2019
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The Christian's Greatest Need
by E.W. Bullinger 
We cannot trust a person if we do not know him. At least, it is safer for us not to do so; and as a rule we do not. But on the other hand, when we know a person thoroughly well, we cannot help trusting him. No effort to trust is required when we perfectly know a person. The difficulty then is, not to trust.
   
Why, then, do we not thus trust God? Is not the answer clear? It is because we do not know Him!
   
Thus we see how this knowledge of God is our greatest need; the very first step of our Christian course. Our trust will ever be in proportion to our knowledge.
   
If we knew, for example, a billionth part of God’s infinite wisdom, we should see our own to be such utter folly, that we should not merely be “willing” for His will, but we should desire it. It would be our greatest happiness for Him to do and arrange all for us.

We should say, “Lord, I am so foolish and ignorant; I know nothing, and can do nothing; I can see only this present moment; I know nothing of tomorrow. But you can see the end from the beginning. Your wisdom is infinite, and your love is infinite. Do, then, Thine own will. This is my desire, the desire of my heart. This is what I long for above ‘all things.'” 

 If we really knew Him, and believed that He knows better than we do what is good for us, there would be no effort whatever, but only a blessed irrepressible desire for His will. 
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Some people wonder why I am so strongly encourage people to read God’s Word in an essentially literal translation and think about what they read. The answer is really quite simple. Since God is perfect, His Words, like all His works, are perfect. There is no higher authority for the Christian believer. Yet so many treat the Bible as optional and relative rather than essential and absolute.

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God has planted seeds of greatness in every person, and His plan for your life is for those seeds to sprout and grow and produce in you a life of health, wealth and happiness. From the very start of creation it was God’s plan for people to enjoy life. Man was the ultimate, the highest pinnacle of creation.

 
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