Essay on Christianity: It Is About the Person

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Introduction:
As humans we are constantly seeking for ways to satisfy our needs. We look in different sources that will give us temporally satisfaction; however, we end up failing. As sons and daughter in Christ we tend to walk searching for other sources to satisfy us. We consider things we “wish” we had on a daily basis; by our way of thinking we are actually saying that Jesus is not enough to fulfill our every need. One thing that it is vital to keep in mind is that Christianity is not about religion, but it is about a person. Encountering Jesus is not a one time event, but it is a continual encounter. Learning how to plug into the real source is the first step of spiritual formation. It is a process that requires a willing heart.
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Introduction:
As humans we are constantly seeking for ways to satisfy our needs. We look in different sources that will give us temporally satisfaction; however, we end up failing. As sons and daughter in Christ we tend to walk searching for other sources to satisfy us. We consider things we “wish” we had on a daily basis; by our way of thinking we are actually saying that Jesus is not enough to fulfill our every need. One thing that it is vital to keep in mind is that Christianity is not about religion, but it is about a person. Encountering Jesus is not a one time event, but it is a continual encounter. Learning how to plug into the real source is the first step of spiritual formation. It is a process that requires a willing heart. When we begin to encounter the love of God, we begin to change not by what we are told to do, but we are willing to change because we love Jesus back. Discipline begins to develop strongly as part of our characters; daily mediation on the word of God becomes vivid on a daily basis. Silence is the best way to experience the vivid love of God.
Reaching In & Out:
“For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom” (1 Corin. 2.17 NLT). This verse has truly become alive in my life. The Holy Spirit has become one of my most intimate and most beloved friend; His companionship is so dear to m heart. I have learned so much about the Holy Spirit, by inviting Him into my daily routine, I have found myself knowing Him