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Many made new year resolutions to become ‘closer’ to God. Possibly, the excitement has worn off. But, how does one get closer to God? Many are looking for a list of 10 things; how many hours to study the Word, to pray, not smoking, etcetera. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way, because the things of God come not with observation – Luke 17:20. In drawing closer to the Lord, it’s not about what you do, it’s really about recognizing what has been done for you by Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:20-21, ‘Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God. For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.’ Here, we see that our ‘reconciliation’ to God is based on what he did through Christ! Watchman Nee said,

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