Except, when you meet Jesus, it doesn’t just change your life in the here and now... it impacts your eternity. Luke has a similar episode and states that: When he heard this, he became very sad, because he was very wealthy. Saul is in a liminal state, still not clear about his encounter with Jesus and until he gains spiritual sight, he will not have physical sight. If you are expecting some sort of intervention from the outside to fix the problems in your family, although that could happen, it is also very possible that you will be disappointed, and nothing like that will ever happen. Immediately after her encounter with Jesus, the Samaritan woman went into the city of Sumeria and told everyone she knew that she had met the Messiah and He told her everything about her, even the most secret things of her life. And you may ask yourself, “how can I have that encounter”? The gospels record some fascinating stories of Jesus' interaction with people. "I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am He you will die in your sins." There is only one appropriate response – repentance. What Happen When You Encounter Jesus - యేసును కలుసుకున్న తరువాత - Dr.Noah R.Ajay Kumar Now, you will notice that I said it was impossible for things to ever: be the SAME again. No. An Encounter with the living God, a true encounter with our Savior! An encounter with Jesus should not just excite us; It should change us. The stories of his encounters with the people of His day are also our stories. Maybe it was a chance meeting with someone who inspired you. God bless you all. The Lord Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount is recorded from chapter 5 to chapter 7, giving us the words of life and the way of life. It reveals our shortcomings just as it did Isaiah’s. OK, now for the issue of personal encounters. But Abraham shows us that we should dedicate our best to each of our daily encounters with God. (John 8:24, ESV) You may be wondering what the phrase "I am He" means in this quote. People that HAVE had this kind of encounter need to confess it. Have you ever had an encounter with someone that completely changed your life? Jesus is amazing, not boring. And you might not have it at that same moment, but remember those who persevere will be saved. Once that happens, I can never be : the same again. There is truly no end to what can happen when a person encounters God. As you read these devotionals, may your encounter with Jesus give you a new insight into who He is and make you more like Him. Answer: When you receive the Eucharist, you become a tabernacle or a vessel of the Lord. special way. Which of the following 13 things have you experienced in knowing Jesus? Repent of your sins, and put your faith in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, and surrender to Him. If you’ve been living in isolation, you could be struggling to encounter God or with submitting to His will for you – “Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire; he breaks out against all sound judgment” (Proverbs 18:1). Then you say, "Thank you Lord. Jesus Christ truly resides within you – Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity. This particular time it happened to be the image/vision of Jesus because I was focusing my mind on biblical/Christian things at that time in my life. Each encounter reveals something about the nature of Christ, enabling the reader to more deeply understand His mission as well as His revelation of God. This is what you were created for, to know Jesus face to face, heart to heart, spirit to spirit and love Him with your entire being. I would LOVE to hear if you have had similar encounters with either Jesus or others and what it did to you. And ask God to let you have that encounter with Him, that you need Him. It is impossible. Lesson 4 – Encountering God. The Acts 9 and Acts 22 retellings of the story have Saul saying Jesus told him to rise and go to Damascus where he would be told what to do. He didn't actually speak to me. Earnestly ask God how He would have you engage with community. I guess I have had about two hundred or more instances that *I* would consider personal encounters with Jesus. We are talking here: about meeting GOD HIMSELF. They might identify as “Catholic” but unless they have an encounter with the person of Jesus Christ and recognize that they can have an intimate relationship with him, they are unlikely to stay active in their faith. Until something happens in your life that makes you KNOW and not simply “believe” that Jesus Christ is real, you cannot genuinely progress in the Christian life. In my experience he has made Himself known to me supernaturally a few times throughout my life as I experienced many struggles growing up. Jesus knows and cares for us all; no one is beyond his love and compassion! 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