Friends, through several days of communication, we have known that Job and the Samaritan woman recognized God’s appearance by listening to God’s voice. If we just rely on our eyes, even if we really see God’s appearance and hear God’s voice, we still can’t recognize the Lord. Just like when the Lord Jesus appeared to work, the Pharisees did not recognize that the truth expressed by the Lord was the voice of God, so when they saw the image of the Lord Jesus, they did not recognize that the Messiah appeared, and they denied, condemned, and blasphemed the Lord. This shows that whether we can recognize the appearance of God is a matter for the heart, and if we can confirm from our hearts that God is speaking, then we can recognize the appearance of God. If we can’t recognize the voice of the Lord in our hearts, we won’t know Him even if we see Him with our eyes.
In the last days, when we welcome the Lord’s coming, the most important thing is not to rely on our eyes, but to listen to the voice of God, just like what Job and the Samaritan woman did. As long as we are sure that this way has the expressions of truth, and has the voice of God, we can naturally confirm that the Lord has returned. Revelation prophesies, “Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with Me” (Revelation 3:20).It can be seen that the Lord will speak words in the last days, and those who hear the voice of God and then open the door to welcome the Lord can attend the feast together with Him. Therefore, only when we pay attention to listening to the voice of God, and accept and follow Him can we see God’s appearance and welcome the Lord’s return.
Now the Lord Jesus has returned, expressing the truth and doing the work of judgment in the last days as prophesied in the Book of Revelation, to thoroughly purify and perfect people. Many people, after listening to the words of the returned Lord Jesus, have already confirmed that these words are the truth, and the voice of God, and that the Lord has returned, and thus they have welcomed the Lord. So, if we want to determine whether the Lord has returned, the key is to seek the word of the returned Lord to determine whether it is the truth and the voice of God. If we recognize the voice of God, we should accept and follow Him, and only thus can we realize our hope of welcoming the Lord.
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