Joh 5v39-40 – I love the idea of

Have you ever met someone who reads every book and watches every documentary on health and fitness? They constantly talk about the importance of a healthy lifestyle. However, they seldom engage in exercise and tend to eat unhealthy foods. They are more in love with the idea of being healthy rather than practising healthy habits themselves. Is this you? Is this you if the food is the Word of God, and the healthy lifestyle is your spiritual life? Jesus gave this warning to the religious in his day. These people spent their time at church and studying God’s Word. All of which is what we are called to do. However, Jesus said – “You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me, yet you refuse to come to me to have life.” (John 5:39-40). This is being in love with the idea of God but not actually having a relationship with him. We need to examine ourselves and ask, “Is this me?” I study God’s word, attend church, read Bible messages, but have I truly met Jesus? Open Bible –