990 Only Those With the Truth Can Live Out a Real Life

1 In today’s world under Satan’s domain, throughout the thousands of years of history, who among all of humanity has obtained life? Nobody. This is because humans are all people who have resisted God. Everything by which they have lived their lives and survived comes from Satan and was accepted from Satan, and is precisely in opposition to God’s word. Thus, they are beings who resist God and who suffer God’s curses, and they have no life to speak of.

2 If people had a genuine understanding of God’s disposition, and they could give heartfelt praise to His holiness and righteousness, they would then truly know God and possess the truth, and only then would they be living in the light. Only once people’s view of the world and of life changes will they transform fundamentally. When one has a life goal and comports oneself according to the truth, when one absolutely submits to God and lives by God’s word, when one feels peaceful and brightened deep in one’s soul, when one’s heart is free of darkness, and when one lives completely freely and unrestrainedly in God’s presence—only then does one live a true human life and become a person who possesses the truth.

3 All the truths you possess are from God’s word and from God Himself. The Ruler of the entire universe and all things—God Most High—approves of you, as a real person living a true human life. What could be more meaningful than that? Such is a person who has the truth. Only God is the truth. God controls the heavens and earth and everything in them, and has dominion over all. Not to believe in God and not to submit to God is to be unable to obtain truth. If you live according to God’s word, you will have clarity of mind, and feel at ease, as well as have an incomparable sweetness in the depths of your heart; then you will have truly obtained life.

Adapted from “How to Know Man’s Nature” in Records of Christ’s Talks

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