The scripture for today, October 15 (10/15), is Deuteronomy 10:15 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:
Mankind has spent millenniums trying to figure out how to be perfect so we can deserve heaven.
God gave us that opportunity the first several thousand years of mankind. Some people of the world he left alone to figure out on their own how to be perfect. They created many kinds of religions. But to the Jews, he sent the Law of Moses containing over 600 intricate laws which, if kept perfectly, would make them perfect. In both cases, no one could be perfect.
Then, when mankind was willing to admit we cannot be perfect, the Word of God materialized and came to us to live that perfect life that is impossible for us to live. Now, all you have to do is follow Jesus and be IN Jesus (Galatians 3:27) for the forgiveness of your sins, and God will consider you perfect too.
God sets his affections on you. He will not force you, but he runs after you begging you to come to him for safety. Oh, how he loves you.
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