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My favorite chapter - Psalm 27 and Isaiah 60

Psalm 27
The Lord is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
of whom shall I be afraid?
When the wicked advance against me
to devour me,
it is my enemies and my foes
who will stumble and fall. Though an army besiege me,
my heart will not fear;
though war break out against me,
even then I will be confident. One thing I ask from the Lord,
this only do I seek:
that I may dwell in the house of the Lord
all the days of my life,
to gaze on the beauty of the Lord
and to seek him in his temple. For in the day of trouble
he will keep me safe in his dwelling;
he will hide me in the shelter of his sacred tent
and set me high upon a rock. Then my head will be exalted
above the enemies who surround me;
at his sacred tent I will sacrifice with shouts of joy;
I will sing and make music to the Lord. Hear my voice when I call, Lord;
be merciful to me and answer me. My heart says of you, "Seek his face!"
Your face, Lord, I will seek. Do not hide y…

There's more to faith?

I often heard people say that being a Christian is so easy, you just need to have faith in God and that's it, you can go to heaven. Most of the times, they take God for granted. In fact, because they think that it's so easy, they would not believe in God. Isnt that strange? People would rather go the hard way and not believe in the Only God and would rather find something else to worship to. Well, I would not blame them because I was in their position. In fact the bible has already clearly stated about the state of unbelievers. 

Isaiah 6: 8- 10:

He said, “Go and tell this people:    “‘Be ever hearing, but never understanding;
   be ever seeing, but never perceiving.’
10 Make the heart of this people calloused;
   make their ears dull
   and close their eyes.[a]
Otherwise they might see with their eyes,
   hear with their ears,
   understand with their hearts,
and turn and be healed.”
In fact, Jesus also quoted this verse , in Matthew 13:
 He replied, “Because the knowledge of the secrets o…