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Seek and You Will Find; Knock and the Door Will Be Opened to You

In February, 1999, my daughter called me and said, “Mom, believe in Jesus quickly. Today, a man who believes in Jesus took my taxi. He said, ‘He who believes will be healed when ill and will be protected when healthy. One believes, and his whole family will be blessed.’ He also gave me a CD of the Life of Jesus Christ. Come and watch it with me.” Then, I went to my daughter’s home and watched the movie. After the movie was over, I thought, “The Lord Jesus was crucified and made atonement for man’s sake. Those who believe in Him will receive peace and blessings, and will be healed when sick. Such a God is so good! I will believe in Him seriously.” After I got back, I went to one of my colleagues who believed in Jesus and asked him to take me to his church for a meeting next time. When I got to the church, I found the brothers and sisters had great love. Some of them greeted me warmly, and some offered their seats to me. They treated me like their family. Besides, I bought a Study Bible and prayer beads there. After that, I began to read the Bible whenever I had time.

One day, I read these verses in Revelation, “And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals. And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof? And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon. And I wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the book, neither to look thereon. And one of the elders said to me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, has prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.” (Revelation 5:1-5) From these verses, I knew that there was a scroll which was sealed with seven seals. I was very excited in my heart: Ah, is there any true believer in God who doesn’t want a look at this scroll? How nice would it be if I could read the scroll! But on the second thought, I felt that I was unworthy to read it. For I was neither a preacher nor a host family, and I had done nothing but consecrated a little money. Besides, I had never suffered persecution or humiliation but only received blessings. Just like this, I was looking forward to reading the scroll, but meanwhile felt I didn’t deserve it. The more I thought that way, the more I felt lost. At that point, I remembered the Lord Jesus’ words, “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you: For every one that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it shall be opened.” (Matthew 7:7-8) Then, I made an urgent prayer to the Lord, “O Lord! I don’t know whether the scroll said in Revelation is a book or the book of life. I know I’m unworthy, but I’m still longing to get it. O Lord! The scroll must be a treasure. Please prepare it for me. I’m willing to get it no matter how much it will cost. O Lord! I believe that when I seek, You will help me to find, and that when I knock, You will open the door for me. In the name of the Lord Jesus! Amen!”

Seek and You Will Find; Knock and the Door Will Be Opened to You

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