What if I lose Him? —
How to Stay Close to Christ
In the preceding chapter, you learned how you can be an overcomer. In this chapter, you will learn how to maintain that close walk with God.
—————————————————— Jesus says, “What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them” (Mark 11:24). There is a con- dition to this promise—that we pray according to the will of God. But it is the will of God to cleanse us from sin, to make us His children, and to enable us to live a holy life. So we may ask for these blessings, believe that we receive them, and thank God that we have received them.
Henceforth you are not your own; you are bought with a price. Through this simple act of believing God, the Holy Spirit has begotten a new life in your heart. You are a child born into the family of God, and He loves you as He loves His Son.
Now that you have given yourself to Jesus, do not draw back, do not take yourself away from Him. But day by day say, “I am Christ’s; I have given myself to Him”; and ask Him to give you His Spirit