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I think of darkness and evil, although i question why I think on these things. Is this a sign that I'm not into God?
Thank you for your question. I am sorry to hear that you have doubts about your stance before God and that you are thinking of dark things.
We can know full assurance that we are made right with God through Jesus Christ. Consider these verses:
If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.” For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved" (Romans 10:9-13)
Do you believe Jesus died for your sin?
Do you believe Jesus rose again from the grave to give you new life?
Call on the name of the Lord Jesus and ask him to forgive you and give you new life. Anyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved!
When we are made new in Christ he then begins to work in our lives and make us holy. This is called sanctification and takes a lifetime! We are called to think about good things:
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honourable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things (Philippians 4:8)
Hebrews 4:15 tells us Jesus was tempted in every way, but that he did not sin. Think of these thoughts like temptations. It's not wrong that they come into your head, unless you are actively involved in putting them there, like any temptation that might do the same. How you react to them is what is important.
Every time you get a negative or evil thought, turn away from it in your mind and think about that verse from Philippians. Pray for God's help to do this. This helpful verse in 2 Corinthians 10:3-6 talks about how we are fighting against spiritual enemies and we are to take every negative thought captive:
For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ, being ready to punish every disobedience, when your obedience is complete.
Literally take every negative thought, tie it up, and throw it out.
You can know with confidence that you are made right with Jesus.
I do hope this general answer to your question goes some way to helping you find peace with God through Jesus Christ our Lord. If you want to know more about what Jesus has done for you please watch the video on the main part of our site: www.lookingforGod.com
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