"I will rescue those who love me. I will protect those who trust in my name. When they call on me, I will answer. I will be with them in trouble. I will rescue and honor them. I will reward them with long life and give them my salvation.
12 Apostles had to be true believers in Christ to think He was worth dying for. Tell me again how hard it is for you to live all God's laws . The apostles certainly illustrate how far we have fallen from true devotion.
1 Samuel - But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.