One of the most important desires of God is that his children should have unrestricted access to him, and this is one of the reasons why he sends his Son (Jesus Christ) to die for the sins of the world so that through faith in his blood (Ephesians 2:13), God's children (those who believe in Christ and have repented from their sins) can come to the Father (God).
While God is not a respecter of persons, he, however, accepts those who fear him and works righteousness and he gives his Holy Spirit to help them come to him, and Ephesians 2:18 gives a deeper explanation of the scripture which I want to share with you, so I urge you to read through the entire article as I present the Biblical explanation of the scripture.
Here is the Biblical explanation of Ephesians 2:18.
" Now all of us, whether Jews or Gentiles, may come to God the Father with the Holy Spirit’s help because of what Christ has done for us."
From the above Bible passage, " Now all of us, whether Jews or Gentiles", this means all of us, whether we are Jews by birth, or gentiles (unbelievers) as a result of our birth, race or nationality, as long as we are born again of the Spirit, and have confessed Jesus Christ as Lord, and as well believe in the truth that God (the Father) has raised Him (Christ) from the dead, and according to Romans 2:29 (The Living Bible), a Jew is one whose heart is right with God, so everyone whose hearts and lives have been made right (transformed), and their conscience purged from dead works by the blood of Jesus (Hebrews 9:14).
" may come to God the Father with the Holy Spirit’s help because of what Christ has done for us.", this part of the Bible passage means that everyone whose hearts have been transformed, and made right with God, can come to God, and according to Hebrews 4:16, we can come to the throne of grace with boldness in other to obtain God's mercy, and also find grace to help in times of needs, and we only access God's throne by the help of the Holy Spirit.
Romans 8:26 and 1Corinthians 2:9-10 gives an insight into how the Spirit helps us, it says because we don't what we should pray for, the Spirit helps our weakness by makes intercession prayer) for us with a feeling that cannot be expressed in words, and through this, the Spirit searches the deep things of God and show us the things that God has freely given to us. We have this privilege to approach God because of what Jesus Christ did for us by dying for our sins, and according to Ephesians 2:13, we have been brought near to God by the blood which Christ shed for us through his death on the cross.
As Children of God, we should take advantage of the great privilege given to us through Christ, and by the help of the Holy Spirit, we should always come to the Father (God) both to fellowship with him, and as well present our needs, in other to obtain his mercy and grace.
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