Deep down inside, we all have the desire to be closer to God - for being plugged into His will, and the kind of intimate fellowship that can only be experienced, not explained. It’s our own selves that get in the way… God isn’t putting up roadblocks. By nature, we’re selfish and tend to be in a hurry. We’re also prone to sin no matter how good our intentions are and we must learn how to rest under His grace at His feet. #seekthelord #grace #ingodspresence #awtozerquotes #you
How do you start your day? Traditionally, Jews start by praying the Lord’s blessing and the Shema, Hear, Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is One. Blessed be the Name of His glorious kingdom for ever and ever And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be in your heart. And you shall teach them diligently to your children, and you shall speak of them when you sit at
This is the lesson we are endlessly teaching our kids, and it’s a fear we face when making decisions between two good options. I believe God puts these situations in our paths to give us the opportunity to seek Him and His counsel. Discernment is His gift back to us - it’s more than wisdom and knowledge. Choosing what is right and best over something that seems right, but is easier and more convenient is the path of least resistance. How often do we choose this? What are we m
Seeking God isn’t something we learn from others. It’s the same as when we pursue a person we love. We make them a priority, we change our schedule just so we can talk to them or see them. We go out of our ways to do nice things for them. Our Father, Savior and Holy Spirit are always available to listen and to help us. They love us with this kind of passion and intensity- after all Jesus died for each one of us and He knew our name even then. How will you seek the lord today?
Living as a follower of Christ means that you press on towards Him and the passion He put in you to love and serve others. If you don’t have that passion, then seek Him and ask Him for more because you need it! You need to press in. You need to to love and serve others with passion and compassion. You don’t need to sit on the sidelines as a spectator and never get in the game. That isn’t how Christianity works - it is how the world works... The devil will whisper “someone els