Did I approach my quiet times like a job? Did I function like I had work to do, and come hell or high water, I was going to do it.
We are God's packages, which He has taken complete responsibility for handling and delivering.
I have had a hard time imagining that God wants to spend time with me. I understand my pursuit of Him, but that He would desire to be with me? “He really yearns to be with me?”
The instruction from Jesus for the order of the Eucharist holds stark warnings. Reading those warnings gave me fresh reverence for the holiness of communion.
In my early walk with the Lord, I came to understand that the Eucharist was the means to reconciliation with God, restoration of all life, and VERY holy.
There's always hidden parts of reality which we have to wait for God to reveal. God longs to show us great & mighty things, which we know not.
Living life is about doing as much as being. As we live life, we live out our various roles and callings. But is it me or He that must be these roles?
There is more to gratitude than just saying the words "thank you." A great deal more!
Immanuel is God with us. Our lives, in their totality, are intended to be lived with Him. We are to take Him into every living situation of our lives as He lives and I witness.
Some talk about the music and others are played as His instrument. He doesn't just want us to talk about His Life; He yearns to blow His Life through us.
Without Faith it is impossible to please God. Yet faith is not a beeline to independence from God. So is living according to your faith living in His Will?
Do we ever think God is wasteful, extravagant, or excessive? If the answer is yes, then we might be judging things with human eyes!