‘God, whatever it takes for me to get to know You, I want it, because there's nothing else that can satisfy my heart like You.’
God's ways are not our ways. His love is often rough and easily seen as cruel. His love batters our hearts until our hearts are completely His.
Batter My Heart, Oh God! Let's look at someone in the Bible who lived with an open heart towards God to see if God battered it.
Either God catches us like a fish with a hook (enticing and wooing) or He hunts us like game (force to break, overthrow, imprison).
Take me to you, imprison me, for I, Except you enthrall me, never shall be free, Nor ever chaste, except you ravish me.
Batter my heart three-personed God, for I'm lost unless You ravage me! You must quell my passions and bend me—yes, even bruise me. I will be yours!
Though most of us fight the transitory nature of our relationships, it remains our living reality. So what does God say about all the lonely people?
In deep relational building there's a dance in our relationships that can all day long be seen as a courting, even in brotherhood. A Bromance.
There’s a factor left unmentioned in my last post about the story of three tragic lives: GRACE! I wanted to dedicate a whole post to it.
We’ve asked for a blessing to cover all of you, however your story is written. Here is what the Spirit gave.
God's love can be found in the unlikeliest places, even a simple mailbox. And seeing that love reveals the Heart behind it!
Rightly loving your Self, as obedience to God’s second command, is something entirely different than self-worship. To love and respect your self honors God!