Living is about relationship with Him. And the way He accomplishes this is to reduce us down, down to dependence on Him, a moment-by-moment involvement.
A lover isn't motivated primarily by self-satisfaction but by relationship. A lover is focused on the one they love.
How can we live a life where our knowledge is Christ? We were created for Christ to be our knowledge and He wants us to enter this reality.
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.
How about seeking to focus my attention on loving God rather than always seeking to always BE loved by Him?
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?
When we hear that someone we love is unwell, how many of you (like me!) tend to immediately pray for healing and just assume that God blesses that prayer?
Being focused on what God has for ME is not selfish. In fact, it's vital for a life of adventure! So let’s talk about how to be on self in an obedient way.
I can easily conceive of my desire to know God, but to comprehend that I am known and seen by Him? Wow, the Lord sees me whether anyone else sees me or not.
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?”
When I was sick recently, the Holy Spirit showed me something new about healing. Turns out God was after relationship while I was after miraculous healing.
I gave God permission to wreck my life when I asked for the miracle of God HIMSELF. I just didn’t know how the answer to the prayer of my heart would look.