We all have shaping influences in our lives. How we interpret them determine whether they will lead us to God or away from Him. – See more:
We cannot have a expression of love for God that is greater than any He has for us. There are so many comforting thoughts in this. We can never out-love God. We can have complete confidence with God because He is incredibly in love with you.
It would be definitely be scary to have a God that is in a bad mood. Thankfully God never changes. Since He is good, God is always in a good mood.
God is playful and wants us to enjoy life. God wants us to know that the life He has for us is better than anything the world can even attempt to offer.
You try to confess your sins, and He interrupts you to tell you how much He loves you. You can be having a terrible day and still feel God smiling over you.
I wanted to write about how people view God’s thoughts of them and thought this video would be a good introduction. This video is hilarious, but exposes what many think is real, even if carried to an extreme. You might have to listen closely to some of it because of the sound quality. Enjoy!
The world is trying to steal our attention from God, and we need to remind ourselves that God is trustworthy, He is good, He is exactly what we need.
Will we choose to believe God is still good toward us when hardships are all around? Thanksgiving in all things opens us up to God’s redemption.
If joy is in the fruit of the Spirit, if the joy of the Lord is our strength, and if God has anointed us with the oil of gladness, then why is joy, happiness, and laughter not characteristics of the church?
So often we sing of God’s passionate heart for us. We need to see that this is the same heart He wants in us for Himself. God is looking for people who pursue Him with the same intensity that He pursues us.
If God speaks to us the same aggrandizing words to us that we read in the Bible, why do we question if it is really Him? You are better than you think.
We do not exalt God to create distance between us but actually to draw us closer. We are creating more room for God to say how wonderful we are.