Depending on His graciousness….

God: always willing and ready to act on our behalf…

Psalm 71:1-4 (KJV) “In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion. Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me. Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress. Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.”

In this tumultuous times we are living, it is never a wonder when things get so hectic we barely have time to understand or grasp the rapid unfolding of events. It appears that life can be so chaotic we long for the peace and quietness of the recent times.

Through it all, Jesus has not deserted us or allowed us to carry anything which we cannot bear.

He actually is still needing us to call upon Him in our times of need.

The road might be rough, but there is a present help available who will respond to our cries. That name is Jesus.

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Priorities

God: Established a good method of operation….

Matthew 6:33-34 (KJV) “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.”

Many times in life we try to accomplish things we desire and would like to see evident in our lives. Sometimes it might appear that it is not available or might never manifest itself, but then again what is required is a different approach to how we garner the prize.

At times, it might be necessary to review our approach and restructure the priorities and measure if there is an action that needs to take place as we go about the accomplishment.

Acknowledge God in what we are seeking and gain His insight and the direction will be that much easier and uncomplicated.

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Keen Interest pays rewards

God: is drawn when we pursue Him….

Psalm 37:4-5 (KJV) “Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.”

In our interaction with folks it is obvious that when we display earnest interest in someone and our portrayal is honest, then that person can respond with likewise interest. That can be the expected outcome even if it does not always happen in that manner.

However, with God, He makes it plain what His expectation is in terms of relationship; He has a desire for us to delight in Him and show Him deep attention. In doing so, He is drawn toward us and the things which pertains to us.

Our interests and needs is right before His eyes and even as we continue to place an emphasis on the things that is of Him, the knowledge of Him becomes that much more impactful in our lives.

Overall, it is beneficial to have a relationship with God, but the interest and effect is magnified when it becomes intimate. Knowing Him deeply.

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Stillness in terror…

God: can be right here and everywhere…

Psalm 46:8-11 (KJV) “Come, behold the works of the Lord, what desolations he hath made in the earth. He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire. Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.”

The word of God speaks for itself and it literally means what it says; it might appear as if the world is crazy in it’s events, but even though, the Lord is saying to us to be still.

He is with us, no matter what and the expectation is that we trust Him. Even if we go home to glory, just trust Him and be still.

God is still in control.

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Praying in this manner….

God: all eyes on Him….

Matthew 6:9-13 (KJV)”After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.”

We tend to be very emotional at times when we pray; it can be because we think that Jesus is so close that we can release everything that is happening to us unto Him. The hurt, the pain, the tears, the abuse, no matter the issue we are dealing with, from the time moment our focus goes to Him our instinct is to cry.

Tears are good and even as we release our angst, the manner in which He taught us to pray comes to mind.

We have an awesome heavenly Father, who is touched with the feelings of our infirmities and knew it would be so from the beginning. God remembered us.

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Great is His power

God: creative and innovative (ultimate power)

Psalm 33:6 (KJV) “By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.”

In this world, there are many theories on creation and how we came into being as humans. Many times the world complicate the outcome and the process seems very unorthodox. In God’s eyes, it’s very simple.

God is so God that with just a thought He can create a situation and with just a flick of His hands He can cause a world to be in existence. That is the power of our God.

With our minds we can understand and with our hearts we can connect with Him and it becomes very simple.

If you believe in Him, knowing that anything is possible becomes that much more easier. He is God and He can.

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Friends do this….

God: gave us the best friend we can find….

John 15:14-15 (KJV) “Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.”

Sometimes we search all over looking for someone to confide in or just be there for us and rarely do we find that person; yet when we think on the offer from Christ, He is a friend near and far and always willing to listen to the things we thing of as important in our lives.

God gave us the best friend we could ever hope to find and maybe we are overlooking him?

He is available whenever we need to talk.

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