“Wholeness begins by deliberately and daily receiving the lavish, unreasonable, unfailing love of God all the way into our marrow.”
How true that is. The world demands so much from us. Each day is filled with challenges, whether in circumstances or with people or in how we think.
Nothing has freed me or provided me more healing than resting and relying in the love of Christ.
The world, even the darkest the world has to offer, holds no power over me.
Speaking of hallelujah,
“God’s chief goal is to deepen each of our relationships with Him. He knows that if we don’t see our need for Him, we will never understand how sufficient and wonderful He is. Therefore, He continually challenges us to live beyond our natural abilities.”
I love that. I am so grateful that God wants me to know Him and love him more deeply. I love that we have the same goal.
Trials? Struggles? Suffering? They are worth it if the result is knowing and loving the Lord more deeply.
Again, I say, this world holds no power of me.
Because my God is in control.
“[God wants] to simplify our beliefs until our relationship with Him is exactly like that of a child–a relationship simply between God and our own souls, and where other people are but shadows….Until we can come face-to-face with the deepest, darkest fact of life without damaging our view of God’s character, we do not yet know Him.”