Even when we don’t understand

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I heard a song that told me that God is perfect, ALWAYS. I must have heard that song 100 times, but that particular part of it, reminding me of who God is in relation to his love for me never felt so close to my heart as it did then.

Meditating on his love for me brought forth this prayer. If you are struggling in this area (of not feeling perfectly loved by God) I humbly offer it as a template to draw you closer to the one who LOVES YOU deeply and perfectly.

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Father God, you are such a good father. Thank you for loving me so well. I worship you and love you, Father God, for who you really are.

Thank you for allowing me to even know you. You are perfect in all of your ways, even the ways that I do not understand.

Forgive me for thinking you were not just to me. That I was overlooked or uncared for or just not loved as much as ____ was. For you are perfect in all of your ways and you have perfectly loved me all of my life.
Help me to stop looking around and comparing myself to others in terms of who you show love to more. For you are perfect in all of your ways and show no favoritism. You HAVE loved me just as much as you love ____.
Help me to always know the deepness, richness, and awesomeness of your love for me.
From this day forward I am choosing to let go of all the lies the enemy has told me about who you are and to cling to the truth.

That you are perfect in ALL of YOUR WAYS and that this includes perfectly loving me.
Thank you God for loving me so well. Help me to never forget the depth and perfection of your love for me.
In Jesus name, I pray.

Amen

Don’t do this…..

Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You’re not in the driver’s seat—I am. Don’t run from suffering; embrace it. Follow me and I’ll show you how. Self-help is no help at all. Self-sacrifice is the way, my way, to finding yourself, your true self. What good would it do to get everything you want and lose you, the real you? If any of you is embarrassed with me and the way I’m leading you, know that the Son of Man will be far more embarrassed with you when he arrives in all his splendor in company with the Father and the holy angels. This isn’t, you realize, pie in the sky by and by. Some who have taken their stand right here are going to see it happen, see with their own eyes the kingdom of God.  – Jesus

Luke 4:23-27 Message

Winning

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Wait patiently for the LORD. Be brave and courageous.

Yes, wait patiently for the LORD is faithful.

– Psalm 27:14

 

God does not change.

We know that right?

So then why do we so easily forget that God is faithful to finish the work that He began in us?

It is so easy to talk a good “faith” game when all is well.

Yet, when the rubber meets the road, when bills are due, when the baby is just about to need a new pair of shoes, or when life just pain throws us a curve, we too easily revert back to the  person who thinks that by worrying or talking about our problems we are somehow fixing them, making them better.

And there is God.

Waiting patiently for us to turn back to Him.

Hand Him all of our worries and cares.

So that He can finish what he started.

What is it that you are waiting on God for?

Weather your “something” is big or small, remember that it is not your job to fix “it”.

It is your job to hand “it” to God, follow his lead, and wait patiently until he does.

He is Faithful!!!

He is Capable!!

He sees YOU!!!

He will not let you down.

Trust Him with Everything and be Free!!!

 

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