Friday, September 26, 2014

God Thinking LX - As You Get Closer 10

"James says in James 4:7
“7.  Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” 
“Get thee behind me, satan, for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve.”  Luke 4:8

Is the battle over when you get close to God?  No.  But the results of the battle have been foretold, and you win.
  • You need to start seeing God as God Almighty.
  • You need to see God as the biggest thing in your life, not your problems.
  • You need to see God as your incredible provider, that comes through every time.
  • You need to see God as your very help in time of trouble - The One who is always there and does beyond what you could ever imagine.
  • You need to see God as the One who goes ahead of your everything to make a way for you. 

Stop fretting.  Spend the minutes or hours, days or years you are worrying about your problems and your situations and spend them at the foot of the throne of God, and your problems will melt away like butter in an oven.

If you don’t believe it, start believing it.
If you aren’t used to going to being in the presence of God, start today.  God doesn’t put anybody down, He only lifts them up. 

God is waiting right now for you to get alone with Him so that He can show you His plan for you.  You will be pleased.  You will come away from the throne built up.

You might not like everything that God reveals, but you will be forever thankful that God revealed it.

God knows your future, you should be open to what God has to say, it will be what you need to hear.

God thinking brings you into the presence of God, to get closer.

Decide to get closer this week.
Set aside a time when you can go to God and talk, uninterrupted.
Demand it from yourself. 
You will be pleasantly surprised at what God is about to tell you."

Excerpt from God thinking LX - As You Get Closer by Keith C. Powell                                                  Copyright 2014

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