If you're anything like me, then your one NEEDY girl! It seems like for me to feel REALLY good-I need smiles, pats on the back, lots of conversation, and encouragement. There could never be enough of that, in my opinion. But reality sets in, and if I take a look around, normally,I don't see people lined up waiting to do all these things for me! BUT the coolest thing in the world is I have a Savior, who at any minute is waiting to smile down on me, speak to me (through his word) and encourage me! All I have to do is take the time to include him in my day & some days that's pretty tough b/c I can't see Him, so sometimes I forget Him!
Ephesians 3:16-19 says, "I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, 18 may have power, together with all the Lord's people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, 19 and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God."
The only way, we can grasp God's love is to give Him a chance to give it to us! He wants to spend time with us and hear about our problems, our successes, and anything else we choose to tell him. He sees everything anyway-but for us to take the time and seek Him and share ourselves with Him, is quite another story!
I remember when I was younger I would make a mistake and feel so ashamed and deliberately not talk to God because I didn't want to ENCOUNTER Him. I didn't realize at that time, that He still Loved me even then!
I don't know 1 person who has it all together...The best people I know are the ones who acknowledge their sin, go to God quickly and repent, and BELIEVE and have faith that He has the power to help them change!
God doesn't change- He's ALWAYS good! We are the ones, who may not get it perfectly the first few times, but if we keep trying, we will win! It's not on His end of things, it's on Ours! What are we choosing to do....It's easy to give in to sin and give up on ourselves??? But does that really sound like a good plan?
It boils down to surrendering....It's something all of us girls want to do! We want to surrender our hearts to someone. Isn't that right? We will look high and low until we find that "perfect" one to bare our souls...The only problem is, one day he might not be as interested, he may get a new toy, or work may be more important, or football games, etc...
We have to get our needs met through Jesus Christ! That's what we were created for....HIM! He did create Eve for Adam but he created (mankind) for Himself! Please don't sell yourself short- NO ONE can love you more than Jesus!
Open your heart up to him today & let Him love you! Eric Champion wrote a song a long time ago and the lyrics were "if you only knew, what was waiting for you, I could not keep you, from breaking down my door...I gave my very life, so we could be together...I need to talk, don't you think you owe me just a little bit of time, but if you never think enough to hear my call-can't you hear me? Wont you hear me?, calling you?"
He wants you....right now....just the way you are! Changes in your life will come, you just have to give him a chance!