I couldn’t possibly have just heard that right. Me, I am the most beautiful thing he ever saw? Nope. Totally can’t be me.
How could I be THAT beautiful that someone would say that about me? I have imperfections, I’ve done things I’m not proud of, I fail ALL the time. Why does he love me? It doesn’t make sense.
That’s the thing though. It doesn’t make sense. Because its not about me that he loves me. Its all about HIM and what he did for me. I can’t believe I would be so special as to get this kind of treatment. I never thought I would ever get the love of someone so amazing.
The thing is though, he loves you too. The he I am talking about is Jesus.
How do you get to that point where you actually hear what God is saying to you? How do you recognize that its him? I mean, come on, you can actually have a conversation with the God the UNIVERSE?
I want you to know that its possible. You really can get that close to Jesus to hear his voice.
Its not about how much you can do or how many rules you must follow. Its about getting to know him and letting him into your life. My relationship with God started out with me reading my Bible and praying and asking people for advice. I felt peace about certain things and hoped that I was making the right decisions.
I felt that I had to perform though and that I wasn’t enough or couldn’t do enough..it ended up driving me away for a little while simply because I didn’t grasp the most important thing about God. His love.
I learned about God. I didn’t actually get to know him.
Learning about him is so good. There is SO much more though. There is joy to be had, that sense of freedom that comes, the peace that happens.
And its going to feel like you are about to step off a cliff and fall. It takes trust. You’ve learned all about his faithfulness and goodness, now its time to really trust him and follow him. Its going to look like going places you’ve never gone and doing things you’ve never done. You want to know why?
Because change only happens in your life when you start doing something different.
If you want freedom from depression, insecurity, fear, anxiety, guilt, shame, those bad habits that you can’t seem to kick no matter how hard you try – its time to ask God to move in your life. Its time to make some changes.
YOU ARE NOT THE THINGS YOU STRUGGLE WITH.
You are loved, cherished, and wanted. You are God’s. It starts with you. Ask God to come and heal your heart. Ask him to show you his love.
Start seeking him. In the Bible, Jeremiah 29:13 says, “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” That’s God’s word ya know. He is speaking that because he wants you to get close to him. That only happens when you are willing to let those things in your life go that you love more than him.
What do you love more than God right now? Write them down. For me it was people’s opinions of me, tv shows, and success. I would go after those things with all that I was and seek them all the time. I was empty, lonely, and never satisfied.
Anything that you use to fill a need in your life other than God will always steal from you and leave you wanting.
Are you willing to love Jesus more? Are you willing to reorganize your priorities? Ultimately, watching tv, being successful and enjoying things in life is good. It starts being your downfall though if it is your focus.
Ask God to take those things and show you how to make him #1. I promise you won’t regret it. I’ve done it and I’ve never been happier or more fulfilled.
Its time dear one. I want to see you start knowing how loved and valued you are.
You are loved.
I love to pray for people, let me know if there is anything you’d like me to pray for ❤