God's word talks about His people abiding in Him, as well as Him abiding in His people. What does this mean, practically speaking? By having a day-to-day relationship with the One who made us and sustains us, we thrive in the understanding that He cares for us on an individual level.
You may or may not claim a physical inheritance during the course of your life, but everyone has a spiritual inheritance that God wants them to claim. He has done everything but force us to take it. The question is, will we live for the Lord so as to choose the inheritance prepared for us from the foundation of the world, or will we store up wrath for ourselves instead?
No matter how long you've had a relationship with God, there's always room to grow. We all mature at different rates and in different ways, but the thing that God stresses to His children through His apostle, Paul, is that we keep doing the good works and shining the light He has entrusted to us.
God wants us to call Him Father, implying affection and lovingkindness on the grandest of scales. This relationship also means we will submit to Him as the one who has total authority over our lives. What comes from being a rebelious child, and what are the results when we humbly obey?
No life compares to living as God's child. The soul united to its Creator through life will fall more and more in love with God every day of life. We share a few thoughts from God's word about loving our relationship with God.
The child of God doesn't hold that title in name only. She lives it out! He embraces it as a lifestyle! Here are a few thoughts for what it means to make a relationship with God the defining trait of the way we live our day-to-day lives.
On our first episode, we discuss the letter of First John found in the Bible. This writing lays the foundational groundwork for understanding the personal relationship each person, each soul, can have with their Heavenly Father.