Seek the Lord and His strength; seek His face continually. – 1 Corinthians 16:11
Seeking God everyday needs to be a priority. It’s not enough to know about Him, I want to know Him.
Sometimes I get down when I realize all the time and years that I wasted away from God, all the hiding, the living in shame and fear that what I was doing would be found out. I don’t want to dwell on it, but I also don’t want to be so complacent in my faith that I forget where I came from and how easy it is for my flesh to go back to that.
I know in the deepest parts of my heart and mind that spiritual warfare is a very real thing. I know through my job, that any mission without a plan is doomed to likely failure, and potential for loss of life. Part of my mission to sustain and increase my faith is to have a plan to meet with God.
I need to stay intentional about setting apart time for Him and I.
I need to keep His praise on my mind.
I need to worship with my lips, hearing and feeling the words of worship from my own lips invites His presence, and leads me to a place to know Jesus Messiah better.
I need to read more of His word. This is one area of my faith that I know has grown leaps and bounds, but keeping that growth means watering that seed and putting in the work to cultivate it.
I can tell you with complete certainty that the difference God has made in me is divine, it’s a life with less shame, it’s a life of love, and I have a passion and a purpose. I pray that God is able to reach you, my friends, in the same way and your heart continues to seek and praise our God.