Kris and I started reading a new (to us) devotional last April; “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young.  Since we started it in April, we have not yet read all 365 devotions so after I read the December 31 devotion, I decided to re-read the forward of the book in preparation of starting with the January 1 entry on New Years Day.  I want to share an excerpt of that with you:
“I have read many things on my spiritual journey I was especially impacted from what J. I. Packer wrote in his book “Your Father Loves You”, “God guides our minds as we think things out in His presence.”  “I decided to listen to God with pen in hand, writing down whatever I believed He was saying . . . with this my quiet time and journaling had changed from monolog to dialogue.  Soon, messages began to flow more freely. . . . This practice of listening to God has increased my intimacy with Him, more than any other spiritual discipline . . . “
IMG_8685Very powerful about how important and how life changing a daily quiet time with God.  the statement that J.I. Packer wrote: “God guides our minds as we think things out in His presence.” Just think about how gracious God is . . . all we have to do is to show up in His presence and he does the rest . . . guides our mind!

We serve an awesome God!

Blessing to you this day!

Pat

Advertisements