May 29, 2019 | Podcast, The Living Room

007: Intimacy with God in the Busyness of Life

 

You are deeply loved and desired by God! 

As Christians, we talk a lot about having a personal relationship with God, but we don’t always realize how much God wants to have a personal relationship with us. It’s the reason we were created.

Intimacy with God is everything you long for and everything you need. It is the secret to a victorious life – to living, loving and leading like Jesus. God invites us to do all of life with Him, enjoying His presence in every moment. He wants to know you – and He wants to be known by you!

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We’ll be discussing…

  • Sin may have ended the Garden of Eden, but it did not end our relationship with God.
  • Jesus didn’t just wait for people to come to Him, He came to us!
  • Friendship with God is not about what we DO; it is all about what He’s already DONE!
  • Intimacy with God is not something OUTSIDE of us, it’s God living WITHIN us!
  • We don’t have to EARN His favor – He’s already EXTENDED His favor.
  • Acknowledge the presence of God. He is with you, He is for you and He is at work!
  • Invite God to take the throne. We will never truly know God until we truly surrender our lives to Him.
  • Enjoy a living conversation with the Lord by talking to Him all throughout the day.

“Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, [God] had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love. Long, long ago he decided to adopt us into his family through Jesus Christ. (What pleasure he took in planning this!) He wanted us to enter into the celebration of his lavish gift-giving by the hand of his beloved Son.” Ephesians 1:4

"Intimacy with God is not something OUTSIDE of us...It is God living WITHIN us." The Living Room with Joanna Weaver - Episode 007

We will never truly know God until we truly surrender our lives to Him. - Joanna Weaver, TLR Episode 007 Click To Tweet

I’ve included a few blog posts that I hope will encourage you today in the links below – (and don’t miss the other podcast episodes listed at the bottom of the page!)

Links from Show

Having a Mary Heart in a Marth World 

Practicing the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence

Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World Sample Chapter

Blog: The Day Love Was Born

Blog: Spiritual Mountain-Climbing 101

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