Blessed are you who give yourselves over to GOD, turn your backs on the world’s “sure thing,” and ignore what the world worships; The world’s a huge stockpile of GOD -wonders and God-thoughts.
… Doing something for you, bringing something to you— that’s not what you’re after. Being religious, acting pious— that’s not what you’re asking for.
You’ve opened my ears so I can listen. So I answered, “I’m coming. I read in your letter what you wrote about me, And I’m coming to the party you’re throwing for me.” That’s when God’s Word entered my life, and became part of my very being. (Psalm 40:4)
Just as Mary allowed herself to be part of GOD's redemptive plan to save humanity by becoming the mother to Jesus – the Saviour of the World, so we are likewise being asked to let this same Jesus – the Word of GOD made flesh – to enter into our lives and become part of our very being.
All I know is that before I asked Jesus to come into my life and help me, my life was a toxic disaster of ‘not-so-great selfish ideas’ and ‘not-too-fabulously crafted choices’, which all went bad!
I'm trying my best to keep Him in the driving seat now, and I’m (still) learning how much I need Him in my life …
URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS
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