We all seek comfort one way or another.
It just depends on whether or not you know that you are the "comforter" or the "comfort-ee".
I reckon to be neither [at least right now in my stage of life]. There is way too much at stake to put "comforting" emotions out there. I didn't realize that the way American society is nowadays, people honestly do not care how much they drain their "friends" or "buddies". The ultimate comforter is Christ, and people who don't go to Him, will only fool themselves and keep looking for comfort in all the wrong places.
Food, entertainment, people, whatever that would hide the real truth - your attention should be in Christ.
End of story.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Just finished a conversation with my awesome girlfriend, who encouraged me to see God's love and promises. I had been in such a terrible mood but did not realize that all the characteristics that I have exhibited were not negatives but mere positives that should not be ignored.
I am dedicated to my church family, despite the distant from my current location.
I am passionate about my education and because of this, display passion for God as well.
I am extremely loved and sought out for, because those I have not seen in young adult ministry have been asking for me, even though I was drawing away.
I am thought of because God has simply been obvious of His love for me - the beautiful sunsets with the backdrop of palm trees, small babies, puppies, and just great conversations with loved ones. God has given me what I have asked for: being in a graduate program to living in the city. He gave me my own room and a place where people feed me. I am thought of, even when I am angry...He still loves me.
It's insane how the enemy tries and sometimes succeeds in twisting some of the truths God has given us, but alas...God is faithful. Crazy faithful: He loves us with a passionate, jealous, and fervent love.
Matthew 8:26: "He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm."
Dear Father, I come to you tonight to pray for Your undying love and compassion. I pray that I will never be afraid as long as You are with me. I pray that the mustard seed of faith in You will be fruitful in my life. I pray that You rebuke all the lies and tribulations that the enemy has tried to throw at me.
I pray for deliverance and that the Holy Ghost fire consumes my heart...that my ways will turn into Your ways. Lord, I pray that I see how crazy faithful You are and become more zealous for Your heart. I thank You merciful Father. I praise You Jesus. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.