living for God

Living for God

“And a voice from heaven said, ‘This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.’” – Matthew 3:17 Today, I would like to share with you one last essential thing you can do to ensure that this year is the finest ever. So far, we’ve discussed consciously relaxing, ruthlessly eliminating hurry, allowing gaps in our life, setting boundaries, and living to please God rather than people. If there’s one thing I want you to remember this year as you strive to live a life of abundance, it’s that pleasing people leads to shame. You will never be able to meet the expectations of others, no matter how hard you try. Consider the hundreds of people you know or have encountered throughout the course of your life, each with their own unique viewpoints, oddities, expectations, and ideals. Is it even remotely plausible that you would be able

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Being true…

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” -Words of Jesus, John 16:33 Living humbly in the shadow of the cross of Christ, which is a reflection of God’s great love for you, means we don’t have to prove ourselves to anybody, ever. You don’t have to prove anything – not to me and not to God because of the cross. God has called us into the easy yoke of Jesus. We can live humbly in this life, and not carry that very, very heavy burden of trying to get people to like us and respect us. A nurse from Australia named Bonnie Ware, who spent her career working with dying people, decided to journal what these dying people regretted in the last days of their lives: Number five

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