As I was praying about what God wanted me to blog + podcast this week, he reminded me of a powerful revelation he gave me years back.
Closer and Closer
Everyone that knows me, knows my love for Trader Joe’s. I’m always reppin’. Not only do they carry innovative, hard-to-find, great-tasting foods, but it’s also cost-friendly. Early on, I was amazed by how they were able to become so successful. I mean no matter where I go, coast to coast, the store is always packed with excited shoppers. I then discovered, what sets them apart. Check out the podcast for the full story.
There are so many amazing, anointed men and women of God who minister to us and boldly make Jesus known. God speaks to us through them and draws us in. I love turning on that powerful worship song that lifts your spirit or diving into a great devotional. But there comes a time when God requires a direct connection. One that doesn’t need a conduit. We must eliminate the middleman.
We don’t need the perfect song, the perfect sermon or our favorite conference to tap into His presence. He calls us to press in, to cultivate a solid relationship with Him that is not based on human anointing but His power alone. We can only obtain this by spending undistracted quiet time, pressing in and seeking His face. Sometimes we need to turn off the worship music, close the devotional, leave your phone in another room on silent, and sit at Jesus’ feet-just to hear Him.
Trust me, I know the struggle is real. I have always been one that gets easily distracted. It’s the enemy’s ploy to keep us distracted. Do you ever notice that you can watch a 4-hour movie, completely captivated but after 10 minutes reading your word you feel sleepy? mhmm. You have to fight distraction off. You have to be intentional. I personally, turn my phone off and leave it in a different room. Whatever it takes. Your soul depends on it.
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