I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, (NIV) Philippians 3:10
The key to living a life pleasing to the Lord is to develop a more intimate relationship with Him. It is through daily communion with God that the union is strengthened. There are no shortcuts in the process of growth. There are no “how to” books on arriving at holiness. Time must be taken to develop a closer relationship with God. In order to live a life worthy of God’s calling, it is essential to grow in the knowledge of who God is and what He has accomplished through the cross, and then apply the scriptural truths to one’s life.
Is your faith stronger today than it was yesterday? a week ago? a year ago? When do you take the time to develop your relationship with God? Do you regularly set aside time to read His Word? spend time in prayer? If you’re not seeking God today, when will you start? Why not spend some time with God right now?