by Laurie Aker
The more you draw near and get to know God, the more He may surprise you. He is so much more loving than we expect. He has greater plans for you than you have for yourself, but His ways are not our ways. He always has His eternal purposes in mind while working all things together for our good and His glory. He may not move when you want Him to move or answer when you want Him to answer. He may not change your circumstances, but He loves you with an everlasting, perfect love. He is God. He is your God. He knows what is best for you. Go forward by faith and enter into your relationship with Him expecting Him to answer the desires of your heart. He promises us that whatever we ask in His name, He will do: “Trust in the LORD, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart” (Ps. 37:3-4). May you love the Lord with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind, and may your relationship with the Lord far exceed and transform every other relationship.
This blog post is an excerpt from the Thistlebend Discipleship Study Falling in Love Again with Your Lord available here.