So Close ( I Don't Want to be the Same)

Posted 10/15/2012 3:25:00 PM

James 4:8 " Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded."
God created us to have a relationship with Him . And He wants our relationship with Him to be so close that it comes before anything else, even the work we do for Him .  How close? So close that we begin to look , smell and sound like Him.  Did she say smell? Yes I did. Our lives should send up a sweet fragrance to God just like the sacrificial life of Christ. A life that pleased the Father.  In scripture we see how pleased God was with His son. " This is my beloved son with whom I am well pleased" Matt. 3:17 .  Why did Jesus please the Father ? Because they had a trustworthy close relationship that allowed Jesus to ...