Not a Duty, a Delight

21 Sep

bible readingWhen it comes to meeting with God, I always keep this statement in mind — Not a duty, a delight. This captures the desire to take time with God out of the realm of religious ritual and into the realm of living relationship. The flip side of this though is that time with God is not always delight and when it is not I need to keep on meeting with Him anyway.

Jon Bloom published a good article recently about the benefits of persevering in meeting with God. As Paul told Timothy, “godliness with contentment is great gain.” So as the Spirit works in us, let’s put forth the effort to know God and to love what we know and to be moved to serve out of that love.

Here is the link . . .

http://www.desiringgod.org/blog/posts/six-benefits-of-ordinary-daily-devotions

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