We were Made for God
by Ann Robinson-Worley
Have you ever contemplated that the God who made the world and everything in it created us to seek Him.
He desired that we might feel after him within the inward depths of our heart and soul.
"Take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the Lord charged you, to love the Lord your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and to cleave unto him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul." Joshua 22:5
" If you will only heed his every commandment that I am commanding you today—loving the Lord your God, and serving him with all your heart and with all your soul— then he will give the rain for your land in its season, the early rain and the latter rain, and you will gather in your grain, your wine, and your oil; "
When we earnestly search for Him in hope we find Him for He is not far from us but closer to us than the air that we breathe.
" The most high does not live in man-made houses. As the prophet says, ‘Heaven is my throne. and earth is my footstool. What house will you build for me? says the Lord, or what is the place of my rest? Has my hand not made all these things?’ " Acts 7:48-50
He desires to live within us. He wants to make us His habitation.
" You are no longer outsiders or aliens, but fellow-citizens with every other Christian—you belong now to the household of God. Firmly beneath you in the foundation, God’s messengers and prophets, the actual foundation-stone being Jesus Christ himself. In him each separate piece of the building, properly fitting into its neighbor, grows together into a temple consecrated to God. You are all part of this building in which God himself lives by his spirit." Ephes 2:21-22
"It is in him that we live and move and have our being." Acts 17:28
When we live in Him we are able to walk in love towards our fellow Christians in the Body of Christ and we grow together into that temple.
"Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven