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You Were Created For Communion With God - by Ameerah Lewis
Did you know that, just like Adam and Eve living in the Garden, God wants to come and make His home with you right where you are (John 14:20-23)?
From the moment of man's creation, God's plan was always for us to have an intimate relationship with Him. To be able to walk and talk together in a union unlike any other we are able to experience here on earth.
Paul said: [For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him [that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him, perceiving and recognizing and understanding the wonders of His Person more strongly and more clearly] – Philippians 3:10a (AMP)
And that is your purpose too.
We've all read the history of creation. After creating the world, your Heavenly Father skillfully and uniquely created us in His own image. Just like He had dominion over heaven, He gave us dominion over earth. We were a match made in heaven. But, because of Adam and Eve's mistake, there was a rift created within the relationship between God and man.
But, because of God's unyielding love for you, He refused to let that be the end of the love story. He devised a plan that would wipe man's slate clean, and mend the broken bond between God and man. Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. - Matthew 1:23
Of course, even as a Christian, Satan does not want you to feel like the Lord is with you. He would rather you confine your spiritual walk to mere religion, and have you miss out on the opportunity to experience what Jesus died to give you – An intimate relationship with God. Your Heavenly Father promises to be that "friend that sticketh closer than a brother". (Proverbs 18:23-24). Just like you are longing to commune with Him, He is longing to be close to you.
Believe it or not, you can have the relationship with Him that you have always longed for. Jesus promised it! If you [really] love Me, you will keep (obey) My commands. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener, and Standby), that He may remain with you forever. – John 14:15-16 (AMP)
The Holy Spirit has been sent to this earth to commune with the children of God. To be your Counselor when you need counsel. To be your Strengthener, when you need strength. To ensure that you will never have to walk through your life alone.
Because you were never intended to.
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