Today I am thankful for Bible Study and teachers of it. I LOVE Beth Moore and how she presents the bible to women. I am back on my study of Believing in God (thanks Leann, love ya girl). As I studied this morning (while Mili is watching cartoons and Sadie is napping) I couldn't help but think about how BIG my God is.
On Wednesday nights, Brian and I are taking a World Religion class. I have enjoyed it so much because it is teaching me why other people believe in the "religion" they have chosen. Last night we were studying Contemporary Religious Movements (basically anything that was started after 1800's). We were studying a religion last night that believes you can become your own god and they believe that their god was once a man and then became their "God" (so a sinner, before he was a god). Our wise teacher (Brandon) was teaching us how he talks with them about his God. He just had a baby and he tells them that he doesn't want his daughter to worship someone that was once as bad as him. He wouldn't want her to worship her daddy or anyone like him. He wants her to worship someone that is BIG, much bigger than we could ever be (sinless, spotless, perfect in every way). I thought it was some deep stuff to consider and very grateful for the information.
For those of you reading this right now, if your God is not much bigger than you I would reconsider who you serve. If you don't serve a sinless, spotless, perfect in every way God then let me introduce Jesus Christ to you. He is all those things and so much MORE. You can have a PERSONAL relationship with Him. You need to realize that you are a sinner (we all are) and that separates us from God. Believe that Jesus is God's son and that He loves you enough to die for you so you could be saved from your sins. Ask for your sins to be forgiven (God is in the forgiving business, you just have to ASK, tell God you are sorry). Ask Jesus to live in your heart forever and chose to follow Him and only Him from that day forward.
I have never heard a person say that they regret inviting Jesus to live in their heart. He can change your life forever. He is waiting on you to receive the FREE gift he has for you. You would never turn down a gift handed to you from a friend so WHY would you turn down the gift of eternal life in heaven with Jesus from the ONE who created everything, including YOU!!
I love you all and that is why I wrote this post. The love of God is just overflowing right now. I hope you will get out your cup and catch some of it (mine is an overflow from my teacher Brandon last night). Let the overflow continue on.