Are you afraid of God? Do you worry about the mistakes you've made and wonder if He can really forgive you? Do you struggle to grow close to God as a loving, devoted Father?
The Bible tells us to fear the Lord, because the fear of the Lord leads to life, knowledge and wisdom. An appropriate fear of the Lord brings His compassion, provision and care, and will allow the relationship to flourish. Yet many of us struggle with an inappropriate fear of God--a fear that only keeps us distant in our relationship with Him. But God the Father longs for His children to receive the revelation of how special they are to Him. He longs, with great tenacity, for the moment one of His beloved children finally let's go of his fear long enough to reach out for Him.
This time on Joyful Living, we're going to look into the true heart of God and pray to come away with a whole new perspective on life and our relationship with God.