Sit a Spell
by PamFord Davis

We have heard it many times.

God loves us.

Most of us have intellectually accepted that to be true.

Many can recite John 3:16. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life (NKJV).”

Do we feel loved and accepted by Him?

How great is His love?

“But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them (Ephesians 2:4:10 NKJV).”

He has made a place for us in the heavenly places.

Oh, that I might be as Mary, who sat at Jesus’ feet. There, she found a little bit of heaven here on earth.

“And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus’ feet and heard His word (Luke 10:39 NKJV).”

After sitting a spell, we learn to walk in good works that He prepared for you and me…

Devotionals are her first love in writing. Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Devotions for the Deaf, The Secret Place, Light from the Word, Coosa Journal, With God Daily, Mary Hollingsworth's The One Year Devotional of Joy and Laughter.

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