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The Gifts Of God: Power, Love, & Control
by lareina morgan
4/10/2017 / Christian Living
When you put God first in your life, the possibilities become endless. You feel loved, needed, and nurtured, not because any of us are perfect or because of anything that we have said or done, but because God has declared us valuable; He loves us so much that He provided a solution to all of our problems and our needs, The Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Once you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, you are given spiritual gifts that allow you to live according to God's standards, and when you live by these standards peace, joy and hope abound. The Peace Of God quiets the fears and anxieties that can occupy your heart and mind, the joy of the Lord gives you the strength to deal with everyday live and its issues, and hope allows you to see the positive things in life; whatever you are going through right now in your life cannot compare to what your life in christ will become as you allow the Holy Spirit to guide you, comfort you and transform your heart.
You are given the power to say no to everything that would stop you from having a christ filled life, you can love others with all of your heart and mind, you can give of yourself selflessly without wondering if you will receive anything back in return, and you find that you have self control, so those wrong desires or addictions no longer have a hold on you; you are free from the ravages of sin!
Keeping yourself in God's presence and putting Him first in your life are the keys to maintaining your christ filled life, and remember you can do these things only with the power of the Holy Spirit who lives within you, not by your own power, for all of us are truly powerless. The world's outlook is to find power within themselves or they seek the power of the enemy, the devil; some don't realize that by denying God's existence or rejecting His power and authority over their lives, they are actually giving themselves over to the power and the authority of satan, and that he will always deceive them into believing that they don't need God to live powerful and successful lives. It is only after wrecking their lives pursuing power and wealth that they realize how empty they are on the inside in their hearts, and that no amount of self medication (sex, drugs, alcohol, false religions,etc..) will make them any better.
You need to seek God with all of your heart and make a confession of repentance for all of your mistakes and your sins; this is how to start living a life that is genuine and pure; every good and pure thought, word, and deed comes from the abundance of God manifesting Himself in ours lives. We are free to live as we see fit in this world, and the Lord will not force anyone to live for Him, but there it nothing like living for Him! He will turn your whole life around and give you everything you need to live that christ filled life that will give glory to His Name.
If you need deliverance from past sins, from strong addictions and negative behaviors, ask Him to help you, If you need love, tell Him you will love Him forever and ever, and watch as His love starts to overflow from your heart. If you have no control over your life, your finances, or over your fearful and negative thoughts, surrender your heart, mind, and soul to Him, ask Him to take over, and He will give you the self control that you need to live a prosperous and abundant life.
Accept Jesus Christ As Your Lord And Savior Right Now, Surrender Your Heart And Your Life To Him, Be Patient, And Watch As He Changes Everything In Your Life And How He Makes You Whole!
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