We have had the times when we say, "what's the use", and become frustrated with trying to have what Preachers preach and others say we should have (when they don't have it either). It is because we don't ENJOY GOD. The receiving of pleasure or satisfaction from the source; and to have and use for your own benefit is the definition of ENJOY. What we ENJOY is where we find refuge, strength and security. Do we seek worldly sources or GOD for our enjoyment? We cannot scold ourselves into loving GOD, it will never be warm and passionate. So what do we do when our heart is not in it and our mind doesn't believe the love of GOD? First, recognize that it is demonic forces that are discouraging and lying to you about GOD. Even though you heart may be in disbelief, you are still born with the inner knowing that GOD IS GOD who keeps HIS promises. When we intentionally start giving thanks, praising GOD (listen to ourselves praising HIM) and exulting HIM we begin to hear and experience the revelation of our own thanks and praise concerning the Truth. Knowing that our thanks and worship greatly honors GOD in the spiritual world before the vast audience of angels, saints and even the demonic beings, GOD draws near (James 4:8). Doing this we find ourselves worshiping GOD in Spirit and Truth and we begin to receive pleasure and satisfaction. Yes, we begin to ENJOY GOD through Praise and thanksgiving then HE gives refuge, strength and security. ENJOY!
Psalm 139: 23-24
GOD IS GOD!
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