Learn to enjoy his presence.

John Ortberg“Many Christians expend so much energy and worry trying not to sin. The goal is not to try to sin less. In all your efforts to keep from sinning, what are you focusing on? Sin. God wants you to focus on him. To be with him. “Abide in me.” (John 15:4) Just relax and learn to enjoy his presence. Every day is a collection of moments, 86,400 seconds in a day. How many of them can you live with God? Start where you are and grow from there. God wants to be with you every moment.”
~ John Ortberg in Soul Keeping

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© Richard Alvey and iLife Journey, 2014. All rights reserved.

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