Years ago I was trained to be a volunteer to visit and pray for people in Palliative Care (which is where people are placed in their last days of life on earth). While I was there, I discovered that their main concerns were: Fear and guilt. Fear mostly of the unknown, and death itself. And then guilt – they would see their lives’ misdeeds and mistakes they made in the past sailing before them, and experienced guilt. I could understand clearly what their concerns were, because at a younger age myself, having being tormented by those two issues, fear and guilt, I was wonderfully delivered and freed from the torment when I accepted Jesus as my Savior!
Now, one of my best times is when I listen to a special song on YouTube – called “I’m Free” sung by Lynda Randle. It reminds me and refreshes me again of the Great Grace & Mercy of God!!
May His Blessings of Mercy and Grace be upon you abundantly today, because He truly Loves you again and again!!!
Many years ago when I was a younger man, there was a preacher who came to give a seminar on prayer. It was a week of evenings. He had many good points and many steps on how to approach and contact God, and get results. Actually, it was very good! He had steps for this and steps for that. I filled out my notebooks, many at that time.
Watching a program on TV many years after, there was this little elderly man who was being interviewed on a Christian station. As he started talking and answering questions, I recognized that this was the same guy who had given the prayer seminars many years earlier! When asked by the interviewer how his conferences on prayer were going these days and what all was the latest, this man’s answer was very short and he threw his hands up in the air, and he said this is what it is all about, in 3 words: “Thank You Jesus!” And the interviewer said, “Yes, carry on…” or something like that! But the man said, “that is it!” Out of our hearts of gratitude, we can say “Thank you Jesus!”.
God loves a grateful heart! Any natural father looks for a heart of gratitude in their children, and our Father God does the same! He created us because He loves us, and we love Him in return!
God loves you very, very much!!!