Date Archives February 2013

How to Build a Daily Time with God and Enjoy It – Pt. 2

Building a daily time with God and enjoying it is vital to a wholehearted pursuit of God. This post is part two in a series on “How To Build a Daily Time with God and Enjoy It”. Here is part one.

The Four Focus Areas

Time with God works best when these four areas are in balance. Each area intentionally builds on another.

The four areas are:

  1. Thanksgiving: Giving thanks to the Lord based on what He has done.
  2. Adoration: Meditating on who God is.
  3. Repentance: Changing the way we think and aligning our hearts with His. Repenting to know His thoughts and obeying to do His will.
  4. Intercession: Discovering and praying what is on His heart for yourself and others.

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How To Build a Daily Time with God and Enjoy It – Pt. 1

Building a daily time with God and enjoying it is vital to a wholehearted pursuit of God. I noticed both in my personal life and in the lives of others that much of our time spent with the Lord is out of balance.

We spend too much time repenting, praying for our needs and the needs of others and not enough time in thanksgiving and adoration.

This results in so much introspection and work that we actually begin treating prayer like having surgery, needful but not enjoyable.

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