by: Bill Williams
|I Designed You to live in union with Me. This union does not negate who you are; it actually makes you more fully yourself. When you try to live independently of Me, you experience emptiness and dissatisfaction. You may gain the whole world and yet lose everything that really counts.|
Find fulfillment through living close to Me, yielding to My purposes for you. Though I may lead you along paths that feel alien to you, trust that I know what I am doing. If you follow Me wholeheartedly, you will discover facets of yourself that were previously hidden. I know you intimately -- far better than you know yourself. In union with Me, you are complete. In closeness to Me, you are transformed more and more into the one I designed you to be.
Mark 8:36 (NIV)
36 What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?
Psalm 139:13-16 (NIV)
2 Corinthians 3:17-18 (NIV)
2 Corinthians 3:16-18 (NLT)
~ Jesus Calling...Enjoying Peace in His Presence, by Sarah Young
Bible in One Year: Proverbs 25-26; 2 Corinthians 9