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It Becomes Mutual !!!!!!

28 Apr

I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. (2 Corinthians 6:16)

Here is a mutual interest. Each belongs to each. God is the portion of His people, and the chosen people are the portion of their God. The saints find in God their chief possession, and He reckons them to be His peculiar treasure. What a mine of comfort lies in this fact for each believer!

This happy condition of mutual interest leads to mutual consideration. God will always think of His own people, and they will always think of Him. This day my God will perform all things for me; what can I do for Him? My thoughts ought to run toward Him, for He thinketh upon me. Let me make sure that it is so and not be content with merely admitting that so it ought to be.

This, again, leads to mutual fellowship. God dwells in us, and we dwell in Him; He walks with us, and we walk with God….

Oh, for grace to treat the Lord as my God: to trust Him and to serve Him, as His Godhead deserves! Oh, that I could love, worship, adore, and obey Jehovah in spirit and in truth! This is my heart’s desire. When I shall attain to it, I shall have found my heaven. Lord, help me! Be my God in helping me to know Thee as my God, for Jesus’ sake.

C.H. Spurgeon, Faith’s Checkbook

 

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4 responses to “It Becomes Mutual !!!!!!

  1. Art Mowle

    April 28, 2014 at 11:07 am

    “God dwells in us and we dwell in Him”. I love that. For me it is so true today. And He walked through the early days of recovery with me, holding my hand and always loving me, when I couldn’t love myself.

    Art

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    • Levi Thetford

      April 28, 2014 at 11:26 am

      He is with us every step of the way in all situations. We must always remember that!!!! Thanks and have a great day.

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  2. AuAu

    April 28, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    I find this very important, Ive met people who says “it will be whatever God want it to be”, and I tell them, “no, you have to do something, you have to be there too.”

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    • Levi Thetford

      April 28, 2014 at 4:22 pm

      We do have human responsibility. I think you’re right. Thanks and have a great rest of the day!!!

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