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Enjoying God

Welcome to Real Life. Is enjoying the Lord’s presence a new thought? It was for me at one time.

“They ate and drank with great joy in the presence of the Lord that day.”1 Chronicles 29:22
While growing up, a church service was something I endured. I viewed it as an obligation that God and my parents required. Nope, didn't enjoy it.

But then, as an older teen, I actually began to seek the Lord's presence. I visited churches attempting to find a truer (or at least more enjoyable) experience of God. Those who seek the Lord, find Him:
“‘You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
I will be found by you,’ declares the Lord.”
Jeremiah 29:13-14 I found Him. I welcomed Christ into my heart. God was no longer a stranger. I enjoyed His nearness as I walked life's journey.

However, as my knowledge of theology grew, I learned that God is pure. He is holy. I am not. In fact, He cannot stand the presence of sin. Though I was saved by grace through faith in Christ[…