God loves you. “ The Lamb, who was killed before the origin of the world, is a man who has received support, splendor, wisdom, power, refinement, whole month, respect, faith and silt। Let him be glorified forever. ”Now came true Amen। In this world you have received everything but so far Jesus has not believed in Christ, you are the saddest and most righteous man ! The poorest people on earth are not without money but without Jesus Amen ! Your first need and need is the forgiveness of eternal security sins, salvation and eternal life – “ Behold, the Lamb of God who has raised the sin of the world’।And he is atonement for our sins, and not only for us, but also for the sins of the whole world। The only Creator God – Ekmatra Caste Man – Ekkatra Blood Red – Ekkatra Problem Sin – Ekkatra Solution Jesus Christ Do you know that there is eternal life even after the deer only God loves you ! Because God loved the world so much that he gave it to his only born Son – No one who believes in him is unhappy, But he may have eternal life, but God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us when we were sinners। Because you are saved by grace by faith; And it is not from you, it is God’s donation; He who is waking up to my door every day hears me waiting for the pillars of my doors, Blessed is that man। But God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us, while we are sinners। But in all these things we are even more than the winners by him, who loved us। Because I have been completely unarmed, neither death nor life, nor angels, neither the princes, nor the rights, nor the things that come from now, nor the things that come later, neither the heights, nor the deep, Neither any other creation can separate us from the love of God in our Lord Christ Jesus। Love is in this – not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent his Son to be atone for our sins। For God made sin for us, who did not know that we would be the righteousness of God। Jesus said to him: “ Bato, truth and life are me; No one comes to the Father except me. ” Your word is a light for my feet, and a light for my way। I cried before Miramire fell bright; I hope in your word। My eyes are open at night’s guard to meditate on your word। And call me on the day of the storm; I will deliver you, and you will raise me। He cures those with broken hearts and binds them to the ointment of their injuries। You will be in me and ask for whatever you want if my words are in you, and that will be done for you।

Top 10 Refreshing Ways to Renew Your Quiet Time with God

This isn’t something we usually forecast,” the weather service tweeted, “but don’t be surprised if you see iguanas falling from the trees tonight as lows drop into the 30s and 40s.”

When the cold-blooded reptiles’ body temperature drops to fifty degrees, they become lethargic. Below forty, they stiffen up, lose their grip on the trees where they live, and drop onto unsuspecting passersby.

I’ve never seen a frozen iguana,—but I have seen the effects that cold has on people’s spiritual lives.

The Danger of Spiritual Coldness

Spiritual coldness can be deadly. Like the iguanas in Florida, it has the power to sneak up on us, with disastrous results.

Busyness can squeeze out our times of Bible reading and prayer. A change in work schedule (or an international pandemic) can make church attendance difficult. Even happy events like a new relationship, a new home, or a new baby can distract us from the habits and routines that govern our spiritual lives.

Our spiritual temperature drops, and we grow stiff and lethargic. We lose the desire to spend time in God’s Word and with God’s people. We’re less likely to give and serve. We justify our lack of spiritual energy. These are difficult times. I’ll spend more time with God when things get back to normal. 

Before long, we’re in danger of losing our grip and falling. We’re not dead, but if something doesn’t change, we soon will be.

Has your spiritual temperature dropped to a dangerous level? Are you a toenail away from losing your grip and taking someone else down with you? Then it’s time to make a change. Here are 10 ways to renew your quiet time with God and get your spiritual blood pumping again.

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  • 1. Spend Time with God First

    1. Spend Time with God First

    Most mornings, I climb out of bed, grab my cell phone off its charger, and head into my study to read and pray. I’ve discovered, almost without fail, if I open my phone for even an instant, I get sucked into the rabbit hole of texts, emails, and social media. Before I realize it, 20 minutes have gone by, and I haven’t even cracked the cover of my Bible. I’ve wasted precious time I could have spent with God by scrolling through stuff that has no eternal value.

    The great hero of the faith and champion of prayer E. M. Bounds said, “The men who have done the most for God in this world have been early on their knees. He who fritters away the early morning, its opportunity and freshness, in other pursuits than seeking God will make poor headway seeking Him the rest of the day.”

    2. Invite God’s Presence

    Many times I approach my quiet time the same way I would any other item on my to-do list. I plop down, throw open my Bible, and dig in. I don’t quiet my heart. I don’t acknowledge that I’m entering the presence of the living God. I don’t invite the Holy Spirit to speak to me. I just start reading. Or talking.

    But when I quiet myself as I enter God’s presence, a holy hush falls over my soul. When I begin my time by praising God, my upended world rights itself. When I ask the Holy Spirit to open my mind, search my heart, and examine my life, God tenders my spirit and makes it more receptive to what I’m about to read. Instead of just another item on my to-do list, my quiet time becomes the most significant and beautiful part of my day.

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    3. Read from a Different Bible

    Choose a different translation, or a new way of reading. I love the MacArthur Daily Bible, where, every day, I read a portion of the Old Testament, a portion of the New Testament, and a Psalm and Proverb. This year, however, I’ve read The Chronological Study Bible.

    I may try The Archaeological Study Bible next. Every new translation gives me fresh insight and helps me grow more excited about God’s Word.

    4. Listen to the Bible

    Some days I use a Bible app to listen to different translations and readers. Hearing God’s Word read aloud often gives me fresh insight. I catch emphasis and repeated words I would otherwise miss. Different translations have different readers, so find the one that resonates with your spirit.

    I exercise every day. I also want to spend time in God’s Word every day, so I often combine the two. I lace up my walking shoes, stuff my earbuds in my ears, and click play on a passage of Scripture. I can listen to whole books of the Bible during my 45-minute walk or listen to a shorter book several times. By combining these two important disciplines, I grow stronger physically and spiritually.

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  • 5. Use a Different Devotional

    If you always read Charles Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening, read Oswald Chambers’ My Utmost for His Highest. If you love The Upper Room devotions, try Our Daily Bread. If you haven’t read my new book, Refresh Your Faith, Uncommon Devotions from Every Book of the Bible, I’d love for you to grab a copy.

    6. Pray Using a Different Method

    Do you normally use the ACTS (Admit, Confess, Thanks, and Supplication) way? Use the Lord’s Prayer as a model instead. If you pray with a list in a prayer journal, go off script and invite God to bring people and situations to your mind and allow Him to direct your prayer time.

    Or pray for missionaries and ministries one day; family members the next; and friends, associates, and strangers the next.

    7. Meet with God in a Different Place

    If you usually sit in your recliner in the den or read your Bible in bed, go somewhere else. Weather permitting, find a quiet spot outdoors, read in your car at lunchtime, or listen to a Bible app while folding laundry. It’s amazing how a change of venue can open your heart and mind to things you’ve never noticed.

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  • 8. Pray the Psalms

    The book of Psalms contains some of the Bible’s most personal and gut-wrenching words. Some psalms are songs of lament. Others are songs  praise. Some are historical testimonies of God’s work in the world.

    When I feel especially disconnected from God, I use the psalms as a prayer guide. I pray them back to God and personalize them in appropriate ways. Psalm 51 is one of my favorites:

    “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. Then I will teach transgressors your ways, and sinners will turn back to you” (Psalm 51:10Psalm 51:12-13).

    9. Ask Questions

    Some of my most energizing and dynamic quiet times happen when I engage the Bible (and the Author of the Bible) by asking questions. Four of my favorites are:

    Who was this written to (original audience)?

    What is the primary message (interpretation)?

    How does this apply to my life? What is God saying to me (application)?

    If this is true (and it is), what needs to change in my life in response (action)?

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  • 10. Persevere

    I’ve practiced a daily quiet time with God for more than two decades. During those times, I’ve experienced soul-soaring moments that linger with me to this day. Other times I’ve struggled through like I was studying for an Algebra test.

    Regardless of how I felt, God has rewarded my commitment to spend time in prayer and His Word. Building the habit of a daily quiet time into my life and persevering until it bore fruit has paid rich dividends. As with any habit worth cultivating, we do it whether we feel like it or not because we know the benefits will follow.

    As I’ve persevered in God’s Word, I’ve found rich caches of peace, wisdom, and strength I never would have found if I’d quit when it wasn’t always engaging. The more familiar I’ve grown with God’s Word, the more I’ve come to love it. Even better, as I’ve learned to love God’s Word, I’ve fallen madly in love with the God of the Word. I’m so glad I persevered!

    Physical coldness can damage crops, ruin landscapes, and freeze iguanas. Spiritual coldness can damage our witness, ruin our families, and freeze our spiritual lives.

    Because spending time in God’s Word and prayer is crucial to maintaining our relationship with God, we want to do everything we can to keep our quiet times fresh. Instead of slipping into spiritual hypothermia, we can employ creativity, prayer, and perseverance to keep our spiritual blood flowing.

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    Praying through the Most Beloved Psalms in 30 Days

    Why Do We Ask God to ‘Create in Me a Clean Heart?’

    How Do I Know Which Bible Translation Is Right for Me?

    10 Fresh Ways to Study Your Bible

For he that findeth me shall find life, and shall receive mercy from the Lord. But he that sinneth against me, harmeth his own soul; All those who hate me love death.’ Proverb. 8:35-36 But God shows his love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 He committed no sin, nor was any guile found in his mouth; He did not rebuke in return; He did not threaten when he suffered, but committed himself to the righteous judge. He Himself bore our sins in His own body on the cross, that we might die to sins and live to righteousness; By His stripes you were healed. 1 st. Proverb. 8:35-36 Nor is salvation in any other; For there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 Jesus said to him: “I am the way, the truth, and the life; No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Behold, he comes with the clouds, and every eye shall see him, even those who despise him; And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of him. So be it! Amen! Revelation 1:7 And he was clothed in blood; And his name is called ‘Word of God’. Revelation 19:13 “And behold, I come quickly; And I have my reward to give to every man according to his work. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.” Revelation 22:12-13 Note: Today people don’t even have time to go to heaven. Believe in Jesus Christ and you will receive forgiveness of sins, salvation and eternal life.

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