Our culture celebrates things like “life hacks” and “faster is better” and “multi-tasking your way to success,” but all Jesus wants from us is to receive his Love and Abide with him. To develop a personal and intimate relationship with him takes time and a commitment to actually focusing on getting away and drawing close.
In this episode of The Walk, worship leader and songwriter Aaron Williams tells a story about a very difficult situation that he had to walk through and that forced him to the intimate places to meet Jesus on a deeper level.
Acts 4:13 says, “When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.”
It’s an incredible reminder that the disciples that actually walked this earth with Jesus had another level of authority given their intimate relationship with him. The gift of the Bible and the Holy Spirit mean that we still have access to study with and understand the living God, while actually talking with him and developing that personal relationship with him. These phrases “personal relationship” tend to bring with them the baggage of being overused “christianeze,” but that doesn’t make them less true.
Thank you to Aaron for this great episode and his challenge to us to find revival through building that intimate relationship with Jesus.
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