The Living Word
of God has much to say about
relationships. When we are Christians, our relationship with each
member of the
Godhead (the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit) is to take top
is imperative that you and I are drawing near to God daily (James 4:8)
are so many worldly influences trying to come between us and God to
away from our Savior.
What is to be
the nature of our relationship with God?
God knows man inside out. He knows all about our DNA and every fiber
that make up our composition. He knows what is best for us, and because
deep abiding love, he seeks to provide guidance and strength for us to
temptations and maintain our fellowship and spiritual union with him.
Just as Jesus
was “one with the Father,” so it is
heaven’s objective that you and I be “one with God.” God wants you and
me to be
likeminded with him, and so we are called upon to grow up spiritually
image of his dear Son. We are to grow in our love and affection for God
a great extent that we, too, are willing to meaningfully pray: “Not my
thine be done.”
God has created
us as social beings and so we are able
to communicate and interact with one another. Having been given this
he has also taught us how to conduct ourselves when in the presence of
The world says either, “There are no boundaries” or “You set the
you want them.” We, being Christians, must acknowledge the boundaries
set and live within them or else find a severed relationship with God
the prodigal (Luke 15:11ff). That route leads to death.