Do you wish to have a closer
kinship with God? Do you wish God to speak to you? Do you wish Gods'
Will for you unveiled to you? The answer is to have personal devotion
time with the higher power.
When we determine we wish to
have a closer relationship with God our personal devotion is how we
accomplish this. This is time we reserve to get to understand God
better, to hear His Word and to let God shape us as we meditate and hear
Discover a calm space and
time. Discover a quiet place and a calm time free from all distractions.
Let this be a time, place or space that you've in aloneness to connect
God is Spirit. We begin our
devotion with a prayer to look for the presence of His Spirit that we
may communicate with Him. This is so crucial. This determines the tone
for your personal devotion with God. By His Spirit God provides
revelation, sympathy, wisdom, comfort and even assignments. It isn't
that God's Spirit isn't forever present, but we're not forever open to
After you pray for His
presence, study a daily scripture. There are a lot of sources, I let God
direct me to a scripture or issue. There might be something on your
heart. This isn't study time. This is simply a time to formulate our
relationship. Consequently your scripture is simply a verse or two.
When you've read the scripture
God directed you to, meditate on that word. Consider the word. Ask God
for wisdom, revelation and illumination as this word relates to you
and your living. This is a time to hear God. This isn't the time to tell
God what to do. The center of your devotion is your meditation. As God
provides you a word meditate on it round-the-clock. Now is time for your
personal prayer, praise and adoration. Now you know God, profess your
sins and weaknesses, thank Him for all he's done and carries on to do
Our personal devotion time is
when we formulate and fortify a familiar, personal relationship with
God. Let your devotion time center on God and your relationship with
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