Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Romance...That seems like a good title

This was going to be a comment on Caydin Sanders' blog about being in a relationship with God before we can enter into a relationship with another person. It seemed like to big of a comment so I'm just gonna make it into a post. 

Before people can enter into a relationship with someone else, both parties must be united with God individually. Before we can healthily partake in Eros love, we must first know & receive Agape love from the Father, Son, and Spirit. 

Caydin wrote, "And foremost, He is giving me the gift of a deepened relationship with Him."

I can't agree more. So many of us want that deep relationship with another person, or to be fulfilled by an achievement, goal, or human. We become "relationship-ly", we become  "marriage-ly", or our heart becomes taken up by another person and we become "_________-ly" (insert name there). People, things, and passions fill the parts of our hearts that only God can fill! 

LET US BE "GOD-LY"!! Filled with His love and devotion to us first before any other entity can enter. 

10 comments:

  1. amen. articulated perfectly! I've had to learn this lesson myself the past couple months

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  2. : ) sooooo right on, Nick! refreshing to hear a man of God in tune with this.

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  3. Yeah! I want to be GOD-ly, as you put it. This is a time we will never get back. It means a single-ness of focus, being fully devoted to Christ. Thanks for you thoughts on the subject!

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  4. Nice one, Nick. It's what I've been thinking about recently too.

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  5. Amen. It doesn't end when you do find that person you commit to and say "I do" to. This is always priority Number One, or the marriage doesn't work either.

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  6. I'll just second what my wife said.

    That's another thing that helps marriage work. :)

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  7. Awesome Nick! Thanks so much! I've been working on this for the last few years.

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  8. Preach it brother! It was so encouraging to hear these words come from a true man of God.

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