Enjoy His Presence Now
What’s going on your life right now? How are you feeling? Hopefully you’re enjoying the present time. Sure, there are a lot of Christmas preparations waiting to happen, last minute things to tie up before the end of the year. But even these days are meant to be lived fully. If we always keep on waiting for tomorrow, next year, until the kids grow up, we are not really living, only merely surviving. And that’s not abundant life, folks. We are to live now, enjoy life now, worship now, love now. Not tomorrow, next week or when you turn 64 but now. Jesus is with you now. Enjoy his presence now. Soon you will realise that you’re truly living abundant life. Come, Lord Jesus!
How can we live in the now?
First of all, by acknowledging the fact that each moment is precious. Second of all, taking God’s gifts to us seriously. If Jesus has taken away your sins, shouldn’t you rejoice despite of everything? Jesus came so that we may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance [to the full, till it overflows] (John 10:10, AMP,*). Abundant life is God’s will for us. He’s offering us everything for free. We just need to open our hearts to receive and then live our faith out every moment of our lives. We are to celebrate Jesus now. Not just on Sundays or with our church friends but here and now. On the bus, at work, while vacuuming or preparing dinner. Right now as you read this. Raise the roof, God is with you. Enjoy his presence now. And your life will be a stream of celebrations, abundant life in Jesus. I am in. Are you with me? Let’s raise the roof!
We want what you want for us:
Help us to let go of worldly worries,
teach us to celebrate life with you.
Show us how to enjoy your presence all the time.
You are worthy of praise now and forever.
In Jesus’ name,
Q4U: Do you know how to live in the now? Do you enjoy his presence now?
Be blessed, my fellow pilgrim, as you * [As you might have noticed, I enjoy reading the Bible in different translations and love comparing them. I have started linking the Bible verses toBiblegateway.com so you can easily read (and compare) them in the different versions I’ve used while preparing each post.].
Image courtesy of Mari-Anna Stålnacke. Linking up today with Dance with Jesus, Faith-filled Fridays, Five Minute Friday.
4 thoughts on “Enjoy His Presence Now”
I admit I’m either in the past or dreaming of the future. I need to be more intentional about enjoying the now, seeing the blessings in the now.
Thanks for this reminder!
I hear you, Julie. Yet the more we live in the now, the more we enjoy life. Thanks so much for commenting. Blessings to you!
Love this! Especially during the Christmas season, I can get caught up in the moment of buying! and memories! and parties! I’m learning to slow down, to quiet myself and my family, and to rejoice in the present in a more meaningful way. Thanks for this encouragement. (Visiting from FMF)
Thanks, Annie! Yes, the Christmas season is supposed to be full of peace and cheer….yet so often we find ourselves stressed out and miserable. Blessedly, the help is near. Thanks so much for sharing. Blessings to you!