“By faith Enoch was taken away so that he would not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him; and before he was transferred, he had testimony that he had pleased God.
Hebrews 11: 5.
“Many pleasant things exist in life. Most supreme of all is finding our communion with God pleasant and living a life that pleases the Master and Lord. ”
Serafín Contreras Galeano.
Today I know that I have hours ahead that God has given me to live in the fullness of his grace and love, therefore my desire is, in those hours, to maintain a kind of life that pleases the Lord.
In human beings there has always been the desire to please God, but we continually make mistakes in believing that we please God because we do things for him, because we comply with certain religious norms or because we do good works. And all that is good, but the Word of God, in the book of Hebrews, says that God took Enoch to heaven without looking at death, and that before he was taken Enoch had testimony that he had pleased God.
How is God pleased? In verse 6 of Hebrews 11 it says, "But without faith, it is impossible to please God." So it is a life of faith that pleases God.
Today, I want to start living a life that pleases God; I want to have that life of faith. I understand that faith is trust, surrender and absolute dependence on the Creator.
Today I cannot be enough for myself… But it is in my weakness that his grace is enough for me.
What does a person who has faith do? Verse 6 of Hebrews 11 says: "It is necessary that whoever draws near to God ...": The first thing someone who has faith does is draw near to God. Today I want to get closer to God and drink from his source, because without his water I die of thirst.
"Believe that there is ..." The second thing that those who please God do is that they believe that God is and is now by their side: Because they are close to God, they end up understanding that God is and is by their side. Today I want to live convinced that God is and is by my side.
"Which is an award-winning ..." The third thing that those who please God do, because they live in a state of faith, is to firmly believe that God is a rewarder of those who seek him. If the one who approaches God ends up convinced that he is and is, he discovers that God rewards those who seek him. God rewards with his presence those who seek him.
Today I want to finish convinced that God rewards those who seek him. But the most important thing is not the awards but the winner.
It does not matter what experiences I have to face if I maintain my absolute trust in God: that faith will lead me to draw closer to God, drawing closer to God will persuade me that God is and is and a smile will shine on my lips because I will experience in myself God is a rewarder of those who seek him.
Lord: Your eyes were fixed on the Earth and contemplated Enoch with love… That is why you decided to take him, so that he would be with you for eternity. Enoch's life pleased you. But today I am the one who wants to have a life that pleases you. You have given me faith as a gift; therefore, already enjoying what you have given me, I decided to approach you and in your presence I will end up convinced that you are and are and with joy I will leave your presence because I know that you are a winner of those who seek you. Thanks for your love.
In the name of Jesus. Amen.
1.- How do I know that I am pleasing God?
2.- In what areas do I understand what I need to give to please God?
3.- It is not a matter of works, but of faith. But my faith must produce a life that pleases. What religious aspects still keep me wanting to do things to please God, when I know that it is not my concern, but that my desire must be to be close to Him?
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