We were created with desires for acceptance, purpose, and love. Even from infancy we are needy beings looking for anything that will satisfy our wants and needs.

We want things that will make us happy, healthy and complete. As children we thought it was the latest gadget, bike or doll. And as adults we think that a bigger house, better job, or fancy vacation will finally give us the satisfaction we so desperately desire. Even for some, when those things don’t fill the need we reach for sex, drugs, alcohol, or gambling to soothe our aching hearts leaving us feeling empty, exhausted and disappointed. Yet somehow we keep reaching for more.

The good news is that God did create us for more! IF we allow them, our desires will point us to Him. For it is Him alone that all our wants and needs can be fulfilled.  God is not put off by our needs. He is a loving Father who lavishly gives from His abundance. He is a God of life, love, and satisfaction. He created us for relationship. To know Him, love Him, and live our lives for Him. Not just to know about Him but to really know Him like we know our children or parents. A relationship with God gives us a life with purpose, direction and satisfaction. God will never force Himself on you. He is a gentlemen. He will give you choices.

Chose God or something else will choose your desires.

This is love; not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1John 4

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