Be Real With God

I was then alone, so I bowed down and cried out to the LORD, “Why are you doing this? Are you so angry at the people of Jerusalem that everyone must die?”

(Ezekiel 9:8 CEV)

I just admire the boldness the prophets had in approaching God and telling Him how they really felt, and His patience in answering their questions and concerns. The truth is that God wants us to be real with Him about everything. He understands and is willing to help us. I love the times spent in God’s presence and being honest with Him about things, and the awesome peace that comes as a result. I like to think of the Holy Spirit, whom Jesus described as the comforter, teacher and helper, being there to listen and help me. Think of God as a friend, and pour your heart out to Him the way you would to a friend. You’ll feel much better.

Be real with God about everything.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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