… the fruits of the divine spirit which are yielded in the lives of spirit-born and God-knowing mortals are: loving service, unselfish devotion, courageous loyalty, sincere fairness, enlightened honesty, undying hope, confiding trust, merciful ministry, unfailing goodness, forgiving tolerance, and enduring peace. – Jesus, The Urantia Papers
Some believers of God think that we have to go through major hoops to convince God to love us and to save us. God doesn’t need to be placated, he doesn’t need to be appeased, he already loves us. He created us to be eternal beings and this is so because we are his children. We are saved, we are safe. The only question is how do we know God and claim the peace that we deserve while still living?
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We know God by simply accepting that he exists and by allowing him to participate in our lives. Once we give God permission to work with us then life begins to change. We slowly become more sure of his existence and his peace starts to hold firm in our hearts. We then tend to become lovingly service oriented, bolder, sincere, more honest and tolerant of our brothers and sisters…
Daily Affirmation: Today I AM God’s child and therefore safe…
Recommendation: The Urantia Papers