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All of us need the security of unconditional love and acceptance, and this is precisely what we discover in Christ. There is nothing we can do to make Him love us more, and nothing we can do will make Him love us less (see Rom. 8:35, 38-39). Our prayer as followers of Jesus should not be that we have more of Him, but that He has more of us.
Lord of all creation, You made us for Yourself, and You always take pleasure in granting us every good and perfect gift. Your Word is trustworthy and Your promises are sure. In spite of this, I struggle with trusting You enough to surrender to Your better way. I often succumb to my own devices and desires, foolishly hoping that I can successfully order my life without conscious dependence on You. When I rebel against Your goodness by choosing my will above Yours, I only grasp dust and ashes. …