Spiritual Growth: Apply
3 Ways to Stay Connected to God
When you stay connected to God—closely united with your heavenly Father—all the power of heaven is at your disposal.
Think about that for a moment.
Think how wonderful it would be to have such harmony with God that you knew what He wanted you to do and your prayers were answered every time.
According to Jesus, that kind of prayer power is available to every believer. It’s available to you and to me...if we will make our union with God the most important thing in our lives. Here are three ways you can stay connected to God… every day… all the time.
Stay Connected to God by Stopping All Compromise
Refuse to allow the things of the world—material possessions, career position, sinful pursuits, ungodly relationships or social standing—to eat away at your time with God. Get His Word into your heart so deeply that no one else’s opinion is important.
Stay Connected to God by Praying
It’s time to talk directly to God. Instead of relying on anyone else to tell you what God wants for your life, start a direct conversation with Him. Tell Him what is on your mind. Tell Him your concerns. Ask for what you need and even what you want. Pray for the needs of others. And, believe that what you ask will be answered (Matthew 21:22). If you need to learn more about prayer, check out Kenneth Copeland’s series on prayer in Believers’ Academy.
Stay Connected to God by Accepting Jesus’ Love
John 14:21 says, “Whoever [really] loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I [too] will love him and will show (reveal, manifest) Myself to him.” You don’t have to be shy about your relationship with the Father. You can be confident of God’s love for you and His desire to bless you.
Rufus Moseley, a great man of God who went to heaven some years ago, once said, “Life in Jesus is gloriously easy. It has one responsibility: the responsibility of remaining in union. If you stay in union with Him, He’ll take care of everything else.”
When you incorporate these steps into your life, staying connected to God is delightfully simple. You’re able to keep that vital connection and trust Him to take care of everything else.