"Love the Lord your God, walk in all his ways, obey his commands, hold firmly to him, and serve him with all your heart and all your soul.” Joshua 22:5 NLT
Thoughts for Today
If you walk together with another person, you probably have a good relationship with him or her. To walk with a person every day - whether in the mall, around a track or in your neighborhood - means that you enjoy each other's company. Walking together is a time to share and strengthen the relationship, to learn more about each other. And so it should be in our walk with God.
The Bible tells us that Enoch was a man who walked with God. He must have developed a very close relationship with God because he didn't die - God chose to take him directly to heaven. Enoch was a man of faith - and truly a godly hero. (Genesis 5:21-24)
If he were living today, Enoch's press clippings would not be impressive. His testimony probably would not attract thousands to a city-wide crusade. It is unlikely he would sign a book contract or be a TV attraction. However, as a godly hero, he did have an adventurous life. He had the best of the best - intimate fellowship with God.
Godly heroes walk with God.
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Walking with God encompasses many things. Spending quality time with him - and enjoying that time. Talking to him, and especially listening to him. Trusting him, loving him, desiring above all else to please him. How's your walk?
Father, I thank you so much that I can walk with you. That you invite me to spend time with you. And yet sometimes I neglect that wonderful opportunity. Please forgive me. Help me to be a better walking partner. These thoughts adapted from ...
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