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It's Personal

Pastor Joanne Hoehne

Come close to God, and God will come close to you.

James 4:8

Many people know about God, but not nearly as many know Him personally. A personal relationship with someone is permission to spend one-on-one time with them. It's to have someone you can share your secrets with, and for them to share their secrets with you; to be there for each other and experience love between one another. That's what God wants with you. That goes way beyond just head knowledge or doctrine. It becomes close and personal. A relationship you can run to that is safe and intimate. God saves His secrets for those who are close to Him. As we draw closer to Him, He will share more of His secrets with us. What could be better than being let in on the secrets of the Creator, with someone who loves you intimately, just the way you are.

Today decide to pursue HIM. Not just what He can give you, or the problems that He can solve. But pursue Him. He will come in closer and closer to you, and in that intimate place you’ll also find all that you need as a result. Knowing God intimately may not always change the circumstances of your life, but I guarantee it will change YOU.

-Pastor Joanne Hoehne