Deuteronomy 4:2 nlt

girl-498016_640We like to pick and choose what we want to do and how we do it.
If something doesn’t suit us we like to make changes so it is a better fit for us.
We like to add a little something here and take away something there.
We like to tweak things until they are perfect in our eyes.
But when it comes to what God says there is no editing or refitting or tweaking to be done.
It is perfect as it is is.  What is not perfect is us.  Not yet.

Blessings this day of gracepatricia (2),

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Psalm 119:32 niv

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It seems contradictory to say the heart that heeds the commands is free.
But there is no freedom without rules.
Prison inmates are behind bars because they went outside the boundaries,
they disregarded the rules and lost their freedom.
God has given us His commandments so we will be free to live with Him forever.

It is easy to follow the rules we like but what about the ones we don’t like?
What is your attitude when faced with rules that are difficult to accept or follow?

Blessings this day of grace,

patricia

You might like to read
The Grace of Boundaries
 my personal thoughts about and experience with rules.

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1 John 5:2 gwt

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Children often play follow the leader.
As God’s children we love Him
and follow Jesus.

Do you remember playing follow the leader?
Are you following Jesus now?

Blessings this day of grace,

patricia

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Psalm 119:127 nlt

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Gold is precious, expensive, and desired by many.
It can be made into many things and have many uses.
But no matter gold’s worldly value and beauty 
it cannot give you eternity.

What do you value most?
The here and now or the eternity of tomorrow?

Blessings this day of grace,

patricia