Set aside a time where you can be alone with God in a place with few distractions. Waking up a half hour earlier to read the Bible and pray might be just the thing to help you strengthen your relationship with Christ. Or maybe you could listen to an audio Bible or the radio while preparing dinner.
Here are some ways to help you find your way back to Him: Talk to Him. Just as with any other person in your life, communication is essential to strengthening your relationship with God. Obey Him. Obey God’s commandments. Study the scriptures. Listen for Him. Show gratitude. Be mindful.
#2 Prayer to draw closer to God. Lord, I draw closer to you because you have promised to draw closer to me. Thank you for your precious promises that give me comfort and strength. Show me the way to everlasting life. I bare my heart before you and repent of everything that comes between you and me.
Sign #1) You are less angry or irritated when things don’t go your way. The closer we get to Christ, the less control our flesh has on us. It’s not that we don’t ever get angry, it’s rather we begin to harness our sinful nature and see the broader picture of how God uses adversity to help us grow up spiritually.
Following God’s Plan for Your Life: Be in prayer. A way to know that you are following God’s plan for your life is by being in prayer. Be actively reading in the Word. Follow the commands He puts on your heart. Seek a godly community. Obey the Truth.
How to Follow Jesus in Everyday Life 10 Practical ways to be more like Jesus. How to follow Jesus? Love your enemies. Love your neighbor. Don’t judge others. Be humble. Don’t worry. Follow the Golden Rule. Worship God whole-heartedly.
When you come into the presence of a Holy God, it’s natural for tears to flow. Often I ‘ll cry because I sense God’s tenderness toward me. When a friend and I use to pray together, she would always bring tissues because she said, “ I always cry when you pray.” Flowing tears indicate you have a tender heart towards God.
21 Ways to Build a Stronger Spiritual Life Be a river, not a swamp. The Bible says: “Rivers of living water will flow from the heart of those who believe in me” (John 7:38, margin). Identify blessings. Be like Moses-speak words of blessing. Nurture a shared prayer life. Take a step of faith. Restore someone’s faith. Be a grateful person. Share the journey.
Tips When talking to God make sure you do so in a way that feels most comfortable to you. When writing to God, make sure to use pen and paper. It’s ideal to find a quiet space to talk to God. Read your religious scripture if that is your source of faith. To talk to God, open up your heart.
Exercise for How to Feel God’s Presence Pick a Scripture Verse. The verse should be one that interests you and it should be simple for this exercise. Come Quietly and Read. Come to the Lord quietly and read a small portion or phrase. Try to Sense the Words.
Inviting God’s message for me today and every day God says things like this: “You are my beloved.” “I have loved you with an everlasting love.” “I formed you in your mother’s womb.” “If you will seek my face, you will find me.” Etc. God’s message for me today is always one of love, acceptance, and affirmation.
Here are the five ways to help along this spiritual transformation inside yourself: Change your thinking about yourself and about God. Regard every thought of God as God. Practice believing that God dwells in you already. Remember that God dwells in all others, too. Be still and know that I am God.
Quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to get angry or react there is more hope of a fool than of him. Being able to control your tongue is one of the signs of growing spiritually. When the news of the adulteress was brought to Jesus, he wasn’t hasty to pass judgement or respond.
Eternity in hell will be the final consequence of sin, but here on earth God does not punish people as their sins deserve (Psalm 103:10 (NIV), Acts 14:17, Matthew 5:45). Sin always brings us progressively closer to death because God desires everyone to wake up and find life in him before it’s too late.
10 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship With the Holy Spirit Know who you are. Dwell in the Father’s love every morning. Have a conversation with the Holy Spirit. Notice the Holy Spirit’s whispers and nudges. Remember how the Holy Spirit nudged and spoke in the past. Be curious and open-minded. Think of the Holy Spirit as a “She” Be quiet and listen.