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Let's Be Moses
TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 07/16/09 | Jeannie St. John Taylor

Posted on 07/16/2009 8:03:47 AM PDT by Patriot1259

Have you ever noticed that in every love relationship one party always seems to care more than the other? The one who loves most is patient and considerate, overlooking wrongs, forgiving, and always wanting the best for the object of his love. The most-interested sees his love in a hopeful light and longs for a closer relationship, even when the less-interested one pulls back. If there’s separation, the one more capable of love reaches out for reconciliation and, if rebuffed, waits anxiously for the other to return his affection.

Almost unbelievably, in your relationship with Jesus he is the one most desirous of relationship. You’re not the one most interested. He’s the one who waits for you to call; he continually knocks on the door of your heart, waiting for you to open. You’re the one who fails to put him first and, sadly, your indifference hurts him.

And yet you occasionally cry out for him to draw closer to you, don’t you? I know because I’ve done it. I pray, “Lord, please draw close to me. I desperately need to feel your love. Where are you?”

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TOPICS: Religion
KEYWORDS: christians; jesus; love; moses
The Cypress Times' Columnist Jeannie St. John Taylor, best selling author and two-time Gold Medallion finalist, is the author of five non-fiction books as well as fifteen books for children. She writes and illustrates in the office-studio her husband built on their beef farm ten minutes from the skyscrapers in downtown Portland, Oregon.
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