Welcome to 2017. I know I’m not the first to say that, but I will anyway.
For Christmas, Josh gave me a beautiful wall calendar with Bible verses for each month. I love it. I think that the verse for January is just right.
“Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4”
That isn’t a new verse to many of us, but in a time of year that is so well known for making changes and resolutions, it gives an excellent (and oh so needed) reminder.
If we are truly delighting ourselves in the Lord, we are seeking him daily. We want to know him – what he likes, who he is, what he does. Loving and knowing God so much that we would say we “delight” in him changes our hearts. Our attitudes, motives, desires all tend to line up with him and what he wants for us.
So, if we desire changes and motivations while having this kind of a relationship with God, of course we will see him bring them to pass!
Make 2017 your year for deeply knowing God. Allow him to change you as he reveals himself to you.