The Lord is so joyful when He sees us walking in the truth. His commandments were given to us as a map to follow in life. As we follow them we will love the Lord with more conviction. We will love our neighbor as ourselves. As we seek the Lord’s counsel in prayer we will be directed on how to live. The more we seek to follow Him the stronger the Spirit will be in our life. Our paths will be straight. Just like a candle lights up a house when the power is out the Lord will light up our life. We will have a new desire to serve Him. Our ability to love will increase. We will think more of others and less of ourselves.
Oh Lord, I am desperate for your touch. I trust in You. I will walk in your ways. I know that through your love lives can change, just as You have changed mine. I have felt your mercy and grace. You rescued me from a life of sin. You found me and had compassion. I was in a state of despair and you gave me a new life. I have a new hope for the future. Your love burns in my soul. It consumes me each day that I live. Let this love take me deeper than ever before. Help me to love others more genuinely. I surrender all to You. I want more of You in my life. I will follow your commandments and keep them close to my heart.
2 John 1:4-6
4 I rejoiced greatly that I have found some of your children walking in truth, as we received commandment from the Father.
5 And now I plead with you, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment to you, but that which we have had from the beginning: that we love one another.
6 This is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it.