Is Your Life A Living Love Song For God?

 
Heart of LoveA love song always includes praises for the object of our affection. Would you like to make your life a living love song for God? What would that look like in your eyes? Starting today, how can you make your life a living and growing praise song to your heavenly Father?
A good way to answer this question is to look at Jesus and His disciples. How did Jesus demonstrate His love for us and how did His followers demonstrate their love for Christ? I assure you there were deliberate actions and a concerted effort.
Consider all the gifts and talents God has given you. Every child of God has received a spiritual gift(s) and is supposed to use it/them to edify the body of Christ, which in turn glorifies and pleases God. What are your gifts and how are you using them?
When we step out in faith, believing God has equipped us to help those around us, we are walking through an open door He has provided. This open door is an opportunity to serve, witness, and praise the name of Jesus. Our trust in His provision and our willingness to minister to others, even our decision to put aside our plans for the day in order to follow His purpose, is a means to shower Him with our love and appreciation.
“As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. If anyone speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God. If anyone ministers, let him do it as with the ability which God supplies, that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.” 1 Peter 4:10-11 (NKJV)
A.W. Tozer wrote, “You can see God from anywhere if your mind is set to love and obey Him.”  
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Your love song to God will be spelled out over your entire lifetime. It will not be one continuous melody. Rather, it will have different movements, like a symphony. There will be pauses. There will even be moments of silence. Different tempos will occur depending on your measure of obedience and submission to His will.
Some movements in your life song will be full of joy and speed, appropriately marked ALLEGRO. Other movements will be very slow. LARGO is a time when you may be required to endure a sorrow or time of suffering, preferably with the dignity and grace God promises to provide. How you carry yourself through a trial can be an incredible opportunity to show God your love for Him. Observers will find themselves amazed and curious when you praise God during your storm, speaking of His unfathomable love, mercy, and grace.
Jesus called us to be the light of the world. If we dedicate our lives to becoming messengers of hope, love, and grace we will get attention. Light demands attention. Light gets noticed, especially in a dark world full of sin and hate.
Goals and ambitions, when aligned with the will of God, will always come to pass. If you find your fulfillment and joy in Christ His passions will become your delight.
“Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.”Psalm 37:4 (NKJV)
Will every breath you exhale be a praise offering that honors His glorious name? Will you dedicate every act of service to Him and for His glory? Can you agree to be an extension of His love from this day forth? If so, your life will be a unique and astonishing love song to the one and only God.
“I love those who love Me, and those who seek Me diligently will find Me.”Proverbs 8:17 (NKJV)
“’And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’  This is the first commandment. And the second, like it, is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’  There is no other commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:30-31 (NKJV)

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  1. When I grew up and in the churches I attended the people were always stiff and formal. The music even felt stiff and to formal even some of the most beautiful hymns ever written were not sung with any emotion. Later in life I started going to other churches that were more open more alive. Even though I truly enjoy churches that are like this I don’t know how to open up like that I feel so uncomfortable and out of place when I try. It frustrates me because I want to give that kind of glory, however I just don’t know how to do it. When I talk about God, Jesus, and the Holy Ghost I can be passionate there. I can open up my heart talking one on one or sometimes even a few people at a time. I just do not know how in church during praise.

  2. SO often i will sing and play my piano to joy in faith to Christ be bless and thankful for the gift and be so fild of love and heaven will fall down and althings are so beautiful as a dream in life and so many time the lord will give us so wonderful blessing to joy and knowing that he love us and he will take care over us and our familys and save to evealsting life in to joy for better are in the front still ,thanks and bless and pray,keijo sweden

Luke 21:36 "Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man."

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