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Live to please God

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1 Thessalonians 4 speaks to living a life for God, which can indeed be a full joyous life. Verses 1/2 say, "Finally, dear brothers and sisters, we urge you in the name of the Lord Jesus to live in a way that pleases God, as we have taught you. You live this way already, and we encourage you to do so even more. For you remember what we taught you by the authority of the Lord Jesus." 

Let's not make living for the Lord difficult. Let's do what it is He wants us to do in spirit and in truth. Living a life pleasing to God doesn't mean we will get everything right though. No, we will surely stumble and fall short for sure. Living a life pleasing to God means living a life of praise, love, worship, and faith towards Him. It means knowing He is the ruler and guider over our lives at all times. Isn't it great to have a great protector and a great watcher over our lives that we can praise and worship? It means his light is shining ever so brightly over our lives and He still has us here for a reason. Why not praise and honor that?

I hope these words inspired, reassured, and uplifted somebody today. I don't know about you, but I need to be encouraged from time to time that God has my back. None of us can make it through life by ourselves. We need support, right? So stay encouraged and keep living a life for the Lord. He sees you. He's sees everything you're doing for Him.
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