By June 15, 2015 7 Comments


I want MORE of God.

I want MORE of God who is not created in my image.

I want MORE of God who accepts people who are painfully aware they could be wrong in their beliefs.

I want MORE of God who knows my infallibility and allows room for me to err on the side of mercy and grace.

I want MORE of God who is a friend of sinners and the conscience of the self-righteous and died for both. (Isaiah 53:12; Matthew 23:25-28)

I want MORE of God who allows the righteous to suffer and the unrighteous to prosper, in this life. (Romans 5:3; Psalm 73:3)more

I want MORE of God who designed marriage to be for life and permitted Moses to write a “bill of divorce.” (Deuteronomy 24:1)

I want MORE of God who is a Holy, Perfect, Sinless Creator and loves unholy, imperfect, sinful creatures. (Psalm 5:4; John 3:16)

I want MORE of God who forgave those who mercilessly crucified Him and never regretted the day He marvelously created them. (Luke 23:34)

I want MORE of God who is perfectly able to accept without approving. (Luke 15:24)

I want MORE of God who is Righteous and Merciful. (Psalm 116:5)

I want MORE of God who is Almighty and Humble. (Philippians 2:8)

I want MORE of God who is Grace and Truth. (John 1:14)morning

I want MORE of God who has no limits and limited Himself eternally to a body with the wounds of crucifixion. (Revelation 5:6)

I want MORE of God who abhors sin’s power so much that He sent His Son Jesus to die as a sin-sacrifice and absolutely loves sinners so much that He wills that none should perish. (2 Peter 3:9)

I want MORE of  God who is good and allows evil. (Job 1:11)

I want MORE of God who knows the future and has given us free will. (Ephesians 1:11)

APPLICATION: What’s your longing? Please leave a comment below.

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Bob Jones

Author Bob Jones

Pastor at North Pointe Community Church for 27 years. Happily married to Jocelyn for 38 years. We have two adult sons, Cory and his wife Lynsey and their son Vinnie; Jean Marc and his wife Angie and their three gorgeous daughters, Quinn, Lena and Annora. I love being a pastor and inspiring faith in Jesus through communicating, blogging, counseling and coaching. I enjoy running, reading, writing and ball hockey. Fan of the Esks and Pats. Follow me on Twitter @bobjones49ers

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