God's Love Language // Experiencing God

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(John 4:23-24) Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.”

Truth:

Fuels our experience

(Matthew 4:4 NLT) But Jesus told him, “No! The Scriptures say, ‘People do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’

(Colossians 3:16 AMP) Let the [spoken] word of Christ have its home within you [dwelling in your heart and mind—permeating every aspect of your being] as you teach [spiritual things] and admonish and train one another with all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Substantiates our experience

(John 14:6) Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

(Philippians 2:10-11) that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Deepens our experience

(John 17:17) Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.

(John 17:3 TPT) Eternal life means to know and experience you as the only true God, and to know and experience Jesus Christ, as the Son whom you have sent.

Spirit:

Guides us to truth

(John 16:13) But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come

Illuminates truth to us

(II Timothy 3:16) All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,

(2 Corinthians 4:4 NLT) Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don't believe. They are unable to see the glorious light of the Good News. They don't understand this message about the glory of Christ, who is the exact likeness of God.

Empowers us in truth

(Romans 8:9 TPT) But when the Spirit of Christ empowers your life, you are not dominated by the flesh but by the Spirit. And if you are not joined to the Spirit of the Anointed One, you are not of him

Action Steps

  • Be transparent.

  • Be expectant.

  • Be dependent.