Becoming God’s Beloved: Cultivating Intimacy and Trust in Your Walk with Christ | Ep 13

Episode summary: 

If you’re feeling the frustration of prayer and fasting without experiencing the deeper intimacy with God you crave, then you are not alone!

In this segment of the A New Creation Podcast, Jemese encourages listeners to develop a deeper relationship with God by committing time and effort to seeking Him and abiding in Him. We discuss how relying on worldly things like drugs, alcohol, sex, or relationships can result in placing them above the Lord Jesus. Instead, Jemese urges listeners to turn towards God in all situations and seek a deeper relationship with Him. She also emphasizes the benefits that come with abiding in God, including safety, relationship, and peace. Finally, she provides a prayer for those who are ready to accept Jesus as their personal Lord and Savior and encourage listeners to take the first step towards a deeper relationship with Him.

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In this episode, you’ll be able to :

  • Appreciate the significance of turning to God for a steady foundation and wise guidance.
  • Immerse yourself in the empowering encounters stemming from God’s presence in your life.
  • Acquire the many advantages of abiding in God, from safety to inner harmony.
  • Discern the unique qualities of the Christian walk in contrast to the world’s aspirations.
  • Emphasize the crucial role of mentorship and spiritual friendships in enhancing your faith journey.

One of the most counterculture things you can do is profess and confess and proclaim and shout and live from this place of absolute dependency on the Lord.

Jemese LaChel

The resources and takeaways mentioned in this episode are:

  • Make a commitment to spending time with the Lord Jesus.
  • Draw near to the Lord, and He will draw near to you.
  • Read your Bible to get familiar with God’s nature and character.
  • Ask the Lord Jesus for help and guidance in tough situations.
  • Place your faith in the Lord Jesus and not in worldly relationships or possessions.
  • Trust that the Lord Jesus will supply all of your needs according to His riches and blessings.
  • Seek out Godly influences and relationships to help guide you in your walk with Christ.
  • Develop the habit of going to the Lord first in times of stress or decision-making.
  • Remember that every word that the Lord speaks is true and trustworthy.

Listening for the Word of the Lord
A critical aspect of growing in faith is learning to listen for God’s guidance. This could come through reading the Bible, prayer, or even through relationships with others. Developing the habit of intentionally listening for the Lord’s direction allows believers to make choices that are aligned with His will and experience personal growth. Jemese emphasizes the significance of paying attention to God’s Word, especially when faced with challenging situations. She suggests that believers should turn to God for guidance rather than seeking it through worldly things such as drugs, alcohol, or unhealthy relationships. By being open to the Lord’s guidance, His followers can confidently make decisions that align with the divine plan and purpose.

Dependence on God
In the journey of Christian faith, depending on God in all aspects of life is of utmost importance. This might seem counterculture in the world today where independence and self-reliance are often promoted, but believers must remember that true security comes from trusting in the Lord. By placing full trust and reliance on God, believers can rest easy knowing that every situation is under His control. Dependence on God is not only vital in overcoming challenging circumstances but also in living a fulfilling life as His children. Jemese reminds listeners that dependence on God is a bold and powerful stance to take. She elaborates that being honest in professing one’s complete dependency on the Lord is a counterculture act. Jemese also cautions about seeking encounters with God and emphasizes that the Christian walk should be set apart, living as His chosen people through leaning on Him for stability and guidance.

Accepting Jesus as Lord and Savior
The cornerstone of Christian faith is accepting Jesus Christ as one’s personal Lord and Savior. This act of surrender signifies both obedience and devotion to Jesus, acknowledging that He is the only way to eternal life and a relationship with God. Believers who make this commitment experience a life-changing transformation that empowers them to live out their faith confidently. During the podcast, Jemese Lachel invites listeners who are ready to take this life-changing step to pray and accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. She encourages them to submit to His lordship, let God work through them, and seek help from mentors and Godly friends to support them in their walk with Christ. This decision is the first and most crucial step towards a deeper and more fulfilling relationship with God.

Connect with Jemese:

As a Christian trauma therapist, Jemese is dedicated to guiding women on a path of healing and transformation. With a deep understanding of the power of faith and the human experience, She combines professional expertise with a compassionate approach rooted in the teachings of Jesus. T

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