โ€‹My Daily Bread – JESUSโœ๏ธsaid unto him, “Thou shalt LOVE ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’’ the LORDโœ๏ธthy GODโœ๏ธwith ALL thy heart ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’Ÿโฃ๏ธ, and with ALL thy soul, and with ALL thy mind ๐Ÿ’ญ๐Ÿ’ฌ. This is the first and great commandment.”ย What Do We Really Want / Need to be Truly Happy โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ˜น?ย If only … I were out of school ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ๐ŸŽ“. If only … I had that job ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป. If only … I were married ๐Ÿ‘ซ ๐Ÿ’‘๐Ÿคต ๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿ’’ … with children๐Ÿ•ด๏ธ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿคฐ๐Ÿšผ๐Ÿ‘ผ๐Ÿ‘ถ ๐Ÿ‘ช๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ. If only … I could retire ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ฒ๐Ÿ’ฑ๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿค‘. If only . . . The truth is, we possess eternal life ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธnow.ย To live forever we must let JESUSโœ๏ธlive in us now. He who raised CHRISTโœ๏ธfrom the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of His SPIRIT โœ๏ธ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ who lives in you.ย Contentment – Enjoy ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜น Life Right Now – Cultivating a Heart ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’Ÿโฃ๏ธ of Contentment ย https://discoveryseries.org/courses/cultivating-a-heart-of-contentment/.

My Daily Bread – JESUSโœ๏ธsaid unto him, “Thou shalt LOVE ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’’ the LORDโœ๏ธthy GODโœ๏ธwith ALL thy heart ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’Ÿโฃ๏ธ, and with ALL thy soul, and with ALL thy mind ๐Ÿ’ญ๐Ÿ’ฌ. This is the first and great commandment.” 
What Do We Really Want / Need to be Truly Happy โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ˜น? 

If only … I were out of school ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ๐ŸŽ“. If only … I had that job ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป. If only … I were married ๐Ÿ‘ซ ๐Ÿ’‘๐Ÿคต ๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿ’’ … with children๐Ÿ•ด๏ธ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿคฐ๐Ÿšผ๐Ÿ‘ผ๐Ÿ‘ถ ๐Ÿ‘ช๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ. If only … I could retire ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ฒ๐Ÿ’ฑ๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿค‘. If only . . . The truth is, we possess eternal life ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธnow. 

To live forever we must let JESUSโœ๏ธlive in us now. He who raised CHRISTโœ๏ธfrom the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of His SPIRIT โœ๏ธ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ who lives in you. 

Contentment – Enjoy ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜น Life Right Now – Cultivating a Heart ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’Ÿโฃ๏ธ of Contentment  https://discoveryseries.org/courses/cultivating-a-heart-of-contentment/.

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JESUSโœ๏ธsaid unto him, “Thou shalt LOVE ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’’ the LORDโœ๏ธthy GODโœ๏ธwith ALL thy heart ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’Ÿโฃ๏ธ, and with ALL thy soul, and with ALL thy mind. This is the first and great commandment.” 

Matthew 22:37โ€ญ-โ€ฌ38 KJV

http://bible.com/1/mat.22.37-38.KJV

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What Do We Want? To live forever we must let JESUS live in us now.

He who raised CHRIST from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of His SPIRIT who lives in you.โ€”Romans 8:11

โ€œI went from the horse-and-buggy to a man walking on the moon,โ€ said the elderly man to his granddaughter, who shared this story with me recently. But then he mused, โ€œI never thought it would be so short.โ€

Life is short, and many of us turn to JESUS because we want to live forever. Thatโ€™s not bad, but we donโ€™t comprehend what eternal life really is. We tend to crave the wrong things. We long for something better, and we think itโ€™s just ahead. If only I were out of school. If only I had that job. If only I were married. If only I could retire. If only . . . And then one day we catch an echo of our grandfatherโ€™s voice as we wonder where the time has flown.

The truth is, we possess eternal life now. The apostle Paul wrote, โ€œThe law of the SPIRIT who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and deathโ€ (Rom. 8:2). Then he said, โ€œThose who live in accordance with the SPIRIT have their minds set on what the SPIRIT desiresโ€ (v. 5). In other words, our desires change when we come to CHRIST. This naturally gives us what we most desire. โ€œThe mind governed by the SPIRIT is life and peaceโ€ (v. 6).

Itโ€™s one of lifeโ€™s great lies that we need to be somewhere else, doing something else, with someone else before we start truly living. When we find our life in JESUS, we exchange regret over lifeโ€™s brevity for the full enjoyment of life with Him, both now and forever. โ€”Tim Gustafson

LORD, You said You came to give us life to the fullest, but so often we have our own agenda and the wrong goals in mind. Please forgive us, and help us desire what You want.

To live forever we must let JESUS live in us now.

INSIGHT: Read John 10:10 to see what JESUS said about eternal life. What hinders you from enjoying life on earth now? To read more on the subject of contentment see Cultivating a Heart of Contentment at discoveryseries.org/hp052.

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