Husband, Jesus, Marriage

On Jesus, Always

Jesus says, “Why do you rely on imperfect human beings to fill and support and strengthen you? There are so many reasons you know this to be an unwise decision. First, it is unfair to put such a burden on them. You know and they know there’s no way they can be your everything, all the time. People fail. So why place your trust in them? 
I beseech you to trust in me. My deepest desire is that you would long to spend every minute you are drawing breath with me. I know you love your husband. That is so good. I am honored by the cherished relationship the two of you share. You seek me together. You build one another up. You are a positive example of marriage and thus of the Bride of Christ and My Father. 
But. 
No matter how much you love you husband, you cannot look to him to sustain you. You mustn’t place your need for security and peace in his power. Yes, he will do his best to provide for you and he does deserve your trust. But, daughter, I will never fail you. You know this, don’t you?”
Yes, Jesus. I know. 
“Then come to me. Turn your needs over to me–I will fill them to overflowing. I will give you purpose. I will give you peace. I will always listen. I will never fail.”
Jesus, I’m so sorry. I know you deserve my everything. You shouldn’t just be a priority in my life. You should BE my life. I want to make YOU the one I long to spend every waking minute with. I want to think of you first when I have exciting news or a devastating blow. Forgive me for replacing you. Be my everything. Now. 
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