James 4:8;Come near to God and he will come near to you...
Have you ever felt like you’re just going through the motions. You go to church, Read your bible, and try your best to live a life that is pleasing to God, but no matter what you do, He still feels far away from you?
God has promise to draw closer to us when we draw closer to Him.God must be sought.His presence must be sought.
Here are 5 Ways To Draw Closer To God:
Though this may seem obvious, pray.
Prayer must be a conversation.
God longs for our companionships
What does your prayer life mean to you as an individual?
God want you to develop a prayer life that means something to you.
Just as You talk to your family every time. Make sure the words come from your heart and are not just empty words.
God wants you to have a conversation with Him, not to cite empty words to Him.
Think of him as your friend, your father.
You didn't do what God ask you to do.
Sometimes we can boldly talk about what God ask us to, but the question is did you obey Him?
Is not about hearing the voice of God alone , but obeying the voice of God.
Pray for help with all the things you are struggling with spiritually.
Once you have prayed about it and have been forgiven, it is important to forgive yourself.
3.Imagine Him With You all the time
Think about Him all day.
4.Gather a support group
Speak with people who have traveled the same road you are now on.
5.Read the Bible
Reading your Bible every day is essential in growing closer to God.
Before you read, ask God to open up your heart, soul, and mind to whatever He wants to show you.
The Bible must be read patiently, slowly, meditately, etc
Read one or two chapters a day, (maybe one in the morning and one in the evening, Pray as you read, and talk to God about what those verses mean. This is an EXCELLENT way to grow closer to God.