3 Things That God Requires from Us

 

What is the measure of your success as a Christian? What is God looking for in His children? If you’ve been a Christian for a while, you may have heard the following:

“God wants you to glorify Him in everything you do.”

“You need to find God’s perfect will for your life and follow it.”

“God commands you to love your neighbour as yourself.”

While all of these statements are Biblically accurate, they can all be summarized in one brief verse from the prophet Micah.

“He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?” (Micah 6:8)

Let’s take a closer look at 3 things that God requires from us.

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7 Characteristics of Christlike Love

 
 

As God’s sons and daughters, He wants us to be transformed into the image of His Son. Although we cannot have His infinite wisdom or power, we can develop His humility, His kindness, His joy, and, most of all, His love. What does Jesus’ love look like? Here are several key descriptions that we’ve taken from the classic love chapter, 1 Corinthians 13. 

Read on to learn 7 characteristics of Christlike love.

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How Can We Know a Holy God?

 

Each person has been created with an inborn God-consciousness…an understanding that there is an unapproachable, powerful Presence living throughout the whole universe. Rudolf Otto argued that “the numinous” was part of every human mind, referring to the God-consciousness of man. The holiness of God is difficult for mortal man to understand. And, when man is confronted with the Presence of God, he is overwhelmed and brought to his knees. Why is this?

 

How can we know a holy, unapproachable God?

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