Stopping in my tracks, I reread the simple statement. And it whacked me in between the eyes like a two-by-four.
“The infinitely self-sufficient God has come not to be assisted, but to be enjoyed.” – John Piper.
God doesn’t need my help. Jesus came to be enjoyed.
Questions formed. Do I enjoy God? Or do I merely enjoy His things?
How easy it is to love the marvelous gifts I receive from God—life, provision, protection, salvation, comfort, adoption, reconciliation, and on and on. It is good to enjoy God’s gifts. He is a Father who delights to give good things to His children.
But do I enjoy Him more than His gifts?
Had I merely enjoyed the things I received from my husband, I’d rightly be labeled a horrible wife.
But my relationship with Jon was much more than things. I enjoyed his goofy child-like enthusiasm…
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