I usually read a selection in addition to my regular Bible reading. And instead of following it day-by-day, I'm just working my way through this devotional over the last year-and-a-half.
Chambers' writings have been challenging for me, helping me realize that I too often seek God's blessings and God's will, instead of simply pursuing God Himself. His blessings are meant to be an effect of a relationship with Him, not the purpose of a relationship. I need to be reminded regularly that God's main desire for me is to draw near to Him.
Now that I am almost done with this book, I'm considering using another devotional-type book as part of morning time with God. Here are some thoughts:
- Everyday Prayers
- Jesus Calling
- The Purpose Driven Life
- A Gospel Primer for Christians (I've read it twice before, but it may be worth a re-read)
Do you have any books that you'd recommend? You can let me know in the comments.
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