More of Jesus: More Than Just Enough


[Sisters], I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 3:13-14

What’s the desire of your heart? Are you satisfied with just enough, or do you want more? More peace, more hope, more joy, more love, more fulfillment.

I want more! I want more than just being saved from God’s wrath, more than calling myself a Christian, more than just a ticket to Heaven, more than the bare minimum God offers.

I’ve concluded that it won’t be enough until, like the apostle Paul, my faith becomes sight and I know Him as fully as I am known by Him (1 Corinthians 13:12). I long for everything God wants to give me.

I want more of His image reflected in my life.

More of His Spirit in my service.

More of His glory on my knees.

What are you longing for? If you want more, isn’t it time you began embracing the God-filled life?

Excerpted with permission from Fixing My Eyes on Jesus by Anne Graham Lotz, copyright Zondervan.

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Your Turn

Do you crave more of Jesus? This is the cry of my heart — More, Lord! I want to be more in love with Him, hear Him more, see Him more as I seek Him more. I want to be more like Him. I’m dissatisfied with dullness of spirit and long for a more vibrant passion for Jesus. What about you? Let’s embrace the God-filled life together! Come share your thoughts with us on our blog. We want to hear from you! ~ Laurie McClure, Faith.Full

Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of Billy and Ruth Graham, is the president and CEO of AnGeL Ministries, a nonprofit organization that draws people into a life-changing relationship with God through his Word. Anne launched her revival ministry in 2000 and has spoken on six continents, in more than twenty foreign countries, proclaiming the Word of God in arenas, churches, seminaries, and prisons. She is also the award-winning author of ten books, including her most recent, Wounded by God's People.

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