Desire Rules

“If you ask people why they do what they are doing, many times their response will be “I do it because it is fun.” They do it because it makes them happy, because they desire to do it. The choices and actions of people are determined by their desires. This is a law of our nature. This is the way God has made us. Desire rules the world. The trick is to desire the right things. Because our nature has been driven off course by sin, our hearts desire things that are ultimately harmful to us. The goal of the Bible is to get us to desire things that are truly for our eternal benefit. That is what the word of God does to our hearts as we read it every day. It gives us reasons and motives to turn away from desires that are contrary to God and our own good. It commands, exhorts, and warns us in every way possible to set the affections of our hearts on God and noble things. The result will be breathtaking, magnificent and eternal happiness.” –Michael Stohlmeyer

About Maureen Stohlmeyer

Grateful to have been married to my wonderful husband Michael for nearly 35 years who is now with the Lord, I would like to share from writers from the past who have strengthened our faith and walk with Jesus Christ our Savior and Redeemer. His walk with God was deeply enriched by the writings of authors from the past and I dedicate this blog to him and to them.
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