Knowing vs. Serving
From The Overcoming Life by Jim and Merry Corbett
Oftentimes we choose to serve God rather than get to know Him because it is easier to focus on and control what we do than it is to focus on becoming who God desires us to be. The Lord’s main concern centers on us reflecting the character of Christ, and the only way that occurs is by spending time in His presence. Interestingly enough, it’s also the only way to truly serve Him, because how do we really know what He desires us to do if we do not wait in His presence to find out?
Remember, even Satan would be pleased to have you busy with good things if it stops you from becoming intimately acquainted with the Lord, and walking in the real power that comes through surrender and obedience.
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