We should be honoring God in all life's circumstances, not just when we need something from Him. God is not a genie that we only go to with "wishes" and then expect them to be granted at the "snap" of a prayer. God wants a relationship with us, and like any relationship, they'll be good times and times where it feels like the wheels are coming off.
A relationship should be one of love, joy and support. Sounds like a good recipe for our relationship with Christ, because He'll never need our support, but yet He will provide it to us freely. He loved us so much that He died for the forgiveness of our sins, yet only asks that we believe in His sacrifice and invite Him into our hearts. And joy, well, let's just say that when you repent for your sins, there IS joy in the heavens, "in the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents." Luke 15:10.
So remember, "give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." 1 Thessalonians 5:18
Be joyful in your salvation made possible through your relationship with Jesus! Love Him at all times and in all situations (no matter how difficult), because He will always support you and will never abandon you. For it is known, that in this life you will have troubles, but take heart, as He has overcome the world!
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