Journal 4 Essay

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“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God" (Romans 3:23) this is a quote that every sinners can relate to. It doesn't matter just because he/she had sinned shouldn't hold them back from creating a relationship with their savior. This is why God sent his son to die for us because he knows that we’re humans. Acts 17:27 says God is at work in everyone’s life. “So that they should seek the Lord, in the hope that they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us” (Acts 17:27). God is really not far from us. We just have to be ready and called on him
My relationship with God is something I’ve been working constantly. I'm a sinner, I’m not perfect. Some of the things that I have done make me feel filthy and not being worthy of God's love or even having a relationship with him. For this reason, I feel as though my personal relationship with God is not quiet there. I believe that I do have some kind of relationship with Him because there have been times where I prayed to God and my prayers were answered. There were times when I needed God to get me out of bad situations and he did. There had also been time where my prayers were not answered and I thought about me being a sinner could've been the reason God didn't hear my prayers. Even though God promises to never leave us in his words "I will never leave you nor forsake you" (Hebrews 13:5) but during those times I felt like he did. I know in order begin my personal relationship with God I have to put my faith in Jesus Christ and accept him as my Lord and Savior. Sometimes I say to myself, I know that my sin has separated me from God, that’s what I think. I know God send his Son to die in my place to take away these sins. I now trust Jesus to forgive my sins. I have now invited Him into my life as my Savior and Lord. I believed God has received me into His eternal family (at times).
In the light of this theology course, continue to see how God is still molding me, I know that I'm a working progress. Honestly, until I went through the process of doing this I didn’t understand what it meant to have a personal authentic relationship with God. The thought of being a sinner drew me away from