Excerpts from "Our Daily Bread-July 05,2011"
In this fast-paced, get-ahead world,it's easy to wear our selves down-pressing ahead and moving forward at all costs. But even in our desire to be effective Christians, we must consistently be willing to retreat into God's presence. Only in the refreshing of His strength can we find the resources to move forward in our service for Him. Retreat in Jesus before moving forward.- Bill Crowder
"Alone with the Father is the only place to find strength to press on"
Matthew 14: 23
After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone,
It is only indeed in God's presence that our longing is fulfilled, our strength renewed and we are refreshed. In God's presence there is completeness of joy!