The God Is Blessed By God

1313 WordsFeb 2, 20176 Pages
Throughout our lives we hear people saying, "God has blessed me" or "I am blessed" and most of the time the first thing that comes to our minds is success. We immediately relate blessings to something great. The most common understanding of what it means to be blessed by God is that we receive good things from Him. In this case, we can say that everyone, believes and non-believers receive blessings from God. However, we should ask ourselves this: are the blessings from God only limited to materialistic things? Even though they are part of it, to think that the blessings from God are primarily materialistic things tends to limit our understanding of what God has in store for us the believers. So what does it really mean to be blessed by…show more content…
There is nothing we could have done to deserve God 's blessing. However, in his infinite love, Jesus Christ took our place and died on the cross for us; Jesus bore the curse that was upon us and died in our place. He died so we could live. Every single human being has received the blessing of God through faith in Jesus. Galatians 3:14 says, "He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit." This verse clearly tells us that the blessing in Christ that God wants us to receive is much larger than materialistic things; God wants us to receive the promise of the Spirit. This verse also indicates that the Spirit is the blessing that God promised Abraham to all nations and that has been received by everyone who believes in Jesus Christ as their only Savior. Because the Spirit of God dwells in us, we are beyond blessed to have the opportunity to pray, call upon his name and meditate in his Word. We are blessed by simply having the opportunity of conversation with God at any time of our day. To me, the word blessing or to be blessed means: to have the Spirit dwelling in me and to have his active support in my life. The greatest blessing of God always rests in God Himself. Knowing that to be blessed by God is not only receiving materialistic things from him completely changes the idea I have of missions. For believers, a blessed life
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