What Comes First? Feelings v. Obedience

“If you love me, you will obey me.” (John 14:15)

Over the past several years, I had cried out to the Lord asking for more of His love in me. But nothing seemed to change. Why wouldn’t he answer a prayer for something I knew He wanted me to have? A prayer to be someone I knew He wanted me to be?

It took longer than I’d like to admit, but I came to realize He already had answered my prayer. I just didn’t feel like it.

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