You need your heavenly Father! The Bible says, “But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on His name. (Jesus)” – John 1:12. Believing, and Receiving the name of Jesus has the power to transform your old sinful self into the image and likeness of God, into making you and me a child of God! Once you are His child, you are assured of His presence all around you! (Matt 28:20)
2. You Need a Family: Even before Sin corrupted the human race, when there existed perfect fellowship between God and Man like that of a Father and a Son, God looked at Adam and made this solemn declaration. “It is not good for Man to be alone” (Gen 2:18) God made Man in his likeness, and just like there is fellowship within the trinity, between the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, there needs to be fellowship between you and the family that God has placed you in.
Your family could be anyone, It could be your spouse and children. It could also be your parents and siblings, or even your close friends. Not always will you get support and help from your physical family. For instance, Jesus’ family was his disciples. (Matt 12:49) God is the one who places the lonely in families. (Psalm 68:6) If you have not yet recognized your family, ask the Lord to help you identify them and their presence around you.Once you have recognized your family, share, care and live for them.
Christopher McCandless who went Into the Wild to get away from the world and civilization scribbled this in his journal before he died all alone in the jungles of Alaska, “Happiness (is) real only when shared”
Learn to recognize the Fatherhood of God in your life and soak regularly in His presence. Commit yourself to your responsibilities within your Family. Indulge yourself in the assembly and ministry of your local Church.
There might still be times when you feel lonely and alone. Jesus was in the center of the will of God in his life when He hung alone on the cross and cried out, “My God My God Why have you forsaken me?” (Matt 27:46)
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I would like to hear from you. What are the lessons you have learnt from your times of running away from God and people? Where do you think you need improvement, in your relationship with your Heavenly Father, your earthly Family or your spirtual Fellowship? How do you plan to counter them? If it is not personal please feel free to login and share in the comments section below.