People are hurting and depressed and lack because we forget that there are benefits to being in the kingdom:

Psalm 103:1 Bless the LORD, O my soul;
         And all that is within me, bless His holy name!
 2 Bless the LORD, O my soul,

     ~     And FORGET NOT all His benefits: ~
 3 Who forgives all your iniquities,
          Who heals all your diseases,
 4 Who redeems your life from destruction,
          Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies,
 5 Who satisfies your mouth with good things,
          So that your youth is renewed like the eagle‚Äôs.
         
 6 The LORD executes righteousness
         And justice for all who are oppressed.
 7 He made known His ways to Moses,
         His acts to the children of Israel.
 8 The LORD is merciful and gracious,
         Slow to anger, and abounding in mercy.
 ...
 10 He has not dealt with us according to our sins,
          Nor punished us according to our iniquities.

He appeared to the disciples, (minus one) in the upper room and told them "Peace be with you."
He then came back the very next week because one disciple hadn't seen Him and didn't believe the others. He made a special trip to see Thomas.

He has put away all of our sins so that we can come to Him and seek our needs. health, finances, provision. Strength, power, blessings, wisdom. But how many people turn Him away with " I have to walk out my salvation! I can do this for I am a mighty man of God! "
How many people turn Him away with " You don't understand how bad it is!"
How many people turn Him away with " God works in mysterious ways. This is just my cross to bear."
Self absorbed people walking in the world and not understanding why they don't enjoy the benefits of the Kingdom. People use the excuse of being " good stewards" to live in the world and not the Kingdom when he clearly stated that we choose to walk in one or the other with every step, every word, every thought.
We need to make it a habit to stop and take minutes throughout the day to look to Him. For any reason; for no reason. But to remember that He is no longer on the cross. He is alive and well and is the midst of your circumstances.
We need to stop looking into our souls for our answers and look to heaven for them. And receive them through our spirits. 

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