The Desperate Pursuit
Are you searching for answers but can't seem to get them? Need direction, healing, deliverance or a touch from God? Maybe it's His embrace you long for, His gentle touch and strong shoulder to lay your head upon. Do you desire to escape from the noise and busyness of your day and hear His voice whisper His love to you? Maybe there are things on your heart you can't share with anyone and shame is holding you captive. He loves a broken and repentant heart and He's quick to forgive, lift your head and wipe your tears.
If these are the things you are longing for, the fulfillment of your desire is deep in His presence. Begin to pursue Him with tenacity, chase after Him as if your life and future depended on it.
When I began my pursuit of Jesus, I would tell Him, "I don't care if you ever touch me, I'm going to touch you!" I would then worship, praise and adore Him until His heart was moved and He began pursuing me! I would think I was finished with my worship and get ready to leave my prayer closet, but feel the Holy Spirit pull me back and ask me to just stay a little longer... God doesn't play favorites, the relationship I have with Him, He desires to have with YOU!
It takes time to develop this type of relationship but how much does it mean to you? If you really want it, get serious and don't give up! My relationship with Him is great, but I haven't scratched the surface of all that He has for me and all that He is! I am desperate for more! There is so much to learn and with each new level, He reveals a little more of Himself and it's captivating! My heart is His, so I'll crucify more flesh to experience more of His Spirit.
What I have is not enough, I must go deeper... I hunger and thirst for more! Sacrifice some time to chase the One who is waiting to shower you with His love as you enter His presence! That's where you'll find what you've been looking for. He is calling to you... come away with me! Break away from the grasp the world has on you and begin your pursuit of Jesus.
Psalm 107:8-9 Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
Song of Songs 2:10 My beloved spoke, and said to me:“Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away."
Psalm 23:1-3, 6 (MSG) God, my shepherd! I don’t need a thing. You have bedded me down in lush meadows, you find me quiet pools to drink from. True to your word, you let me catch my breath and send me in the right direction. Your beauty and love chase after me every day of my life. I’m back home in the house of God for the rest of my life.
Psalm 63:1-8 You, God, are my God ,earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water. I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your power and your glory. Because your love is better than life,my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands. I will be fully satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you. On my bed I remember you; I think of you through the watches of the night. Because you are my help, I sing in the shadow of your wings. I cling to you; your right hand upholds me.
James 4:8 Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.