I just love the word 'seek'. It represents so many things to me pertaining to my walk with God. It is my desire. It is my joy. I love being a seeker of Him.
When we are seeking, we are expecting to find something. There is no seeking unless you are looking for something specific. We are all seekers in some form or another. Everyone seeks, but not everyone seeks good things.
Some people just seem to be seekers of trouble. Others seek fortune or fame. There are those who seek to harm or discredit other people. And then there are seekers of God.
Matthew 12:43 tells us that an unclean spirit seeks rest in dry places. As Christians, we need to be seeking rest in the well-watered fertile ground of God's Holy Word.
Dry places only contain thirstiness. Unrest. Discomfort. Lack. Barrenness. And drought.
But when we seek Him and our precious Lord brings a fragrant rain to those places, we will be satisfied. Rested. Comforted. Rooted. Fruitful. And abundant.
My absolute favorite verse in the bible is Jeremiah 29:13. It says, "And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart."
Seeking is searching. It is looking with great expectation to find something. Seeking also indicates that we realize there is something to be found. Seeking can stem from not being satisfied in the flesh. Our spirits long for more. As Christians, we should always be in a state of seeking.
Seeking more of Him.
Seeking to go deeper.
Seeking to love him more.
Seeking to know Him more intimately.
Seeking a life fully grounded in Christ.
To accomplish this, we must stay in the Word. His Word is where the power is. His Word is where the Truth is. His Word holds the treasure we find when we are seeking Him passionately and with purpose.
Let's gaze into the water of His mighty Word.
Seeking to find and reflect the image of Christ.
And find the abundant and effective life that He so desires for us.
Thirsting for more,
Leave me a comment between now and Monday, telling me what you are seeking in Christ and I will enter your name in a drawing to receive a hand-painted (by me) canvas like the one in my picture. I will do any word and any colors you desire. (If you don't like the canvas - just tell me and I'll find you something else!!) I will draw a name Monday morning.