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Saturday, October 30, 2010

longing for an encounter


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Do you long for an encounter with Jesus? Do you just have a deep seeded need to reach out and feel Him?

As Christians we should have this feeling every day of our life. We need to be longing after Him and craving His presence in our lives.

I long for an encounter with Him. I long for His touch. His presence.

I long to feel the weight of the Holy Spirit pressing firmly down on my head. I love the heavy feeling of His Spirit looming over me and the way it takes my breath away.

I ache with an empty hunger for more. More of His Word. More of His Spirit. More of His almighty Presence.

My heart cries out for a fresh touch. One that renews. One that restores. One that reminds me...

Of Who He is...
Of His power..
Of His Love..

A touch that sears my skin and leaves the invisible fingermarks of God behind.

A touch that anoints. A touch that penetrates deeply to the yearning in my spirit.

I long for His embrace. His covering. His sweet mercy.

On my face, I cry out in sheer desperation of the Lifter of my head to minister to the deepest recesses of my being. I want. I seek. I long. I yearn.

For the deep mystery of Him to be revealed to the inner depths of my spirit.

As His presence fills the room, my spirit rejoices! Lord you are good! You are life to us.

Breath on us Oh, God and let your Holy Spirit consume our hearts and light a fire in our souls that we in turn ignite those around us. Let Your fire burn in us and engulf all that we come in contact with . Show us Your Glory!

12 comments:

NanaNor's said...

I cry Yes with you my dear sister. More of Him today, each hour, each day.
Hugs, Noreen

Loren said...

Yes Yes and a AMEN Beth! I long for HIM! More Please LORD!

Love you Beth! So thankful for your visits! Have a blessed weekend my dear friend :)

I love you

Janette@Janette's Sage said...

Totally agreement!

~ Being Woven said...

I, too, long! for the One Who refreshes, the One Who renews and restores, the One Who loves me so, the One Who teaches me and wants to grow me through His Word.

Yes, every day, I SHOULD desire His touch. I pray this longing in me is EVERY DAY!

loving you, Beth,
~ linda

Denise said...

enjoy your blogging,Yes I agree, my spirit longs for Him.

Warren Baldwin said...

I long to feel the sense of
- direction
- purpose
- assurance
that he had. It was rooted, of course, in the Father.

Welcome to Titus2InAction. You are a great addition.

Beth E. said...

I agree with you, Beth! Hungering for more of Him...


Love you!

Nana Jul said...

Sweet sister,
That is so beautifully written!
Come sweet Holy Spirit, Fall fresh on us!
Love you!
Julie

LisaShaw said...

This is SO beautiful. I rested for a few minutes on "do I long for an encounter with JESUS". Even in my encounters with HIM I want more...I never tire of Him.

I'm humbled by His love and patience with me and I'm thankful.

Thank you for this beautiful sharing dear sister.

Toia said...

Indeed it does....My spirit long for Him...."One thing I have desired of the LORD, That will I seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD All the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD, And to inquire in His temple." (Psalm 27:4)

Thena said...

I find myself the closer I get to Him it's never close enough.
That there is always a longing for more.

Greg C said...

Awesome post Beth. I can feel you reaching out. Keep up the great work.