Listening to some Graham Cooke this morning and he posed a question. How do you seek the Lord when he never leaves you or forsakes you?
If you already know where something is, then why would you have to seek it out? That’s the question that I asked myself when I heard that question.
He then gave the two scripture references below and these two scriptures happened on the day of Pentecost
And all were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, “What does this mean?”
Acts 2:37 Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?”
Seeking the Lord is not asking why this is happening? That could be construed as having a victim mentality. But the questions that need to be asked are.. …. what does this mean? And what shall we do? And these are questions that are pertaining to the circumstance that you are in.
I think for me there are many times I asked a question why? Instead of what shall I do and what does this mean?
What’s in this situation for me and you in this relationship? Is there an opportunity for us to even be closer?
What is it in this circumstance or this situation that you want to be for me that you couldn’t be before?
As I ponder over this all I keep hearing for me is to stay focused on him. You know when you’re floating a river that has Rapids you must stay focused on what’s in front of you, you can’t look off to the sides. If you do take your eyes off what’s in front of you then you will run into obstacles, Boulders in the river, tree branches overhanging etc…. .
You must focus on what’s in front of you and that is Him. Everything that happens in your life has one ultimate goal.
That is You being made into the image of God
Every circumstance you encounter you have a choice. And that choice is to either be Jesus with skin on or not.