(February 15, 2019) Carol Round reflects on the need to know God intimately…
While cleaning house recently, I tuned my TV to a local news broadcast. My attention wasn’t completely focused on the interview of a woman who writes book reviews.
I heard bits and pieces of her remarks as I dusted the furniture. It seems I don’t multi-task as well as I used to.
The following statement, which ended the segment, did grab my attention: ‘You find what you are looking for.’
Several scriptures came to mind, including Jeremiah 29:13, ‘You will see me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.’
Seeking God wholeheartedly
In Jeremiah 29, the prophet sends a letter to the Jewish exiles in Babylon. His words to those who had been taken captive by the Babylonians were meant to comfort, to encourage and reveal God’s plans for his people if they wholeheartedly sought the Lord and fulfilled his purposes.
I thought about the times I’d drifted away from the Lord’s plans for me. (more…)