Sunday, August 11, 2013

Jesus sought me

I was 5. Parents divorced. Moved in with the grandparents and tried to adjust to the new surroundings. Although, I wasn't sure of all that was happening around me, I knew that Jesus loved me and I loved Him very very much. 

Just this past week I was reminded of how Jesus seeks after me. He pursues me. He tells me of His promises, promises that I can hold onto. Because His word never fails.

"Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away." Luke 21:33

What a comfort. I so needed to read this, to be reminded. I need to be reminded because so often I fail at believing. A great website that never seems to fail in trapping me and getting me distracted with other peoples lives, is facebook. I will spend a good amount of time almost wishing that I had what my friends have; via a husband, babies, a nicer car, a better place to live, opportunites to travel, more money and etc...
this is a dangerous place to be...I have allowed myself to covet. And we are warned not covet they neighbor, why??? well because it gets your eyes off of Jesus for one and it gets your eyes off of Jesus. 
When I am concerned with what I don't have and what I "need"; I am not in the position to see what is right in front of me. After reading of some joyous news of a friends engagement I secretly thought of how nice it would be to have someone...
Right after that I checked the verse of the day on my bible app and lo and behold the most perfect verse just for me. 
"You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand." James 5:8

He met me right where I was at, He knew my heart and He gave me comfort.
And this is why I know HE pursues me. We should be pursued and sought after. He desires to give us the desires of our hearts; but are we willing to let Him?

Jesus sought me when was 5 and He seeks me daily. I can never change the past
 but I can allow the Lord to have control of my future. 
I am unsure of many things in life but one thing I can always count on is Jesus. But so many times I question the path the Lord has for me and the unknown plans...
just another reminder

"I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; 
I will counsel you with my eye upon you." 
Psalm 32:8


We sang this song at church this week, this song always gets me. 

"You are the love I need
You are the air I breathe
You are my love my life always forever
I would lay down my life 
Just to be by Your side
You are my love my life always forever"

Phil Wickham
I was convicted this week as well, Am I laying down my life for my Jesus? 

Challenge: seek after Jesus and look forward to His promises :)

-Mis