Wednesday, August 15, 2012
I Can't Get No...
But God does not want us satisfied.
All streams flow into the sea, yet the sea is never full.--Ecclesiastes 1:7
As the deer pants for streams of waters, so my soul pants for you, O God.--Psalm 42:1
My union with believing brothers and sisters cannot calm my yearning for God Himself.
I cannot rest in familiar flesh and blood arms.
We can love our family, but like in the whirlwind, God is not there.
He waits for us in the quiet place of solitary devotion, in the whisper of His Word, in the pillow talk of prayer.
No matter how much we love the people around us, while we live, we can never have all that God intends for us.
Now we see as through a glass darkly; then we shall see face to face.--1Corinthians 13:12
I need to be troubled if I do not want more.
The solace of companionship of family and friends was never intended to do more than bring a short moment's ease. It is a shallow pool, a pause while I search for the never-ending stream.
Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied.--Luke 6:21