When we seek God and find our way to Him then what? Do we say “Hello God, nice to finally meet you” and go on our way? Do we make note of where He is and pop in on Him now and then? Or is there more to seeking God than finding Him and knowing where He is?
Yes, there is more, so much more, in seeking God. The seeking and finding is just the beginning. Now we are to seek His presence. To be in His presence is more than knowing what the bible says about Him or listening to sermons or lessons about Him. It is more than praying to Him.
To seek His presence is to be with Him, in the same place, to be so close to Him that you can feel Him. To feel His nearness and be certain of His substance and sufficiency. To believe, without question, the reality of Him.
God is omnipresent, omniscient, and omnipotent. He is eternal, has no beginning and no ending. There is no other like Him. Yet, He wants us to seek His presence…to be in His presence…to be with Him. He wants us with Him not just for a few minutes or hours or days or even years but at all times and forever!
When in His presence we can talk to Him or listen, laugh or cry, be angry and hurt or playful and silly, quiet or loud. We can sing and dance, lash out or caress. We can be who we are. He encourages transparency, after all, He knows us better than we know ourselves.
Glory ye in His holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.
When in His presence…we can just be…His.
I wonder at His patience in waiting for me to join Him.
I wonder, even more, that He does wait. I mean, really, He has other major things to deal with, you know.