"I must have seemed like a senseless animal to you
I still belong to you...
You hold me by my right hand.
You will guide me with Your counsel,
And afterward receive me to glory."
Do you ever feel like a straight up skum bag?
I know I do.
Apparently David felt like one as well.
I was reading Psalm 73 the other day and God just began to speak to me on so many levels. But the biggest thing he reminded me of is that even when we are arrogant, or even when we slip, we STILL belong to Him. Its powerful. He brings me back to this reality often and I always learn new things about what it means. Theres something powerful about the word, "Yet." It has many definitions but this one is my favorite:
"Still; even (used to emphasize increase or repetition)."
"but at the same time, but nevertheless"
We repeatedly fall. Our flesh fails. BUT at the same time, nevertheless, God still wants us. He likes us. He knew what he was getting into when He called you!
Did you know that God desires communion with you? We were made for love, because the Father loves. We were made to love the Father, but he also created us so that He could love on us!
He delights in our weak, weak love.
Have you just sat in His presence lately?
Just told him you loved him?
Just gazed on His beauty?
Often we go to Him with requests, with intercession for others. He hears you and He wants you to ask, but sometimes He just wants us to sit with him and let Him fill you up. He will.
There's nothing sweeter.
I can just feel him on my heart so strong today saying "push away the distractions, your stress relievers, I am here... I can fill that space, I can be your relief. Even now in your weakness."
I always try to write this blog from an honest place. Today is no different. This is what God is sharing with me right now and what I am striving for right now. I hope that it touches a place in your heart. I hope it provokes you to listen to the heart of the Father. I hope it makes you curious to just try it, try turning off the noise, and just sitting. This is one of the hardest things for me to do personally. But man, when I do I feel so safe, so secure, so whole.
If you want to try this today. Here is a worship set that I can just sit in for hours. One of my favorites and at about 43:00 it reflects everything that I just wrote in this blog. Heres the link: