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Looking for the Cross – God, am I so secure in my warm little world, enveloped by the creature comforts and affluence of my American Christianity, that instead of seeking You I choose instead to run back to what I perceive to be the easy safety of my daily existence? Do I whisper a pious prayer of routine that I add to my checked off To Do List, then escape the possibility of discomfort, inconvenience… even danger?
Oh God forgive me. Take it all, take it all… just give me Jesus. Break my heart for all that breaks Yours, give me Your eyes, Your plan, Your will.
Psalm 83:16 “Cover their faces with shame, Lord, so that they will seek Your name.
Deuteronomy 4:29 “But if from there you seek the Lord your God, you will find Him if you seek Him with all your heart and with all your soul.”
1 Chronicles 22:19 “Now devote your heart and soul to seeking the Lord your God.
Psalm 27:8 “My heart says of you, ‘Seek His face!’ Your face, Lord, I will seek.”