Give Him Your Heart

“For Your glory, I will do anything. Just to see You, to behold You as my King.”

Too often I’ve caught myself desiring more of God’s hand and not His heart. I’ve allowed my circumstances to compromise my fellowship with Him. I would get so caught up in what God promised, what I expected to see and the fact that I wasn’t seeing it to affect my praise, my worship and my prayer. But I didn’t realize that if I would just seek Him all of those things would be added unto me anyways. (Matthew 6:33) It may not happen when I wanted it to, but it would surely come and would not delay. (Galatians 6:9) But let’s be real, you don’t just have a desire to chase after God’s heart overnight. It’s a process. And sometimes God will allow you to go through to see where your heart really is. Boy, boy, boy I’ve failed that test plenty of times. But thanks to my gracious God, He picks me back up, dusts me off and brings me back into fellowship with Him. Dusty and all, as long as I’m willing.

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Come Closer

Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world. – James 4:8 (NLT)

God just wants you close. He wants you to draw near to Him. But if your struggle has been anything like mine then you’ve probably gotten to a point where you’ve lost the zeal to draw close to God. Now the awesome thing about God is that we can have a relationship with Him just like any other relationship we have with people in the natural realm. But also, just like natural relationships, our relationship with God can deteriorate if we don’t stay in constant communion and fellowship with Him. Our relationship with God can also dwindle if we don’t have a desire to spend time with Him.

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