One day as we spent time praying and worshiping, God said to us, I desire you to be God Chasers, a people who can pursue the very Presence of God. It is my encouragement to all to say, let's pursue God with a passion as though everything depended on that. In Matthew 6v33 Jesus gives the encouragement that we should seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness. In these days what matters the most is that we seek God like never before.
It's time we put God in a corner and told Him how desperate we were for Him. We need to take on the attitude that David had in Psalm 63, when in the desert all his heart could cry for was God. Elsewhere we find him longing for the courts of the LORD, choosing to be a door keeper than being away from God.
It is the one who pursues who will catch. Jeremiah gives the encouragement to seek the LORD while He may be found, because He has a lot on offer. It's time as a Body, we started to seek after His Presence more than His presents. We need to be like Moses who chose the Presence of God and ended up being accustomed to the ways of God rather than His acts.
My encouragement is that we seek the LORD with all we have. My brother, my sister, God is seeking worshipers who will seek Him in Spirit and in Truth. A call is rising out in the Church today for a believer who will long for God more than anything, who is prepared to sell all just to pursue God.
It's time we went the second mile in our pursuit. Remember it's not the Pastor's job to seek the Presence on your behalf, it's time you did things on your own and looked for God in a dry and weary land. Where can we go where we can find God? If you are up to the call, it's time you changed your prayer to that of a God chaser and found Him while He still was near. Don't be like the nation the minor prophets grieve over, who when they sought to hear His word, it was not there. Be like Samuel, who in a time when the word of God was rare, was able to hear God speak because he slept in the cover of the Presence
I want to send a rallying call to men and women who are prepared to give up self pursuit for that of God, who are willing to stir the hearts of nations back to the LORD. Today take a stand and declare that God will be your centre of attraction. Be like the Hillsong guys who sang, You Are the centre of my life, my One Desire. Are you ready for the challenge to pursue God?
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