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Topic: Huh? (01/21/10)
TITLE: The "Huh?" of His Presence
By Dan Blankenship
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I feel His presence, His holiness, the overwhelming energy of His limitless possibilities. Yet somehow, doubt creeps in, and I wander from His will for me.
“Huh? Is it you I feel? Do You want me to be all You know I can be?”
I fall to my knees in despair. Why do I do what I know is wrong in His eyes? Why do I accept the world and its lies?
“Huh? Have I heard You reaching out to me in my most desperate hour? Why can’t I embrace Your love that I’ve learned so much about? My heart aches when I turn from You. Yet turn from You is what I do.”
I am wanting to see less of me and more of Him. That is what I long to do. How can I abolish me and acclaim Him?
“Huh? Are You moving me to action? I feel You and Your will, as if You are lifting me by my shoulders.”
I sense a change that’s needed in me but comes from Him. That is where I now know I need to be. The world feels alien to me, and I feel at home when I’m alone with Him.
“Huh? Am I witnessing a transformation directed by You, oh Lord? Can I be so blind that I can’t see, everything that I can be, has little to do with me?”
I have never been without hope as long as He’s been with me…my life is complete when His life takes the place of mine, and I often ask, “Huh? Is it possible to know God on a personal level the way I’ve finally found?”
Indeed, it is…
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