God Is Close
There is one thing we all want even if we do not realize it yet and that is to be so close to God that we feel His presence. As the traditional chorus expresses it with thanksgiving God is so good.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
God is close. Therefore they have not prospered And all their flock is scattered. So then before we begin to look at what it means for God to open and close doors we must understand Gods will for our lives. Read reviews from worlds largest community for readers.
And God separated the light from the darkness. Our God is a God of closeness. A reading from the first book of Kings.
Reader A reading from the first book of Kings. To know Gods comfort in difficult moments or seasons we must seek it. Life Truth Love Mind Soul Spirit Principle.
And God said Let there be light and there was light. What are you doing here. I feel like God is so far away.
He is all in all. Our response is always to distance ourselves. Ive looked at someones life and thought It would take a miracle for God to reach them.
YHWH is near to the broken of heart. Indeed he is a wonderful God. There are times we feel closer to God than in other times just like there are times we feel closer to people in our life than other times.
Psalm 947 not knowing or caring what men did as if their affairs as it has been epigrammatically said came under a colonial departmentThe true prophet feels that He is equally near. When God closes doors Hes usually protecting or preparing us. The Lord teaches believers how to show his love to others to our friends family and even our enemies.
The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart And saveth such as are of a contrite spirit. A Reminder in the Midst of Global Pandemic. Theres no reason for it to cause shame.
And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. But neither are true. The earth was without form and void and darkness was over the face of the deep.
Sometimes God closes a door to reveal something about our relationship with Himto force us to draw near to Him seek refuge and direction and even answers. As our lives seem distant and disjointed we remember that God is always close and in this divine closeness we are one no matter where we sit. And the word of the LORD came to Elijah.
Behold it comes– A great commotion out of the land of the north– To make the cities of Judah A desolation a haunt of jackals. We see this stated in 2 Peter 39. Gods love is unconditional.
–This and the two questions that follow are essentially the same in thought. The first reaction of Adam with his wife is to hide. He comes close to us and we pull away.
The false prophets acted as if God were far away out of their sight Psalm 1011. How can I understand and know God so I can feel close to Him Her. In this section of Scripture we learn that brotherly love is our response to Gods love.
And God saw that the light was good. A Reminder in the Midst of Global Pandemic Leader As our lives seem distant and disjointed we remember that God is always close and in this divine closeness we are one no matter where we sit. Even Gods name is near Ps.
Those first two pages. In Gods presence we feel the most awesome pleasure that a. Depression is a universal human experience and its verba.
God is no longer merely a God up there but God surrounds us from above from below and from within. At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. 23 Am I a God at hand.
He is the God at hand. The truth is God is. Therefore the psalmist knowing of the past gracious dealings of the Lord rightly assures and praises the God of his thanksgiving.
This is the first part of Gods will because He is not willing that any of us should perish in Hell. 21 For the shepherds have become stupid And have not sought the LORD. God is Close to the Brokenhearted book.
22 The sound of a report. Psalms 1611 NKJV You will show me the path of life. God is Close God is Close.
And the first response of man in the first pages of the Bible consists of two attitudes of non-closeness. We distance ourselves from God. God is no longer the distant and indeterminate God to whom no bridge will reach.
Sure I knew and loved the many names for God that Id learned from studying Christian Science. His love is very different from human love that we experience with one another because it is not based on feelings. I have felt a million miles away from God before.
I too longed to feel a closer warmer sense of Gods presence. The body of the Son is the bridge for our souls. Staying Close to God.
18 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Come near to God and He will come near to you. The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
Many of us have learned the truth of these words. God is more interested in our relationship with Him. As I just mentioned we must come to the knowledge and acceptance of salvation.
In Your presence is fullness of joy. The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and he delivers those whose spirit has been crushed. But I craved something more.