Monday, December 12th. Psalm 23:6

(This week’s devotions come from “Grace for the Moment” by Max Lucado.)

 

“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Psalm 23:6

 

What a surprising way to describe God.  A God who pursues us.

 

Dare we envision a mobile, active God who chases us, tracks us, following us with goodness and mercy all the days of our lives?

 

He’s not hard to find.

 

He’s there in scripture, looking for Adam and Eve.  They’re hiding in the bushes, partly to cover their bodies, partly to cover their sin.

 

Does God wait for them to come to him? No, the words ring in the garden.  “Where are you?” God asks (Genesis 3:9), beginning his quest to redeem the heart of man.

 

A quest to follow his children until his children follow him.

 

Let us pray:  Dear Lord, come to us this Advent season, following us with goodness and mercy.  Don’t give up on us until the day comes when we dwell forever with you.  In Jesus’ name.  Amen.

 

Advertisements

2 Responses to “Monday, December 12th. Psalm 23:6”

  1. ievgfm@gmail.com Says:

    People should wear what they want,rather than blindly follow others.
    bloger http://www.tordenstierne.no/Dbase/6r4hpl26.asp

  2. Arlie Says:

    http://www.solidalmentealme.it/forum/member.php?action=profile&uid=24351

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: