One thing I really like about God (and 6 reasons why I’d probably never seek him out)

5:30 am Wendy van Eyck 0 Comments


When they heard the sound of God strolling in the garden in the evening breeze, the Man and his Wife hid in the trees of the garden, hid from God.
God called to the Man: “Where are you?” Genesis 3:8-9 (MSG)

There are lots of things I like about God. 

But the thing I like the most about him is that he seeks us out. 

God doesn’t wait for us to come to him. 

I like that. 

I like it because I’m kinda shy.

I like it because there are so many reasons (but I'm only going to list 6) why I’d probably never seek God out:

God's better than me.

He’s perfect, while most of the time I’m a mess. 

Sometimes I’m angry with him.


He is without sin. And I have sin attached to me like the sun spots on my forearms. 

I’m a person and well, He’s, umm, God. 

But none of those reasons have ever stopped him seeking me out. 

It’s right there in the first few chapters of the Bible. 

God coming to us. 

God with us. 

God seeking Adam and Eve out after they’d messed up. God looking for Adam and Eve right after they’d just done exactly what God had told them not to.

Love finds us where we are. 

Love crawls into the dark places where we are hiding and says, “I’m with you.”

Because that is what Love does. And God is Love

I don’t know your story, I don’t know why you’re trying to hide from God, or why you think no one will notice if you’re not around, but I do know this: 
Love will always find you where you are. (tweet this)

Ponder: Do you believe that God seeks you out? Is there a time in your life when you thought God wouldn’t find you but he did?

Prayer: God, that you for finding me where I am. Amen.

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