Be Still . . .
Devotionals for Daily Living ©
Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence?
(Psalms 139:7 (NIV))
Based on this passage, how do you react to people who tell believers to take our God and leave? How do you react to people who say that He only belongs in church?
Sadly, they have no understanding of just who God is and exactly how everything came into being. They fail to acknowledge Him and they also fail to understand that they cannot go anywhere in all of creation where His Spirit will not be. They fail to realize that He knows every single time that they reject Him!
This simple truth, as painful as it may be for those who choose to reject the Lord, is also a welcome truth for the time when they do have a change of heart. Because He is everywhere, all that anyone needs to do is simply say, “Lord, I am a sinner in need of a Savior!” Because of what Jesus did on the cross, we no longer have to go to a temple, the Temple, to sacrifice for forgiveness of our sins. We can repent and turn to the Lord anywhere we may find ourselves. It is a process as simple as A, B, C.
A. Admit that you are a sinner.
B. Believe in your heart that Jesus died for your sins, was buried and that God raised Him from the dead.
C. Call upon the name of the Lord by confessing that Jesus is King of kings and Lord of lords.
If what David wrote were not true, how could any of us be saved? How could we be heard? How could the stirrings in our hearts and the thoughts of our minds be known? How could we be saved by simply following these steps to salvation if the Spirit of God was not everywhere?
Too many people try to place God in a box based on their own understanding. They try to limit where God can go!
Is there such a place?
Copyright 1998 – 2020 Dennis J. Smock
Daily Living Ministries, Inc.
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