Search Me… Make Me…

We’re at the end of week one of our 21 days of prayer and fasting.
God promises to reveal Himself to us if we seek Him with all our heart.
Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. 12 Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. 13 And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.

God promises to give us His Peace…
God promises to give us a hope-filled future…
God promises to listen to our prayers…
God promises to reveal Himself to us…
I am praying these promises during my prayer time…

What is God doing on the inside of me?
God is encouraging me to look to Him and not look inwardly or outwardly. I have found if I look at people I will get discouraged or disappointed. I have also found that if I look at myself too much, I can get discourage or disappointed. If I look to God, He becomes my glory and the lifter of my head. God keeps telling me to focus on Him. I know this is basic… but it is life changing.
God is encouraging me to fan the flame of passion. I want to be passionate for God. I want to minister with a fire burning on the inside of me. I don’t want to become lukewarm in my faith. I want a renewal of my love for God. I have learned that passion must be renewed. I have learned that fire must be stoked. I have learned that passionless Christianity is not acceptable to God.
God is encouraging me to pray for God to make me more like Him. I want to be more like Jesus on the inside. I want to be more loving, kind, joyful, and holy. I need to be more like Jesus. I should be more like Jesus. I want a growing and abounding love for Jesus.

I not praying, “Bless me” …too self-centered… or “Use me” …still a little self-centered…
I am praying, “Search me” and “Make me”

That’s what God is doing in me. What is God doing in you?

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