Posts Tagged ‘Practicing His Presence’

We saw clearly that the Lord was with you.
Genesis 26:28
Today is my forty-third birthday.  I love birthdays.  For me, they are time to reflect and refocus my life.  I just went out on a two-hour lunch date with the Lord.  I brought my Bible and my journal and went to my favorite Japanese restaurant.  These are the verses I focused on:
The Lord confides in those who fear him;
He makes his covenant known to them.
My eyes are ever on the Lord,
For only he will release my feet from the snare.
Psalm 25:14 & 15
I want my eyes to always be on God.  I want to continually be aware of His presence.  I want my life to be so consistently faithful that it is clear that the Lord is with me, regardless of how difficult my circumstances may be.  My challenge to myself and to you is to live a life of faith that others can imitate.  “You became imitators of us and of the Lord …” (1 Thessalonians 1:6).  We can only do this through the power of the Holy Spirit and by deliberately keeping our eyes focused on God.
God is with you in everything that you do.
Genesis 21:22

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