We live in a world where there many things that claim that they are the source of all satisfaction. In this devotional from Exodus 20, we will learn that all our needs are met when we worship the Lord God alone.
To be in Christ is the only thing that really matters. Before we knew Him, we were spiritually empty, trying to fill the void with material things; but they could never satisfy. What our soul needed was spiritual food which is found only in Jesus.
All the blessings and gifts that we receive for God reminds us just how wonderful it is to be with the Lord. Even if I received nothing from God, being with Him alone is enough to give me joy. The more I am in commune with the Almighty, the fuller my soul becomes.
Yet there something wonderful to consider. While we are made full spiritually, we are never completely satisfied. That means I must spend my days communing with the Almighty lest my soul starves. Personally, I see nothing wrong with that.
23 Yet I am always with You;
You hold me by my right hand.
24You guide me with Your counsel,
and afterward You will take me into glory.
25Whom have I in heaven but You?
And earth has nothing I desire besides You.
26My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart
and my portion forever.
27Those who are far from You will perish;
You destroy all who are unfaithful to You.
28But as for me, it is good to be near God.
I have made the Sovereign Lord my refuge;
I will tell of all Your deeds.
On yesterday, we were encouraged by this Psalm as we beheld the great keeping power of our God in verses 23 and 24.
In verse 25, Aspah declares what I pray is every believer’s declaration: “Whom have I…
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