How Can I Find God

How Can I Find God

In the heart of every human being is a God-shaped void. A void that can only be filled by the God who cre­ated us. Churches around the world are filled with peo­ple cry­ing out “how can I find God”. And though God is com­pletely aware of us down to the finest details of our lives, for a vari­ety of rea­sons, many can­not seem to “find Him”.

Help Me Find God

Depend­ing on oth­ers to help one find God is doomed to be a futile ven­ture. This is because, God is not lost. In fact, if our spir­i­tual eyes were opened, we would find that God is sur­round­ing us every moment of every day, wait­ing for us to invite Him into our lives. Con­trary to what many churches teach, and what many peo­ple erro­neously believe, God is not sov­er­eign in our lives unless we want Him to be, and make it known to Him that we grey How Can I Find Goddo.

In the third chap­ter of Rev­e­la­tion verse 20, Jesus said, Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.”

Find­ing God Is Easy

Kind of amaz­ing that the One who cre­ated all things, includ­ing us, is putting forth an invi­ta­tion like this. Obvi­ously, if He is stand­ing at the door of your heart, you don’t need to go look­ing for Him. If God is knock­ing, then it must be up to us to open the door to let Him in. The prob­lem with the request, “How can I find God”, is that in real­ity, no one can help you find Him because He is always there with you.

Find­ing God is easy, learn­ing what He is like is another mat­ter. As in any rela­tion­ship, the only way to get to know some­one is to spend time with them. And there is one pre­req­ui­site God has for get­ting to know Him, God said, “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” Jere­miah 29:13

God wants you to get to know all about Him. He has com­pletely revealed Him­self through Jesus Christ. Jesus said, “he that has seen me has seen the Father”. All that we need to know con­cern­ing what God is like was revealed through Jesus. If you really want God in your life, get to know Jesus. As He said, He stands at the door of your heart and knocks. All you have to do is talk to Him in prayer, He will do the rest.

Keep in mind, as in any rela­tion­ship, it will take time for you to get to know Him. But if you are faith­ful to seek above all things to get to know Him, He will surely reveal Him­self to you, and you will never again have to say, “Help me find God.”

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.  For every­one who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.” — Matthew 7:7 & 8

 

 

 

 

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