Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Godly Obsession: The Chase After The Creator

"Godly Obsession: The Chase After The Creator"
By Zach Wood
Psalm 63:1

What do we chase after in life?  Are we willing to change our obsession from what the world offers to what God offers?  If you truly seek and desire to serve the Lord and develop a hunger for Him like you’ve never experienced before, I guarantee you will feel the unending obsession build up in your heart for the chase. 

If you’re obsessed with the Creator, you won’t be able to go through the day without thinking about Him.  You won’t be able to eat without Him in your mind and heart.  You’ll want to use your hands to serve Him every chance you get.  You’ll bubble over when you notice someone in need who doesn’t know Jesus and you’ll burn with a passion and desire to share Him.  You won’t be able to get Him out of your mind.  You won’t be able to stop talking about Him. You’ll do anything you can to get to a Bible Study or church service to learn more about Him.  You will become consumed with wanting to know more and more and more about Him.  You’ll never have enough.  You’ll find yourself stopping at nothing to gain more knowledge of Him and growing closer to Him.  If you get arrested for proclamation, you’ll continue to worship Him.  If you find yourself having to give your life for your beliefs, you’ll know you’ll go home to Him.

As long as we are obsessed with material things here on earth, God will not fully have the attention of our hearts.  If you truly seek after Him, you will find His peace and comfort.  It’s an overwhelming feeling that cannot be described.  God wants us to chase after Him.  We shouldn’t be satisfied after church service.  Why?  Because we should desire even more of Him.  We need to be at a point where we can’t get enough.  The more we chase after Him, the more our hunger builds and our obsession becomes to be more like Him. 
Do you want to come to the point where all you can think about each day is how much you truly desire to grow in Christ?  If you haven’t developed that desire, you still can.  How?  Just put away the obsessions with material things in your daily life and focus on the Creator.  Once you really focus on Him and ask Him to give you that desire to grow, He will place the desire in your heart.  You can become obsessed with knowing Him. 

We should have a Godly obsession that drives us to chase after our Creator.

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