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Friday, April 22, 2011

A Season for Seeking

O God, you are my God;  earnestly I seek you;
my soul thirsts for you;
my flesh faints for you,
as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.
So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary,
beholding your power and glory.
Because your steadfast love is better than life,
my lips will praise you.
So I will bless you as long as I live;
in your name I will lift up my hands.
 ~Psalm 63:1-4

May we seek God's Spirit within us earnestly, knowing that He alone can fill the desert in our souls. He can water the barren lands of our hearts and cause gardens of untold beauty to grow that bring a richness and reality to our lives that is transforming; bringing us, and giving us the ability to bring to others, a life, light and love that the world finds hard to understand. A radical love. The love of Jesus made manifest through our hands, our hearts, our feet as we seek to let our lights shine, the light of God shining through us, to all the dark corners of the world.

It humbles and awes me to think of Jesus, the sustainer of all life being willing to lose his own in a manner that spoke of humiliation and pain. He was spat on, beaten and verbally accosted and finally he was hung up on a crude cross to die for my sins, for your sins, for the sins of generations before us and generations yet to come. He was born to die. And in his death the veil separating us from our Father was torn. Redemption's song rang throughout all of creation as untold chains fell at the sides of untold children of God and freedom was granted through God's great mercy to all who would accept the precious gift of salvation. This precious gift was obtained by the blood of the only innocent human ever to tread upon earth's mantle.

During this season as we find Easter nearly upon us, may we seek God and be thirsty for His presence. Let's not settle for anything less but the presence of the God that heals, the God that is infinite love, the author of life and salvation. His love is indeed better than life!  Let's seek Him as if he's the only thing that could ever satisfy our heart's longings, for truly He is.  Let's put praising, honoring and loving our God as our top priority and find His healing rain and eternal waters flow through our centers, reviving us once again. And as we find our hearts revived and our soul's nourished, let's ask God how He wants us to serve Him, to glorify His name and bring His Kingdom down among us.

I pray that all of you have a blessed Easter. May it be abundant with meaning and reflection and filled with the joy at the reality of his resurrection.

I love Eden's Bridge and find this song very fitting, I hope all of you enjoy it as well.


  1. The joyful news that He is risen does not change the contemporary world. Still before us lie work, discipline, sacrifice. But the fact of Easter gives us the spiritual power to do the work, accept the discipline, and make the sacrifice.
    Henry Knox Sherrill
    God bless you always....

  2. was fixing my gaze on the Lord on the cross... and it reminded me of sebastian moore's "the crucified Jesus is no stranger"... i kept on telling Him how much i love Him... but it is really Jesus loving us...


    beautiful reflections on death and resurrection... of the crucified God and the power of His cross...

    thanks for the reflective tone ;)...

  3. Thank you for painting a beautiful picture of why should always focus upon Christ especially at this special time of the year. He paid the ultimate price for our sins and we should never forget that!!!

    Have a Happy Easter!!!

  4. Oh Lamb of God, Sweet lamb of God
    I love the Holy Lamb of God
    Oh wash me in His precious Blood
    My Jesus Christ the Lamb of God...

    Jessica, thank you for this message, “ A Season for Seeking.” And for this sweet and tender version of Lamb of God by Eden’s Bridge… stirring and worshipful.

  5. I watched the movie "Passion of the Christ" again last night and it is almost unimaginable to think what He must have gone through. All I could think was how cruel the people were and that He did it for me! I don´t deserve His grace!

    Happy Easter Jessica!

  6. What beautiful thoughts to impart not only for Easter, but for every day. Thanks so much for sharing. God Bless and Happy Easter to all!

  7. And Happy Easter to you as well Jessica! Lovely post and song :)

  8. Thank you all for your beautiful comments :) I hope you all had a great Easter!!

    Debra..I was thinking of you when I posted the song...I know you like Eden's Bridge too! They create beautiful renditions of worship songs that are really touching :)