The God who comes near

And the Lord said: “I have surely seen the oppression of My people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I  know their sorrows.  So I have come down to deliver them out of the land of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from that land to good and large land, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites and the Hittites and the Amorites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites.  Exodus 3:7-8

I have seen
I have heard
I know
I have come

One of the most captivating truths of Christianity is that we do not serve some far off, uninvolved God who is indifferent to us.  Consider this gospel truth – “But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.”  Eph 2:13

He created the entire universe and died on the cross for my sins.

He rules the whole world each moment and hears every word that I pray.

He is enthroned in heaven and yet He is with me daily.

The voice of the Lord thunders from heaven and whispers to my heart.

In 10,000 different ways He displays His love to those who are His.

He sees
He hears
He knows
He has come

Oh, how I love Him.

2 thoughts on “The God who comes near

  1. sumijoti January 26, 2009 / 7:32 pm

    Thanks for sharing. I love his nearness more than anything.

    I recognized your avatar. I have been to your blog before and read about Jenna. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  2. melodymilbrandt January 27, 2009 / 3:33 pm

    So beautiful Eirene. Seizes my very heart.
    I am praying for you today, each day.
    Keep clinging to Him. You are His beloved.

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