Indescribable God

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Ever hold something precious in your hands and stare at it in wonder and amazement – with a touch of fear that it will disappear? I suppose the mental image that comes to mind would often be of a kid….maybe one staring at a candy shop and then someone hands him a $5 bill and says “Go have fun!” I bet he wonders at first “Is this for real? Do I have to do something to earn it?”

I have had those moments off and on over the last month or so, often more in the scared side of “This is too good, it can’t be true” and afraid it will go away. Matthew 7:11 once again instructs me (and reassures!) that a Father desires to give good gifts. He showed me from verse 7 and 8 as well that I’d asked and sought and He’s given and been found. But sometimes I stare in wonder, slightly fearful that it’s not true. Granted, sometimes what we think is God’s best isn’t His best, but I’ve had the not so good already in some areas. So when I think about the car He’s providing – down to my shyly asked for details – I am blessed and reminded that He cares and cares specifically. And more than a physical need met, He cares for my heart and is one to protect it and not play with it. I continue to meditate on the verses from Matthew 7 below:

7Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds;and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened… 11 If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!”

I’ve been told that for a giver its sometimes hard to receive but I think this is more than that. I’m still figuring this out, but it has me pondering on God’s goodness and why my thoughts sometimes stray towards amazement and slight unbelief. I’m learning to cling to the truth and the known character of God! This song we sang today by Chris Tomlin was a great reminder:

About Traveling Mosaic

I'm on a journey in this world, hence the "Traveling" part of the name. My life is also made up of pieces that, when the Master completes it, will be a beautiful Masterpiece, hence "Mosaic."
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