Imagine a father and son spending some quality time together on a beautiful afternoon playing “hide and seek.” The father is hiding in the best hiding spot ever and the son quickly counts to 20 and scurries around the house to find him. The father can’t help but laugh because he knows his son is never going to look there.
The son searches for 5-10 more minutes, can’t find, and gives up in frustration. Victory for the father, right?
No earthly father would ever do that and neither would our heavenly Father either. Actually, He does the exact opposite.
Often we feel that God is in places that we are never going to get to. We convince ourselves that “He’s too far from us” so we just give up.
But this isn’t hide and seek. God isn’t hiding from us. He’s not in some secret hiding spot that only the holiest people can find. In essence, He’s right in front of us at all times, waving His hands in our faces, saying “I’m here, I’m here!” And since we often can’t see Him in front of our eyes, He puts Himself in places we look at every day – to try to get our attention.
He’s in everything! In the nice view we see on our way to work. He’s in nature – in moments of peace. Believe it or not, He’s even in the people we talk to on a daily basis. And He’s in all those places with one mission – He’s determined for you to know Him.Read More