Why You’re Not Satisfied

by | Nov 17, 2010 | Spirit-Led Living

People who are born again do not automatically have a sense of the nearness of God.

Intimacy
with Jesus is the context in which the deep longing in our hearts for
more of Him is progressively satisfied. People who are born again do not
automatically have a sense of the nearness of God. Effective ministry
produces a satisfaction that comes through helping others and being
useful in God’s kingdom, but it is not the same as the satisfaction that
comes from encountering God in our inner man. The Holy Spirit may give
spiritual gifts to believers and release His power through us, but these
things do not ultimately satisfy the desire in our hearts for more of
God. When our spiritual hunger is not being satisfied, we will
experience frustrating spiritual boredom and restlessness.

{ PRAYER STARTER }

You alone can satisfy the longing of my heart, Jesus. All I want is more of You. Let me live my life in intimacy with You.

Nothing but an intimate relationship with Jesus
will satisfy this inner cry birthed
by the Holy Spirit.

Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his
wonderful deeds for men, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the
hungry with good things. Psalm 107:8-9

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