Nothing Can Compare To Spending Time In His Presence

May 7, 2017 / Alonge Michael / Uncategorized / 1 Comment »

(Psalm 16:11).

If you love somebody, what you long for more than anything else is that person’s presence with you. Photos are a comfort. Telephone calls, emails and texts are nice. Letters are good. Skype and FaceTime are great ways to communicate. Yet nothing can compare to actually spending time with them in person.

What Adam and Eve lost in the Garden of Eden when they sinned was the presence of God. Even more than possessing the law, the distinguishing feature of Israel was God’s presence with them. The temple was not primarily a place of sacrifice but a place of God’s presence. The exile was such a disaster for the people of God because they were away from God’s presence.

God promised to be in the midst of his people again. This promise was fulfilled with the coming of Jesus and the Holy Spirit. He promises to be with you.

-Mary Shofowora

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One response to “Nothing Can Compare To Spending Time In His Presence”

  1. Omo cele ni mi says:

    Simple but very deep and beautiful. I love it, psalm 16 verse 11 says that in the presence of God there is fullness of joy. Its so beautiful when you are lost in His presence then you appreciate the salvation through Jesus Christ that birth the Holy Spirit and the lust for worldly power and possession becomes vanity to you.

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