“Am I not a God near at hand”—God’s Decree—
“and not a God far off?
Can anyone hide out in a corner
where I can’t see him?”
“Am I not present everywhere,
whether seen or unseen?”
God’s Decree.”—Jeremiah 23:23-24 MSG
“Look to the Lord and his strength;
seek his face always.”—1 Chronicles 16:11
“But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.”—Ephesians 2:13
“If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, 17 even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.”—John 14:15-17
“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.”—John 14:18
“The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them;
he delivers them from all their troubles.
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted
and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”—Psalm 34:17-18
“This is how we know that we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his Spirit.”—1 John 4:13
“But as for me, the nearness of God is my good;
I have made the Lord God my refuge,
That I may tell of all Your works.”—Psalm 73:28
Do you ever have moments…
where you realize
within the moments of life…
over and over
…that He’s near.💗
That He’s just
And you knew it,
but time after time
again and again
you step into
these fresh realizations.
The “realization” has been
And in a moment that you’ve “lost sight”
—perhaps you’ve come in and out of this realization
getting caught up in what is physically seen
…but then suddenly,
you realize His nearness again. 💖🎊
I came and sat down at the table this morning…
a bit sleepy, a bit distracted…
and then I had one of these kinds of moments.
And it hit me like the most tender kind of wave… 💖🌊
not somewhere over “there”
He is so tenderly near…
As His beloved children, we are nose to nose,
side by side
heart to heart
with God Almighty.
“I have set the Lord continually before me;
Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.”—Psalm 16:8
He cares about your life.
He sees you, He knows you, and He’s with you.
Talk with Him.
Share with Him.
Realize and acknowledge
that He is here…
Not somewhere “over there”
He is right here.
and He is near. 💖✨💝
Thank You, Father. 💝