"Break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the Lord ..."
© Copyright 1976, 1977, 1998 Diane S. Dew
|I. What does it mean to "seek God"?
A. The psalmist well described man's search
B. It is the spirit of man longing for fellowship with God.
Psalms 63:1, 6-8; 84:2, 3
II. The very purpose of man's existence is to seek God.
A. Failure to seek after God results in spiritual death.
B. But an impartation of His life through
us can be obtained
Deuteronomy 30:6, 19, 20
III. He promises that those who diligently seek him shall find him.
Deuteronomy 4:29-31 (Jeremiah 29:11-14)
A. We do not seek Him in vain.
B. He promises certain blessings and rewards
Psalms 70:4; 105:3
2. Peace and rest.
2 Chronicles 14:7; 15:12-15
4. Understanding in the ways of God.
1 Chronicles 16:11
6. Prosperity and provision.
2 Chronicles 26:5
Psalm 27:4, 5
IV. God requires an immediate response on our part to the
A. The Lord, like a timid deer, is withdrawn.
Song of Songs 2:9
B. We must not delay when He calls (Song
of Songs 5:2-6),
C. Continued delay to the call of the Spirit
may result in the
2 Chronicles 32:31
V. God seeks those who will seek Him.
2 Chronicles 16:9
1 Chronicles 16:11
2 Chronicles 15:12
D. Above all else.
Psalms 27:4; 73:25-26
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