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Gratituesday – God’s Pursuit for Us

 

We have a beautiful little toddler who is full of life and energy.  He is at that age where he loves getting into everything. Yesterday, I was emptying the dishwasher he managed to get a butter knife and decided to take off with it. I was in hot pursuit to get it away from him.  He totally thought it was funny that I was chasing after him. I was able to get it away from him before he hurt himself.

Later in the day, I started writing this post and it made me think about how the Lord is in pursuit of us.

Since creation, God has longed for a relationship with us. Then very shortly after, sin enters the world and ever since God has had a plan to make it right again.  Throughout the Old Testament we see the Israelites make mistakes over and over again.  Even though there were consequences, God still pursued them! Then He sends Jesus to make the way for us to be in constant communication with Him. And lastly, He is coming back for His children to make everything perfect again.

The same is true for us as Christians, we make mistakes time and time again, and even though there are consequences, God still pursues us.  He gives us unconditional love and grace. 

I’m so grateful that we have a loving Father who pursues each and every one of us.  I’m grateful for the friends, family and acquaintances He has placed in my life to help me see Him even better.  I’m thankful for His word (the Bible) and that it can encourage me and guide me, that way I can love my family and friends the way Jesus did.

God is in pursuit of you too my friend.  He’s right beside you every single day, call on Him no matter what. He loves us all no matter what we do.

Every good and perfect gift comes from Him.

Sharing today at Heavenly Homemakers and Teaching What is Good.

 

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6 Comments

  1. Amen! I love the imagery God uses throughout the scriptures that shows He is a lover who woos and pursues us. Excellent post. Thanks for sharing it today…very encouraging to my tired brain today!
    Kate @ Teaching What Is Good recently posted..A missed birthday celebrationMy Profile

    • Thank you Kate for stopping by and hosting a link up this week! I always find your comments delightful and your blog encouraging! :)

  2. What a lovely post to read today. Just what I needed. Thank you for your Gratituesdays. And GORGEOUS picture, Tabitha!
    xxx
    Danielle recently posted..Organized Home Challenge Catch Up: Week 28-31My Profile

    • God is great at giving us what we need, especially when it comes to words we need to hear. :) Thanks for your encouragement my friend some times I wonder if I should post what I’m thankful for but then sweet comments encourage me to keep writing them each week!! :)

  3. Beautiful Post Tabitha!!!
    Kim | At Home With Kim recently posted..Weigh~In WednesdayMy Profile

    • Thank you Kim.