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Thirsty? Take a Drink

O God, You are my God;  I shall seek you earnestly; My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is no water.
Psalm 63:1

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I Will Seek You

Are you thirsty? If we call ourselves Christ followers, and claim to love Him and we have placed complete faith and trust in Him, then, at some point, we must wrestle. We must in our journey of faith come to a place where we ask ourselves, "Do I hunger and thirst for God? Do I have a desire to get to know Him better through His Word?"

Increasing your thirst. Maybe we have that thirsty feeling spiritually and quite possibly we are struggling with not feeling spiritually thirsty at all. It matters not what we feel at this moment but rather what we choose to do with the moment we have been given. A valuable resource for those of us who are continually and constantly "plugged in" is BibleGateway.com. Let's take a look at Galatians 5. The link provided here will direct you to the New American Standard Version, however, BibleGateway.com has many translations from which to choose and you can pick the translation you would like in the box labeled "search." (Hint: We'll be doing some different things with Galatians 5 in upcoming posts!)

Quenching your thirst. As you spend time in Galatians 5 today and throughout the week (or any passage of Scripture), eventually there will be a thirst that has been quenched that you may not have even been aware was present in your life. BibleGateway.com is a wonderful tool to use to help us stay in the Word throughout the day whether we're having lunch in the office and sitting at our desk staring at our laptops or using our iPads, or whether we're traveling (BibleGateway App) we can have easy access to the Scripture!

Obedience to God 
Increases our thirst for God 
That is always quenched by God!



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