My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?
Psalm 42:2 (KJB)
Thoughts on Today’s Verse
The intense heart-yearnings of the Psalmist for the Lord and his deep pleading enquiry to know the whereabouts of his God, resounds like the repetitive tolling of a bell through the intensely personal pleadings of Korah, in his Psalm – before he finally reached victory in his heart and a deep satisfaction within his soul.
The soul that thirsts for the Lord and pants for God and keep on and on thirsting and panting for Him is the one for whom the Lord Himself will provide His deep well of satisfaction, brimming to overflowing with the refreshing waters of His life – living water that revives, restore,s revitalizes and reinvigorates the man or woman whose inner being “thirsteth” for more of Jesus.
The one who asks for more of Jesus and keeps on asking will receive. The one who seeks the Saviour and keeps on seeking will find Him and the one that thirsts and pants and keep on thirsting and panting for more of Jesus – will have their thirst quenched. May we in humility of heart and gentleness of spirit thirst and keep on thirsting for God, for the more deeply we sense our need of the Lord Jesus, the more passionately we will pursue the Living Waters of life.
Heavenly Father, I pray that You would develop in me a deeper and more personal thirst for You with each passing day, for it is only as I drink deeply of You that my soul can be satisfied – only as I am refreshed by Your Living Waters of life.. may I be used as a conduit through whom Your refreshment may be poured out to other thirsty souls, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN