Odds are just when you think you know something, you find out you know nothing. Does this describe anyone I know? Of course not. None of you ever thought of yourselves as Albert Einsteins brother or sister…..or did you?
Between the ages of about 18-25 most young adults including “yours truly” thought our parents were dumber than rocks. Of course winding down from believing so much of ourselves we are hit by the same rock we thought hit our parents. Suddenly! You wonder how your parents got so smart so fast.
Once you come to the conclusion you don’t know anything you can start from scratch learning something.
It was about that time in my life I began asking myself the question, “Is this all there is?”
Reproducing an answer over and over in my mindless mind, I came up with, “There has to be more.”
YES. That was it. There has to be more. But where? How? Who? What? When?
Was I the only person in the universe questioning the reason for my subliminal existence? Who else was affirming this great inquisition? I felt alone in this dreary probe to find the meaning of life.
I can’t say where, how, what or when the truth began to surface, but I did know who. “Who” was the start to this interrogation of my heart of hearts. “Who” was the beginning of an exercise in seeking a reason or reasons to pursue living. Not that the alternative ever entered my mindless mind but “I WANTED TO KNOW WHY I WAS HERE!”
Why are you here? Why has anyone been here? What is the point?
My mindless mind was shrewd enough to go to the “Who” because I knew “Who” knew.
The answer to the million dollar question “Is this really all there is” begins between the chapters and verses of those pages. Years of study would never fill the infinite wisdom of God.
Little did I know the words between the words and “reading between the lines” would bring forth answers to questions I didn’t know existed.
Understanding the depths of God‘s world revealed to me the meaning of life was written in those words. Every page, word, number, sign has meaning. Extensive spiritual education fed the authors of the Bible led by the Holy Spirit. There is no other description humanly speaking to give it. I was enthralled how my mindless mind began weaving the truths into my soul and everything looked different.
Instead of viewing the few years on this planet earth as a trudge daily, God wove a vision of my future that left planet earth spinning on it’s own. I was hooked.
The more I yearned to flip through those pages, the more life got in the way. So you know what I did?
I started praying asking God to give me the time and ability to really place him first in my life. After 4 years that prayer was answered.
Diving in head first, the words began to come alive. Hebrews 4:12″ For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. “
As you glide your eyes and heart over God’s words, he speaks to you. Conversations flow back and forth as you see beyond the words into the supernatural. The veil is lifted. God’s heart and desires become your heart and desires.
So if you are like I was asking the question “Is this really all there is?” The answer is no. There is so much more.
And if my mindless mind can find it, so can yours.
- Reading God’s Promises (veritasmizzou.wordpress.com)
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