Amazing things happen when your heart reaches for God

As long as you feel
Like you have
What you want,
You won’t want
God to help you.

Reach beyond your pride into the secret treasure chest of humility and brokenness. To reach for God is to exceed your grasp, but it begins to open your heart where He can grasp you. Take a step toward God and see His response.

Don’t just reach for the stars. Reach for their Creator! God is unknowable, beyond the reach of your intellect, yet He is perceptible and experienceable to a hungry, humble heart. An amazing thing about reaching out to God is that you discover that He has been reaching out to you all of your life.

God calls us to walk by His still waters while being led by the inner overflow of His living waters. Reach for God. Step outside of your religious comfort zone and begin to interact with the living Jesus. To repent is to wake up and reach out to God for a reset of your heart. When we lie, we aren’t reaching for truth; we’re wallowing in deception.

If your reach for God doesn’t exceed an intellectual approach, you’ll be limited to a mere mental concept of theology. Reach beyond your understanding of God by opening your heart wide to experience the stunning presence and power of the risen Jesus.

There’s no excuse for not reaching out to God. Only pride and hostility hinder us. You don’t need to think deeply before you reach out to God. Just humble yourself and do it.

If you’re a Christian, don’t just reach for church and religious teaching. Reach into your heart for “Christ in you.” When I reached out to read the Bible for myself, it untaught me much that I had been taught about religion.

Hell? Some popular books say it doesn’t exist, but often people who believe that like to use the word Hell in conversation. Don’t take the gamble. Repent and reach out to God.

Human society should value all human life. If a society can support needlessly taking the life of the unborn, it has the potential to support taking the life of the sick, the elderly, or the homeless

If you want to rise
To a level
Above the devil,
Reach out to God
With your whole heart
And soon you will revel
In God’s glorious presence!

Don’t just reach
For a goal,
Reach into your soul
And when you see
That it needs
To be made whole,
Surrender control
And reach for
The kingdom of God.
(Matthew 6:33.)

About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I long to see the power and passion of the first Christ-followers come to life in our time. I have written a book about our experiences in non-traditional church, called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia." If you need encouragement, search for: Elephants Encouraging The Room and/or check out my Amazon author page. Thank you!
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