Let God Find You

— A Quote by Henri Nouwen in “The Return of the Prodigal Son”

“For most of my life I have struggled to find God, to know God, to love God. I have tried hard to follow the guidelines of the spiritual life — pray always, work for others, read the Scriptures — and to avoid the many temptations to dissipate myself. I have failed many times but always tried again, even when I was close to despair.”

“Now I wonder whether I have sufficiently realized that during all this time God has been trying to find me, to know me, and to love me. The question is not ‘How am I to find God?’ but ‘How am I to let myself be found by him?’ …The question is not ‘How am I to love God?’ butHow am I to let myself be loved by God?’”

– Henri J. M. Nouwen, “The Return of the Prodigal Son”, p. 106

Two questions.

‘How am I to let myself be found by him?’

‘How am I to let myself be loved by God?’

The only action required is to accept the free gift and enter into His rest. I have read that Henri says pray always taken back to its original Hebrew should translatef enter into rest. So if this is true no work is required on our part. That is the same with salvation, righteousness,  grace, etc. ALL FREE GIFTS! NO ACTION NEEDED ON OUR PART.

Let God find you. He already provided ALL.

The finished work of the cross.

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About Ben Kilen

I am a average guy father of 4. I don't claim any super powers or amazing talents. I do have a double jointed thumb and I have always hoped it would bring me wealth and fame but so far it hasn't. I am an eclectic music lover as long and by music current day main stream rap does not qualify as music. Anything that has one to two sentences hammered over and over with no melody or excessive auto tune does not qualify.

One response to “Let God Find You”

  1. melwild says :

    Amen. I like what Blaise Foret said in the video clip on your other post, “I’ve retired and am now living off HIS benefits.” 🙂

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