31 Days of Worship: Day 24 – Yearning

My soul yearns for you in the night;
    my spirit within me earnestly seeks you.
For when your judgments are in the earth,
    the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 26:9

When was the last time your soul yearned for God in the night?

Sometimes, my husband has trouble sleeping, so he grabs his Bible and reads. There are nights when he finds himself yearning for God… and He follows that yearning. He is such an inspiration to me in his relationship with God.

How often when you can’t sleep, or when you are just sitting around watching tv, do you just tune out… even when the spirit calls? When was the last time you gave in, let Him have a moment (or a bunch of moments) with you… alone?

Today’s challenge is to ask God to give you a yearning for Him like you have not experienced in a long time… and when it comes, to follow it. Spend some time seeking Him whole-heartedly.

Love this song by Shane & Shane:

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About 31 Days of Worship

Every day in the month of October, I will be posting here about worship. Will you join me on this journey? Maybe you are interested in discussing specific topics within the area of worship. If this is you, I’d LOVE to hear from you! You can leave a comment below or send me an email.

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Thanks for stopping by! I enjoy being on this worship journey with you! My prayer is that God will teach all of us to become more focused worshipers throughout this month.

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