DEEPER HUNGER AND THIRST FOR GOD’S PRESENCE

Dec 12, 2023

I pray that Jehovah will continue to enlarge your thirst, capacity and desire to experience Him. It is a living vibrant encounter beyond teachings and doctrines. This is what will change your taste, impact your desire and increase your depth of hunger and thirst.

God rubs off on us in a place of hunger and thirst. Then the heavenly becomes more attractive to us than earthly. A man sang a song; ‘the things of this earth will leave you dry and empty, only Jesus can satisfy.’ However, even in Jesus, there are degrees of how God chooses to reveal Himself to you.

Numbers 14:2-3 And all the children of Israel complained against Moses and Aaron, and the whole congregation said to them, “If only we had died in the land of Egypt! Or if only we had died in this wilderness! Why has the LORD brought us to this land to fall by the sword, that our wives and children should become victims? Would it not be better for us to return to Egypt?”

The children of Israel cried to go back to where they had come from because many of them never encountered the presence of God though they were living under the presence. The presence did nothing in their lives.

I pray that the Holy Spirit will help each one of us to get to a place where it’s no longer about a group, fellowship or church but a personal relationship between you and your saviour.

God’s presence is very expensive and costly. The things we desire do not come cheap. I pray that the Lord will help us to shift to different higher levels of revelation. (Song of Solomon 1:4)

Exodus 24:12 Then the LORD said to Moses, “Come up to Me on the mountain and be there; and I will give you tablets of stone, and the law and commandments which I have written, that you may teach them.”.

You must choose where you want to accomplish your Christianity: is it the base, the middle or the top of the mountain? Moses was caught up in the cloud where he neither ate nor drank for forty days. His body was suspended from work because he left the earthly realm and entered the divine (Exodus 24:18).

It was in that place that Moses saw Genesis; he went to the beginning and wrote it though he wasn’t there. These men lived in the past, yet accessed the future and lived in the present. How do you explain that? This is what God does!

I have made up my mind not to be ordinary. We will pay the price by the grace of God, to reveal Him to this nation, whatever it takes.

Jeremiah 29:13 And you will seek Me and find [Me,] when you search for Me with all your heart.

Amazingly, He was talking to people who knew Him and whom He had called, yet He said, “If you seek me with all your heart, you will find me”.

This means that there is a dimension in God that takes devoted seeking that Jesus wanted them to experience. Please, don’t settle where you are because there is much more in God. Let us go after Him, He will find us and let us seek after Him, He will appear to us. (Matthew 6:33)

STAY BLESSED AND HIGHLY FAVORED, WE LOVE YOU.

PASTOR BEN OCHOLA.