Thursday, March 17, 2022

 Lately, I have been thinking about these verses of Scripture: 

"If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God." Col. 3:1-3

I thought about what it means to set my mind on things above. Today, I am focusing on the "seek" part. Here are a few Bible verses about seeking God: 

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Mt. 6:33 

But from there you will seek the Lord your God and you will find him, if you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul. Deut. 4:29 

Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek from him a safe journey for ourselves, our children, and all our goods. Ez. 8:21 

“The hand of our God is for good on all who seek him, and the power of his wrath is against all who forsake him.” Ez. 8:22b 

And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you. Ps. 9:10 

He will receive blessing from the Lord and righteousness from the God of his salvation. Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek the face of the God of Jacob. Ps. 24:5-6 

You have said, “Seek my face.” My heart says to you, “Your face, Lord, do I seek.” Ps. 27:8 
The young lions suffer want and hunger; but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing. Ps. 24:10 

But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who love your salvation say continually, “Great is the Lord!” Ps. 40:16 

God looks down from heaven on the children of man to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God. Ps. 53:2 

O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Ps. 63:1 

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually! Ps. 105:4 With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! Ps. 119:10 I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me. Prov. 8:17 “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; Is. 55:6 You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. Jer. 29:13 The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. Lam. 3:25 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Mt. 6:33 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. Mt. 7:7-8