“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.” Matthew 5:6
Have you ever felt desperate? Maybe you have experienced being desperate to be married,desperate to have a baby, desperate for employment, or desperate to be healed. The word desperate is defined as having an urgent need or desire. It is something that you want more than anything. How about desperate for God? Did you know only God can create in us a desperation for Him? None of us wake up saying, “I really want more of God.” Our natural minds don’t operate that way. God literally has to put in us a desire for more of Him. And when that desire is strong, your pride just goes out the window and you could care less about what people think. Picture the woman with the issue of blood feeling desperate for Jesus’ healing power. It forcedher out into the open. She didn’t care. She was desperate. Imagine blind Bartimaeus, shouting “Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me!” He was desperate and tired of being sick and tired. He wanted a miracle and he knew the only person that could give him one was Jesus. The only person that can give you what you need is Jesus. Seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness and all these things will be added to you, God says. It takes God to give you the heart of a seeker. It takes God to create in you desperation. God is good! You can rest assured that when God gives you a hunger, a thirst, a desperation and strong desire for Him, He is about to satisfy you and be amazingly glorified in your life! Oh, how blessed you are! You’re not blessed because you created that desire on your own. You’re blessed because He gave it to you and He’s about to meet it!
Prayer: Father, You are so good! Thank You for Your word to me. I love You. I pray You create in me a desperation for you. I’m frustrated with surroundings, tired of being sick and tired. I’ve come to an end of myself and I need You. I humble myself and I receive You. Only You can satisfy me, heal me, deliver me and change me. Only You can do. I’m desperate for You and I know You will do what You promised. In Jesus Name, Amen.
(Read Matthew 6:33; Philippians 2:13; Matthew 9:21; Mark 10:48)