Those Who Seek Will Find


Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

Romans 12:1-2

It seems to me we all probably have about as much of God in our lives as we truly desire.

The Bible is clear that God is not hiding from us and is found by all who seek to know Him:

-Those who seek me diligently find me.

-Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.

-Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

-You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

-God intended that they would seek Him and perhaps reach out for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us.

It can not be missed that God is known by all those who diligently seek Him.

However, it is one thing to say that we want God, it’s something entirely different to truly seek Him. There are many in the world (and our churches) who say they want God, but don’t actually want Him.

Saying we want God requires no sacrifice, while truly seeking God and submitting to Him will result in life changes that we don’t want to make, it will require us to do things we don’t want to do, and it will require us to give up things we don’t want to give up.

It is easy to say, “I want to know God,” but much more difficult to truly seek Him. We all probably have about as much of God in our lives as we truly desire.

In Romans 12:1-2, Paul explains what is required of those who desire to know more of God.

If you want to test your passion for God, compare your life to those verses.

How much of your day is spent conforming to this world? How much of your day is spent renewing your mind? How much of your life is being lived for God? And how much of yourself have you offered as a sacrifice to Him?

This is how we seek God. Not with words, but in diligently throwing off this world in pursuit of Him. Those who seek will find.


Heavenly Father, thank you for always being there for me. Help me to change my life by pursuing you, not with words or my own ways, but how you intended me to seek you. Amen.