Have you ever just felt empty? Not even fatigued or tired or weary. Just empty. 

“I don’t know what to do,” you whisper to God. In moments like these do you sit quietly and wait for the still, small voice to whisper something profound to your soul? Do you get up and do something, anything that results in physical movement, hoping to stimulate something productive? Read your Bible? Pray? Write? Watch TV? 

How do you fill up when you’re not even sure what’s empty? Perhaps nothing major has gone wrong, your life goes on in a normal circuit, but something is missing. You are following Jesus, reading your Bible, praying, enjoying fellowship with other believers. Why the unexpected weight of emptiness?

I’m asking myself that as I write this post. And the answer, I think, is that I’ve been rushing through my time with Jesus. Early mornings and late evenings have compacted my devotional and prayer time into spurts and rushed sessions rather than leisurely talks that ease me into and out of my day. I feel empty because I haven’t been filling up, instead I’ve been putting less and less in my spiritual tank. 

And now I know what to do. I’m going to hit the pause button on writing this post and reach for my Bible. My week is busy, the early mornings will continue to tempt me to shorten my morning devotional time, but I’ll resist that urge and put the first thing first. 

To Be Continued …

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“This is how we know that we live in Him and He in us: He has given us of His Spirit. And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent His Son to be the Savior of the world. If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in them and they in God.
1 John 4:13-15

If you are ready to join the family of God, simply believe and ask. You can choose your own words or pray the prayer below. God hears your heart, simply confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and let the Spirit lead you.

“Father, I want to be yours. Forgive me of my sins. I believe that you sent Your Son, Jesus Christ, to die in my place. I accept Jesus as my Lord and Savior and thank you for the gift of salvation through Him. I invite the Holy Spirit into my heart and surrender my life to You. In Jesus name, Amen.”

Feel free to spend time just talking to God and sharing your heart with Him. Let Him speak to you and listen as He leads you forward into new life. Welcome to the family.

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