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Experiencing LIFE Today - September 26, 2016

  • 2016 Sep 26
  • COMMENTS

'Knowing' in the Biblical sense is a very intimate thing. It implies to actually experience. It is not just head knowledge, cerebral assent, or muscular posing. John 8:32 says, 'You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.' You participate; you experience life and make it 'biographical.' So, your theology becomes your biography. —Tim Hansel, Holy Sweat

The past few weeks, we've been looking at several different aspects of who God the Father is, talking about what He wants to do in our lives, about how He wants us to act towards Him. These are definitely important things to have in your head...

But the buck doesn't stop there.

It's one thing to know all of these things in our head (to know this about God), but what a tragedy it would be if we never go further than this! God's revelation causes a response in the heart of those who are sensitive to His leading.

Moses asked God to teach him His ways. God taught him with words that were clear and powerful. When Moses received this revelation, he saw himself in proportion to the God he now knew, against the most powerful and only perfect being in existence!

And how did he respond?

Moses bowed to the ground at once and worshiped. —Exodus 34:8

He saw that He is praiseworthy.

Moses praised God with his whole being. It wasn't just something he knew in his head. He was experiencing God in a radical way, getting to know Him personally. Not only does it put us in our place and God in His, it also changes our hearts and deepens our experience of spiritual intimacy with the Creator. That kind of experience never leaves someone the same ever again!

After Moses praised Him, God began to make Himself known to others through Moses. God had revealed Himself as Father. Moses saw himself as a child. And together they walked forward in truth to the glory of God.

Father, I've learned so much about You in my life. Whenever I get the chance to learn more about You, I pray that You take what I'm putting in my head and move it to my heart. Make this REAL in my life. I want to radically experience You every day! Be the change in my heart, and take that change in me to the world in whatever way You see fit! I love You, and You are worthy of ALL my praise!!! Amen.

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