Friday, November 5, 2010

Thirsting For Him
























"As the deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God." Psalm 42:1 NLT

As I journey through this life, I realize how dependent I am on God. I am unable to do any good without Him. The flesh is frail and can get me into trouble, but the spirit within me, His Spirit, renews and replenishes my soul. He is faithful to pick me up, dust me off, and set me back on the straight and narrow. My thirst for Him and all He has for me grows stronger with each breath I take!

Thirsting for more of HIM,

Andrea

38 comments:

Terra said...

This verse and the photo of the deer are ideally matched in your post.

Faith Imagined said...

Beautiful thoughts! I am thirsty for Him also!!!

NanaNor's said...

Blessings to you dear friend,
Love this post and the verse.
I pray your health is improving.
With love, Noreen

Divine Mrs D said...

There is a song called 'You Are The Sun' by Sara Groves and it's about how God is the sun and we are like the moon and the only light we have is a reflection of God's love. That's what I thought of when I read your post. :)

Debbie said...

Oh AMEN to this for sure...I am truly just nothing without Him. Have a wonderful week-end. HUGS, Debbie

KathyB. said...

So very true, and so very needful to life, "as the deer panteth for the water".

Just Be Real said...

This is exactly what I am doing...... thank you for this timely and encouraging post Andrea. Glad to see you around again.

Finally Free said...

Beautiful picture and one of my favorite verses. :)

Blessings,
Tammy

Claudia said...

i so agree..!

Jessa Irene (Holiday-Haven) said...

Great post, love your photo.

Rita said...

Beautiful thoughts and a gorgeous picture! May you be blessed beyond measure by Him for your trust in Him. We all need to thirst after the water He gives.

quietspirit said...

Andrea:
Some wonderful thoughts for this time of year.

Beth.. One Blessed Nana said...

I thirst for Him with a desperate longing my friend! Thanks for posting this beautiful picture and verse.

commoncents said...

VERY NICE POST! I always enjoy checking in!

Steve
Common Cents
http://www.commoncts.blogspot.com

LisaShaw said...

Amen! I need Thee every hour I need thee LORD.

Praying for you...

Ruth said...

Beautiful verse and thoughts. That verse is one of my favorite.
I enjoyed my visit. Thanks!

Have a blessed Sunday.

Diana said...

Blessings and hugs for you Andrea!
Love Di ♥

Renee said...

Oh, so very true....Only Jesus can quench our thirst..

BLUEBUTTERFLY said...

Yes...Your grace and mercy, Lord.

Toyin O. said...

Thirsting with you Andrea!

Lisa Buffaloe said...

Oh how I long for more of Him!

Mildred said...

AMEN!

Angela said...

amen amen amen...I realize how dependent I am on God. I am unable to do any good without Him.

Nancy said...

Beautiful, Andrea. That reminds me of one of my favorite songs, "As the deer." Do you know it?

We see a lot of deer in fields here in Michigan. It is one way of reminding me about my "thirst for Him."

gnee @ Singing With Birds said...

A M E N, thanks for a beautiful post.

Tea with Tiffany said...

Yes, I thirst for more of Him. :) I like this animal better than my mule today. :)

hugs,
t

Joyce said...

I love the song written around this verse. We see a lot of deer up here and I find myself humming it often.

Hope you're doing well!

Colleen said...

Funny. I just wrote about thirsting for God in my ezine that came out last Friday - Nov. 5!! Guess we were thinking alike that day! God bless!

Linda said...

Beautiful post and I too thirst for Him! Love the photo of the deer.
Have a wonderful day!
Blessings

blueviolet said...

Beautiful, Andrea!

Jeanette Levellie said...

I love the song based on that Scripture, "As the Deer."

We are always desperate for God. When we realize it is when we get the most help.

Jackie said...

Oh, I feel the same way way! Beautiful post! Thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog!

Jackie

Buttercup said...

Thanks for your visit. Hugs and good wishes to you and Doug.

momstheword said...

Amen, sister! I love the picture with it too. Fortunately His love, grace and mercy can overcome our weakness and weak will any day.

Together We Save said...

Beautiful post!! Thanks for sharing.

~*Michelle*~ said...

I am in that same thirsty place with you, my friend.......

xox

Alleluiabelle said...

Dearest Andrea,

I love you my long-time blogging friend. You have touched my heart so as my thirst for Him is ever so strong even amidst his filling me. I can never get enough of Him and He is with me in every breath that I take.

Such a beautiful posting from such a beautiful loving heart for the Lord.

Peace & Prayers,
Alleluiabelle

Dean Spencer said...

Andrea -

This is so true. More and more everyday, I realize, like you, that "I am unable to do any good without him." In fact, when I'm not walking close with Him, I find myself in a very dry place. That's when I thirst for more of Him.

Thanks for a great reminder. Have a great weekend! God bless!