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Mission Statement: Quiet Spirit writes for those who seek a closer relationship with God.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Seek and Find

“Ask and it will be given to you;
 seek and you shall find;
 knock and the door shall be opened to you.
” Matthew 7:7 (NIV)

               Ask “you have not because you do not ask God.”(James 4:2b) God wants us to ask for forgiveness. He expects us to realize our wrong doing. God, who is aware of our needs, from time to time wants us to bring our wants to Him.

               The act of asking implies two people have a relationship, one that is close or has the potential to be. However, when we ask God for anything, we have to accept that it will only be given to us if it is accordance to His will. We might not be able to handle what we think we can. However, he listens to us.

               Seek You will seek me and find me when you seek me with your whole heart.” Jeremiah 29:13 (NIV) The word ‘seek’ Implies an effort being put forth. Have you ever lost something—a precious piece of jewelry or a favorite book? We search high and low for it. It’s like we have to find it or we will not be the same.

                 Knock “to him who knocks the door will be opened.” Matthew 7:8 (KJV) refers to a person summoning the attention of another. We try to get another person to listen to our need, hear of our wants, or consider aiding or assisting us. When we knock on heaven’s door, scripture tells us we should enter in an attitude of humility and yet with a mindset of believing God will listen to our petitions and our intercessions.


  1. Fine to see how willing the Lord is to help us!

    1. David: Thank you for your thought. We learn more how willing the Lord is as we mature in the faith and draw closer to Jesus.

  2. Thanks for this beautiful, short Biblestudy.

    1. You are welcome. Feel free to drop by anytime you choose to.

  3. Sweet promises from God. They help me to know that He really is there and He really does care!

  4. Thank you, Gina, for stopping by. I am on a break from blogging and the computer, but I had some time today. Our son is on his way to our home for Easter weekend. He recently moved back to our state.


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