I Can’t Get Enough Of You, Lord!!

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A WHOLE LIFETIME is not enough!

Where should I goCarl Sharsmith, an 81 year old guide in YOSEMITE National Park was back at his tent after a long afternoon with tourists. His nose was flaked with sunburn and his eyes were watery.  He loved his work and wouldn’t want to be doing anything else, but one thing always upset him, and it had happened again today.

A lady had asked him “What should I do? I have only one hour to spend in Yosemite. Where should I go? What is the best?” 

where 1where 2Sadly, the guide had replied, “Lady, if I had only one hour to spend here, I’d just walk over there by the river, sit down, and cry my heart out!  A whole lifetime is not enough to appreciate the beauty here!”

Shouldn’t all blood-bought, adopted children of the living God say the same about spending time in His presence, talking with Him and listening to His marvellous voice as we read, study and meditate on His Word – His love letter to us?

A whole lifetime is not enough to appreciate the love, mercy and grace revealed there, or to marvel at the enormity of His precious promises to us.

2 Peter 1:3-4
Contemporary English Version 
We have everything we need to live a life that pleases God.
It was all given to us by God’s own power,
when we learned that He had invited us to share in His wonderful goodness. God made GREAT AND MARVELLOUS PROMISES,
so that HIS NATURE WOULD BECOME PART OF US.
Then we could escape our evil desires
and the corrupt influences of this world.

Colossians 3:16
Contemporary English Version
Let the message about Christ COMPLETELY FILL YOUR LIVES,
while you use all your wisdom to teach and instruct each other.

Psalm 119:105
Contemporary English Version
Your Word is a lamp that gives light wherever I walk.

Psalm 119:133
New Living Translation
Guide my steps by Your Word,  so I will not be overcome by evil.

Psalm 119:162
New Living Translation
I rejoice in Your Word like one who discovers a great treasure.

Though the cover is worn
And the pages are torn,
And though places bear traces of tears,
Yet more precious than gold
Is this Book worn and old
That can shatter and scatter my fears.

This old Book is my Guide,
Tis a friend by my side.
It will lighten and brighten my way;
And each promise I find
Soothes and gladdens my mind
As I read it and heed it each day.
Author unknown

Woodrow Wilson:
I am sorry for those who do not read the Bible every day and I wonder why they deprive themselves of the strength and pleasure it gives.

Thomas Manton:
We can never exhaust all the treasure and worth that is in His Word.

A W Tozer:
Whatever keeps me from the Bible is my enemy: however harmless it may appear to me.

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