Wednesday, July 17, 2013

God Thinking XXII - In His Presence 7

V26 Jesus saith unto her, I that speak unto thee am He.
V27 And upon this came His disciples, and marveled that He talked with the woman; yet no man said, What seekest thou? Or, Why talkest thou with her?

It’s true they didn’t ask the question, but they were thinking it.  The disciples were still religious.  They were far more worried about what people thought than what Jesus was doing.  They have not yet sold out to Christ.  It’s just like the religious to look on the outside and try to figure out what’s going on, on the inside.
V28 The woman left her waterpot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men,

Now I read this story so you could see what really happens when you come into the presence of God.  It’s found in verse 29.
V29 Come, see a man, which told me all things that ever I did: is not this the Christ?
In the presence of God, He reveals Himself, but He reveals you to yourself also.  Can you see what happened in this short story?
From not knowing the Savior at all, to meeting the Savior, to recognizing the Savior, to trusting the Savior, all in the presence of the Savior.  That’s the presence of God.
Excerpt from God-thinking XXII - In His Presence by Keith C. Powell Copyright 2013

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