O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you;Psalm 63:1
my soul thirsts for you;
my flesh faints for you,
as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.
I’ve been thinking about longing for God – longing to know God better – longing for knowledge of Him.
I’ve also been thinking about miracles.
I absolutely believe in miracles. I believe God performs miracles today, not only in Biblical times.
The Bible reveals plenty of miracles, but so far as I can see (and I still have a huge amount to learn, so I may be wrong about this) the miracles that are recounted in the Bible always seem to be in a context of growing, not restricting, our understanding of God. I don’t read the Bible as ever saying, “It’s a miracle so stop trying to understand it & just move on.”
I think longing for God is at least in part a longing to understand Him better, and that is not offensive to God — it pleases Him.
Or at least that’s what I think today.