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The difference between the presence and the manifest presence

Daily Thought

Your Word for 12 July 2024

Genesis 17:1
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, ‘I am God Almighty; walk before Me faithfully and be blameless.’

12065883_10153277353526313_4551806422120042611_nGod’s presence and His manifest presence are not the same.  We can have the one without the other.   We know that God is here, but we can remain totally unaware of it.   Only as we become aware of His presence, is His presence manifest.   God wants to show Himself to us.  We need to make ourselves available and seek Him.  This is what makes the difference between a nominal Christian life and a radiant / alive Christian life.  This difference is important to understand.   We must not miss this aspect. We need to develop a heart after God.  Seeking Him and drawing near to Him.

Psalm 73:28 But it is good for me to draw near to God
James 4:8 Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.

Don’t become too busy. Avoid the pitfalls of religious business and religious activity and go for God.
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