Brother Don Merritt is a great and prolific Expository Teacher, but he’s also a great devotional teacher and writer. This is just one of his inspirations from about a month ago. It blessed me immensely and still does and I hope it inspires, encourages and blesses you!
The Cry of My Heart
How lovely is your dwelling place,
My soul yearns, even faints,
for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and my flesh cry out
for the living God.
What does your soul yearn for− what does your heart cry out for?
I would imagine there are many possibilities.
As I sit here this morning thinking about it, this might be the question above all questions, the answer to which will tell us everything about ourselves. If my soul yearns for earthly things, say money or status or power, maybe for drugs or drink, possibly for love and romance… what would that say about my spiritual condition?
Yes indeed, there are so many possible answers…
Why is it that my soul cries out for God when I find myself in trouble, but when all seems well, things other than God have my attention? Oh yes…
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