A.W. Tozer Quotes (Author of The Pursuit of God)
Psalm 139 - How God Pursues You
How God Pursues You
But did you know that God pursues us? Because of His very nature — which is love — He seeks to have a relationship with us. He created us for His glory and even the many names and titles of God reveal His pursuit. It was not because Israel was the greatest in number that God delivered them from the hands of the wicked Pharaoh. God delivered these people because He promised way back in the book of Genesis that he would make Abraham a great nation Genesis God redeemed Israel out of bonds because He promised a Deliverer. God said He would do it and He did!
Most Relevant Verses
Watch the video above and talk about it with a group or mentor. Learn more. Psalm is one of the most powerful psalms in the Bible. This psalm comes from King David, and it shows us that before we ever began to pursue God, God pursued us. Psalm O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me.
The Bible Exposition Commentary Vol. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books. Craig Blomberg takes the opposite position. Matthew Vol. In the interpretation of these 2 parables, I am more inclined to agree with Blomberg than Wiersbe. While it might not be the point of these parables, it is something that is very true.
But what about God? Does God pursue us? And if so, how does he do that? This biblical story of the ninety-nine sheep goes beyond the literal image of the shepherd and the lost sheep to paint a picture of a devoted father in pursuit of his lost child. The lost sheep is each and every one of us before we enter into relationship with Christ. On our own we are lost and aimless. We wander around in a desert wasteland trying to find our own way.