I absolutely love this quote.
There is indeed a God-shaped void in every person. The truth is that only God can satisfactorily fill it. Efforts to fill it with other things will eventually prove futile. They may seem to fit, by filling parts of it, and making you fill less empty, but, they cannot do what God can do.
This is a pearl of wisdom that I have to keep reminding myself. Happiness is elusive, it comes and goes. When all is said and done, God remains. Contentment and satisfaction are found in Him. He is truly ALL THAT I NEED.
One of my favourite verses is:
Psalm 16:2 NIV
I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;
apart from you I have no good thing.”
The truth is that only God can satisfy that God shaped void within my heart. He is the source of all good things. I can never have too much of Him. He is more than enough for me. In order to find Him, I must search for Him wholeheartedly.
Have you been pacified by the things of this world?
Are you really satisfied and content?
What is the real desire of your heart?
The prayer of the day:
Thank you for this timely reminder. Indeed, you knit me in my mother’s womb for Your purposes and glory. Many are the times that I have gotten sidetracked and pacified by the things of this world. I have cheated myself that I am whole, yet the God shaped void within is still longing to be filled.
Only you can satisfy me. Help me to search for you with all that I am. Teach me and speak to me. Draw me closer than I have ever been. Reveal Yourself to me that all these other things may fade in your presence.
I long for you. My heart beats for You. Satisfy me Lord. Satisfy me.
In Jesus name I pray and believe,
The Song of the day:
May we be weaned off the pacifiers of this world and allow Him to satisfy us.