If God exists, not seeking God must be the gravest error imaginable. If one decides to sincerely seek for God and doesn’t find God, the lost effort is negligible in comparison to what is at risk in not seeking God in the first place.
They spend more time in analyzing, in collecting materials, and in hard thinking than on prayer, on seeking God’s mind,
and on waiting for the power from above.
You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.
Questions for Small Group Study
Chapter 12 – Seeking
- Is there a time when you became more aware of the power of God to work in your life and in the lives of others?
- Who is the Holy Spirit? What does He do? What is His role? What is His role in your life?
- What does it mean to seek God? In what ways have you done that? Do you need to seek Him more proactively? What would that look like? Re-read the story of the woman in Mark 5:25–29 (on page 125). Describe what she must have been feeling. In what way was she seeking? In what ways can we learn to be like her?
- Read aloud the personal declaration on page 127.