Friday, April 1, 2011

Thirsty for More

O God, I have tasted Thy goodness, and it has both satisfied
me and made me thirsty for more. I am painfully conscious
of my need for further grace. I am ashamed of my lack of
desire. O God, the Triune God, I want to want Thee; I long
to be filled with longing; I thirst to be made more thirsty still.
Show me thy glory, I pray Thee, so that I may know Thee
indeed. Begin in mercy a new work of love within me. Say to
my soul, "Rise up my love, my fair one, and come away."
Then give me grace to rise and follow Thee up from this
misty lowland where I have wandered so long.

As quoted by Francis Chan, Crazy Love, (pg. 99),
referencing A. W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God.

1 comment:

MacMeister said...

It is truly humbling that we must ask God to give us the desire to know Him more, and to give us the ability to praise and worship Him!

Crazy Love is quite a book :-)