My husband was recently talking to a guy who had been involved in a documentary on sharks. While my husband loves a good shark story, I am more than happy to distance myself from sharks as much as possible.
This gentleman used to surf all the time and was surprised when the documentary was to be set in one of his regular surfing spots. He was polite enough but explained to the documentary team that he surfed in that area all the time but had never seen a shark.
The documentary team laughed at him.
“You don’t see them, but they see you!” It turns out that his surfing spot was one of the most popular shark fishing areas around!
Isn’t it interesting, this whole idea that things can see you but you are none the wiser to them being there.
That’s often how people treat God. He is always there, always watching, always attentive. And yet people don’t stop to look around to notice Him. And it’s not just non-Christians who pass God by.
We can get so busy and preoccupied that we often don’t acknowledge where God is in our lives.
Throughout the Bible God connected with people on many different levels. In their times of victory and jubilation as well as in the times of deepest grief and fear. He does that same for us today.
Do not allow God to pass you by. He is there for you.
Lord, thank you for your love and faithfulness. May we always look to you in all situations. Amen.
Where have you noticed God lately?
This article was written by Linda Bailey
Linda started theological studies in 1999 in Australia. After working for ten years in various church ministries, she now works as the breakfast producer at 89.9 LightFM - the Christian radio station in Melbourne, Australia. She writes blogs every day about passages she is currently reading in the Bible. Follow her on Google Plus +Linda Bailey or Facebook by clicking the like button on the right of this page.