Excited to Meet Jesus

2008
10.22

Ok, so I was sitting in Journey class tonight thinking about how excited I should feel to meet Jesus someday.  I know that day is coming.  I know that Jesus is with me every single second of everyday even though I can’t physically see Him.  Why am I not more excited than I am to finally meet Him face to face?  I mean, don’t get me wrong, I’m excited, but I’m nowhere near as excited as I should be.

Think of it this way.  We all have someone we love to pieces that loves us back right? Well take that person.  Pretend you have never laid eyes on that person but all of your life you have had a relationship with them.  This person has done things for you all along the path of life.  Even little things like getting you your favorite junk food snack on the worst day you’ve had in awhile.  This person felt your pain when you were upset or angry and embraced happiness with you.  They know everything about you…even the stuff you tell no one else.  Still…picture this real person in your life.  For me, I picture Justin.  If I had never met him yet still had the relationship I do with him and I knew there would be a day that I could actually see him and hold him and look him in the eyes, I would be totally completely out of control excited.  I think I would be hoping to hit every telephone pole wherever I went just so I wouldn’t have to prolong the time before we could meet.

Well the Bible is God’s…Jesus’ too…love letter to us.  We know He is with us when we study God’s word.  We get to know Him and then we can “see” Him in new ways everyday in our life.  I know I don’t yet know God completely but I want to be completely excited to meet Him.  Boy has He been there with me even in the most awkward and awful times.  He even giggles with me when I do silly things.  No one on this earth can know me better than Him.  It’s impossible.  He knows every single hair I have on my head.  He loves me that much.  So just thinking about all this…I’m excited! He has given me glimpses of Himself everyday. In giving me Justin I know He loves me and wants the best for me.  He knows me so well that He knows Justin is the perfect one for me.  He gave me my awesome parents and sisters because He knows exactly the best people for my life.

Aren’t you excited to get to know God better and to be able to notice Him more everyday and to one day put an end to some of the mystery and see Him?  Just a thought…