God Comes Close

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Gift - People - Worries - Protector - Right

“I am with you” is the gift to anxious people. Our worries usually imply that we need someone—the right protector, the right fixer—who is close and is for us. Only those who know Jesus actually have that someone.

The challenge is that God’s closeness does not always seem to matter. Our anxieties want relief now, and God’s promises do not guarantee an easier life. He promises a full and abundant life, not an easy one. Confidence in Jesus does not act like a sedative.

Course - Matter - Lord - Senses - Blood

Then, of course, there is the matter of the Lord not being available to our senses as flesh and blood. He is with you, but you have to rely on the sound of his voice in Scripture. As we listen, we come to know that Jesus is the hope of humanity, and his closeness is our only hope during fears and anxieties.

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