I want to be counted among those who intentionally draw near to Jesus—near to the One who saved us, loves us, and pours immeasurable grace and mercy into our lives; the One who leads and guides us, strengthens us, and never leaves us alone.
I remember others long before me who are known for drawing near:
I remember Mary, at the feet of Jesus.
I remember John, the beloved disciple, leaning on the chest of our Lord.
I remember David, the psalmist whose soul thirsted for God.
I remember Enoch, walking close beside Him—so close, in fact, that God just walked him on up to heaven, completely bypassing death.
The list could go on and on. I want my name to be included with those who have deeply desired intimate communion and fellowship with the Lord. Don’t you?
I want to draw near to the Lord who wakens me each morning and reminds me that this new day He has made is a day to be glad. And I am glad—deep-in-my-heart glad that I am His and He is mine. I am grateful that I have the…