Encounter with God

  • After salvation most important topic
  • Hebrews 11:6b NKJV He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.
  • Reward from parents e.g. Gifts Money House Land
  • Actor Johny Lever story man child fair
  • Gen 15:1 NKJV (to Abraham): I am your exceedingly great reward.”
  • Ex 33:14 ESV (to Moses): “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”

How do we get God/His Presence?

  • The sum of your word is truth Ps 119:160
  • Bible like jigsaw puzzle
  • Seek Him Heb 11:6

Examples of seekers

Psalms – written by several

  • David (man after God’s own heart)

Ps 63:1 soul thirsts/flesh longs for

  • Sons of Korah

Ps 42:1,2 deers pants for

Ps 84:2 “for” living God


1995 salvation

2012 cold


Shadow of your wings

Touch of God – weeping

Desire for God

Logic: Song —> encounter

Song Daily x 2/12

Regular encounters

Desire for God

  • Jer 29:13 Hebrew


specifically to worship:

Worship – Presence (air) – holy addiction

HS – Dove – spend time

Tommy Tenney – song sung 33 times


1st encounter burning bush

Daily encounter tent

Alter call

Ps 14:2 Looks down – present continuous – NOW – Wise seek God

(God repeats important Ps 53:2)

Permanent vacancy in Heaven for worshippers

Optional verse 

(the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. John 4:23 NKJV)