COMMENT: God promises a reward for seeking Him

Greatest reward for seekers

  • After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Do not be afraid, Abram. am your shield, your exceedingly great reward.Gen 15:1 NKJV

COMMENT: What is the greatest reward you can get from God? God himself i.e. His Presence

God is  looking for those who seek Him

  • The Lord looks down from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there are any who act wisely, who seek God. Psalms 14:2 NKJV/NASB
  • God looks down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there is anyone who acts wisely, Who seeks after God. Psalms 53:2 NASB
  • Seek and deeply long for His face and His presence continually. Ps 105:4 AMP


  1. “looks down” is in present continuous – meaning He is currently looking i.e. even right now.
  2. God considers those wise, who seek Him.
  3. God is asking asking us to seek Him continuously.

Not seeking God is considered evil

  • He did evil because he did not set his heart to seek and worship and honor the LORD. 2 Chr 12:14 AMP

The heart cry of those who seek God

  • My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. Psalms 84:2 NKJV
  • As the deer pants for the water brooks, So pants my soul for You, O God. Ps 42:1 NKJV

COMMENT: Notice “for” (not to) God. 

How does one seek God? KEY VERSE

  • you will seek Me and **find Me, when you *search for Me with all your heart. Jer 29:13 NKJV

*specifically to worship

**properly to come forth {to} that {is} appear

COMMENTS: In other words, when one worships with all his/her heart, God’s Presence appears.

See example

  • The trumpeters and singers joined together to praise and thank the LORD with one voice. They lifted up their voices, accompanied by trumpets, cymbals, and musical instruments, in praise to the LORD: “For He is good; His loving devotion endures forever.” And the temple, the house of the LORD, was filled with a cloud so that the priests could not stand there to minister because of the cloud; for the glory* of the LORD filled the house of God.

*3519 כּבד כּבוד [kâbôd kâbôd] \{kaw-bode’} kaw-bode’\
From 3513; properly weight; but only figuratively in a good {sense} splendor or copiousness: – glorious ({-ly}) {glory} honour (-able).

3513 כּבד כּבד [kâbad kâbêd] \{kaw-bad} kaw-bade’\
A primitive root; to be {heavy} that {is} in a bad sense ({burdensome} severe6
dull) or in a good sense ({numerous} rich6
honorable); causatively to make weighty (in the same two senses): – abounding {with} more grievously {afflict} {boast} be {chargeable} X be {dim} {glorify} be (make) glorious ({things}) {glory} (very) {great} be {grievous} {harden} be (make) {heavy} be {heavier} lay {heavily} (bring {to} come {to} {do} {get} be had in) honour ({self}) (be) honourable ({man}) {lade} X more be {laid} make self {many} {nobles} {prevail} promote (to {honour}) be {rich} be (go) {sore} stop.

Permanent vacancy in Heaven for worshippers

  • 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

Practical aspects

Will you spend some time worshipping God? Even if it is only 5 minutes could you listen to a worship song?

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