The concept of experiencing God was something that wasn't always clear to me. I mean, if God is omnipresent, then why do we have to approach His throne and ask God for us to experience His presence?
There's nothing quite like experiencing God's presence. It's only when we are with God that there is fullness of life, and while access is given to us freely now through Christ we have a part to play in coming to His throne to experience God.
Why is that? Though God is everywhere, we're not always seeking and listening. Most of the times we're too busy to stop and be with God even though He's already with us.
The Bible declares Jesus as Emmanuel, meaning God with us, but are we with Him?
It reminds me of how it is with me and my daughter sometimes. When she has her iPad or toys around, she can sometimes forget I exist even when I'm right in front of her. We can sometimes be like my daughter, being in God's presence but not acknowledging it.
If we want to experience God, there is a need to drop all things, be still in His presence and focus on Him alone. Here are six scriptures that will help us get a better understanding of experiencing God's presence today.