I need You, Lord

“As the deer pants for the water brooks,
So pants my soul for You, O God.
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.
When shall I come and appear before God?”
~ Psalm 42:1-2, NKJV

“O God, You are my God;
Early will I seek You;
My soul thirsts for You;
My flesh longs for You
In a dry and thirsty land
Where there is no water.” ~ Psalm 63:1, NKJV

“The Lord will guide you continually,
    giving you water when you are dry
    and restoring your strength.
You will be like a well-watered garden,
    like an ever-flowing spring.” ~ Isaiah 58:11, NLT

I Need You, Lord at All Times

Lord, You are the joy of my heart, my refuge, and my strength. Oh, how I need You, Lord. As the deer pants for the water, so I thirst for You, the Living God, in a dry and thirsty land where there is no water.

I need you, Lord

Only You can satisfy the longing soul. You created a God-shaped space in the heart of Your people that only You can fill. Fill me to overflowing, Lord! I want to know You more, I want to know You in the fullness of who You are.

Thank You for teaching me. Open my eyes so that I might see clearer. Open my ears so that I might hear and know Your voice … without doubt, without questioning, but with solid certainty that it is You.

I love being Your child. I am secure in Your love.

Who may ascend into the hill of the Lord? Or who may stand in His holy place? The one who has clean hands and a pure heart! Wash me, Lord. Purify my heart and remove anything not of You. I want You to see Your reflection in me.

I need You, Lord

I want my life to be an expression of worship to You, for You alone are God. Make me holy as You are holy so that our fellowship may be intimate.

I need You, Lord. In the searching, and in the in-between times. In the laughter and in the tears … I need You. Thank You for drawing near in my time of need. I’m thankful Your eyes roam across the earth seeking those who love You who need to be strengthened. Oh, how good You are!

Only You, Lord, Can Satisfy the Longing Soul

You are faithful and true, merciful and kind. There is no other like You.

In the Name of Jesus, I pray,

Amen ~ let it be so


Please don’t carry your burdens alone. I would be honored to pray for you. You may contact me directly at nan@nanjones.com


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Sweet blessings to you,