The Light of Life. pg. 12

To seek is to find.

“But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers.” (John 4:23) 

Jesus was sent to search for the lost sheep of the house of Israel. (Matthew 15:24) He sent His disciples out to find them. They were not to go to the Samaritans or the Gentiles.  (Matthew 10:5-7) The good news is that Jesus did mentioned us as being sheep of another fold. “I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become one flock with one shepherd. (John 10:16)

The Father is seeking worshipers. His Son shines as the Light of Life calling out into the darkness. He seeks to save the lost. The parables of finding the “lost sheep” and the “lost coin” describe the one Christ finds as a “sinner who repents.” (Luke 15:10)  The good news is that we who believe in Jesus have been found.

“My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me; and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater that all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand. I and the Father are one.” (John 10:27-30)

Father, how can we not worship you? Your Son has given us eternal life. Accept from us the truth we know to live, as our spiritual worship. Encourage us by Your Spirit as we learn to follow “in spirit and truth.”