O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for you in this parched and weary land where there is no water.
David must have been far from home when he wrote this psalm. Fortunately, God is not limited to any geographic location. Even in those lonely and soul searching moments, God never abandons us. In life we soon discover this world has nothing of lasting value to offer. Our hope is in God. His all-surpassing strength is always with us. David praised God in the good and in the tough times, I trust you allow his strength to lift your heart in praise today.
Jesus, we find in you our only hope. In the tough times, when our souls thirst, and even our bodies feel the pain of life reversals, we cry out to you with our whole heart. Come in your strength and power and sustain us. Amen.