Outta Here -- GONE FISHING!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Posted by Lisa

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"Is there any place I can go to avoid your Spirit?
    to be out of your sight?
If I climb to the sky, you’re there!
    If I go underground, you’re there!
If I flew on morning’s wings
    to the far western horizon,
You’d find me in a minute—
    you’re already there waiting!" Psalm 139 MSG

It seems crazy to think we could go on vacation and leave God behind, that He wouldn't be right there with us. But that is the case with many of us when we leave for our long anticipated break from the "real world". Or maybe it's just been me?

Routine is simplest when we are in our day to day. It is when we stop the cycle of the mundane when we see where we lay our bibles and pick them up again. Or maybe it's just me?

For my family's vacations we like to go camping in the cool of the mountains or visit my parents at the beach. We enjoy nature through and through but to steal a moment of quiet time with The Lord can be a challenge, especially if your children are young.

For me, I have found great pleasure in having scripture laid out ahead of time which may relate to our location and possible weather. Can you imagine meeting our Creator God outdoors while reciting the very verses which were used to encourage those who would hear the Word?

God is IN all He created.

I challenge you to find some key verses about trees or water or the very earth you walk on and take them with you on vacation. Even if you plan to stay home, meet God in your yard and praise Him with glorious verses of Scripture.

The heavens declare the glory of God;
    the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
 Day after day they pour forth speech;

    night after night they reveal knowledge.
 They have no speech, they use no words;

    no sound is heard from them.
 Yet their voice goes out into all the earth,
    their words to the ends of the world." Psalm 19 NIV

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