Sampson loves to run and chase squirrels in the park. When he can’t find squirrels and the park is vacant of people, he enjoys his freedom. He’s usually far ahead of me in a full trot…just because he can be.
Lately when someone approaches especially with another dog, he’ll come right next to me, his side touching me, and stop. He’ll look up at me for reassurance and won’t move until I put his leash on. After I secure the leash, he’ll go back to his normal trot, but he stays closer until the people have passed.
Just like my sweet doggie wanting to be closer to his master when uncertainty approaches, we need to do the same with our Master. We should stay close to Him in heart all the time, but especially when anything uncertain approaches we should want to be closer.
We’re grown adults who enjoy our freedom, don’t we? We love we can pretty much go anywhere and do anything at any time. Sometimes freedom can be a dangerous thing; a lonely thing. There is no certainty in anything but God. Rest assured, whatever happens, when it happens He’s right there, waiting on us to want to draw closer to Him. We don’t have to be afraid or even lonely. There’s a lot of freedom in God and freedom from unsureness and uncertainty with Him if we believe He’s who He claims to be.
Come closer to Him today, if for no other reason than because you’re free to do so. Enjoy His “leash” of protection and the peace of His presence. He’s going to see to you whatever comes your way.
Galatians 5:1 “It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.”
John 8:36 “So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.”