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Seek God, See God

But from there you shall seek the LORD your God, and you will find him when you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul. — Deuteronomy 4:29 We know that our truly seeing God is reserved for the future (1 John 3:2; Revelation 22:4). Even so, we can still see much of God now. Consider David, the shepherd boy whom God anointed king of Israel. While David had his failings, Samuel described David as a man after God’s own heart (1 Samuel 13:14). Why? Could part of the answer lie in the fact that David both sought God and saw God in everything and everyone around him? The songs of David suggest that, when David wasn’t seeking God, he was seeing God. David sought God as he fled from his son, Absalom (Psalm 3). David sought God in his evening prayers (Psalm 4). David sought God in his morning prayers (Psalm 5). David sought God’s mercy (Psalm 6). David saw God as he carefully considered the nighttime sky (Psalm 8). David saw God as his deli