8656 longing for God

8656 longing for God

A deep desire for God, which Scripture often compares to hunger or thirst. Only Jesus Christ can truly satisfy this longing for God.

The individual’s longing for God

Ps 119:20; Isa 26:9 See also Ps 73:25; Ps 119:81,131

The longing for God compared to hunger and thirst

Ps 42:2; Ps 63:1 See also Ps 143:6; Am 8:11

The longing for God is satisfied through Jesus Christ

Jn 4:13-14; Jn 6:35 See also Ps 42:2; Isa 55:1; Jn 6:27,50-51; Jn 7:37; Rev 21:6; Rev 22:17

See also

1080God, living
1690word of God
3251Holy Spirit, filling with
4018life, spiritual
5341hunger
5580thirst
5832desire
5939satisfaction
6644eternal life
6754union with Christ
8160seeking God
8622worship