John 4:23-24 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
This month a visiting sweet friend of the ministry gave us a wonderful gift -- an iPod (a fancy mp3-player-type gadget) already filled with some of the latest American worship music, what a gift! The gift of constant worship music wherever we go!!
Well, we just love this thing, but especially Elianna. She loves to listen with her daddy, one earphone in my ear, one in hers, jumping and dancing around, singing along to the wonderful worship. This morning, Elianna reached up and grabbed the earphones off the table and put them on. But to her surprise, there was no music. She took the earphones out, inspected them, and put them back into her ears. Still nothing. Then Elianna looked up at me and said in her cute little two year old dialect, "uh oh, wha happen?"
Elianna didn't hear the music because the Ipod was charging in the other room and the headphones weren't attached.
This got me thinking. We can never just assume that we will hear the Lord if we're not plugged into Him and His ways. If we want to hear the music of God's way and God's will for our lives, we need to set apart time to get plugged in! Time to read the Word, worship, pray, meditate and listen too (not just talking, asking, pleading, like so many of us tend to do)!
Let's spend this weekend getting plugged in. We believers need to be plugged in to the Lord. There's so much work to be done!