How I Can Seek the Lord – 7 ways How can I seek the Lord? If
you're like me, you might think "seeking the Lord" simply
means to "pray longer, pray louder and probably fast". While
Scripture does mention prayer and fasting with the right attitude, it
also includes other, possibly surprising ways.
7 Ways to Seek the Lord
1. Call upon God and pray to him
Jeremiah 29:12-14a (New International Version)
Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen
to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your
heart. I will be found by you," declares the LORD, "and will
bring you back from captivity.
2. Serve God with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind
1 Chronicles 28:9 (New International Version)
"And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and
serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the
LORD searches every heart and understands every motive behind the
thoughts. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake
him, he will reject you forever.
3. Cast your cares upon the Lord
Psalm 55:22 (New International Version)
Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall.
4. Keep your tongue from evil, Turn from evil, Do good, Seek peace and
Psalm 34:12-16 (New International Version)
Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days, keep your tongue from evil
and your lips from speaking lies. Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their cry; the face of the LORD is against those who do evil, to cut off the memory of them from the earth.
5. Forsake evil ways and thoughts
Isaiah 55:6-7 (New Living Translation)
Seek the Lord while you can find him.Call on him now while he is near. Let the wicked change their ways and banish the very thought of doing wrong. Let them turn to the Lord that he may have mercy on them. Yes, turn to our God, for he will forgive generously.
6. Have clean hands, Pure heart, Don't lift your soul to idols,Don't swear by what is false
Psalm 24:4-6 (New International Version)
He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to an idol
or swear by what is false. He will receive blessing from the LORD and vindication from God his Savior.
Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek your face, O God of Jacob.
7. Doing what's right and live humbly
Zephaniah 2:3 (New Living Translation)
Seek the Lord, all who are humble, and follow his commands. Seek to do what is right
and to live humbly. Perhaps even yet the Lord will protect you— protect you from his anger on that day of destruction