Christianity is not so much about you desiring God as it is about God desiring you. I wonder if you believe that.
We are all about desiring God at Desiring God. We believe with all our hearts that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.
But the truth is that we will not desire God if we don’t believe that really God desires us. If God is a powerful person who in reality cares little or nothing about us, we may have a fear-based respect for him, but we will not love him. We will certainly not be satisfied in him. We will keep our distance from him and find our true satisfaction elsewhere.
This is, in fact, why many of us feel distant from God. We think he’s distant f…