Lord, you have been our dwelling place
in all generations.
Sometimes a husband who has been married to his wife for a long time, and who is deeply in love with her, can truly say: “Home is wherever my wife is. I am home whenever I am with her. Wherever on the globe she happens to be, that’s home.” That’s the way I feel about my wife, Gayle.
But what this husband says of his wife is most true of God. For the deeply devoted believer, home is found in God. Home is found not in a place, but in a person. Home is being with God. He is my home.
Moses gives voice to this heart at the outset of Psalm 90: Lord, you are our dwelling place. You are our home. You are our place of refuge. Indeed, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations.
Because God is God, because he is the everlasting God, because he was God before the Rocky Mountains were formed, because he was God before the creation of the universe, because he has been God from everlasting and will be God to everlasting, God is our true dwelling place.
Home is being with God.
He is your heart’s true home. He is what you’re looking for. He is what you’re longing for.