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The Spirit Searches Infinitely Beyond Google

One of the roles of the Holy Spirit is to search, as in search engine. The total number of servers Google employs is a well-kept secret, but one recent estimate puts the total at 2,376,640. Using a search algorithm called PageRank, Google crawls 20 billion websites every day and performs over 100 billion searches per month. Those of us who grew up with the card catalogue system harbor a little resentment toward those who never had to search by subject, author, or title. We also marvel at the internet's capacity to put knowledge at our fingertips. It's one click away!

Yet as remarkable as that is, it doesn't hold a candle to the Holy Spirit's search engine. After all, there is nothing he doesn't know. The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God. The number of hairs on your head. Every subconscious memory and subliminal desire. The value of pi to the ten millionth decimal and beyond. You name it, God knows it … And he is searching all things, all the time.

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