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By accompanying my friend in their difficult walk, I learned lots and lots about Who God is and what all of that could mean to us in our own suffering.
I've seen the truth about my rebellion against God and authority. Without authority, I get death! But under authority, the heavens are opened for me.
Did you ever try hard not to try hard? Did you ever contribute to your attempt not to contribute? Do you ever find yourself making it a job just to receive?
How many times do I make snap judgments about people? Do I care who the person really is? Do I display the general Shepherd aspect of Christ's character?
He is the Alpha and the Omega: The end of my story here and the beginning of my new one. All I can ever take to the Father at the end of my life is His Son.
Maybe the people in our lives and circumstances would be more motivated to ask about the God we believe in if we displayed the Love of Jesus?
I want to live aware of the Gaze of God's eyes upon me. Eyes that see everything and from which I don’t need to hide. Eyes that gaze with Love not control.
Do we see that God's greatest rewards and His highest commendations are reserved for those who face temptations with the same attitude Jesus faced them?
I find it difficult each time I am asked to live out Mark 9:35 – ‘Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.’
When I finally saw God, I embraced Him, embraced His will, and embraced my aloneness—and my lie was cast down.
We make at least a hundred decisions every day – and in each of those decisions, we decide either to please ourselves or to please God.
Because of a child, my illusions about my old “self” are dead. It took me a long time to find out how to change, but I never forgot how much I need God!