There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for his friends, but is being a living sacrifice include neglecting myself?
The difference of love and fear is simply life and death. Perfect love connects us to God and His Life, fear places barriers up to His Life
So many work to overcome rather than letting the Overcomer conquer in us but life is impossible if it’s managed and manhandled by us we must live dead.
Jesus doesn’t shrink from my fallen, sinful condition. Quite the contrary, He longs to be invited inside, in order to eradicate it.
I am the Dwelling of God – A Living Tabernacle. Do I treat myself with the respect and honor as I would treat the ancient Tabernacle and Ark of the Covenant?
Shame skews our vision of reality but the Spirit of God can walk us out of it. The process is to receive His mind and thoughts about ALL things.
There is a shame that comes from trying to be like God without God. We become ashamed, and rightly so, when we attempt to be like God, without God.
I am not lifting up shame, triggers or dysfunction as a virtue in themselves and certainly not holy, but do our triggers and dysfunction have no purpose? Not so much!
Believing shame over God is to prevent being who He’s created me to be. Rather than seeking God on this matter, I defined it through shame.
Reading has always been a weakness of mine. It has caused me huge shame, and it’s funny coming from one who is now an author.
Shame is the destructive result of thinking apart from God. Going outside of the realm of God’s definition of my reality is to enter shame.
I would like to share with you a personal shame that I think personifies the struggle, the lie and the damage.