I heard a message delivered by a dear friend of mine. At the time it skewered me. Someone put to words with a visual picture a message I had resisted all my life.
Christ says, the kingdom belongs to these. So does this mean if I am an adult am I disqualified? It is obvious that there is a meaning deeper than just small children.
Living is about relationship with Him. And the way He accomplishes this is to reduce us down, down to dependence on Him, a moment-by-moment involvement.
In deep relational building there's a dance in our relationships that can all day long be seen as a courting, even in brotherhood. A Bromance.
While living in a consumer culture we can be deceived to think we have everything we need while truly having nothing.
Living naked and unashamed doesn’t necessarily have to do with clothes. Living in minimalism, pared down to God and His Will.
It is impossible to live this life without listening and inquiry. It is in the asking that relationship with God is found.
Believing just what God says is so deeply important! He is so trustworthy, so why do we not just believe what He says?
There is no strictly secular happenstance. One of the things we are seeing right now is the exposure of the opportunist versus the patriot.
With the looming of the Fiscal Cliff, the uncertainty of our direction as a country and that nagging sense that there is impending danger, I still have to say in all honesty, "It is a good day!"
Our Heavenly Father tells His children what He's doing. We aren’t relegated to conjecture and presumption, He wants to tell us what He is doing.
In the middle of shelter in place I have solely run the office and its functions. What could have taken me under has been a huge blessing of functioning.