Our utter dependence on Christ is one of our greatest gifts. It frustrates our flesh, offends our pride, and hurts our feelings, it is the making of us.
Christ designed me with a personhood, which He has matched in His plan and purpose for my life. When I hold to old opinions of myself, I derail the reality of the true me.
“If one loves God truly…he is known by God…and he is owned by Him.” Part of truly loving God is loving the ones He loves, as He wants to love them. Do we?
I've often struggled with claiming the promises in the Word as my own. But what I am learning is it is about me because my life is about He not me.
This post holds a huge lesson about taking care of myself. It's a deep lesson I have to repeat over and over again. Christ is my everything, even my awareness of self.
The truth of Christ in me, as me ia that He is the Source of Life. We often are unaware of who He is impacting through us and how.
You know, just the smallest drop of Christ’s Life is enough to send ripples across the whole landscape. And where those waves go is out of our purview.
It is one thing to spend time with someone, but it is quite another to see them. To see the person, not just a person, is a enormous gift to that person.
During our recent server transfer to a new host I saw a principle of life that I experience daily. It’s not easy to live out. Living life listening not knowing.
And knowing that my efforts are not adequate to satisfy God, then how am I to fulfill the many requirements of God on my life?
Christ’s revealing of His Life in me is for His pleasure and purpose, not mine. His revealing is not from our desire, as earnest as it may be, nor through our efforts to have it be so.
The Word declares that if I save my life, I will lose my life, but if I lose my life, then I gain Life. To lose my life is to let Christ’s Life be my life, which consequentially saves my life.