If you haven’t experienced it yet you will, trust me you will. It’s a feeling that you’ve been doing the same thing over and over again and nothing is going to change. It may be your marriage or your job. It may be your TV watching or your choice of food. Not only is it predictable but quite frankly it is boring. Change would be great but it also would be risky. For now maybe it’s best to play it safe, to be bored and predictable, at least you know what to expect. (more…)
Never stop working out your salvation – God, through His spirit desires to reveal more and more of Himself to you.
The main character trait of a Christ follower/collective of Christ followers that is tied into God and His love through prayer, is their focus on hearing God’s voice instead of telling Him what to say or do. The faith they possess is not a way to get God to give them what they want but instead it’s the basis for trusting Him for everything they need… (more…)
…dead! I know it sounds awful and even a bit morbid but it is true. I looked in the mirror after my last haircut and realized that God knowing the number of hairs on my head was getting easier. That being said my follicley challenged head is not my reason for this statement. I noticed recently when I lie down my bosoms fall into my armpits. This is disturbing on two levels. First, gravity is taking its toll as I age. Second, I am a man and until recently I didn’t have bosoms. Still this is not the reason I want to be dead when I grow up. (more…)
I sit and wait for God to let me in on His, up until now, secret plot for my life. I have heard it a thousand times or maybe only one hundred times, as a matter of fact I don’t know how many times I have heard it and I don’t know how many times I have preached it but I do know that yes, no or wait are the only possible answers to my requests. So I sit and wait with nothing to do but wait until wait becomes a yes or no or maybe a no not now becomes a wait a little longer or a yes for now becomes a no for later or a wait becomes a… (more…)
I am reposting this for two reasons. First, this has been a busier week than normal and I am fighting some sort of bug (not sure if the bug or I will win). The second, this was posted so early in my blog that many never got to see it.
Why do I think it is important that more people read it? (more…)