I’m figuring out how to let God be my protector instead of trying to protect myself. I’m removing my RBF mask.
We don’t need to fix or have all the answers or be worried about the destination–we can just focus on being as present with our traveling companions as we can.
Originally posted on Work in Progress:
For many years Israel didn’t have a king–God was their King. In 1 Samuel the people…
If these nine characteristics are the fruit of the Spirit, the result of his presence and a natural outpouring of his character, that means you can’t pick and choose which ones you want.
We never reach a point in our faith where the basics of who God is and who we are stop being applicable.
Since the beginning of time, God has been after our hearts. Through generations of disobedience and avoidance and apathy, he’s still continued to passionately pursue us. Though we’ve wavered over and over and over again, he hasn’t given up on us.
No matter how good or bad your heart looks, God wants it. He wants all of it. More than our actions or skills or behaviors or dreams, he wants our hearts.
I encourage you to spend some time sitting in silence with the Lord today and ask him what today’s step is. It’s amazing how he can speak so clearly when we give him the space to do so.
Each revelation is a responsibility.
We’re not called to live in the victim mentality but we are made to live as beloved children of God!