I can be presumptuous in what I create, what I write, and what I do. I can live a life of assumption instead of surrender to God.
Because we have access to so much right now, it can be a struggle to use our freedom well.
Our lives are just like fruit trees: the outside exposes the inside.
It’s so easy to think of God as some aloof guy who sees and treats us all the same, but he knows and cares for each of us individually.
Choosing to believe what the Lord says about us instead of the voice of scarcity is immensely brave. And we are called to live bravely.
It’s our honor and privilege to learn to hear and respond to God’s voice as we grow and mature in him.
Today we are putting ourselves in the story to see what it reveals about ourselves, God, and the world as a whole.
We can work from a place of rest, security, and identity, knowing that he is our good Father and we are his beloved children.
Our actions always reveal our value-systems.
The Bible is filled with commands to not be afraid, but this message is never delivered with condemnation or shame.