Tagged: faith

Leave the Crib. Learn to Crawl. 1

Leave the Crib. Learn to Crawl.

What kind of parent wants their little child to grow up and sit in their lap all day? What kind of parents are happy when their 25 year old son cannot figure out what to do with his life besides sit in their basement, eat their food, and play video games? What kind of parent dreams of raising a child that will one day do nothing with their life besides come over to visit every now and again? Every parent wants their child to love them, but every parent also wants their child to grow up at some point. The...

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Freedom

The question of faith is not some work that still remains to be done. There is not a required decision, process, or ritual that must be completed properly before a person can be saved. The question of faith is a choice whether a person will act as if Jesus has truly completed all the requirements for salvation. Seeing others through the eyes of grace, we see them Not as incomplete but whole. Not as in process, but complete. We see what others cannot: their ability to walk in freedom, truth, and light. They are not prisoners bound in chains who...

What a Life! 0

What a Life!

The past few days, I have been frustrated with God for revealing so much of His nature and character to me. I feel like I have been given an incredible gift that I need to steward well. Because I value the revelation that he gives me, He continues to pour it out. {He who is faithful in what is least will be faithful with much.} However, I am unable to capture all of it or to share it all and that can be incredibly difficult. I feel like I am stuffed full of His goodness and need some way to...

Return to Relationship 0

Return to Relationship

As I labored through the day to discover a means of publishing my book, I find myself somewhat frustrated. There is no path that I have to follow to make this happen and several small pieces have to fall into place before I can actually do it. Furthermore, every time I change something in the text, it throws off the formatting of the entire document. About midway through the afternoon, I stopped and began to simply seek God. This is a day of fasting and seeking God, but the work I was doing had no joy. Oh, how I long...