Christ is the role model that God has provided for all men and women, of all races and nationalities, to follow. Perhaps that is what Christ meant when He said, “come, follow me.”
When God says no, the unknown of what comes next can be scary. Terrifying even, but in the way that a roller coaster is terrifying. We’ll live through it, and if we trust that we are safe in God ‘s hands we can enjoy the ride.
We are assaulted by noise and misdirection every day in order to keep us from God. Our ability to communicate with God through prayer is based on God’s grace and our ability to recognize when God is speaking to us. Scripture is God’s primary language. God-given “signs” are another. There are God-given signs all around…Read more »
“Worrying about what others think of us is a warning sign that we may not be worrying enough about what God thinks.”
“I believe that at times like these, God asks us to step into our Christianity and respond to grief with hope, love, comfort, and spiritual resolve.”
If your relationship with God suffers or if you don’t find yourself enjoying your relationship with God, examine your desires.
“Our uniqueness and individuality are not problems to be solved when we apply them to serve God’s purposes: They are the solution.”
“Just as prayer and contemplation of Scripture provide an ‘on/off’ switch in our communications with God, action provides the connection.”
“I pray for the courage to listen to Christ’s teachings in their entirety and act upon what I hear.”
“There is a difference between political correctness and courtesy. Political correctness has the potential to offend God. Courtesy in the form of kindness to others does not.”