When I was younger, I thought God was supposed to make me into a “new man,” or that He had created a new, distinct part of me that was now the good […]
“Martha… there’s only one thing necessary.”
Almost everyone thinks of themselves as more Martha-ish. They say they need to Mary it up more often and just be in Jesus’ presence – but then they continue to hang on to the Martha behaviors of doing by trying to balance the two actions. “God’s part and my part” or “God-and” as AW Tozer calls it: “The evil habit of seeking ‘God-and’ effectively prevents us from finding God in full revelation…” …[250 more words]…
The Parable of the Running Father
It is a long journey, but finally the road leads you over the top of one of the hills overlooking you father’s home. You catch a glimpse of him, far away. …you see him turn in your direction, and you see that he has seen you, too.
Crying babies = A call to prayer
“Oh… Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Living God, have mercy on me, the sinner,” I whispered within my heart as the sound of both my kids crying woke me from sleep. […]