Do you ever notice your heart can have a tendency to put good before God? Often I assume that something good is definitely what I am supposed to do, because it is good, after all! Then I jump in headfirst without even consulting God or prayerfully asking Him if this is His will for my life. […]
In high school, I took comfort in this verse in the wrong ways. When I discovered it, I took it as a chance to “get what I want” from God. I believed that since I was in church, involved in the youth group, and went to a Christian school that every desire in my heart was “of God.” Therefore, if I was serving God, wouldn’t He grant me all the desires of my heart? It took years of prodding, searching, and digging deeper to unveil the true meaning of this verse. In discovering what the Psalmist meant by these words and God’s intentions for delighting, there is great joy and freedom from being attached the things of this world that will not last.
Join me in learning the grace of redeeming idle time – for the sake of the Kingdom!
“Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart.” ~Psalm 37:4 In high school, I took comfort in this verse in the wrong ways. When I discovered it, I took it as a chance to “get what I want” from God. I believed that since I was in church, […]
Only one life, twill soon be past; Only what’s done for Christ will last :: CT Stud (Day 16 in our study of 1 Peter – 1 Peter 4:3-6) Each day we are given 24 hours, 1440 minutes or 86,400 seconds. That seems like so many, but in reality, at the end of each day […]
“He must increase, but I must decrease.” (ESV) “He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less.” (NLT) “He must become more important, but I must become less important.” (ISV) At each New Year, resolution’s are made, plans are set in action and we dream of what could be in the […]