This journey of everyday ordinary living doesn’t always feel like a
mountain-top experience, but neither does being on a mountain-top.
Day 240 of Bible Reading Plan – Staying faithful in a faithless world means we don’t let ourselves grow comfortable with the status quo. Don’t be lulled into the comfort zone and forget what matters most. Faithfulness positions us in a place to be recipients of grace.
It’s not about me as much as I think it’s about me, and I shouldn’t assume it is. It’s amazing how often people don’t think about me!
God calls us to be uncomfortable, though. So many of us desire to be used by God, but then we say “Well, except for that, Lord.”
The end of the torturous journey for a young woman “great with child” was a first-century version of a No Vacancy sign.
Most people start to form an opinion about you before you even say a word. I have the privilege of teaching others that not all stereotypes are true.
Sometimes, we find ourselves in a wilderness season thinking that it is an attack from the enemy, but this is so far from the truth.
It’s not always easy to work up the courage to minister to or intercede for others. It takes trust in the Lord, some slow breaths, and boldness that only He can give.
I had to be open-minded. My high school friends weren’t at college with me to be my “fallbacks.” There was no “comfort zone” for me.
I sowed more into my relationship, my friendships, and social media than I did into Jesus, and it landed me in a pit.
We can have apathy in anything from our jobs, school, spouses, family, children, politics, hobbies, and yes— even, unfortunately, God.