God intricately lives with us each day and guides us in His righteousness for His sake. He weaves a tapestry of goodness of which Christians are a thread to add color and meaning. He has it all figured out. He knows the plans He has for my life as I pick and choose where I go in any given day. He knows where I plan to walk and where I plan to stop and rest. As I make my schedule, He has inked-in divine appointments for me to play a part. He places various people He wants me and, me alone, to show compassion, empathy and encouragment in circumstances I encounter.
Sometimes I wonder why Jesus had no hesitation in sending his disciples out into a hostile environment. What did He want us to know when he warned his disciples? “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.” Matthew 16:10 Jesus certainly […]
Ever know you ought to do something, but just don’t feel like it? The desire is not there. You ought to encourage, but don’t. You ought to give, but won’t. You ought to change, but remain the same. I get that way sometimes and wonder if perhaps I’ve hardened my heart to the conviction of the […]