Many of us have been dealt a crummy hand in life, and as a result, there is a lot the Spirit needs to overcome in order to capture our hearts in a meaningful way. While many Christians may not have the patience for it, God’s patience will never waver, because His love for us will never waver.
We are at war with darkness should be no surprise, but I find increasing comfort in the fact that the weapon of our warfare is not through might or intimidation, but through love, grace, and compassion.
That I lived the vast majority of my life thinking that God was somehow impotent and uninvolved is one of the greatest regrets I have. So I guess I’ve got to make up for lost time…
Introduce them to the Father and His love for them. Let His love, His kindness, and His Holy Spirit to the restorative work of repentance.
Jesus said that the poor would be with us always, but that doesn’t make it any easier to stomach. How God can deal with all the pain He sees is one of the great mysteries to me.
God moving in a wild way doesn’t always make me stand up and shout, but instead, drives me to my knees.