I can feel the deep life-giving restoration of strength that comes from knowing I am rooted in life because of God’s favor toward me. I can imagine drinking in the love of God from the roots. And with every draw through the roots, I will gain assurance of my eternal place…
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And when you hear God’s idea, always ask how that will impact the parties involved because the testing of God’s voice starts with this: he is a peacemaker, a healer, a good counselor, wisdom, and love. And his responses, if it’s really from God will fulfill at least one, but typically all, of these character traits.
This makes me think of whole-body healing because it involves healing inside from hurts which cause grief and anger.
When I read this passage, I was surprised because I assumed it was necessary for water baptism to happen before a baptism of fire (spirt) could occur. Since this idea is directly opposed in scripture, I now question…
I will not always feel “hard pressed.” Although I relate to the sentiment today, I am reminded of God’s love for me and his promise of salvation, in this life. I know his promise means I will come and go, freely. And this idea of a “spacious place” makes me feel understood.
I have been taught to think that all the perfection of heaven is reserved, by God, for the reward of the afterlife. I’m not convinced.
I am so excited about my future because I realize that I can’t stand in the way of his goodness. Even if I tried…
Personified voice of wisdom, or Jesus?
Do you taste of freedom like I do? Munch on his words “wherever it pleases… so it is with everyone born of the Spirit.”
Freedom is rest. Rest is being taken care of by God. I think all my fight amounts to nothing is his hands.