Conviction · Doubt · Encouragement · Humbled

humbled…

Both yesterday and today… I’ve found myself humbled… First through encouragement… I suppose encouragement shouldn’t humble… but it does… In two separate places… words of encouragement emboldened my faith in what He’s called me to do… The renewed boldness… reminds me I can do nothing apart from Him… but I also see (in hindsight)… how I’ve…… Continue reading humbled…

Comfort · Doubt · struggle · Wonder

Jesus… did You ever wonder…? (a prayer)

Jesus… did You ever wonder… if You were heard…?speaking to hundreds… thousands…from a boat… on a mount…children bounding… people sleeping… chatting…Did You ever wonder if it made a difference…?Did You ever doubt Your calling…?I’d have to say… Yes… since You were tempted… tried… in all things…For we do not have a high priest who is…… Continue reading Jesus… did You ever wonder…? (a prayer)

Conflict · Doubt · Faith

when conflict leads to doubt…

Conflict… I had some this morning…it wasn’t extreme… not Jerry Springer-esque…but disquieting… nonetheless…In an effort to encourage a loved one with His Word… and reminders… I found myself up against a hard heart… a spirit seemingly closed off to His Word…The whole experience… triggered doubt…All day… I doubted…my motives…my obedience…Had I really heard Him…?Or was…… Continue reading when conflict leads to doubt…