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…

Doubt · Faith · Trust

seeking wisdom… trying not to doubt…

He is so gracious… so loving… so faithful… to those He’s created… He promises wisdom to those who ask…If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God,who gives generously to all without reproach,and it will be given him.James 1:5 ESVThere is no chiding for not knowing already…no partiality… no prerequisites…He graciously… generously… gives wisdom…to…… Continue reading seeking wisdom… trying not to doubt…