Questions · Rebellion · Sanctification · Wrestling

wrestling…

The question comes to mind… and I wonder what the answer is… Are the failures and rebellion of the justified… all part of the sanctification process…? sanctification… “being made holy or purified”… In short, then, justification is a once-for-all, declarative act of God as Judge, whereas sanctification is a progressive change in the character of the…… Continue reading wrestling…

Joy · Questions · Returning · Trust

anticipating… His return…

Anticipating the return of a loved one currently traveling abroad…following him and his friends on Instagram…as they post snaps of their adventures…each brings joy… and questions…(where exactly…? who…? what in the world…?!)I dreamed of him last night…his return…the tales he would tell…the hugs given…his smell…his laugh…And I wake wondering…Do I anticipate His return…? Jesus’s…? do…… Continue reading anticipating… His return…

Questions · The Journey

The Journey Readings: Week 55… and a sign of spiritual maturity…

And the disciples were continually filledwith joy and the Holy Spirit.Acts 13:52 ESVOn the reading through of Acts… disciples of Jesus… preach with power… and perform miracles…Yet… they also… endure… persecution… conflict… and stoning…No matter their circumstances… they were… continually filled with joy…And I wonder… Are we…? am I…? are you…?It seems… when disciples are…… Continue reading The Journey Readings: Week 55… and a sign of spiritual maturity…