Heart · Silence · Spirit · Understanding

where to start a pilgrimage…

Last night… after considering my failure of living silence… understanding comes this morning… To live a life of pilgrim words… inner silence… is the key to outer silence… This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says: “In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength but…… Continue reading where to start a pilgrimage…

Grace · Trust · Understanding

the trouble with leaning on your own understanding…

The trouble with leaning on your own understanding… is that is causes trouble…In just thirty minutes… I made a mess…A costly… time consuming… mess…All because I leaned on my own understanding…The evidence was before me… signs… to set my understanding right… but I trusted me… and what I understood…And because I trusted me… my own…… Continue reading the trouble with leaning on your own understanding…

Faith · Trust · Understanding

faith… trusting what we do not understand…

Now faith is being sure of what we hope forand certain of what we do not see.Hebrews 11:1The reading through of The Journey brought me to the account of the fiery serpents sent by God as a punishment for Israel’s sin…Moses interceded… again… for this rebellious people… and the cure… a bronze snake on a pole…?!All who…… Continue reading faith… trusting what we do not understand…

the Word · Understanding

understanding His Word… it’s revelation…

Making Sense of the Bible…  it’s the title of a book by Adam Hamilton… a book I’ve scanned… but not read…And it’s bothered me… something unsettling… I couldn’t quite put my finger on till today…The title itself bothers me… Making Sense of the Bible…It puts all the responsibility on us… to figure out what God…… Continue reading understanding His Word… it’s revelation…