Discipleship · Holy Spirit · Work

yoke work…

Discipleship takes discipline — the work of straightening what is bent, retraining and strengthening our capacities, working loose the bonds that constrain us. –Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung, Glittering Vices Discipleship… it’s not what we think… It’s not about keeping a list… pursuing holiness through works… behavior modification by the power of our self-will… the keeping of rules……… Continue reading yoke work…

Faith · Redemption · Salvation · Work

too much…

Too much… He is just too much… What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us? Romans 8:31 NASB The word “for” in the Greek… is the English transliterated prefix… hyper… Yes… as in hyperactive… hyper-… excessively… excessive… (Merriam-Webster’s) The “these things” in the passages before… reveal His excessive…… Continue reading too much…

Call · Hard · Work

a hard call…

Some calls are just hard… “Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns. …” Jeremiah 4:3 ESV Sometimes He calls us to work hard ground… I’m grateful today… for confirmation of the call… before walking out on hard-packed dirt… Because without confirmation of the hard call… it would be easy to walk away…