Distraction · Enemy · Faithful · Know · Not today · Right · Work

pressed… in the right direction…

“I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. …” –Nehemiah Nehemiah 6:3 NASB Nehemiah knew what God called him to… He knew where to spend his limited time… energy… resources… On the great work… God called him to do… Rebuild the wall around Jerusalem… the wall torn down when God gave His people…… Continue reading pressed… in the right direction…

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…