I find God on a quiet day, in nature, the sound of wind always reminds me of Jesus. As if He is whispering to me. Also in my daily devotions, or wanderings in the bible.
Today “faith” was a dominant word in my day; it came reading Hebrews; all of the people who chose (not just obey) to walk in faith. Abraham offered up his son (how awful a decision to make), the only thing Sarah ever wanted was a child and Moses, a grown man; preferred to suffer hardships than live within the walls of great wealth.
3 John 1:3
It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth, telling how you continue to walk in it.
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
Today, I found a two sided piece of paper; it fluttered from somewhere and landed behind my desk. There are a few scribblings and a date of 12/4/2013.
These exact kind of notes were the reason behind “The Pieces” book. I wanted to share what God had shown me, inspired revelations that carried me from bad and sorrowful moments in time, to joy filled and peaceful days.
A few of my ramblings:
2 Peter 3:18 SPIRITUAL GROWTH: Read scripture, apply the truth. Admit and assume responsibility for failure. Commit to change.
Philippians: Joy, is a calm delight from God. The worldview of joy is “happiness is based on what happens,” but joy, in reality – is the fruit of the Holy Spirit.
Paul was in jail during this time, he remembers people in his prayers; he thanks God for his situation, he encourages others.
Ephesians 2:15 (my take): It’s a harsh world for those who are not believers in Christ. I was under a terrible impression or just didn’t want to see – that the most noble and good people are still not of God. They are still on the wrong side. It’s not my place to judge, but do I have responsibility of those I love to save their soul? You bet!