Tag Archives: love of God

Friday, December 16: Wrestling Before God

right now, i am consciously and determinedly veering my mind away from worrying.  Christ tells me, “do not let your heart be troubled.  trust in Me.”  i am getting scared.  not because the Lord has decided to keep me waiting but because i feel i am losing the … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 14: The Great Life

i must admit i have been bugging the Lord for something for like two weeks now and all i keep finding myself saying is, “c’mon, Looord, let it happen.  just will it, pleeeeease!”  i don’t get mad, i just persist. … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 10: The Offering of the Natural

i can only begin to offer spiritual commitments to the Lord when i have made up mind about my natural commitments.  the choice is simple:  either deny myself or deny Him because talking about Christ is meaningless if i don’t … Continue reading

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Friday, December 9: The Opposition of the Natural

repulsed by the obvious evilness of  sin,  i find that it is no longer a matter of  avoiding sin per se,  “but of giving up my right to myself, my natural independence, and self-will.  this is where the battle has … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 24: Direction of Focus

what is my average day like? i  wake up to a mind dialogue with God at half past six in the morning and begin my day from there.  (i normally speak to Him  in my sleep, albeit in fragments, so when i wake up, … Continue reading

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Friday, September 24: The Missionary’s Goal

it is so easy to lose sight of our divine purpose in our anxiousness to preserve and succeed in our temporal lives.  in this material world, we tend to have this underlying belief that the one who has the most … Continue reading

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Friday, September 16: Praying to God in Secret

“i seriously cannot understand how people who are so religious can be so vexatious at the same time!” my daughter had just recently posted this on her Facebook status. we know we are not doing well enough with our prayer life … Continue reading

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Sunday, August 14, The Discipline of the Lord

God hears and knows my longing to be good and pleasing in His eyes but He also knows my failings in this regard.  God knows i dream of Him and speak to Him even in my sleep but He also … Continue reading

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Saturday, July 30: The Teaching of Disillusionment

two of my kids are married, my eldest daughter and my eldest son.  although they are based in australia, we get to chat on skype regularly and update one another about everything — including the petty squabbles they sometimes have … Continue reading

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Tuesday, July 19: The Submission of the Believer

“Our Lord never insists on having authority over us… But once His life has been created in me through His redemption, I instantly recognize His right to absolute authority over me.  Then He is easily Lord of our life, and … Continue reading

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