We Become What We Admire If something attracts our attention, we move toward it... This is true in every aspect of life. The Epistle to the Hebrews makes that point
The Triumph of the Cross, When All Seems Lost Nothing can prevent the power of God from showing up, even when those who fight the faith try to cover it over to prevent it from being seen...
Moving from Plan A to Plan A+ (part 6) Even if you are the one who has ruined everything, God is able to take your absolute loss, and turn it into something magnificent.
Moving from Plan A to Plan A+ (part 5) It's everywhere in the Bible. When we bring our failures, (or other's sins against us) to God and ask him to buy the loss back, we move from something awful to something magnificent... This happened for old warrior Joshua, and it can happen for us.
Moving from Plan A to Plan A+ (part 4) Philip was forced to flee for his life, and God used his departure to change a city (Samaria) and perhaps a nation (Ethiopia). His trouble became his opportunity.
From Plan A to Plan A+ (Part 3) God always hears those who cry out to Him. He can change our disasters into opportunities...
From Plan A to Plan A+ (Part 2) When we believe that we (or someone else) has ruined our Plan A, and we seek God in the midst of this, God turns our failures to successes. Our plans move from A to A+.
Moving from Plan A to Plan A+ (Part 1) When you are following God with all your heart and things go very, very wrong, God doesn't merely give a second best, plan B. God moves us from a wonderful plan to something magnificent... He moves us from Plan A to Plan A+. God's plans are never thwarted. They are magnified.
Is That God Talking, or Somebody Else? Sometimes. a voice from the past says something well. A. W. Tozer describes how to sift whether something is from God or "the world, the flesh or the devil." You can read the headings in 5 minutes. The blog will take 15. This is a summary of chapter 29 from "Man, the Dwelling Place of God"... Enjoy