good reads… for such a time as this…

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven... Ecclesiastes 3:1 NRSV With life out of sorts... there's a little more time to read... He has led me to two books... both I've had for months... both speak to my heart in this interesting season... One I started... but then… Continue reading good reads… for such a time as this…

wrestling…

The question comes to mind... and I wonder what the answer is... Are the failures and rebellion of the justified... all part of the sanctification process...? sanctification... "being made holy or purified"... In short, then, justification is a once-for-all, declarative act of God as Judge, whereas sanctification is a progressive change in the character of the… Continue reading wrestling…

really hard…

It's really hard... in our brokenness...to come to grips... with His holiness...Really... hard...Our broken emotions...skewed reasoning...confused understanding...make it difficult...to see His grace in hard things...to see His way in the dark...when death brings life...and love bears all things...It's hard... to wrestle with God...but that's what He invites us to do...like Jacob... renamed Israel... God-wrestler...But Jacob… Continue reading really hard…