“You call me out upon the waters, the great unknown where feet may fail. And there I find You…” –Hillsong United, “Oceans”
So I’ve been listening to a sermon by A.W. Tozer called “Men Who Met God: Moses on the Mount,” and it… is… EXCELLENT!
(Of course, you know I had to share.)
In his message, Tozer is declaring that we can know God personally—not just stop at accounts about Him or our doctrines, creeds, verses, or songs that we may know by memory, but we can know Him for ourselves in the same way we can know other people, just like we read about from the real-life stories of men and women in God’s Word.
TO KNOW GOD OR KNOW ABOUT HIM?
As Tozer put it:
“I’m convinced that a great many of us, even evangelicals, know God only by hearsay. He is what we want Him to be or hope that He is rather than what we know Him to be by spiritual encounter. Continue reading
This is the second post in a 4-part series. Read part 1: Heart Check.
So this curtains scenario… Sigh.
After breathing in, I calmed myself down by honestly spilling my emotions before God. I’ve had many, many times to practice this with Him, so it wasn’t too hard to get started. And then…I um, well…
I had a little meltdown inside.
To be honest, I cried.
I mean, curtains… Seriously?*
But really, my feelings weren’t simply about the curtains…
It was about desire. Continue reading
“When I saw, reflected upon it; I looked and received instruction.” (excerpt from Proverbs 24:30-34)
Missing lace curtains.
That is how my day started. But in this little event, God showed me something important about Himself. Continue reading
“You’re already doing it now. Will I have the confidence to believe You?”
Those were the words that reverberated in my heart as I woke up, my eyes barely open enough to make out the vague shape of my journal and reach for my flashlight.
It’s been a while, I know. But I had this dream— and I just had to share… Continue reading