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Stop Your Pride!

Because that’s what it is. It is not humility to claim guilt before God.

Also, stop beating yourself up until you have been sufficiently punished for your infractions–STOP BEING LIKE GOD! What He did is bigger than what you did.

Finally, why are you going to put yourself under submission of being treated for SYMPTOM, when Jesus treats you for DISEASE? He killed you–crucified you–dead.

Come to Him all that thirst…

 

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A Few Things I Know

(Stolen from Gene Edwards because he’s my favorite)

1. “The authority of King Saul was true? Yes, God’s chosen authority. Choosen for David. Unbroken authority, yes. But divine in ordination, nonetheless.” Today, I am thankful for authority… unbroken authority, but divine in ordination, nonetheless.

And over that authority, I would  like to offer a bit of truth

2. “Keep in mind that some who have been given the very power of God have raised armies, defeated the enemy, brought forth mighty works of God, preached and prophesied with unparalleled power and eloquence…

And thrown spears,

And hated other people,

And attacked others,

And plotted to kill,

And prophesied naked,

And even consulted withces.”

Which tells me that there is hope. In the end, there is hope.

… that I will never, ever, ever… EVER… use the word “punish” in relation to them?

So, in lieu of getting my PhD in creative writing this year, I am, instead, taking classes through Exchanged Life ministries for lay counseling. Therefore, it is time for my “after class blog posts” which have become as traditional as my “before theology class and/or creative writing workshop day” slurpy runs. I could never sleep on those nights anyway, so a sugar high always seemed appropriate.

This time, I have decided to include within my posts, a song that sums up what I have learned.

With no further ado: