Think about it. Lyrics. Books. Magazines. Advertising. News coverage. Politics. Press conferences. Court rooms. Films. Television writing. The internet. Speeches. Sermons. Counsel. Conversations. Arguments. Poisonous, crushing words. Elevating words. Personal, internal speak. Prayer.
When Jesus was told by the Pharisees that he should leave because Herod wanted to kill him, he sent a message back to Herod … “Go and tell that fox, ‘Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I reach My goal'” (Luke 13).
Clearly in command of his own agenda. Objectives. Resolve.
It’s not too much to say that we live in a world which is burdened … fraying at the seams. Is there something we can do? The Creator is active even now and will restore all things. He distributes slivers of His heart of concern to each of us who are receptive. Ravi Zacharias challenges us to partner with God. Is there not a cause we can live for?
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Are you fighting a battle? Everyone is. Someone said, “Be kinder than necessary because everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.”
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Freedom is not free.
Penny and I were in Washington, DC this past weekend with our oldest daughter. We love that city.
Quite often life has this way of saying (or screaming), “This is reality. Get used to it!”
We don’t think in the category of establishing reality, do we? Our default perspective is that reality is something eternal to us. And it acts upon us.
The truth is how we respond to “This is reality …!” makes all the difference for us and those around us.
Will we respond proactively? Or will we react passively, silently submitting to what’s happening … or what you think may happen?