christian quotes, james 1:5, quotes
November 1, 2016 at 12:09
Amen, Wally! That’s one issue I lean into the Lord over all the time, because I genuinely don’t know. He is faithful in showing me the way and full surprises, sometimes. What I think is important is not always what God thinks is important and sometimes, the little things that I am prepared to overlook, he considers vitally important.
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November 1, 2016 at 12:27
That’s the truest thing ever, IB. It takes reflection for sure. Normally going with my own inclination turns out to be a poor idea. Funny what you said, sometimes it seems what we are guided to tussle about seems not so important to us. Great point there.
November 1, 2016 at 12:25
November 1, 2016 at 12:29
Love this thought. Too often we assume it’s either one or the other, become all about passivity or about warfare/persistence, and never ask God. He’ll tell us what’s going on.
November 1, 2016 at 12:43
Nice Brandon. It’s not always the same, for even the same situation, or even the same person is it? Thanks so much for reading and commenting.
November 1, 2016 at 12:38
Something I have found helpful is “” the still small voice”
November 1, 2016 at 12:42
Yeah, it is quite helpful….if I listen!!
November 1, 2016 at 13:29
Amen, Wally. This is a timely word. I JUST read an article by a writing professional about knowing appropriate behavior, which this individual interpreted to include not saying controversial political things because you might alienate some of your readership. Well, that’s a risk, I admit, but I don’t think that’s the deciding factor whether we should speak or not speak. God is in control and we need to let Him take care of who does or doesn’t read what we write (which works for bloggers as much as it does for novelists! 😉 You’re Thought helps clarify this. Thanks.
November 1, 2016 at 13:48
Thanks Becky. And that is really the place I had gotten to when I had the thought. Remember, these usually come from some lesson I have had to learn, often uncomfortably!
November 1, 2016 at 14:49
Reblogged this on Talmidimblogging.
November 1, 2016 at 15:33
Thanks again, brother Vincent
November 1, 2016 at 16:11
You’re very welcome Brother Wally 😎
November 2, 2016 at 08:16
I always like in 2 Timothy 2:23 where it warns us against being involved in stupid and foolish arguments… it takes discipline and discernment especially in times like this to know when to just speak your peace and move on. Thanks for posting!
November 2, 2016 at 09:36
You are most welcome. Yes, it takes much of both of those things to know when to dive in and when to back off. Thanks for reading and commenting
November 4, 2016 at 01:13
Yep a lot of wisdom needed for deciding!
November 4, 2016 at 04:57
Indeed so thanks
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