Realization pierced the thick fog—permitting light to stream and flood. This realization came about by asking myself one simple question, borrowed from the apostle Paul: Why is it thought incredible that God can _________________________________? Because God can do all things, that blank can be filled-in with anything. What’s telling is that thing we subconsciously put there when doubt flares. I’m ashamed to admit that I have put a gamut of sad and sorry things in that blank.
"LORD, there is no one like You to help the powerless against the mighty.
Help us, O LORD our God, for we rely on You, and in Your name we have come against this vast army. O LORD, You are our God; do not let man prevail against You." Asa, King of Judah 898 B.C. These are words for worship; words for praise; words for prayer; words to remember. These are words to use when calling upon the One with might and control when our own words won't come. These are words to evoke the
Where the Spirit is, there is . . . conviction. Humbling conviction. Transformative conviction. Empowering conviction. And, boy, did I ever get a good dose of it! But our adversary tried to hijack that conviction and drive it to the extreme. Always wanting to take advantage of prime opportunity to shame and immobilize, he slithered in the back door of my mind and tried to corrupt a teachable moment. But for that, I guess I need to provide details… I’m honored to be part of an