Focus Prepare yourself to discern what is and what is not of God today. Still yourself so you can hear how God is calling you. Read Luke 12:13-21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” But he said to […]
Welcome to the first post of a series where I will be sharing different resources that have helped me to grow broader in my understanding of faith and deeper in my spirituality. My hope is that they will encourage you as well. A simple caveat must be said. These debates and lectures are not necessarily endorsements of any particular theology, doctrine, social, or cultural position.
Focus Be still and rest in the Lord. Read Colossians 3:1-11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, […]
Focus Turn off your cell phone, TV, or radio. Listen to the silence that is around you. Listen for God to speak to you. Read Mark 10:17-22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must […]
Focus Relax and clear your head. Listen for the voice of God. What is God saying to you today? Read Psalm 107:1-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Thanksgiving for Deliverance from Many Troubles O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord […]