Some Concerns about Jesus Calling, and Thoughts on the Sufficiency of Scripture by Randy Alcorn

Some Concerns about Jesus Calling, and Thoughts on the Sufficiency of Scripture by Randy Alcorn

This week I'm sharing a blog by Randy Alcorn in substitution of my own.  If you read last week's blog, you know that I put in a paragraph from 'Jesus Calling'.  I did so with hesitation from my gut, because I knew there was controversy regarding 'Jesus Calling.

Listen Better

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Are you hearing or are you listening? There is a difference.  Less talk and more listening leads to more effective communication.  Yadda, yadda, yadda is often what we hear but if we actually listened, we'd be better suited to respond.  Distractions from our own thoughts is probably the biggest deterrent to listening.

  • How well do you listen to God's voice?  
     
  • Is your agenda more important than His?  
     
  • Is the world louder than His whispers to you?

May we not just be hearers but doers of the Word and that begins with being better listeners. 

Just In Case?

Just In Case?

We often live our lives with a 'just in case' forethought.  God does provide for all of our needs and wisdom is included in that.  We know it is wise to include extra clothes on a trip or to pack some food and supplies 'just in case' there is possible car trouble.  We may always say 'I love you' with our goodbyes, 'just in case' it's the last time.

Confident Hope

Confident Hope

Sometimes, events in life cause me to be at a loss for words on what to blog about.  When I turn to God's Word, I am overwhelmed because I feel like every verse is a comfort or a leading passage to my heart and it's hard to choose.  So today, I choose what helps me to persevere... the Hope I have in Jesus Christ.