"But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful."
Luke 6:35-36 NASB
Father! Help me to surrender and submit to your call on a daily basis. May your words be reflected in my attitude. May my heart reflect my obedience to your will when the "heat" is turned up.
Help me to remember my responsibility to my enemies when my rage is stirred up within me like the sediment at the bottom of a clear river.
Do not allow my flesh to contaminate the purity of living water you have poured into me. May your life infiltrate every cell that my body contains so when my enemies attack me like a thief in ambush, your living water will pour out of me drowning my enemy with the LOVE you have bestowed upon me.
I want to be a mirror reflecting you to all who see me.
Curiosity is a natural instict of man. To desire knowledge must include the desire to apply that knowledge to life. Integrity is the discipline to practice without self interpretation. A life undisciplined interferes with the attempt to display truth.
The desire to understand should never be quenched. Curiosity is not what "killed the cat". It was the subject matter of which the cat was curious that lead to it's demise.
The will to identify the unknown has with it an element of fear, the natural human emotion built into us that acts as a "security" agent protecting you and me from an arguably vulnerable position, our sense of control.
Ephesians 3:18-19 describes that God is dementional. He desires us to know the height, width, and depth of His love.
Be bold! Explore the deepth, width, and height of God. Swim into the depth of His word. Climb the height of His ordinances, view the width of His glory.
The knowledge and understanding you obtain through practic…