Ok...I can't let this first week in our "Behind those Eyes" Bible study by Lisa Whittle go by without more comments. Can you believe the conflict we are personally experiencing...the unrest...the chaos? Yet in my quiet time this morning, my scripture reading and devotional had me asking myself "what is living in truth for me? Is my past the truth of me today?" Really? Or is it just the few steps that help me to get to this point. It's not coincidence two separate readings (not from within this bible study) took me to these thoughts. It's not coincidence that one of you commented on my blog this very message this morning which I read later in the day.
I'm listening God.
The reality that was laid on my heart this morning is the truth I am to live in is the truth of how God sees me. My past doesn't make me who I am, it only help me to reach this point. When I am rejected or scorned, I can look on Jesus and know I am redeemed and loved. When other say my past prevents me from being used by God, I look on Jesus and how He is using me despite human opinions. What I am, in and though God, is my truth.
When you look in the mirror, do you see what God see's? Because that's the truth.
I commented on Lisa Whittles blog that I think the following song says it well for all of us in this study and it should be our theme song. At least for the beginning ride! Lelia had this on her blog a few weeks ago. Since I am at work and I am restricted from yahoo and all those wonderful places you go to download videos, I leave you the word to this song.
"Whatever You're Doing (Something Heavenly)"~Sanctus Real Lyrics
It feels like chaos but God is up to something big in each and every one of our lives. I'm scared of the unknown but incredibly excited!!!
Emptying my past, filling it with Him~Pamela (MrsJoeB)