So, we have a new Bible Study going in our church. It is entitled "Chick's Night" and is for women only.
Turns out to be a really good thing for me, as I need a safe place to vent without worrying if what I say will go any farther than here.
We just finished a book study (Colossians), and are now going to do an "issues" study-- relationships--with the book The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman, a Christian psychologist. I have already read this
Ek het hierdie naweek weer besef wat dit is om die liggaam van Christus te wees, wat dit beteken om broers en susters in Christus te hę.
Om in jou kar te klim en te ry om mense te gaan ontmoet ver van jou af wat jy nie eers ken nie, is effe weird vir my, maar die wonderlikste is altyd dat as jy daar kom, dan is daar nie 'n styfgeit nie, daar is nie nodig om mekaar te leer ken en gewoont raak aan mekaar nie, want jy sien, as jy vir die eerste keer 'n broer of suster in Christus ontmoet,
A song by Steven Curtis Chapman that expresses how I feel.
If I could only fly
I'd go up and look down from the sky
So I could see the bigger picture
And Lord if I could sit with You
At Your feet for an hour or two
I'm sure I'd ask too many questions
'Cause there's so much going on down here
That I must confess I just don't understand
But I have prayed
And at your feet my whole life has been laid
There are times in our lives when we need to say things out loud. There are times when the Lord may even use us to say something out loud. But in order to do this properly, we must also know that it is coming from Him and not from our own flesh.
I am reading a book called “Respectable Sins” by Jerry Bridges.
I wanted to share something in it, that has convicted my heart. I am sharing it because I want to be held accountable.
I am going to paraphrase what he wrote and