Posts tagged God is sovereign
Spirit Lead Me Where My Trust is Without Borders

I started this blog/book with a story about letting go of expectations, the story of how I dealt with the loss of a church I loved.  That experience was the catalyst behind what you’ve been reading.  I knew that letting go of expectations meant that I needed to trust Jesus with all of my heart.  I wasn’t sure I did, so I decided to learn as much as I could about what it means to trust God and how to do it.

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Dear Loved One, (how Jesus endured his pain)

Dear Loved One,

It breaks my heart to see you suffering.  I want to offer you comfort and I feel helpless.  I’ve tried to make you happy.  I can tell you that I love you and offer you kind words.  I can buy you flowers and trinkets.  I can send you funny pictures that I think will make you laugh.  I can take you out for a cup of coffee and listen if you want to talk.  These are all good things, and I’m happy to do them.  I won’t stop.  But I’m learning something.  I might be able to bring a smile to your day and offer you a momentary amount of happiness, but I can’t take away your pain. 

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God is Trustworthy Because He is Sovereign

The plan for the initial content of this blog, God willing, is for me to eventually put it into a book about trusting God.  I have eight chapters outlined.  So far I have written an introduction with some basic Christian doctrine.  I’ve given some examples of what trusting God looks like and explained why we can’t trust God on our own power (we need the Holy Spirit to help us). That brings me to chapter three, where I want to spend a little time considering God’s trustworthiness and who he is.

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