Posts Tagged ‘nearness of God’

He is Sufficient for Us

On day 38 of quarantine, I continue to marvel at the selfishness and panic of so many people. It’s been a vivid, sobering reminder of the chaos and sorrow of those who reject Christ. I can’t help but think of when Jesus said it would “be easier for a camel to fit through the eye…

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Gospel of Nearness

For about a decade now the Spirit has been teaching me that the Gospel is so much more than being saved from sin. It’s more than the promise of “heaven” and it’s more than being recruited for a life of service. The Gospel includes all those things certainly but none of them are the best…

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Advent Musings pt 3: Am I Calling God a Liar?

My first two Advent Musings have spoken of the nearness of God. I’ve encouraged us to pursue intimacy with God this Advent. Intimacy with God can be a daunting subject. In this third post, I will dive deeper into practices that have helped me experience this “rooted-to-my-toes” nearness of God. Redefine the Gospel The gospel…

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