No Place for Timid Hearts

As I read Radical and think of missionary heroes, there is a stirring in my heart about THIS being the time to step out in faith. We can’t wait for others. We need to hear the voice of the Spirit.
Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream

Again in the Apocrypha, the CEB translated a verse in Sirach 2:13 that challenges me:

13 How terrible it will be for the timid heart.
Because it doesn’t trust,
therefore it won’t be protected.

The NRSV:

Woe to the fainthearted who have no trust!

Therefore they will have no shelter.

The CEB helps me with a bit more clarity. Following God is not for the faint of heart. It is not for the timid. It is the call to be all in.

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