16 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. 17 Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory. 18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing withContinue reading “Unicorns and Puppy Dogs”
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Wrestling with who I am
I am so grateful for the walk I have with the Lord. Struggle as I might, his Spirit keeps leading. When I am walking in discipline it gives room for the Holy Spirit to direct. One of my regular disciplines is to read through the Daily Office Scriptures. In the new Anglican Book of CommonContinue reading “Wrestling with who I am”
You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, this person does not belong to him. (Rom. 8:9, NET Bible)
Empowered by the Spirit… and groaning
Romans 8:18 (Common English Bible) I believe that the present suffering is nothing compared to the coming glory that is going to be revealed to us.
Romans, sin, and gospel
We have swapped the truth for a lie.
Empowered for witness
The call is to BE witnesses, not “do” witnessing.
We don’t grasp who we really are
Let the power of the Spirit flow through the Church once again and let the Church arise and BE the powerful representation of Christ once again in this world!
Spirit empowered prayer
Quick thought for the morning from Rom. 8:26-30. I am being formed into the image of the Holy One. Spirit-empowered prayer is crucial in my formation. A quick quote from Bonhoeffer: “Their hearts are fully absorbed in seeing God.” Lord, today let my heart be trained for the yearning I need to know you!
Isn’t it time to remember who we are?
Remember who you are in Christ.
My “status” counts for nothing
My status in this life means nothing without Christ.