RADIOACTIVE HOLINESS – Mar. 7

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We speak so flippantly about being in the presence of God. It has become Christianese and we do not really know what we are asking for. Thanks for sharing this JD.

A DEVOTED LIFE

“Ha! What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth?  Have you come to destroy us?  I know who you are – the Holy One of God.” Luke 4:34

I know  there are many who live by the K.I.S.S. principle – Keep It Simple Stupid.  It is a good principle, in so far as it is possible.  However, we can delude ourselves in simplicity as avoidance to the difficulties of the complex.  We live in a complex world that has layers of intricacies that are scarcely understood.

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I sit here reading my Bible and writing my thoughts from those scriptures.  I can tell you that I just read my Bible and I thought about it.  However, I don’t know how my brain did that.  I don’t know how my eyes absorbed light, how my optical nerves transformed those electrons into electrical impulses, how those…

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One thought on “RADIOACTIVE HOLINESS – Mar. 7

  1. I am reminded of Andrew Murray’s description of holiness. From what I remember from my review of his works when I was young, he emphasized holiness as dedicated obedience and humility in the presence of God. I have been struggling to relax in a stressful time of unemployment, but I am reminded of the scripture in 1 Peter 5:5,6 – God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble; therefore, humble yourself under the mighty hand of God, so that in due time He will exalt you.

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