Pastor Sean Palmer continued our ongoing series; teaching from Genesis on how we truly seek and submit to God's will, the ways that we are prone to avoid trial and pain by claiming that our will and God's are one in the same, and an encouragement that God's will may not be as mysterious or far off as we tend to believe.
Genesis 16: 1-6
We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.
— C.S. Lewis
Do the next right thing you know you ought to do.
- Dallas Willard (in response to a question about how one matures spiritually)
Is there a difficult decision or conversation that you've been avoiding because you think the consequences may be too painful to face? Do you trust that God will meet you in the midst of whatever trial may lie ahead?
What is the next right thing you know you ought to do? Something you know God is calling you to start doing, or to stop doing, right now? What word or action of blessing and encouragement are you being called to extend and to whom? Whatever it is, commit today to do that thing, and then the next...
Leaning On The Everlasting Arms
All Creatures Of Our God And King
I Surrender All
Call Him Good
Be Still My Soul (Psalm 131)