"Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure" (Phil. 2:12-13). For too long I've struggled with these verses,… Continue reading Faith beyond Salvation
This is my testimony in Spanish. Éste es mi testimonio en Español. Mi grupo de estudio bíblico tuvo una semana de testimonios y tuve el placer de escuchar muchas de sus historias. Todos tuvimos el desafío de compartir nuestras historias, y como tuve un maravilloso momento de Dios hoy, el Espíritu Santo puso en mi… Continue reading Mi Testimonio
My story is not about a dramatic before & after conversion, but the slow progression of a friendship that began when I was around five and the sweet experience of committing more of myself to Him each day.
We tend to view acts of self-preservation as either heroic (hello, self-esteem camp!) or selfish (hello, self-effacing camp!). But where does God stands on this issue?
I was thinking of my life recently. Particularly, I was wondering why I care about God.
Please don't interpret that statement as sacrilegious. I simply mean that I wanted to know why I'd always felt God's presence in my life and why others act like they don't give Him a second thought.
It's not like I'm a specific breed of humanity: I wasn't born spiritual. Why did I care about God when so many people who were raised in Christian homes never did?