“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”
AVOIDING A LIFE OF UNCERTAINTY
Jesus came to provide an alternative life. One free of uncertainty and scarcity. A way of life with straight roads and a life of peace. All that is required is an opened heart that allows the message of Jesus to fill up. When we fully live this life, we will never be wrong in our choices. Always certain we are traveling the right road. Along the way, voices will come to distract us from our appointed way. Voices that will dispute that God exists. Voices that will tell us to want more. Voices that will want to give us a reason to desire unquenchable ways. Our straight and forward movements combined with our faith through daily prayers will protect us from the noisy voices we will hear. Through Jesus, we will have an abundant life.
Points of Reflection
- What influences or people try to draw you away for God?
- How do you respond internally to outside influences and noisy voices?
- Why does prayer help you resist?
Blessings, until next time,
Bruce L. Hartman
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