For this I’m grateful: my denominational tastes have put me in position to drink a lot of sound Biblical truth.
My social media feeds are culled inlets of soulful Scriptural truth. I get a foundation of obedience and surrender. Names like Tozer, Chambers, Piper, ten Boom, and Elliott roll through my feed, highlighting for me the narrowness and ache of Jesus’ path. I get it. It’s not about me. Life is not a flowery bed of ease, a get-rich scheme, or a catapult to political power. Though this isn’t pleasant news, it’s true, it’s far more realistic-sounding, and I would rather know up front and be braced than blindsided later down the path.
But on occasion, it can be such a drag. (Yeesh. Is that okay to say?)
There’s plenty in this vein on how to handle a “no” from God. We know he is not a vending machine. We…
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