We live in a society in which we have movies on demand, instant hot water, meals in minutes through microwave technology, we are immediately connected with hundreds of people through social media, and we have endless libraries of information instantaneously at our fingertips through the internet. The problem arises when we demand these same instant results in our walk with the Lord. It is spiritual lust, and it is an infection in American Christianity.
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Today’s post is taken from Oswald Chambers’ My Utmost For His Highest, February 4th entry. I received this devotional as a graduation gift in high school, and my wife and I began going through it this year. As you read, focus on what Paul and Chambers are saying, and ask yourself “What constrains me?” – My personal opinion? My desires? My political stance? Or is it Christ and Christ alone?
In this short yet powerful book Tozer illuminates the attributes of God. He attempts to restore wonder and holiness of God to Christians. This book will renew your mind set on how indescribable, immeasurable, and immense truly God is.
As you walk through the canyon you can’t help but take in the surroundings. The canyon’s immensity and beauty that surround you are only realized because of the light. In the third part of this series on Christ in the canyon, we unravel Christ as the light.
Christ is everywhere. We can see Him in all things, if only we will look. This creation is a shadow of His very being. Last week we began this series and explored Christ in the Canyon and Christ as the canyon itself. This week let’s look at Christ in the canyon as the rock.
Christ is everywhere. We can see Him in all things, if only we will look. We all know that the Grand Canyon is the largest canyon in the United States. It’s little brother, Palo Duro Canyon, is right in my “backyard.” My wife and I have been visiting it quite often recently, and as I’ve looked around I see Christ everywhere. This series will be my attempt to illuminate Christ throughout the canyon for you.
Bricks and mortar can build a house but what makes it a home? We often envision a house as a place for a family, and we make it our own through paint and pictures. God is also building a house, and he is preparing a home in which the blueprint has been drawn up since before the foundations of the world.