This morning I was reminded of the conflict between;
even sometimes my feelings and values...
and what the Bible says....
Easy to say "The Bible is true"
and that's that...
and for many things... that is true :)
it's more difficult to walk that out
when it seems like
maybe even inner struggle
are suggesting 'another truth'...
even, could it be...
The Bible Isn't true? (on that point?).... :(
and then this morning I read the statement;
"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom"
from the last verse in Ps 111 and the first verse in Ps 112
The writers tie that thought with
'The Commands of the Lord' Bring understanding and even delight....
What if I choose to 'reconcile' my culture
and my experiences
Fear (reverence) of God
and looking at life through the 'lense'
of His commandments
- which are given to
fulfill His plans for me
not restrict my joy...
What if I make the premise (true)
that God IS for me
and I can trust Him
EVEN for the things
that I don't understand
and can't reconcile...
I choose to Believe You
I choose to exercise Faith
I choose to KNOW that the Bible
....Even when it conflicts with my experience...
I choose to;
to come close
to seek You
and meet with You...
and have You show me that
You are good
You are True.
Thank You Lord
Faith in You,