As always Seth, thanks for putting IT, and YOURSELF, out there! Good, really good, stuff here. And divine timing for me 🙂
Later in the day a few of the local chiefs paid us a visit as we were working hard to help his people in the 95 degree sun. Word came that they had a problem with the way we were helping put shoes on the shoeless citizens in his area.
Seth this is an EXCELLENT blog but I do disagree with your statement of finding someone to be your “true north”.
Only Jesus should be that, not another imperfect human.We can only change from glory to glory when we try to mirror image ourselves with Jesus. Only then will we constantly hunger for the words “well done son” from our heavenly Father.
Jesus himself said in John 5v 41 ” I DO NOT accept the praise of men”. Man’s praises are too shallow compared to God, even good friends we have in Christ cannot compare to the praises God bestows on you when He is pleased with you.
There is also a danger of people getting it wrong too whereas God never does.There might be something in your life that is not right but your friends, in their opinion, might thing there is nothing wrong in what you are doing.For example, my husband recently has been grabbed hold of by God, He has been seriously convicting him of stuff and he is working through some amazing changes with the Lord. BUT he knows he cant talk to other christians right now because the majority of them would say “no, thats stupid! Your an “alright guy” you dont need to change a thing!”
Our “True North” has to be Jesus.
This is what it is all about. The world of the widget, the world of living up to others designs. It is getting back to who God made us to be, nothing more and nothing less. We need to accept our stregths and weakness’s. Teach our children that it is ok to be real and love the Lord as a Dad. This theme is forever in my heart. How about a blog again about this?
Blessings to you.
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