Showing posts from November 29, 2009

Growing Pains

I am called to live in perfect relation to God so that my life produces a longing after God in other lives, not admiration for myself. Thoughts about myself hinder my usefulness to God. God is not after perfecting me to be a specimen in His show-room; He is getting me to the place where He can us me. Let Him do what He likes.

These are the concluding sentences of the devotional for today from My Utmost For His Highest. The whole reading is along this line and is really convicting me in a number of ways. I want to respond properly to God's convictions so that I can better reflect Him and be the kind of Christian that is described here.

The past few days I have been experiencing some strange feelings, things stirred up from the past that are coming back to haunt me. I sense that God is allowing some things to happen that stir up some strong and negative emotions inside of me so that I can be in a position to receive more thorough healing from Him. I am eager to do that though not as e…