Trials are not enemies of faith but are opportunities to prove
God's faithfulness. -- Author Unknown

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one
to say 'thank you?' -- William A. Ward

Monday, January 10, 2011

Dear Jesus

Dear Jesus,
The narrow path is kind of lonely sometimes. Can you please convict more people of the things you are showing. I heard loud and clear when you said that food is not unclean but the mouth of man. Horrible things come out of the mouth of man. Thank you for the cross. Thank you for standing with me when I am up to my eyeballs in my own self-righteousness.
Love,
Your follower
I'm not sure if I'm being convicted or just turning into a big giant prude. In this case I'm taking prudishness as a positive. I'm having a difficult time watching indecency on tv, I hate hearing vulgarness in music, I don't like seeing all that is going on around me that NO ONE would do in the presence of God. UMMMM... ( He's watching right now. Maybe not the best time for a dirty joke just because you don't think others are listening.) I don't know where all of this started. I'm really glad that it did though. I'll keep following the narrow path. Jesus did. I'm following him, not the person next to me. I'm done following people that I know are headed in the wrong direction.

2 comments:

Our Family of 5 said...

Amen Amanda!! I totally agree...and just think...one day we will never have to listen to that mess! Gidget
So excited to follow your next journey.

Peter and Nancy said...

I love hearing that your heart is reflecting the purity and holiness of God. Someday, in heaven, we will enjoy music, jokes, etc. that *all* bring joy and glory to God. Meanwhile, you're creating that atmosphere for your family, which is so wonderful.
Nancy