The band was warming up in the sanctuary and I had a box full of decorations in my hands. We were getting ready for our very first conference with Planting Roots. Angela Kay began singing a song I’d never heard before. It was a song to gently reach into my heart,…
Join me for a video post.Today I’m chatting about how knowing Christ as our way, our truth, and our life sets us free from the pressure to get it all together.
Are we trusting God to complete his work in our lives or are we trying to finish the job for him? God’s after something completely different than our getting it all together.
If I get-it-all-together, how long do I have to keep it up? We can’t rely on self to get-it-all-together and experience freedom in Christ at the same time. You just can’t go two ways at the same time.
If I get it all together, how much is enough? So how much better do you have to be to be good enough? How much more rightness does it take to be righteous enough? Are we asking the wrong questions?
I recently had a very spiritual AHA moment: If I get it all together, where will I put it? And by the way, what is IT? Can anyone actually define the IT in get-IT-altogether?