Jesus is certainly worthy of our worship, but so often we put other things on the throne of our hearts.
You nailed it. Two weeks ago, I wrote a post applauding Miss California Carrie Prejean for taking a stance for biblical marriage in the Miss USA Pageant. Many of you commented that while you appreciated Miss Cali’s public stand for Truth you couldn’t help but notice a disconnect between her statement and the immodest clothing she sported on stage.
And then . . . Carrie found herself in the center of a new storm.
I hope you are participating in our very first LYWB.com Book Club. Together we are exploring the attributes of God using A.W. Tozer’s book, “The Knowledge of the Holy.”
I thought it was important to start with Chapter 14 (sorry to skip
ahead if you just started reading) where Tozer talks about God’s
Omnipresence. Perhaps this is because the Truth that God is with me and
with you at all times is the most difficult and wonderful attribute of
God for me to comprehend.
I know of one thing that God cannot do. (Now, don’t get all heady and
start blogging about his omnipotence. Stick with me.) I’m kind of
jazzed up about sharing the gospel. It’s not that I didn’t think it was
important thirty days ago, but something inside of me has
I adore the movie Aladdin. I love the romance between the beautiful
Jasmine and handsome Aladdin, the setting is mystical and exotic, and
Abu keeps me laughing. But my favorite character in that movie is the
big, blue genie.
I think there is a part of each of us that would love to discover a
genie in a bottle who is willing and able to grant us at least three
wishes. It’s fun to think about the ability to have riches or romance
or fame by simply asking for it.
It certainly makes for a great Hollywood plot. But it’s a dangerous way to relate to God.