The Refiner’s Fire

Imagine living your life as though God is always watching you. What would your life look like? You might think I’m being silly because we know God is always watching. However, I didn’t say imagine knowing God is always watching you. Imagine living your life as though God is always watching you.

Having head knowledge doesn’t always translate to heart knowledge. If that were true, I think most of the problems facing humanity would disappear. We live our lives as though God is not watching, otherwise we would not commit a large majority of our sin. We consciously live our lives as though God is too far away to notice.

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Perfecting Holiness


There is much warring among Christians today over any number of social issues. I’ve seen it up close and personal, and have been involved, and at times sadly, been the cause of some of these wars. I am weary from them. Do not get me wrong, I clearly recall Paul’s admonition to the Galatian church:

    “And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.” (Galatians 6:9)

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