You wanna know a little fact about me?
Well here it is:
I've pretty much done whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted, with who ever I wanted.
Yeah, I'd say that's true.
Over the majority of my life I did whatever the hell I wanted.
Now that you know that I can share this with you: lately, I have heard the word obedience a bunch.
And I mean: a bunch.
It first came about when my friend Tereana said to me a few months back, "Obedience is better than sacrifice."
That comment was the start of a long line of me hearing the word obedience.
I heard it from
and some more people quoting the Bible,
it has come from so many different angles that I better pay attention.
Ugh, I can tell you that I don't like that word.
It definitely makes my top 10 worst words- ever!
So now I am wondering, ok I know, what area I need to be obedient in, and I mean obedient for more than 5 seconds.
sometimes I feel like God is a mathematician.
I think He works like this:
My obedience + My Time = God's Blessings on my terms
Did you see the repeated word in that problem.
My obedience + My Time = God's Blessings on my terms.
See not only do I do what I want, when I want, but I want things be done my way.
Boy: I needed to get over myself.
youngest child in me? maybe
only girl in the family? maybe
human factor? perhaps
Whatever way you cut it, I have got to sit in the belly of a whale and look at this matter of disobedience.
-insert childlike tantrum-
So as I continue to study the book of Jonah-
how amazing is God to use His Word to speak truth into my life.
I am truly~amazed~ at His timing.
So this week as I study:
I will report what I am learning....
'cause with Jonah,
I have a feeling, obedience, is gonna be a factor.
Hope you all are a little better behaved than I am.
Have a good week!