Pause & Align - By Pastor Esther
June’s theme for our Women’s Blog is “pause and align.” This seems like something I’m continually needing, especially in the world we live, in the times we live. I imagine every generation has felt this.
It’s an awareness thing. So I pause for it. But for what awareness? I must firstly be aware of God’s presence.
His presence prompts questions:
I lay aside anything that will deter me from focusing on God’s will as the ultimate value:
Biblical images or texts make their own contribution to this discernment process:
This world is filled with loud, intrusive input — some of worth, some not. What I give primacy to must align with what I say is my utmost value: God.
"We have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit that is from God, so that we may understand the gifts bestowed on us by God. And we speak of these things in words taught not by human wisdom but by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual things to those who are spiritual” (1 Cor. 2:12–13).
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