If we do this one thing, then we'll have lists of victories as long as Joshua 12, and even longer.
Which one are you?
He'd move mountains for us, stay up all night talking to us, pour out blessings so that we won't have room for them. How can we resist that? How do we give that energy right on back to Him?
God's anger is burning. Not because He hates us, but because He hates sin. Not because He can't stand to look at us, but because He can't stand to see us suffer.
How can we be so casual?
If I were to give someone a list of the choices you'd made over the past decade, what conclusions would they draw about you? What kind of person would they think you were? Lazy? Ambitious? Troubled? Exciting?
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