Running from God? Been there, bought the t/shirt!
“Jonah went 2500 miles out the way running from God. Talk about a wrong turn! The good news? God gives a second chance to turn around.” ~ Kurt Wallace
You would think a life-threatening sea storm and a few days in a fish’s belly would shake some sense into a person. Yet that wasn’t the case with Jonah. The final paragraphs of his story reveal a vengeful prophet who obeyed the Lord but allowed his heart to remain on the run.
Jonah paid a big price for running from God. Perhaps you have a habit, a plan, or a current course and you know it defies God’s will. Have you considered the cost?
There are consequences for wrongdoing. The Lord is holy and righteous, and allowing people to get away with sin is simply incompatible God’s plan for you. What’s more, the price for following your own will is high.
(Excerpt from InTouch heard daily at 9:06am and 8:06pm on 91.9 KAVX.)
“Be decisive. Right or Wrong make a Decision. The road is paved with flat squirrels who couldn’t make a Decision.
“No Matter How Far You have Traveled in the Wrong Direction, You Can ALWAYS Turn Around.” ~ TobyMac
Being lost is just a nuisance. There is no discovery unless we release the potential, because the potential is what reveals our values, our purpose, and it is part of the journey. So put on the backpack, grab the walking stick, partner with a trustworthy friend and get going.
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences. – Eleanor Roosevelt
There is a story about a man named John, who was out walking one night, and saw another man, Jerry, under a lamp post. Approaching, John asked the Jerry what he was looking for? Jerry, without looking up replied, ”My watch.” John asked, “Well precisely where were you standing when you dropped it?”