I wanted so badly to do it right. Whatever the Christian life looked like, I wanted to represent it well.
A people-pleaser by nature with perfectionist tendencies, I knew that if I could just find the hidden list of do’s and don’ts, I’d be set. I’d memorize it, practice it, and ace the Christian test.
I would make Jesus, and those around me watching, proud.
It took me years to realize how very wrong I was.
While I was wanting to do things for Jesus, He was whispering, “It’s already done.” While I was trying to work for Jesus, He was saying, “Peace. Be still.” While I was thinking I had something to prove, Jesus was telling me, “I already proved it all.”
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