If I said, "Don't think about a naked butt," you will instantly picture a naked butt in your mind whether you are a man or woman. But if I say, "Picture a flower," your favorite flower is likely to pop into your head and it doesn't make you feel dirty.
Your story can save a life. The moments you remember in your story are often life changing- you were healed from cancer, you had a supernatural encounter, you found out why you were created, etc. These moments are pivotal points because they connected you with your Creator. Your story can touch the heart of a person who doesn't believe in God- your story can open the door for the beginning of their story.
And this is our chance To crawl under the wire Through the darkest wood On up to the mountain of fire Where everything is free In the light of the sun Where every creature sings
God did not call you to just memorize scripture, he called you to become it. - Todd White Todd White has taught me so much about the love of Christ, I will never be the same.
God does not change based on your circumstances. If the Bible is true, then God does not change: he is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Hebrews 13:8, Malachi 3:6 So, if the Bible says that God is good (Psalm 100:5, 136:1), why do bad things happen?
I had a lot of self-image issues. I, like many 13 year old girls, thought I was unattractive and worthless. What did I have to offer anyone? Nothing, and I was nothing, no one would miss me if I feel off the face of the earth (not to mention suicidal thoughts).
Ready to break is the best place to be. Sounds crazy right? When I feel like I'm ready to break, I think it is going to get ugly and there is going to be blood on the walls. But only if I choose me. If I choose Jesus, then it is going to be glorious, and it is going to be- FULL SURRENDER