What does this Bible verse (Hebrews 12:29) mean? “For our God is a consuming fire.”
Perhaps this: Unless there is a fire in your heart consuming self-focus and releasing a continual, all-consuming craving for Christ, you’ve stopped short of finding God.
God’s not looking for you to tolerate Him as one part of your busy life. He’s looking for you to surrender 100% of your life to Him. Nothing less will do.
William Booth, co-founder of The Salvation Army, put it this way: