Disconnect from bondage–connect to freedom

When hearts connect, love appears. Open yours to God and to people.

I think I’m finally learning the art of peaceful bewilderment. There’s much I don’t understand, but that’s okay. When we let bewilderment blind us to hope, it leads us to bitterness.

To welcome evil thoughts is to drink poison that will mess you up. If you let yourself become distracted and directed by desires, you’ll be dominated by cravings.

Christianity isn’t theology to be figured out, but a lifestyle to be walked out. Sin is self-imposed limitation. Freedom is God-given revelation–hidden insight, brought to light. The living Jesus helps me be at peace even when I’m bewildered and befuddled.

How you see the Bible if your heart is: against God, negative; apathetic to God, boring; hungry for God, exciting. The Bible has been an amazing body shop for my mind. Reading it daily with an open heart has healed much of my mental wreckage.

The true seed of faith must first flow from your heart, not from your finances.

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I long to see the power and passion of the first Christ-followers come to life in our time. I have written a book about our experiences in non-traditional church, called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia." If you need encouragement, search for: Elephants Encouraging The Room and/or check out my Amazon author page. Thank you!
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Disconnect from bondage–connect to freedom

  1. John Rebrovic says:

    Steve Simms – you just resonate with me. I truly, Truly, TRULY enjoy reading and look FORWARD to daily reading your Think Tank blog. Like today’s for example. How’d you know that that is exactly what I needed to hear. Yes, I am finding the bible exciting. Anyhow…thank you for writing / starting this blog. You are much appreciated (not a strong enough word, but….). thank you

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s