Confessions of a Christian Writer

alexis reb

“There is nothing easier than getting into the right relationship with God, unless it is not God you seek, but only what He can give you. If you have only come as far as asking God for things, you have never come to the point of understanding what surrender really means. And instantly God puts His finger on the reason–you are not seeking the Lord at all; you are seeking something for yourself.” — Oswald Chambers, from My Utmost for His Highest.

These past few uncomfortable days, have brought me to prayerfully question my motives for getting alone with God. I’ve found out the hard way that “what comes out of a man is what makes him ‘unclean’…for from within men’s hearts come …deceit…arrogance and folly.” – Mark 7:21-22

My deceitful, arrogant, shameful folly being that even just yesterday I approached His throne with an ulterior motive: writing content. I sought My Lord for what…

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