Today's Scripture: "So Moses went into the midst of the cloud and went up into the mountain. And Moses was on the mountain forty days and forty nights." Ex 24:18
5529. How can you redeem time you don’t watch? JG
What day is it?
On the rare occasion of finding a decent movie, my wife and I enjoy going to the theater. Just thinking about it I can smell the popcorn. But a more interesting thing happens while we're there. We tend to forget whatever was on our minds when we went in and when we leave, it's not uncommon to forget what day it is as well as the time of day. Walking to our car, our minds reload and by the time we leave the parking lot, we wonder what else we may have forgotten.
You'd think anyone who has spent time with God would be able to teach someone else to experience it. But it's not as easy as you might imagine. Every religion practices a sort of trained limbo, mind-stretching exericise it calls meditation. But spending time with God never requires any motivation from the one who wants to experience it. Religion requires people to stir up those juices from within, but it is God living inside a believer who draws man to Him. There's no need to get emotional to meet Him, but it does require time and leaving everything else behind. Anything less is religious exercise.
My language is lacking when it comes to praising You, God.
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