I watched this documentary the other day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnaHHOMErVk . It follows the lives of former US president, Barak Obama, and three of his closest foreign policy aides during their final year in the White House. It’s a fascinating insight into what goes on in the halls of power of the most powerful nation on earth in our time.
A regular quiet time/secret place is something we know, as followers of Jesus, is important. Half an hour to an hour a day we’ve been told is what we should do.
The Song Jesus Sings: A journey into the heart of God through the Song of Songs
God is up to something across the earth today. He’s moving on a scale never seen before.
And He said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” – Luke 9:23
I suspect very often Christians read this verse and feel it as a burdensome, worrying command. Yet it’s not meant to be. It’s meant to be a joyful invitation to encounter the beautiful power of God breaking into the world through your life.
So it’s all good and well to catch a vision but a vision without practice doesn’t go anywhere or lead to anything. So how does one go after a vision to be filled with the joy of knowing God? Here are four practical steps from my own life.
I’ve been meditating on the verses below these past few weeks.
John 13:35 – By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.