Archive for February, 2010

Un-Friendly fire in a spiritual battle

Posted: 27th February 2010 by iBarnabas in journaling
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I work hard at living like someone with hope. Someone with a secret that allows me to love the unlovable, the intolerant, the vicious, the sinner,… and do what I can to show grace and mercy through the way I treat them and with fervant intercessory prayer. This way I infiltrate thier defences and wait for God to draw them into asking me why I’m so “… Different” and seek to discover my “secret”.

Pop quiz on faith

Posted: 25th February 2010 by iBarnabas in journaling
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Having just told God I wanted his will and trusted him, here I stood deflated and discouraged. I felt beaten and alone. My heart ached and I felt like I was dying. So much for trusting God. So much for trusting him to take care of me and letting him direct my paths…

Lent: sacrifice

Posted: 18th February 2010 by iBarnabas in Growing Deeper
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The purpose of Lent is to be a season of fasting, self-denial, Christian growth, penitence, conversion, and simplicity