Tuesday, July 30, 2013


Does the thought of pleasing God even enter your mind?
If it does, most likely you have the concept of a list, a long 
list, of things to do.  And an even longer list of things
to not do, to please God.

Now I am a simple old man.  Any list is hard to remember.
And even harder to keep.  In fact over the years I have come
to like things in three's.  Much more than that is complicated.

You know,
for an engine to run it has to have,
1. fuel.  
2. fire. 
3. compression.

Then there is God,
1. God the Father.
2. God the Son.
3. God the Holy Spirit.
Three in one.

And to survive you need,
1. water.
2. food.
3. shelter.

Imagine my delight to find that God only
requires three things of us.

"No, the LORD has told us what is good.
What he requires of us is this;
to do what is just,
to show constant love,
and to live in humble fellowship with our God."
(Micah 6:8 TEV)

Three thoughts.

1.  Most of us have some concept of what is just.
You know, fair, honest, etc.  In other words,
"Do unto others as you would have them do
unto you."

2. "...constant love,"  Even this we have some
concept of.  It makes sense, even if it is hard
to do.  Like as in, "Love your neighbor as
your self.".

3. But "fellowship with our God."
Hay!  That's a whole lot more that to
believe in God.  The Bible tells us that 
even the demons believe - but they "tremble"
because they know what's coming for them.

Fellowship is "companionship".  Look it up.
Fellowship, companionship, that's relationship.

Are you living in relationship, companionship,
fellowship with God.  Or, only 
believing in God? 


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