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Monday, February 10, 2014

Affirmation of Faith

There is this book out there that I desperately want to read but it scares the ever living daylights out of me. 

I want to be able to read between the lines.

I want to be able to hear Him speak to me.

I want to follow Him like never before.

Yesterday I was forgiven of all my sins. I ate the bread and drank the wine and I was Restored! I thanked Him for all he does in my life, thanked Him for giving up his life and forgiving me of my sins. I really did feel restored … Except there was this little part of me that wondered why I couldn't immerse myself in His word. 

That Book. 

It is the words {that I can't pronounce} and the names {that I can't pronounce} that are holding me back. I feel like I need to consult a dictionary with every other word I read. 

Where Do I Start.

With the first Book? What first book - Old or New? In The Middle? On Page 1567? It makes me feel lost.

So I joined a group of people that wanted to read The Book too! We are in week 3 and I haven't made it past week 1. Still struggling! 

Yesterday though I felt that it was okay. I was trying. I believe. He Loves Me.

He Loves Me!!

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  1. Amen He loves you! And good for you for trying! God admires your heart for wanting to immerse yourself in His word. Keep working at it!

  2. It is ok! Don't beat yourself up, just keep trying girl. You are so loved by Him!

  3. I was always intimidated by it also, until i got "The Message" version. So much easier to understand. I need to get back to reading also...

  4. Thank you. Now I just need to get back into the Bible Study Book!

  5. Maybe that is something I'll have to look into. I have a study bible and the footnotes and side notes help I just am on info overload! Thanks!