So I have been pondering the concept of my obedience. Do I do it because it is the ‘right’ thing to do, or do I do it out of purpose, His purpose? Do I do it because I love Him, or just because I think I have to?
For me, coming from ‘people pleasing land’, it is very easy to slip into the principle response; the ‘I have to’, the ‘I’m a good girl therefore I must’, the ‘it seems like a good idea so lets go with it’ response.
But I sense God wants more from my obedience. Radical obedience. Obedience that comes from a heart so hungry for His will that His purposes are realised by my act of obedience. Continue reading