The Secret to Pleasing God

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So what is it? What is the secret to pleasing God? When we consider Jesus’ parable of the talents, most of us Christ-followers understand that each of us has been commissioned as a steward. Each of us would likely agree that we want to please God in our role as a steward of the time, talents, and treasure He has given us. When we read about what happened to the unprofitable servant with one talent, we’re sure we don’t want to be that guy. So how can we ensure then that we don’t end … [Read more...]

When God Plays Hide-and-Seek with You

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I don’t think it coincidence that C. S. Lewis started with a simple game of hide-and-seek when he penned The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe.  The land of Narnia was only revealed in all its glory through Lucy’s participation in the process of intentional concealment and discovery. Although Lewis may not have intended it, his story depicts the process of hide-and-seek that God often uses to reveal both His glory and ours: It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of … [Read more...]