Posts made in August, 2013

Look at the Wildflowers

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in Kathy King | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People     “All creation is meant to be a finger pointing us to ultimate glory, the only glory that can ever satisfy the human heart, the glory of God” (Paul David Tripp in Dangerous Calling, page 48).   Several years ago, I was reading Matthew 6:25-34, needing to be reminded of the promise that God cares for us and knows what we need all the time—especially in the midst of anxiety. I had spent two years of my life overseas, and it was time to return back to the United...

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Heart Transformation

Posted by on Aug 18, 2013 in Omar King | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People “When the word of God, faithfully taught by the people of God and empowered by the Spirit of God, falls down, people become different.  Lusting people become pure, fearful people become courageous, thieves become givers, demanding people become servants, angry people become peacemakers, complainers become thankful, and idolaters come to worship the one true God.  The ultimate purpose of the word of God is not theological information but heart and life transformation.” Page...

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Right Heart and Right Handling

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Omar King | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People   “You see, it is quite possible and, sadly, quite regular for us to use the Bible unbiblically.  Even given its God-driven purposefulness, you can approach, handle, and make use of the Word of God in ways that are outside of its intended purpose.” (p. 50) Whenever we use something in ways that it is unintended, sometimes it can be comical and cute.  For example when I see my nephew use a spoon or a set of car keys as a toy soldier or musical instrument, the adults in...

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Sitting at His Feet

Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in Kathy King | 0 comments

Counselors Reflect on Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp A Series to Care for the Care Takers of God’s People     “My friend was a rose expert, but he had seen neither the sign nor what the sign pointed to.  Expert, but unchanged. Expert but without awe. Expert, but not driven to worship. Expert, but lacking joy. Expert, but not very thankful. It was a sad state of affairs for a man who professed to love roses” [said about a friend who spent hours in his rose garden making sure they were perfect, but never stopping to enjoy them or allow others to enjoy them], Paul...

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