No Glib Utterances

Andree Seu, columnist for WORLD magazine, recently penned some noteworthy nuggets:

Don’t let some platonic fiction of 100 percent certainty keep you from doing something you are 80 percent sure God wants you to do….

God’s commands turn out to be doorways to intimacy with Him. And the best kept secret about obedience in the face of a hard temptation is that there is a blessing waiting on the other side. Satan doesn’t want us to know that. He would prefer the usual succumb-and-repent routine….

If a person has impeccable theology but no love and no joy, I am suspicious of his theology. He hasn’t understood the first thing….

When you ask for forgiveness, make it clean. Resist the temptation to tack on qualifications or excuses. Do this even if the other person is more at fault than you….

Read the rest of the article here.

(If you aren’t familiar with Andree Seu’s compelling and lucid writing [littered with humility, grace and brokenness] check out her podcast for WORLD here. You’ll be glad you did.)