I continue to wrestle with the circumstances of life. Why does God let stuff happen? Yeah I know all the platitudes and greeting card answers my fellow Christians are quick to give…but some stuff no human answer will satisfy.
For my talk this coming Wednesday I am telling the story of Shadrach, Meshach & Abednego to illustrate taking a stand. As I read through their story again I was struck by their faith in God: they were willing to burn alive instead of worshiping an idol. Whew…sets perspective pretty quickly. My faith is weak compared with theirs for I would bow down to escape far less than being thrown into a fiery furnace.
I love Shane & Shane’s song; “Burn us up…”which talks about being willing to burn. Check it out;