More Than An Emotion Away

The Brew Is A Musing

“[Some], like seed sown on rocky places, hear the word and at once receive it with joy. But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away.” (Mark 4:16–17, NIV 1984).

My Musings – Yesterday, I shared a question posed by a reader of my musings and my response. Here is their follow-up question. “How do you, Steve, feel his saving grace?” Following is my response.

Thank you for your continued interest. Before answering your question directly, let me share a few general thoughts on the topic of feelings. While it is true that the Spirit testifies with our spirit that we are His children (Romans 8:16), we must be careful about relying too heavily on emotions and feelings. They can be tricky. They aren’t the most reliable guide as to whether one has or…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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