An encouraging post for those who feel they are going through a dry spell spiritually with the Lord. As another reader posted:
“Who is among you that feareth the Lord,
that obeyeth the voice of his servant,
that walketh in darkness, and hath no light?
let him trust in the name of the Lord,
and stay upon his God.”
Christianity has its own buzzwords of course – a “mountaintop experience” means close with God or a spiritual experience.
a “walk through the valley” means you are feeling alone and abandoned by God. I’m really not sure why, I really don’t see that in the Bible, but hey! I’ve missed things before.
So, when God is not showing you claps of lightning and thunder every day, when there’s no sudden “aha!” moment of Scripture… what then?
Keep plugging. This is the most important time. Why? You’re saturating your brain in Bible.
During the “valley” times, it’s almost as important to double up on your Bible reading.
As you grow from “little Children” to “young men” or “Fathers” in the Scriptures, these times are preparing the futiure, truly deep insights where you begin to grasp Hebrews. Where you make the connections I recently made a few years back, when I realized…
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