God friended me (and you). Why unfriend Him?

God friended me (and you). Why unfriend Him? Don’t let lies lay around in your thinking & muddle your mind. Ask God to shine His light on them.

You can unfriend God but you can’t block Him. God always sees your page. If you will train your inner attention to stay tuned to God’s page, the “hope of glory” will be fulfilled in you.

Repentance is a change in behavior resulting from seeing things from God’s perspective. It’s the power to do right birthed from fresh insight.

To know God through a direct friendship is much more powerful than to know about Him through someone’s religious teaching.

If church was a TV show, it could be called: “The Preacher’s Got Talent.” Church trains weekly hearers of the word, but neglects to train daily doers of the word.

Hearing with limited doing makes a church service a safe place for comfortable passivity and religious lethargy. When church attendees are given nothing to do but listen, many sit and stare but their heart isn’t there. However, God in His friendship wants to give everyone direct messages.

Sermon hearers frequently forget what they hear, but friends of God who are daring doers remember what they’ve done. Unless a sermon inspires you to remember it and then do what it says, just hearing it will do you little good. Christianity has plenty of sermon hearers, but far to few Spirit-led, friends of God who are active Bible doers!

If church would undo the tradition that makes sermon-hearing dominant and train people to be doers of the Word, we’d see miracles. A Spirit-prompted action is never lost or wasted, but we can make the Word of God “of no effect” by our tradition. (Mark 7:13.)

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About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I co-lead a non-traditional expression of the body of Christ in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the first Christ-followers come to life in our time. I have written a book about our experiences called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia" that is available in Kindle & paperback @ http://amzn.to/2nCr5dP
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