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There are a lot of unknowns in this life. And when the hypotheticals and the “what-ifs” start swirling through my brain (read: attacking with the vengeance of a thousand Trojan fighters), this truth is put on repeat: “We don’t have grace for that yet.” God gives grace, sufficient, beautiful, breathtaking grace, for right now. This moment. Today. We don’t have grace for hypotheticals, because God doesn’t live in the realm of what-ifs. But, because He changes not, He will give the grace necessary for us to survive all the days He leads us into. When the what-ifs become reality or when the curveballs come, the grace we need to follow Christ also comes. Yes, there are a lot of unknowns in this life. And all of them are fully known by the grace-giving, covenant-keeping God who fully knows us and provides everything we need for every circumstance He ordains for His highest glory and our deepest joy. Because of the cross, we can now rest and rejoice in the middle of unknowns. We don’t have grace for those yet, but we have Him, and He will hold us fast. ❤️
“My hope lives not because I am not a sinner, but because I am a sinner for whom Christ died; my trust is not that I am holy, but that being unholy, He is my righteousness. My faith rests not upon what I am, or shall be, or feel, or know, but in what Christ is, in what He has done, and in what He is now doing for me.” -Charles Spurgeon

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The Christian Duel: Knowing vs. Feeling

Some videos are okay. Some are good. Some are great.

This one is excellent.

Allistair Begg has been in pastoral ministry since 1975. Following graduation from The London School of Theology, he served eight years in Scotland at both Charlotte Chapel in Edinburgh and Hamilton Baptist Church. In 1983, he became the senior pastor at Parkside Church near Cleveland, Ohio.

Side note: He has the coolest voice ever.

Watch this short video and be encouraged, challenged and equipped by this unfiltered truth.

6 comments on “The Christian Duel: Knowing vs. Feeling

  1. Tammi Burgess says:

    No option to open this up. I listen to his messages often……is there a message title I can look up?

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    1. I don’t understand why it won’t play; it works fine on mine. I’m sorry! Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KYNBdrFR5Bo

      1. whittmadden says:

        the link works fine for me, in the blog post.

  2. I love Allistair Begg! 🙂

    1. Me too, Katie! God has used him so much for me lately. 🙂

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