Thursday, June 16, 2011

Finding the path to spiritual renewal

Three days before reaching the New World, the crew begged him to turn back, fearing if they went farther they couldn't catch enough wind to return to Spain before running out of food and water. But Christopher Columbus had one word for his faltering men: "Adelante! Adelante!" (Onward! Onward!)

Christians should also live lives of dogged discovery. Too many stop short, like guests in an immense palace who have keys to every room but venture no farther than the entrance hall.

Has your Christian life become stale and stagnant? How do you rediscover the great adventure of Christian living? How do we find the lost path to spiritual renewal?

-- Cultivate a sense of wonder.

When was the last time you noticed the rose blooming by the fence? The spangled sky on a clear and moonless night? When was the last time you stood amazed in the presence of Jesus the Nazarene?

There's more to Christianity than you and I have thus far experienced, more to God than we've learned, and more to the Bible than we've discovered so far.

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