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September 9, 2013
If you never want to fall down, the only way to do it is to walk constantly with the One who will hold you up.
The Christian has a privilege too often neglected—that of living, actually living, day in and day out, with the all-powerful God of the universe. We too often place God onto a mystical what-not shelf, arrange Him prettily with our other collectibles, and only dust Him off once a week when we feel compelled to pray to Him.
But the God of the Bible is more organic than that. He concerns Himself with the day-to-day minutia of the lives of those who call upon His name. His children matter to Him, and if He weren’t interested in having a relationship with them, He wouldn’t have bothered sending His Son.
It may grieve the Lord when we fall down, but I imagine it grieves Him more when we try to stay up on our own...