Submitting Your Life to the Foolishness of God

Rick Thomas | 2/17/2019 | Rick Thomas
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Frequently, our most pressing need is not our most important need. Sometimes God works in unsuspecting ways, maybe ways we did not perceive or even want. Ironically, His ways can seem foolish to the natural mind.

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The primary idea in view here is, who do you want to be in control of your life’s narrative? The humblest and wisest thing for any of us to do is to submit full creative control of our life’s story to the Lord. On the surface, this makes sense to the Christian. But as they say, it’s easier said than done.


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Have you submitted full creative control of your narrative to Christ? Before you can submit your story to Him, you must come to terms with the foolishness of God (1 Corinthians 1:25), a critical understanding of the gospel. Paul talked about how the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

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From a ground-level view of life, it is hard to see what we truly need or how the thing that will save us is not what we believe initially (John 3:14). In Mark 2:1-12 we read the story of the person with paralysis being let down from the roof so Jesus could heal him.

After his friends placed him before Jesus for healing, what he received was forgiveness from his sins rather than a cure for the body. Being forgiven is not what he, or the four men who let him down from the roof, wanted. Everyone in the room except for Christ was thinking about his physical need.

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It was apparent, and anyone who was close to him knew what Christ...
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