Our class topic this week was Lordship, and was taught by multiple speakers from the YWAM SF community. There were so many profound truths (as usual), I'm not sure how to condense it. (My plan for tomorrow--in addition to getting up super early to ride along to Twin Peaks to see the sunrise--is to review my notes from the past week in an attempt to increase absorption.) We talked about allowing God to show us what areas of life we are maintaining control over. For me, this included my rights, my reputation, and my ideas/ theories/opinions. A few other concepts that were highlighted to me in reflecting on the week were: entitlement vs. serving, hiding vs. leading, my agenda vs. God's will, and self-protection vs. vulnerability (all of which boil down to selfishness vs. Lordship). I kept coming back to how counterintuitive the gospel is. In search for peace, happiness, love, there are only counterfeits, but in seeking God, all these and more are fully realized. Hmmm, perhaps that's what the Bible means when it says, "For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it." Luke 9:24
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