My twin sister once told me that God called her to lead Bible studies so that she would actually show up. After I laughed about that for awhile, I added, “God wanted me to write a devotional book so that I would actually start living what I’ve learned!”
To me, there is something about hard, cold print that makes me feel the need to be more accountable. I guess the same concept applies to leading Bible studies, only it’s the people, not the print, that makes you feel you had better come through.
God knows my sister and me pretty well, and he knows we need a good nudge once in awhile. He also knows it has taken lots of persuading to convince me that I have been “fearfully and wonderfully made” (Psalm 139:14) and that he has a perfect plan for my life. Only over the course of a few decades has he been able to do that.
Most of my life I have struggled with insecurity, that nagging feeling that I was not good enough, that I really did not have much to offer to the world or to God…
Read more at “Seeking God with Jaime Wiebel.” I am her guest writer today!