Before I start this post, I have to tell you it only took me about forty years to reach the point of actually ‘going on with God’. I knew about God, I even ‘knew’ God, when I was about ten years old; but I didn’t really start to ‘go on with God’, to really follow Him with all my heart, till I was about fifty. Oh, I had several ‘close encounters of a spiritual kind’ with God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit during that forty years, but I was living a divided life, trying to ‘make it in the world’, while maintaining a relationship with God. Let me tell you, I’m living proof that you can’t serve two masters.
I thought about calling this post ‘Practicing Christian 4’, or maybe ‘Making Disciples 4’. In any event, the question for the day is, “What do you do now? After 1 you’ve made a genuine commitment to Jesus; 2 you have a daily quiet time where you read a little Bible, read a little devotional, you talk to God, and you listen to Him; 3 you have a relationship with a Christian mentor; 4 and you’re involved in a small group. It’s a good start. So where do you go from here? Continue reading