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Day four…here to cause trouble

Let me say that if you’re one of those folks who’s had a “Life Verse”, good for you. I’m glad. I don’t care if you saw it written in the sky in Constantine fashion or found it on a bumper sticker in a gift shop in Pigeon Forge. If there’s a verse that you have hung your life on, that’s awesome.

Somewhere along the line, I never got one. I’m not sure if they were passed out in Sunday School and I’d missed it or what the heck happened. I have some passages that are incredibly dear to my heart, but I’ve never been able to isolate a life verse. I have my secret suspicions that those verse designations weren’t even there in the original text. No joke.

Anyway, thanks to today’s reading of 1 Kings 18, I am able to announce the launching of my Life Verse. At least, my Life Verse of the day.

I Kings 18:17
“Is that you, you troubler of Israel?”

I know, it’s not quite as epic as some, and it has no poetic ring to it, but I like it. I like the fact that Elijah was a man known by the establishment as a trouble maker. It feels like most of what I’ve seen the church do is be an irritation to the establishment rather than cause real trouble. I want God to use me to create real havoc in the spirit realm – to dislodge demons and worry spirits. I want an unrighteous society to wonder ‘what is the church going to do next?’ I want to cause serious trouble for good.

Maybe I can get Kelsey to cross stitch me a pillow or something with my Life Verse of the Day.

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7 Responses

  1. YES!!!!!!!! I love it!!!

    You know I’ve never managed to get a “life verse” either… usually I have ones that God has given me for seasons… but thats it…

  2. Now you ARE causing trouble. You know I only knit.

  3. I too missed the handing out of the life verses. If I would have payed more attention to what was going on behind the door, and less attention to the Noah Flannel Board…

    I like todays post

    Marcus

  4. My favorite one was always “Go Away, Baldhead, Go Away, Baldhead” which as we know culminates with an R-rated mauling by a she-bear.

  5. @Kelsey – anyone who can figure out how to finish drywall from a library video can surely make the quantum leap from knitting to cross stitching.

  6. Can I help you cause trouble?

  7. “God can do…far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams!”

    Ephesians 3.20 The Message

    …..does it for me!

    J

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