Saturday, April 23, 2011

Jesus knows what to fear

Russsell Moore writes in Why the Insomnia of Jesus Matters to Us:

Danger doesn’t keep Jesus awake; the judgment of God does.
Why is it easier for me to worry about next week’s schedule, and to lose sleep over that, than over those around me who could be moments away from judgment? Why am I more concerned about the way my peers judge my actions than about the Judgment Seat of Christ?
He ends with a wise exhortation that I hope to remember:

The next time you find yourself unable to sleep due to worry, ask whether you’re in the Galilee waters or the Gethsemane garden. Ask yourself whether your wakefulness is of the weakening flesh or the awakening Spirit.
Read the whole article>>> (ht:challies.com)

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