When the World Shouts Too Loudly

This past month since my last post has been crazy busy. I had some hectic dead lines to make and teams of people to drag along kicking and screaming to get there in time. The world was shouting its demands at the top of its voice, and I just had to jump to make it all happen.

On the one hand I am so proud of what we have achieved, that I could almost think that it was worth it. If I had focused on doing all to the glory of God, it would have been worth it for sure.

1 Corinthians 10:31 (WEBBE): 31Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

But instead what happened was that the cacophony of worldly demands drowned out God’s still, small voice in my life. Sure I was still reading the Bible every day. But it was no longer a conversation with God, it was just reading the verse of the day to maintain my streak in the Bible app on my phone.

The words I spat at my second alarm when it went off this morning, tells the tale of just how big the impact has been…

And so I have come to realise again how important it is to maintain an active relationship with God, all the time. God never deserts us in the hard times, but we loose sight of Him too easily. It was just work, and just for a month, and yet I realised that I felt far from God.

Hebrews 10:22-23: 22let’s draw near with a true heart in fullness of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and having our body washed with pure water, 23let’s hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering; for he who promised is faithful.

I am spending some quality time with God today. And I encourage you to do the same!