I confess (and I mean that literally) that I have numerous times turned and run from God. I have
|Worship at The Fountain Church, Pleasanton|
Love wins, but sometimes Love must be tough, and sometimes being tough ultimately prevents more suffering.
But the bottom line, why believe? It is simply that I have been called to believe. From the deep desire to know God that I felt as a nine year old, to now, decades later, my heart is just drawn to know and follow God. And quite honestly, God's heart seems to be inclined to me as well because he let me wander, but he never left me alone. Even in the preceding blog, I could see that God was acting in my life, on my behalf, even when I didn't want to acknowledge it. There have been other pretty dramatic answers to prayer in my life as well. It's like God kept tapping on my shoulder, saying hey, you belong to me you know.
Faith. Simple as that. God draws me to himself.