God's No Scarecrow (Jeremiah #4)

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God's No Scarecrow (Jeremiah #4)

When we reduce God to a scarecrow—that doesn’t move and doesn’t talk but merely scares us into obedience—we lose the power and joy that only come from knowing Him. It’s in knowing God that we find and experience the power that will eventually make our world right. And it’s in knowing God that our hearts can find their deepest joy.

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God Who Knows Us (God Who? #5)

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God Who Knows Us (God Who? #5)

It's one thing to know who a celebrity is—"Isn't JJ Watt amazing?". It's another to have met the celebrity—"It's JJ! I know him!" And it's yet another for the celebrity to know us—"Hey, Zack! It's great to see you again!"

That's what is on offer from God. He wants to know us. He wants to recognize us from across the room. He's as excited about us as we've ever been about anyone. And I'm not sure there's any better news.

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