Maximillian Amadeus Banzai (banzai) wrote,
Maximillian Amadeus Banzai

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The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold,
but the Lord tests the heart.
-Proverbs 17:3

A new week ahead. Work will be busy and good, I think. Lots to do to keep a church moving in the middle of our circumstances. I want to serve with kindness, faithfulness, joy, and gratitude.

My head is fuzzy on other matters of import. Still searching for my brave face, experiencing God's work within my heart. Sometimes I don't see it until I'm called to serve another. Being with and praying for others gives me such opportunity to be blessed, to come into intimate knowledge of His heart. The fire is changing me.

My sanctification is a God-sized task. I'm glad He's committed to it and will see it through to completion, just as He began the work. Terribly sorry about the mess, Lord.

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