Leading into last weekend, I knew I was leaving to write chapter 2, so I prayed it again, Kingdom Come, and whoosh – I ended up in the floor of a friends house realizing I had no idea what I had been asking. If I’m speaking Kingdom in reference to the one who poofed galaxies into being, I really ought to have assumed my mind would be blown. With scripture, song, and repentance, and by working out my gifts, as in laying them down, I had a clean slate paper like an altar. I opened up and poured out, getting more and more full at every word I laid down.
I made two videos, and after that, I was called a name – Egalitarian. I promised myself I would never look up the definition of that word, along with complementarian. I wanted to know them by their deeds, but then I got a few warning emails. I read definitions, and I’m so mad that I did. It’s been nothing but a distraction from the one and only point that there is to make.
If there are sides to be had, most of them are just more ways to try and harness the wind. Some of them are true a lot of the time, but PS: Jesus isn’t a side. He just IS. He is true all the time. We have truth in scripture, yes, so let’s go with its theme: there is only ONE righteous, and He has poured out so we can be filled. That is the believer’s aim.
There are other things at work here. Be you a woman in a pulpit? I’ve got my developing stance on that, but what has that to do with the ones dying? There is nothing but resurrection here. Nothing. Make a stance, yes, but let Jesus be the refuge. No other identity saves a soul.
Did I say I didn’t plan to make more videos? It’s so messy. This is what I get for saying that: