Credo #50: Embrace the Fire

Posted: May 10, 2010 in Credo, For brothers

The fires of refining are a different place than the heat and thirst of the desert.

These visual metaphors that come down to us in scripture are separate memes for a good reason.

Do you know someone going through the fire? Be wise about trying to pull them out. God may be the one who has put them there; you may be working against His purposes.

I do not speak here of the trials and troubles of life, or of Christian life. I am talking about the refining that He brings; whether of His own accord or because you have sought Him.

Take heart if you are in a furnace instead of a mere desert. His plans for you are good.

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