Grace and Truth and White-Knuckle Faith
Years ago, I watched a video replay of a Christian conference where the speaker talked about white noise.
There are constantly noises all around us that we learn to tune out because they are white noise.
The buzz of the ceiling fan, the hum of the dishwasher… Even music on the radio or people talking in a crowded room can become white noise. White noise is defined as a constant noise or mixture of noises that are meaningless.
The speaker in the conference suggested that sometimes we let the Bible become white noise. We have heard it all before. It’s there. It’s normal. It’s background noise to what’s going on in our lives.
Sadly, she hit too close to home.
And I’ll be honest, Kela did too this week in her post about white-knuckle faith. I don’t want to give too much away, but I highly encourage you to take the time to hop over and read it. You won’t regret it.
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Concise and thought provoking. Thank you. I have clicked on the link to Kelas blog to check it out. Our faith and Gods Word sound definitely not be relegated to being background noise.
Thanks, Amy! If we aren’t intentional, it’s easy to lose our zeal. I enjoyed reading your post about Elizabeth earlier.
Thank you so much again for the feature! I’m appreciative!!!
Thank YOU for writing such a great post, Kela! I could so relate.
I wasn’t raised in a Christian household, so I am a latecomer, if you will, to Christianity. And I find that because of this, I tend to look at the Bible and verse that others can cite so easily with fresh eyes and perspectives. I am constantly trying o figure out the backstory of passages that people share.
I think that’s a good thing, Kimberly. Never stop wanting to learn more about Jesus.
White noise and noise of all kinds block us from truly hearing the Holy Spirit. We must be intentional to keep a clear conscience (confessing all known sins) and spend time alone with God in silence as part of our prayer time.
Yes! Being intentional is so important. But sometimes even when we are intentional it can become routine.
Thank you for hosting the link up, Heather, and for referring us to a great blog post! Good word, Kela!
Thank you very much, Jennifer!!
Thanks for the encouragement, Jennifer!
Yes, the Bible can become like white noise if we aren’t careful. When I have participated in reading plans, I hate to admit, but I am all about the checkoff. Sometimes I have no idea what I read. Great feature this week.
It is so easy to slip into that, Maree. I’m guilty of it myself.