Monday, April 18, 2011

The Difference Between Enough and Excess

From the book From Clutter to Clarity by Nancy Twigg: Our Father's desire is for us to revel in the freedom and simplicity of enough (see Matthew 6:19-21 and I Timothy 6:6-8. To do that, we must trust his provision and learn the difference between enough and excess. We need to throw off 'everything that hinders'. The mind-set of wanting more is a hindrance because it lures us to step out of the safety and security of trusting God's provision and into the oppression of overload.

1 comment:

Jeannette said...

Artfully offered, thank you. It highlights further application to the sparse but compelling words of Scripture "Throw off everything that hinders..."