I put God in a box

the story of Rebecca & Jacob Hickman

By the time I graduated high school I was very disillusioned with the whole concept. I had put God in a box and decided that since we didn’t have the ideal conditions and environment for a “perfect courtship” it wasn’t going to happen for me. I wasn’t going to have the cookie-cutter courtship like you read about in the homeschooling magazines.

 

Read the rest of the story in part one & part two

"The Bible tells us that Jesus is the Word made flesh. I like to think that, in a small way, each of us is also the Word made flesh; that each of us has a story in which the kindness of God is made visible to the world. Think how clear His kindness is in your salvation story. And when you listen to the salvation stories of others, don't you see how unique is the way He captures each of our hearts?"

(Elisabeth in "His Love Stories" at Boundless.org)

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