Please Lord, Not My Comfort Zone


by Josh Parker

There is no easy way around this topic. I must confess that I am taking every effort to write this article with as much gentleness as I can. It is often difficult to explain why an all powerful God would actually allow suffering and/or troubles in the life of his own children. This is where man’s understanding usually has conflict with God’s wisdom. Of course, as you know, it is not God who has erred in this matter, but us of course, because of our carnal natures. The flesh (carnal nature) opposes the wisdom of God because it is in opposition to the sovereign work of the Holy Spirit. If we can learn to walk by faith in God’s Word instead of how we feel, then we can be more inclined to walk in the Spirit instead of the flesh. Continue reading