Impossible to be intense,
unless I’m confident I know what’s best, for me/others. Also impossible to be frustrated, fearful, discouraged, unless I’m confident I know what’s best for me/others. Ditto for analyzing/critiquing.
A dumb-sheep-believer is never intense. Only shepherd-believers have this problem. Dumb-sheep believers trust their Shepherd to know what’s best, so they have amazing peace and amazing joy. But it doesn’t last long. Because of the world, flesh, devil.
How can shepherd-believers become dumb-sheep-believers? Impossible. Except through the convicting work of the Shepherd’s Spirit. Ahhh. Bliss.
Only problem with being a dumb-sheep-believer is that you get no credit/glory for it. The reward is the experience.
–DumbSheepDave, without intensity, sometimes, which are always the best of times, hoping the pre-believers around him are noticing the difference his ShepherdJesus is making in 2014
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