Jonah knew it was his fault. So he did what was right. “Pick me up and hurl me into the sea and the sea will quiet down for you, for I know it is because of me that this great tempest has come upon you.” Jonah 1:12   The smartest thing we can do is to surrender to God — even if it means being thrown into the sea for there will be love beneath the waves. Sometimes tempests come that are not our fault. But this week I want to concentrate on the tempests that are our fault. For learning to quickly acknowledge our sin, confess it, and accept the consequences is a huge secret in making progress in the Christian life. When we do this, we will find “love beneath the waves.” Our souls will be enlarged and […]

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