Grace and Truth and White-Knuckle Faith

| December 7, 2018
Grace and Truth

Years ago, I watched a video replay of a Christian conference where the speaker talked about white noise.

There are constantly noises all around us that we learn to tune out because they are white noise.

The buzz of the ceiling fan, the hum of the dishwasher… Even music on the radio or people talking in a crowded room can become white noise. White noise is defined as a constant noise or mixture of noises that are meaningless.

The speaker in the conference suggested that sometimes we let the Bible become white noise. We have heard it all before. It’s there. It’s normal. It’s background noise to what’s going on in our lives.

Sadly, she hit too close to home.

And I’ll be honest, Kela did too this week in her post about white-knuckle faith. I don’t want to give too much away, but I highly encourage you to take the time to hop over and read it. You won’t regret it.

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13 Comments

  • Reply Amy December 7, 2018 at 9:57 am

    Concise and thought provoking. Thank you. I have clicked on the link to Kelas blog to check it out. Our faith and Gods Word sound definitely not be relegated to being background noise.
    Amy recently posted…A Christmas Story – Elizabeth

    • Reply Heather Hart December 7, 2018 at 10:37 am

      Thanks, Amy! If we aren’t intentional, it’s easy to lose our zeal. I enjoyed reading your post about Elizabeth earlier.
      Heather Hart recently posted…Chronic Pain & Lukewarm Faith

  • Reply Kela Yvette Nellums December 7, 2018 at 10:58 am

    Thank you so much again for the feature! I’m appreciative!!!

  • Reply Kimberly Walton December 7, 2018 at 11:38 am

    I wasn’t raised in a Christian household, so I am a latecomer, if you will, to Christianity. And I find that because of this, I tend to look at the Bible and verse that others can cite so easily with fresh eyes and perspectives. I am constantly trying o figure out the backstory of passages that people share.

  • Reply Susan Evans December 7, 2018 at 11:44 am

    White noise and noise of all kinds block us from truly hearing the Holy Spirit. We must be intentional to keep a clear conscience (confessing all known sins) and spend time alone with God in silence as part of our prayer time.
    Susan Evans recently posted…Missions Trip to Texas, Part 2

    • Reply Heather Hart December 7, 2018 at 11:48 am

      Yes! Being intentional is so important. But sometimes even when we are intentional it can become routine.
      Heather Hart recently posted…Christmas is Coming

  • Reply Jennifer King December 7, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    Thank you for hosting the link up, Heather, and for referring us to a great blog post! Good word, Kela!

  • Reply Maree Dee December 7, 2018 at 9:09 pm

    Yes, the Bible can become like white noise if we aren’t careful. When I have participated in reading plans, I hate to admit, but I am all about the checkoff. Sometimes I have no idea what I read. Great feature this week.
    Maree Dee recently posted…How Can You Make a Difference Today? – Grace & Truth Link-Up

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