I still remember the day I asked. I don't know if I'd come across a specific verse; I assume so. I don't recall hearing a specific teaching or a call to repentance. All I know is that I asked.
"God if this is how you think, then I need you to change me. I don't understand it, I don't know why; but if this is what you want, then I need you to change how I think about it."
That was it. No fiery preaching had brought me to this point, no judgmental relatives. I wasn't even feeling conviction, at least not in the traditional sense of the word. read more