Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Watching Joel Osteen (from Reformation 21)

I told you Reformation 21 was a blog to watch.

Just had to make reference to a post made recently on Joel Osteen. I, too, had a chance to watch him, and I, too, found it very interesting.

I sat there and listened to him talk about how his wife told him that one day they were going to live in a big house, and he didn't believe her. Until one day, he let that seed take root, and after that, God just started blessing the socks off of him.

As he continued on like this, my six year old walked in, and asked me what I was watching. I said I was watching a man who wasn't telling the truth about God, and was saying that if you believe God, he'll give you what you want.

She replied, "That's not true. If you believe in God, he'll give you eternal life."

I followed up with "Will God give you what you want, or what you need?"

"Need," she replied. Then she said,"I don't want to watch him anymore. Let's turn him off."

That's my girl.

1 comment:

Frederick Bvalani said...

Which Bible do you read. My Bible says: "Delight yourself in the LORD and He will give you the desires of your heart" Psalm 37:4 . John 14:14 "You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it." Also read Matthew 7:7-12, 1 Kings 3:5.

Don't be choosy about what you want to hear from the Bible. Adhere to the full counsel of God.

I believe Joel Osteen is doing what God anointed him to do. If God sent you in his garden to till the land, don't hate those that he has sent to gather the harvest and say "Why didn't they plant?".

They are just doing what the Master sent them to do, it doesn't matter what anybosy else thinks.

Frederick Bvalani
Blantyre, Malawi,