Holy Ground

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“Moses has been tending sheep in this region for 40 years… How many times has he stood in this exact place? And now God tells him the ground is holy?

Has the ground been holy the whole time and Moses is just becoming aware of it for the first time? Do you and I walk on holy ground all the time, but we are moving so fast… that we miss it?”

[Rob Bell – Velvet Elvis]

So I was reading through Velvet Elvis today and came across this passage, which has got me thinking about last week (One Way) again.

Last week I was completley blown away with Gods’ faithfulness and power and holiness. It just hit me all over again and made me feel so small (which I am) in comparison to God. So heres what I’m thinking about… God moved in a huge way in school last week, and I really felt like I was standing on holy ground on Thursday evening especially.

Standing in the assembly hall. In the same place I’ve stood for the last 7 years.

And it was holy ground.

Has it always been holy ground? Am I only noticing it now? Why haven’t I noticed it before? And if it has always been holy ground, then how should my attitudes change when I’m standing there?

“Surely the Lord is in this place, and I was not aware of it…” (read more)

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