Refiner’s Fire

Refiner’s Fire

How are you going on your New Years’ resolutions? Are you keeping all those decisions to give up unhealthy food, exercise more, transform your life? No, I didn’t think so. Well, I didn’t even make any – you all know how I feel about exercise!

Are you ready for the Lord to come again? The prophet Malachi tells us that God will be like a furnace that purifies gold or silver, and that no one will be able to stand up to him. God’s purity is so intense that it will burn us, melt us, refine us.

Does that sound like a pleasant thing? No, it is downright scary,

if you think about the process of smelting silver, and Josiah has shown me a clip on you-tube where the fellow starts with a bucket of ore and ends up with a silver ring. Continue reading

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