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Guidance Beggar. Made Worse By Trusting in God GPS?

Guidance beggar? Or a spiritual hero from the Age of Faith?

Guidance beggar? Or a spiritual hero from the Age of Faith?

Guidance Beggar  — a controversial term that we’ll discuss in today’s article. This is Part Two, concluding a short series on the theme, “God is my GPS.” Part One was: God GPS? Surrender To That?

Certainly that first article was well received. And I haven’t heard comments suggesting that any of you were deeply offended. However, that doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. In which case I apologize.

Of course, you’re going to do what you want to do!

Nevertheless, as indicated by the caption for today’s post, one person’s spiritual hero is another person’s guidance beggar.

Which do you believe? Up to you. My job is just to help you to think through that choice.

God GPS? Surrender To That?

God GPS

Sure I could tell myself “God is my GPS.” But do I really want to follow instructions from a God GPS?

The God GPS. No, you won’t find it in stores this holiday season. But do you wish you could? Let’s explore the popularity of slogans like “God is my GPS.”

Is God Your GPS?

Is God YOUR GPS? Do you really, really want that?

Is God YOUR GPS? Do you really, really want that?

Such a bumper sticker! “God Is My GPS.”

How appealing is that idea? I fell for it. And fell hard.

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to live in a relationship with God where, ah! Awe!  Mystical guidance would drive me at every turn.

I just adored the thought of that. For about two seconds. Next I came to. With a start.

A start of today’s article, actually. 😉