“I wanted something to live and die for. I wanted something to breathe and to bleed for. I’m not interested in trying to figure out ways to make my life safe and preserve my comfort. I mean I find myself doing that because that’s the sinful tendency of the human heart but I’m fighting against that. That’s one reason why we adopt kind of in a radical way. I just on purpose set myself up to where I got so much pressure I gotta run after Jesus. …I just figure if I can outsmart my flesh, and plan ahead to where I’m in crisis and I need God to show up, then I’ll make it—plan it out so that it’s too hard to backslide. I’m just trying to outsmart the old man that lives inside of me. Which is wisdom. It’s making no provision for the flesh ahead of time.”
"Plan ahead to where I'm in crisis and I need God to show up."
Wow does that ever describe what we're doing!