Today’s lesson; Fire is Hot.
Just over a week ago, I was in Church and God showed me a picture of some wax. I had no idea why, of what it was about.
Today I was trying to melt some wax with my ‘improved’ lighter, and the lighter melted and I slightly burnt my finger. I know that when my Mam reads this she will be horrified. (Please forgive me, I really wasn’t being that dangerous and no real ill consequences came).
Why is fire so tempting? I want to suggest, (though I don’t claim to be the first) that fire is like love, that fire is like God. A bit. See, fire is amazing, makes you warm, makes you excited, makes you want to get closer, to play, to be awed. But… Fire is also dangerous. Especially if you underestimate it.
I might start to use fire in a bad way… to feel powerful maybe? Or I might leave fire unattended, scorn it’s potential to do something. Or I might forget to put more fuel on the fire, and be shocked when it goes cold.
The Fire the that sparkles and warms
Burns those who scorn,
The Love that melts the heart must
not become lust,
The God whose compassion shines
So don’t underestimate Fire, Don’t underestimate Love and Don’t underestimate God. Micah 1:4