Johann Christoph Blumhardt (1805-1880) wrote, “I beg you, wait for God quietly, and don’t be so religious. To have nothing to show for yourself and to wait for God is better than to be polishing your piety. You shall not become godless by waiting for God. On the contrary, the truth of God’s cause will grow in your heart, and that is all that matters. A true word once in ten years is dearer to God than a daily sermon. It is your genuineness that matters. A single genuine moment has much greater consequences in God’s kingdom than a thousand religious practices.”
Nothing should be more important to us all than having ‘genuine moments’ with the Father. The Holy Spirit wants us to have these moments. Religion is satisfied with practices and ceremonies.
“You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to establish your tradition!” Jesus