What’s Next, Papa?
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
This resurrection life you received from God is not a timid, grave-tending life. It’s adventurously expectant, greeting God with a childlike “What’s next, Papa?”
— Romans 8:15 (MSG)
I love hugs. I can’t go a day without the embrace of a loved one. Imagine the feeling that you are loved, secure, and accepted. All my worries seem to fade away when I’m in the arms of a friend.
We are called to be like a child in the arms of our Papa. How can we fear when we trust our Papa Jesus? How can we be upset? How can we worry when the cares of the day will fade away and a new day will take its place? Every day we encounter trials just by waking up and turning on the news, walking out the door, and facing the troubles of life.
In the same way that a child trusts his or her parents, we can trust Jesus. A new- born baby doesn’t have the ability to say to his dad, “Make sure you feed me every two hours for the next year ...
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