A better understanding of the idea of power can aid us in understanding the love of God in partnership with his sovereignty. Leah Hartman shares what she learned about these dynamics in the context of her relationship with the man who would later become her husband.
Jesus reminds us that if we keep a seed in our hands and clutch it with a closed fist, it will never grow. We must open our hands and let go of the seed. The problem is that many of us are living with closed hands. When we live like that, nothing can grow either within us or within others.