I’m going to float some thoughts into the blogasphere and see what kind of reaction some might have.  What you are about to read I’m sure will be thought provoking and seem a little odd at first.  So before you read these I ask you to keep in mind that each statement has a lot of reflection and theology behind it.  These thoughts were first formed in my mind during a slightly stressful time in my life a while back (From August 2004 to July 2005).  I will probably follow up these “Hat Hooks” with the theology behind them in the near future… God willing.

 Hook #1: Nothing bad ever has, or ever will, happen to me (Evil… yes.  Bad… no.)

 Hook #2: It is impossible for me to completely mess up my life.

 Hook #3: It is impossible for others to completely mess up my life.

 Hook #4: God only allows into my life what is ultimately good for me.

 Hook #5: Satan can only do what God allows.

 Hook #6: I can rejoice in every circumstance by keeping a heaven theology.

 Hook #7: These truths give me great hope, peace, and determination to serve God.

 Hook #8: These things are true for all believers.

The trepidation I have in putting these in my blog is what will/might/may happen that will require me to affirm these in my life again.  Yes… preachers have fears as much as anyone else.  But “Greater is He that is in us than He that is in the world.”