The One Where we didn’t have 2 Litres of Water

We weren’t willing to part with our drinking water to win the prize and this got me thinking about something Jesus said:
‘The Kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant on the lookout for choice pearls. When he discovered a pearl of great value, he sold everything he owned and bought it!’
How much is God’s Kingdom worth to us?

Honest about my faith

DSCF4341So, we walked down a narrow path, scrambled along a steep riverbank and then we found this tube behind a tree. Upon reading the instructions, we realized that we needed 2 litres of water which was unfortunate because we only had 1 1/2 litres and that was our drinking water for the walk.

If we were hardened geocachers I guess we would have used our drinking water to try to retrieve the cache and once we had used this water the river was only a short distance away. We could have filled our water bottles with water from the river and poured more in. I guess we aren’t hardened geocachers because we kept our water and we were glad that we had it to drink over the next 6 miles that we walked.

Geocaching involves finding something that is hidden and at this one the cache is in a container that floats. To retrieve…

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About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Baptist Minister who is especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century. I am also a member of the Eastern Baptist Association's Council with responsibility for Mission Strategy.
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