Thursday, November 6, 2008

"Whats the problem"

Never allow someone else’s negativity on life creep into your Christian beliefs which can have you behaving contrary to what you have been taught. The Bible states that - Even the youths shall faint and be weary and the young men shall utterly fall: - But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. Isaiah 40:30-31

We are not to take things so personnel, remember that one of the greatest forgiveness given is when they crucified our JESUS, the Bible states in the book of Luke 23:33-35 And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left. - Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots. - And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also with them derided him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself, if he be Christ, the chosen of God.

We have to forgive just like JESUS did, if we are to learn this much needed attribute so that we may begin to soar just like the eagle, when a storm arises the eagle does not seek shelter he rises above the storm. We cannot grow in GODS Grace and Mercy by holding grudges because our feelings were hurt, we must look beyond the action and see their need because they may not really understand the ramifications of their actions. The Bible states - But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; - Matthew 5:44

Troubles don’t last always!!!


Fitts said...

This is really good. It confirms what I read in my devotion "A year with C.S Lewis" that we should never look to retaliate.

What great words for me to start my day with.



Keith D. Witherspoon said...

Great Post

Rev. Barney said...

As children of the Most High, we all have been entrusted with the ministry of reconciliation. I believe before true forgiviness can take place a person must first forgive themself.

Vietta P's two cents said...

The subject of forgiveness is an issue that (I suspect) one of my blog sons, Pastor Tony R. is unconsciously guiding me through. Yet, I have the blessed privilege of the benefits of God's forgiveness. Although, there are only two left to overcome out of so many throughout my life that I have already released, I pray God's love, patience and understanding will prevail as I grow towards deliverence. Thank you for sharing my son. Pray for me.


Vietta P's two cents said...

I want to thank you for my Happy Birthday wish. I count it all joy to have so many in my life. I enjoy having fellowship with all of my family and acquaintances including my blog family. Thanks for stopping by and making my birthday special. Take care.