Instead of focusing on your problems mounting...see God's military forces mounting their horses and chariots of fire to give you His peace.
Peace doesn't mean to be in a place where there is no trouble. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart!
One day I was on my treadmill thinking all kinds of negative thoughts about myself. Do you ever have negative thoughts about yourself? The Lord spoke into my heart, "Jenny this is not about you...it's about ME!!
Forgiveness doesn’t mean what the person said or did is ok! It’s making a choice to let God free and make you whole and allow God to work in their life. It removes dead weight and gives us back our lives.
You keep trying to hang on the fence but feel you are hanging by a thin rope and about ready to fall off again! After all, the rope isn’t thick enough to hold you up under all that weight you are carrying.
So…in listening to Pastor Clair’s response from his dad, we notice that he didn’t get the response that he would have liked. However, Pastor Clair received the understanding that helped to heal the pain in his heart.
“In prayer there is a connection between what God does and what you do. You can’t get forgiveness from God, for instance, without also forgiving others. If you refuse to do your part, you cut yourself off from God’s part. (Matthew 6:15 The Message)
Are you ready to choose to forgive and let go of the resentment and bitterness and allow God to root out the hidden pain?
Let me tell you about my BFF!!!
How can you give rejection to the Lord when you aren't aware of having it?