I witnessed someone fight God's calling, resist God's evident love. And I was shocked to see that fighting to keep God away requires a monumental work.
When we step into the divine inheritance and move from hating God to loving Him, the power of the curses we inherited and earned on our own is broken.
Consequences that are personal can also become national. I believe that we are witnessing the effects of generational curses (Romans 1) writ large.
As the world spirals deeper into lawlessness, the “where sin abounded” part of the verse is featured more often without the following promise of grace.
I've met many who hate their life. I've even hated living at times. But I'm now seeing the root cause of this and the end result of hating your life.
Last week, as I pulled up to a bank's night depository, a man screamed out of his car window, "They're closed, you #%^* idiot!"
The silent character: There’s a character in every story that often remains unknown. One that very few attest to and even fewer acknowledge.
As wicked as it might seem, I once believed that my fear was a valid excuse for disobedience if that's what I needed to do to stay safe.
Fear makes me insane! When I withhold the truth of my heart from God, the only thing I do is prevent the cleansing and healing I truly need.
The one reason that I willfully refused the Truth for so long, continuing in my own self-effort and bloodless salvation, is that I had no fear of the Lord.
The world celebrates everything common & calls it purpose. It's presenting darkness with no Light, as if darkness was enlightenment. But we can choose to live with purpose.
Jeremiah is a wonderful picture of what God wants us to do with our pain, frustration, doubt and anger.