MORNINGTIME 2284

by Benjamin Munsell on December 29, 2016
MORNINGTIME 2284
 
And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins. 2 Peter 1:5-9. There are 2 ways you can deal with Life, those every day usual things you deal with, AND those extraordinary major events you may, or may not, ever want to have happen again. The first way, as most people do, is to tough it out yourself with your own understanding and hope for the best. The usual results of this is anger towards the Lord when things DON'T work out. It's interesting to note that when things DO work out, the Lord is seldom mentioned. The other way to deal with Life is to ask the Lord to guide and direct your footsteps in the pathway He wants you to follow. This is a real Faith Builder because much of the time we have no idea what the Lord is working on. What we do Know, is that He has EVERYTHING under His control and that NOTHING will touch us unless and until it goes through The Throne Room first. This applies to the usual ride to work, and to some big event that will never happen again and everything in-between. By yourself, you're doomed from before the start. With the Lord, it's always an adventure you may, or may not know how things are going to work out. They usually work out far better than we could've imagined. This DOES NOT mean Life is easy. Many times it WILL stretch your Faith almost to the breaking point. You may even question God. Those times will either make you Bitter, or they will make you Better. Bitter comes when your flesh is in control. Better comes when Christ is in control. Go with Better, and, Be Blessed.
 
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