challenges us to not edit, but just write and not worry about it being perfect. Go!
Shut Up! Not a nice phrase, but straight to the point.
It is what you say to the voice that doesn't deserve credit or any response. The one that needs to be ignored when you are trying so hard to do your best. When your serving with love and you wonder if only God notices because there isn't much return on the investment.
The voice that lies and creates furrows in your heart as it convinces you that you will never be loved like you want to by your earthly father. That you are the problem.
Whispers of deceit float in your brain and remind you of how your voice isn't heard and does anyone really need to read another blog? Your blog?
The flesh says cruel things. And the enemy even crueler. And the only way to pop this hallucination of untruth is to tell it, "SHUT UP" and to kill it with God's truth about you:
- (On serving)
...Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ Matthew 25:31-46 NIV
-(We have a heavenly Father)
"I have cared for you since you were born. Yes, I carried you before you were born. I will be your God throughout your lifetime-until your hair is white with age. I made you, and I will care for you..." Isaiah 46: 3-4 NLT
(On my blog and who I really am...)
-For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. Eph. 2:8-9
I am fearfully and wonderfully made and whatever I do, I do it all for the Lord!
So Ka-pow to the liar! :)
(5 minutes to write, 5 minutes to make sure scripture was all legit...a lifetime with the Lord Jesus Christ)!