Friday, March 7, 2008

Its Not Him, Its You

We attend church services as much as we can tolerate just to get some answers as to why things have been the way they have been. Scriptures state that in a multitude of counselors there is safety and yet the people you have spoken to seem to be in a quandary as much as you. Who do you talk to when it doesn't seem like anyone has the answers that you are seeking?

The answer is as simple as the question. You go to the one who holds the blue print of what He created. No one knows you better than God and He knows exactly what is bothering you. I know it isn't the answer that is very popular these days because we live in a microwave kind of society but if we focus on the Word as much as we do everything else we will see that His Word does have those microwave qualities as well. He says that His Word is quick and powerful and sharper than any two edged sword (Hebrews 4:12 KJV). He also tells us to remind Him of His Word. Why because He has forgotten it? Certainly not, but to build your faith in Him. He says that faith comes by hearing and hearing by the Word of God (Romans 10:17 KJV). So the more you hear it the more energized in Him you become.

Like it or not, we will have to come to the reality of knowing that the more we are focused in Him, the more we will see where those whom we have held in high esteem will need prayer. Everyone won't have the answers you seek the more mature we get in the Word. All of those Ministers, Evangelists, Deacons, Prophets, Apostles, Pastors, and Bishops had to walk out their love walk just like you and are still apt to make mistakes. I had to learn that lesson the hard way but once learned, it was much easier to reverence them without hoisting them on such a high pedestal.

That's the other thing about the abundant life, if its hard to do its not God. Jesus said to follow Me, My burden is easy and yoke is light (Matthew 11:30 KJV). If I am called to do something and trust in the anointing to get the job done, it can't be hard. The Word says so. This same would apply to you. If you find a task too difficult to manage, consider your ways. Did you acknowledge Him and when He gave you the instruction did you follow it to the letter? Many times our instruction is to be still. Would that be difficult for anyone to do? If so, you have found the answer as to why life isn't what you thought it would be. Other times it could be the same question that was asked of me, "when are you going to stop thinking about you?" Not having the answer to that question because I thought it was a perfectly ordinary thing to do, I had to change. Once I started helping others and meeting the needs of someone else besides myself, there appeared the abundant life that Jesus was talking about.

Is there anyone else who has to look within and stop blaming others?

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