A brief summary of the sixty-six verses from the passage below: Surely He has turned His hand against me Time and time again throughout the day. He has besieged me and surrounded me with bitterness and woe. Even when I cry and shout, He shuts out my prayer. He has turned aside my ways and torn me in pieces; He has made me desolate. He has also broken my teeth... Read more »
This week, I’ve learned: About God: That He is true and trustworthy and that I can lean on Him at all times in all of lives circumstances. About Myself: that I am His and that He loves me regardless of how I live although He doesn’t want me to stay that way but look to Him and His ways to... Read more »
[The words] of his mouth were smoother than butter, But war [was] in his heart; His words were softer than oil, Yet they [were] drawn swords. Psalm 55:21 Longing to be approved of others can lead to an addiction of looking towards that acceptance. Gaining praise from others can lead to us feeling worse about ourselves if we are not... Read more »
For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I still pleased men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ. Galatians 1:10 The fear of rejection can cause us to put on a calm, collected exterior when internally we harbor fear and personal relationships are not deep or satisfying as a... Read more »
All who hate me whisper together against me; Against me they devise my hurt. “An evil disease,” [they say], “clings to him. And [now] that he lies down, he will rise up no more.” Even my own familiar friend in whom I trusted, Who ate my bread, Has lifted up [his] heel against me. But You, O LORD, be merciful to me, and... Read more »
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