I find You when other people’s words sting much worse than they should, my heart, resolve or security cracking just a little. You hold me up, hold me together; I am reminded that who I am is everything I’ve been given in You.
I find You whenever I meet dead ends, the enormity of mountains and walls keeping me frozen in fear. You lift me up, make me soar, and see me through. The stars tremble in awe of Your majesty, and oh, how these mountains tremble because of You.
You find me in my highs and lows. You hold me through it all. I see and experience You not because I’ve earned it, but because You chose to be near. In the darkest or the brightest, I find You because You’ve always been there. With me. ❞
I expect it. God told us it would happen over 2,000 years ago. The Apostles said there would be a ‘great falling away’ from the faith and that people would mock Jesus heavily in our time. it’s sad, at times humorous. but I just feel bad for people because they’re rejecting love. they believe the lies that they’re their own god, that they can be a god, and reject unconditional love. I used to be that person, I was blind but now I see things for what they really are.
2 Peter 3:3 (paraphrased)
" remember the words spoken before by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior spoken by your apostles. Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts, and saying, “Where is Jesus? When’s He coming back? He said He would 2,000 years ago but the earth is still the same and won’t change”
I’ve endured insults because of You,
and shame has covered my face.
I’m a stranger to my own family,
a stranger to my own mother’s children;
zeal for Your house consumes me,
and the insults of those who insult You fall on me.
You know the insults I endure— my shame and disgrace.
You are aware of all my enemies -
PRAY FOR ME.
I still don’t have my phone or computer and aren’t getting them back ever. I’m literally being slandered by my own mom and people at church are saying I’m rebellious and that Gods not gonna bless me because my parents don’t approve of who I go to bible study with. It’s just ridiculous and people say I’m robbing myself of my future because I’m not going to college so PLEASE leave me encouragement in my inbox because it really DOES help. I love you guys and I’ll be back when I can. Stay blessed
I never thought I’d be at the point where I make a post admitting this.
out of the almost 20 years I’ve been alive, this is is the first time in my life that I’ve been 100% ok with not having a crush on anyone or not being in a relationship.
I’ve never been on a date, been in a relationship, or kissed anyone. For my whole life I’ve received mostly negative comments about it and it made me feel that there was something horribly wrong with me and it led to awful self esteem & caused me to seek yucky things to fill the void that broke me down for years.
I’ve been reading “Choosing Gods Best”, and wow. It’s helped a lot, and a few days ago, the peace of the Holy Spirit filled me, and I realized that NOTHING IS WRONG WITH ME in the first place. Nothing’s ever been wrong with me and nothing will ever be wrong with me.
and obviously a man can’t complete me, only Jesus can, and I’m so so so thankful He has. I’m so happy that I’m starting to see myself the way He does :]
and I wish the same for my brothers and sisters in Christ.
obviously I’m still looking forward to meeting my future husband, but being single is lovely too~
He was despised and rejected— a man of sorrows, acquainted with deepest grief. We turned our backs on Him and looked the other way. He was despised, and we did not care.
Yet it was our weaknesses He carried; it was our sorrows that weighed Him down. And we thought His troubles were a punishment from God, a punishment for his own sins!
But He was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed.
All of us, like sheep, have strayed away. We have left God’s paths to follow our own. Yet the lord laid on Him the sins of us all.❞