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Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat in The Consuming Fire

Purifying- Restore/Consume

Mom and Monica Dale Staples

Mom and Monica Dale Staples

As the hands of time moved from my childhood into my young teen years, the road my mother was traveling opened wide and dark into the sea of a massive hidden volcano deep in the sea of guilt, despair, anger, loneliness, and desperation.  She had followed God for five years after the death of my father. She and I were going to church and she would read God’s Word to me. The Lord’s Heartbeat was clear during those years.

Proverbs 26: 24-26A malicious man disguises himself with his lips, but in his heart he harbors deceit. Though his speech is charming, do not believe him, for seven abominations fill his heart. His malice may be concealed by deception, but his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly.

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Are We Blessed When Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat During The Consuming Fire?

Consuming Fire to Purify Us

It takes intense heat to purify gold and silver. When the precious metals are heated, the impurities rise to the top of the molten metal and is skimmed off and thrown away.

Similarly, it often takes the heat of trials for the Christian to be purified. Through trials, God shows us what is in us and clears out anything that gets in the way of complete trust in Him.

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Does a liar listen for The Lord’s Heartbeat?

Lying, to deliberately tell an untruth

Consuming Fire of God’s Wrath or purifying us

 

We all know that there are consequences to any action we take. What we do can set into motion a series of events that may continue long after we are gone. Unfortunately, when we are making a decision most of us think only of the immediate consequences. These are often misleading because they are short-lived.

Jeremiah 17: 9-10The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? “I the Lord search the heart and examine the mind, to reward a man according to his conduct, according to what his deeds deserve.

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Where is The Lord’s Heartbeat for a homosexual?

 

Consuming Fire of God’s Wrath or Purifying for a homosexual?

 

After the tragic death of my father, my mother was consumed with grief and fear. The grief was because she missed my father more and more as time passed. The fear was because our finances were overwhelming.

Because of our overwhelming finances, a very caring, kind, compassionate and giving family member moved in our house with us to help with the burden that the lack of proper finances was causing.

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