Tag Archives: evil

Spurning The Lord’s Heartbeat

This Really Is Not Sinning

Genesis 3:1Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, “You must not eat from any tree in the garden?”

Satan is the master at making sin come across as pleasing, beautiful, and brings freedom to fulfill the inner desires of our hearts which say that we are entitled to go after whatever we see and take from others what they have as well. He implies that God is strict, stingy, and selfish and wants to keep us from our freedom to pursue our hearts desires.

As the winds and rain of adversity continue to beat down hard on Bobby and me, we are on the mountain road of a seemingly endless war of anxiety and anger. We constantly are seeking, asking, and knocking at God’s Heavenly door for answers to our circumstances that are running down a slippery muddy mountain road heading straight for the cliff. We keep asking where are the brakes and how do we stop this moving disaster?

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Contradiction, Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat

The Bridge From One Scripture To Another Scripture

As the inner battles continue, I am in a constant quest for a discerning heart to walk by faith and not by sight.

Proverbs 2:6, 10-11For the Lord gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul. Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.

Recently, God has put Bobby and me, for the third time, back in the path of a dear loved one. This winding, twisting, turning path we have been on since January 2013 has had more detours, roadblocks and just plain out confusion for us than walking blindfolded within the deep dark forest in the middle of the night with total darkness all around.

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Emotions, Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat

Do Not Let Your Emotions Deceive or Control

In Genesis 27, we read in God’s Word an illustration of what will happen when we allow our emotions to deceive and control us. God does not hide anything from us. He reveals the good as well as the evil.

When Rebekah learned that Isaac was preparing to bless Esau, she quickly devised a plan to trick him into blessing Jacob instead. She took matters into her own hands. For her, the end justified the means.

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Relationship, Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat

Green Light, Yellow Light, Red Light

We have no say on the family we are born into. We can not pick our parents, siblings or other relatives.

Deuteronomy 13 is one of those chapters in God’s Word that makes you stop and say, “Did I just read what I thought I just read?”

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Darkness, Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat

Darkness Cannot Exist in the LIGHT

John 1:5The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it.

The darkness of evil never has and never will overcome or extinguish God’s Light. My mind tells me this every day. However, this extremely long dark tunnel Bobby and I have been in since January 2013 is trying to convince me otherwise.

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Factually, Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat

Traits of the Jezebel Spirit

 During the summer, it is magical to watch a storm coming from the horizon. In the distance, you can see the lightning dancing across the sky making the sky light up as if there were thousands of lights shining all over.

However, as the storm comes closer and closer there is nothing exciting about it anymore. The lightning is striking on the ground all around and the trees are popping, cracking and tumbling down. The winds have become hurricane force winds tearing and whirling everything that dares get in the way or stop it. After the storm has passed by, the destruction and devastation caused by the storm will take month’s maybe years to rebuild.

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Fictional, Non-Fictional, Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat

Jezebel’s Spirit

Cinderella, our fictional character that was created through Walt Disney’s imagination did go from the palace to the dungeon to the palace with her Prince. With the help from her magical friends, she was able to overcome the evil of her wicked step-mother and her two cruel step-sisters.

However, Jezebel is not a fictional character created by the imagination of any human. God’s Word is as honest about the lives of the heroes as it about those who rejected Him.

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Reality, Fantasy to Seek The Lord’s Heartbeat

Jezebel, Cinderella

What could Jezebel, a human being God created, have in common with the fictional character, Cinderella that was created by the wonderful imagination of Walt Disney another human being God created?

Why watch shows on T.V. like Desperate Housewives, Criminal Minds, The Walking Dead, day time soap operas, The Big Bang Theory, Madam Secretary, Modern Family, Supernatural, The Good Wife and Empire when you can find all the crime, sex, murder, in the Bible.

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