The Lord Fights Strategically for us

The Lord Fights Strategically for us

  Open my eyes Lord that I may see what you are doing in my midst.  Open my heart to understand your ways of fighting so that I may engage with you.  Open my ears to hear the sounds of victory for I trust you completely, Lord. This was my prayer.  I wanted to...
The Lord Fights Strategically for us

Don’t Get Stuck in the Crushing

Are you feeling defeated, broken, and crushed by life?  Does it seem like the Lord is far away and evil is near?  Are you asking the same questions David did in Psalm 10 – “Why do you stand so far off as though you don’t care?  Why have you hidden yourself when I need...
Go as the Lord Leads!

Go as the Lord Leads!

I recall trying to get home in a blizzard and the Lord told me to go to an individual’s house and confront an issue that had taken place.  I did not want to do this for two reasons – one it was a blizzard outside and second, I had no interest in restoring this...
Go as the Lord Leads!

Avoidance is not an Option

Most of us hate conflict.  We avoid it and don’t want to discuss it or speak up.  This story in 2 Samuel 13 is an example of of the reason why we need to confront.  In this story, David did not confront Amnon after he raped his half-sister.  Absalom, another brother,...
Go as the Lord Leads!

Risk is involved in Confrontation

Every situation is unique and has a level of risk.  These levels of risk vary and must be taken into consideration before we step out in addressing a situation.  For some the risk may be extremely high due to being in an abusive relationship that may result in...