Tuesday, August 2, 2022

ACKNOWLEDGE the addiction

 

1 John 1:6

King James Version

6 If we say that we have fellowship with him, 

and walk in darkness, 

we lie, 

and do not the truth:


There is no shame in admitting, you are addicted.

There is only shame, in denying it.

No one has a right to put others down, because all have sinned.

Romans 3:23

King James Version

23 For all have sinned, 

and come short of the glory of God;


Before we criticize others, let's look at ourselves first.

Matthew 7:3-4

King James Version

3 And why beholdest thou the mote 

that is in thy brother's eye, 

but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

4 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, 

Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; 

and, behold, 

a beam is in thine own eye?


We haven't walked in other people's shoes.

Let us look kindly upon each other, that we may truly see.

That we may understand what they've been through.

We all have our own challenges.

We all have different circumstances.

There are many forms of addiction.

SPIRIT did say there are THREE main forms:

Fame.

Fortune.

Flesh.


We will speak about those, along the way.

You know in your heart, if you have an addiction.

It's a habit you can't seem to let go of.

It destroys relationships.

It makes you lie.

It makes you steal.

It makes you destroy life.

Your own, and that of others.

It takes you far away from GOD.

Just know this: JESUS will never abandon you.

He will search for that one, lost sheep.

Luke 15:3-7

King James Version

3 And he spake this parable unto them, 

saying,

4 What man of you, 

having an hundred sheep, 

if he lose one of them, 

doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, 

and go after that which is lost, 

until he find it?

5 And when he hath found it, 

he layeth it on his shoulders, 

rejoicing.

6 And when he cometh home, 

he calleth together his friends and neighbours, 

saying unto them, 

Rejoice with me; 

for I have found my sheep which was lost.

7 I say unto you, 

that likewise joy shall be in heaven 

over one sinner that repenteth, 

more than over ninety and nine just persons, 

which need no repentance.


Are you that sheep?

Find comfort in JESUS.


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