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  • Jodi on Ephesians 5:26
    I'm feeling stuck. I am going through a lot of trials, I know God is testing me to the fullest, I am trying to remain strong and give my troubles to him, but everything creeps back in. I'm searching for recommendations of readings that may help me. I appreciate the suggestions, thank you in advance and GOD BLESS.
  • David A Man After God39s Own Heart - in Reply on Ephesians 5:26
    The life of King David represents what a lot of people go through too. You'll have to search back through the comment room history pages 1-100, to see a study I did on Tamar; David's daughter.

    David was "a man after Gods own heart." No matter what happened, or collapsed like a pile of leaves, David always turned towards God for his help/understanding.

    "The Poet King" is how I've thought of him at times. Read his heart.

    He praised and sang his heart out to God at every twist and turn. It gives me much comfort to read the Psalms Of David in his older life. His kids just wouldn't sit still. His enemies railed on him night and day.

    Some people react to that by getting stoney in the heart; blaming God, their dad, Mom, The President; life in general, future in doubt. Blame is a vortex (like a tornado) that just spins around eating up your happiness and future; until you realize that YOU are the problem. Leave all the mess on the Altar of God and turn back to Him.

    Walk BESIDE Him. Not dragging along behind Him. You know...when life gets so painful and it never lets up; pulsating with lost hope and plunges into darkness. Like driving a toothpick under a nail kind of pain?

    Turn back to the one who has loved you so much, He was nailed to a cross for you!

    Return to your first love; when you met Him the first time. Confess your meandering and be restored.

    Grow up and move into son/daughter status. God isn't going to chase you down or drag you back home by the collar. You turn back to Him!

    If you want to love people, family, fellowman; much better than currently: Grow up in Christ. Get off that blame train.

    Be a person after Gods own Heart. Let Him be your Daddy.

  • Carleton - in Reply on Ephesians 5:26
    The Gospel Tract and Bible Society have some very simple but clear tracts on very many subjects for wayfarers that wish to cross in due time to the other shore in confidence of peace and salvation in Jesus Christ. They are located in Kansas.


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