Monday Matters-May 31, 2021
Everyday Recovering Addict
If we’re honest we’ll all admit that we’re self-addicts to some degree. We need to try and focus on what God needs to change in us rather than asking Him to change everyone else. You see the self-involved person is always seeking a way to avoid pain whereas the God involved person embraces pain and they actually go to God to guide them through life. Instead of becoming bitter they become better.
We see in 1 Peter 5:10 hope and encouragement because it tells us that after we’ve suffered a little while, the God of all grace Who imparts all blessings and favor, will complete and make us what we ought to be. He’ll ground us securely, and strengthen, and settle us. That’s a great promise. Suffering is not something I’m a big fan of but I am of God. Let’s trust Him and know that through the pain we can praise Him because He knows cares and will bring blessings to us through all things…everyday.A