Most always in life – it is not our Spiritual Direction that is wrong or keeps blessing from happening –
If a leader of Spiritual quality and knowledge is aiding you and you yet and still experience problems – be they physical, mental, emotional and spiritual – I offer this suggestion:
Your rebellious spirit is hindering the move of god in your life.
No matter where you are now in any capacity – no matter whom or how you want to blame for being wrong – God knows where you are and He has caused it and or allowed it!
Rebellion never learns until it is too late-
Examples are as follows:
1) Luke 16:19-31 The rich man
2) Exodus 7:13, 23 Pharaoh's heart became hard
3) Exodus 8:15, 32 Pharaoh hardened his heart
4) Exodus 9:7; 10:20 God hardened Pharaoh's heart
5) Genesis 19:26 But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.
Genesis 19:17-26 gives us a more than horrid and yet perfect example of a woman or anyone for that matter who looked back as to wish for what was because she felt her spiritual director was wrong – yet no matter who that director is or was (ultimately it is God) – she (anyone) who does the same thing – has a rebellious spirit and is in fact saying to God – I Do not trust you!
Jesus Used the example also – and very strongly so!
Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all. Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed. In that day, he which shall be upon the housetop, and his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away: and he that is in the field, let him likewise not return back. Remember Lot's wife. (Luke 17:28-32)
You may not like where you are, you may wish you were “back there” somewhere . . . and that is caused by rebellion and trusting in self – which goes to Spiritual adultery (Romans 7). Learning is a great experience and if you will allow yourself – God will transform you into something beautiful to be used of Him instead of what you are now – a rebellious spirit no better than the master of rebellion himself, Satan.
Leave back there alone, do not be fooled by Satan or self and do not allow a rebellious spirit to cause you to become a pillar of salt. If God moves you from a place because of the hardness of the heart of religious people and their traditionalism - your time would be better spent in a witch’s kitchen than even licking a stamp to mail them a letter –
Rebellion to the truth of God because you don’t agree with the deliverer of spiritual truth will not stand on Judgment day and in fact that rebellion can cause problems for your family currently.