Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Forums Join
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
E
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Four Ways For A Christian Writer To Win A Publishing Package HERE



The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!



 
Christian Living PLEASE ENCOURAGE THE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING

  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
That's Not What God Said No 2
by Sylvia Van Peebles
04/17/13
For Sale


  Mail
 





"Delight yourself in the Lord; and He will give you the desires of your heart." Psalm 37:4

How many of you when you saw this scripture started to get all tingly and excited? Got to feeling all warm and fuzzy because you knew where this was headed, didn't you? Sorry, not today. This is one of the most misused, misunderstood and abused scriptures. We are guilty of pretty much ignoring the first part and only focusing on the getting the desire of our hearts part. We get on our knees with our “desire list” like kids with Santa at Christmas and start asking. Imagine our shock when God asks in return, “What have you done for me lately?” That’s not fair, that’s not part of the deal! Yes, it is. He said he’d give me what I desire! No, he didn't.

Laziness is always detrimental. In the things of God, it can be a killer. No one wants to take the time to sit and actually read the Word. Not when there are so many short-cuts. The problem is, you can’t subscribe to him on Facebook and you can’t follow him on Twitter. It’s interesting how we have hours to spend with substitutes, and no time to spend with the real thing. That’s why we have become such a wealth of misinformation about the God we claim to love and serve.

If you go back and look at not only Psalm 37:4 but also the scriptures that surround and protect it from misinterpretation, you will get the complete message God is sending.

"Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.
Delight yourself in the Lord; and He will give you the desires of your heart.
Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him and He will do it.
He will bring forth your righteousness as the light and your judgment as the noonday." Psalm 37:3-6

Well that just takes the fun out of everything. Yes, God makes promises, and he absolutely keeps them. However, we must do our part and meet the conditions for him to do so, just like a Godly parent should.





If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Sylvia Van Peebles or search for articles on the same topic or others.


Read More - Free Reprints, Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Christian writers can JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and help spread the Gospel.


The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 206 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date




TRUST JESUS TODAY














Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com