“Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me” (John 15:4).
Last week Thursday, I published a response post (it’s deleted now), following a post by another lady on another platform (I won’t link it – no need), who I felt had been targeting me. That day, I knew there was a better way to respond to this “attack”, but I wanted to do it my way…and I felt justified because, Jesus isn’t a pushover… Yeah, it went along that reasoning. There is such as thing as righteous indignation, after all…
Before I even began to write my post, my rant had began in my head. And the Lord was cautioning me. Several times, He asked if I loved the girl. I would just laugh. Love wasn’t what I was feeling, love wasn’t what I wanted. I actually didn’t want to entertain His talk of love. I just wanted to give it to her.
I said, “Lord, please stop restraining me. Let me!!!” I thought to myself, how bad can it be? Let’s see where this goes… If it doesn’t work out, it’s another lesson learned.
After I wrote it, I was on high! I felt so good about myself, even though there was still a nagging feeling…
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